Rise & Design: Tuesday Inspiration

Looking for some inspiration to jumpstart your creativity this week?  Hopefully they brighten your day and inspire your creativity!

DKNG Studios

The guys at DKNG do great work. Being music lovers here at Threadbird, we love what this print is communicating. Music is beautiful. Coupled with a great, old-timey vibe.

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Zaib Ali

Check out Train Crossing on Dribbble, and don’t miss the rest of Zaib’s work. It was hard to pick just one for this week’s post. This piece has a real dreamy element, with the glare of the setting sun casting it’s shadow.

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Eric Ressler

Maybe it’s because we love the West Coast, or because this Santa Cruz Design really would look great on a t-shirt. But, Eric is definitely onto something with this minimal take on Santa Cruz and the 3 natural elements of Trees, Mountains and Water.

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Rise & Design: Tuesday Inspiration

Creativity a little low this morning? Check out these projects from some designers we discovered this week. Grab that cup of joe and check out today’s design inspiration.

Jennifer Hood

We love this project because it features the creative process and the variety designers can create for one simple idea. This designer also includes a number of great little touches that make the logo design options all something different and unique. Notice her touches like the descender on the X in the top left design and connected t and F in the top right that create cohesive looks.

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Sergey Shapiro

This project looked great from early on in the process and we love the final design that this designer created for a yoga label. The bold and curvy lettering is just our style. It’s perfect for a hip screen printed t-shirt.

Gustavo Zambelli

This design made the cut for two reasons: first, pizza. The Threadbird team can’t resist it. In any form. But more importantly, we love how this fingerprint-esque design breaks down a common image in a whole new way. The digital strokes and colors result in a design that sparks both creativity and hunger. This one inspires us to see things a little differently today.

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Rise & Design: A Little Inspiration

Mornings can be tough. We get it. Some days coffee just isn’t enough to get the creativity flowing, so we’ve decided to help you out!

We’re kicking off this series of super cool designs to get the creative juices flowing with designs from some of our very own Art & Mocks team! So grab that cup of joe and check out today’s inspiration.

Josh Metts

“I’ve always been impressed by the illustrations of Ed Roth, so I wanted to do something in the same vein and a little out of my style for a friend of mine. I always start with pen and paper and bring it to digital for the coloring.”

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Michael Hoss

“The process behind my skull art was fairly simple. I was in the mood to do something different and found some inspirational pieces online. I mimicked a few different styles and meshed it with my own. I’m a fan of brighter colors, so I thought it would be interesting to mix that into a seemingly dark and grungy illustration.”

Check out some more of Michael’s work at michaelhoss.com.

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Scott Simpson

“This illustration from BBC’s hit show, Sherlock, was created w/ Illustrator. I love playing around with different styles and really wanted try my hand at a more vectorized style.”

Check out some more of Scott’s work at scottsimpsondesign.com.

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