Design, CG Graphics & Inspiration

Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #47

Web Design Inspirational Cocktail #47

Nowadays, the development of new site designs is not standing on the same place. Web designers use various tools, their skills and when they get inspired they create a new masterpiece. If you do not have new ideas or just want to look at the work of other authors, then you should certainly see our weekly selection of the best web site designs for inspiration. Here you’ll find some amazing, funny, creative and sometimes unusual designs.

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Impressive 3D Artworks from Increateble Gallery

Impressive 3D Artworks from Increateble Gallery

With the use of some of the 3d tools it’s possible to create really stunning effects. One can make his characters pictures and images look more vivid and lifelike. Computer graphics 3d art is also a great source of inspiration. Today, we have collected some Impressive 3D Artworks from Increateble Gallery. Enjoy the showcase and express your opinion by sharing it in the comments. Download 3D Models

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Cute Illustrations by Alex W. Westgate

Cute Illustrations by Alex W. Westgate

Alex W. Westgate is a Graphic Designer, Illustrator, Printmaker, & Pony Rider that lives in Toronto, Ontario. Alex has been featured on The Fox Is Black, The Dieline, We Love Creativity, Building A Wolf & has done work for The Royal Canadian Mint, Made By Wolf & more.

Look through the collection of cute illustrations by Alex W. Westgate that we have compiled for your inspiration!

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Vintage Illustrations by Steve Simpson

Vintage Illustrations by Steve Simpson

Steve Simpson has been creating award winning illustration for major ad & design companies for the last 20 years. His characters have appeared on everything from postage stamps to billboards, snack packaging to chilli bottles. In recent years he’s been illustrating children’s books both at home and in the US. Most recently Steve picked up a bell at The Institute of Creative Advertising & Design (ICAD) awards for his Inferno Chilli label design. Steve also won gold in the Association of Illustrators (UK) Images 32 for his Pure Pie branding and has regularly had work accepted for The Society of Illustrators (NY), 3×3 Mag awards, Applied Arts, Communication Arts & American Illustration.

Look through the collection below and enjoy the mastery of this talented and creative artist!

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Quentin Tarantino’s Films: Collection of Fan Artworks

Quentin Tarantino’s Films: Collection of Fan Artworks

Quentin Tarantino is an icon of the contemporary American movies. “Pulp Fiction” brought him world fame in 1994 and had a tremendous impact on the public. One can love or hate the masterpieces of the great director for the cruelty, large number of dialogues and plot incoherence. He created the unique ‘tarantino’ style, awesome and contrast images works thus he took very special place in the film art.

In this post we collected interesting works of Tarantino’s fans dedicated to his most popular movies.

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Pin up Art & Photography Collection

Pin up Art & Photography Collection

This genre appeared at the beginning of 20th century when entertainment industry started to use pictures with beautiful girls, thus the calendars, post cards and cut-outs from the magazines with cute models were pinned up to the wall. The term “pin up” can also be referred to all kind of paintings and illustrations of this genre.

The “Queen of Pinups” Bettie Page became the legend of pin up style – an American model, sex-symbol of 60-s and one of the founders of the sexual revolution movement.

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LEGO Artworks

LEGO Artworks

As you might know the history of LEGO started a long time ago. The company was founded in 1932 by Ole Kirk Christiansen, a carpenter. In 1947 a company extended a production and started to produce plastic toys. Since the moment of the appearance in 1949, the elements of LEGO in all variants remain consonant with each other. So, for example, the elements created in 1958 still compatible with the elements produced in 2010, in spite of radical changes in design and form of the elements over the years. The company’s flagship product, Lego, consists of colorful interlocking plastic bricks and an accompanying array of gears, minifigures and various other parts. Lego bricks can be assembled and connected in many ways, to construct such objects as vehicles, buildings, and even working robots. Anything constructed can then be taken apart again, and the pieces used to make other objects.

People inspired by this universal and creative game and also by different variants of its development created some really great and worth seeing artworks. To your pleasure, we have displayed the best examples of LEGO Artworks.

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Collection of Creative Adidas Advertisements

Collection of Creative Adidas Advertisements

Collection of Creative Adidas Adversments Advertising has always been an art of attracting people with the help of visual and sound representation, and make them want to buy different products. In the world of sport brands there are only few names, which present not only products of a high quality, but also know how to sell them to a great amount of people. Adidas is a company that has its style, own way of representation and thinking. In this post we have gathered the most creative ads that were created by this company to promote their sportswear and equipment. Previously we have posted a roundup that contains Nike advertisements and now we would like to showcase the most interesting examples of Adidas company.

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  • September 2, 2012,
  • AndrewG

Tolkien’s Hobbit Fan Artworks

Tolkien’s Hobbit Fan Artworks

After the unbelievable popularity of the great Peter Jackson’s fantasy film trilogy The Lord of the Rings producers and developers of the series decided to come up with the Hobbit, and create the movie on the story that J. R. R. Tolkien wrote as a preface to the main adventure. It was written in 1937 as a children’s fantasy novel and is considered as the best juvenile fiction. The main characters are presented with Bilbo Baggins, Smaug, Thorin Oakenshield and of course Gandalf. Inspired by the new coming movie The Hobbit we have decided to look through the pictures that great fans of this writer and series dedicated to their most preferred characters. Enjoy the collection of fine arts!

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Film Noir: Collection of Dark Digital Artworks

Film Noir: Collection of Dark Digital Artworks

Film noir is French expression for “black film”. It is a film term which characterizes a certain cinematic period that took place from the early 1940s and lasted something about to the late 1950s. This period in movie industry reflects the pessimism and cynical attitudes of American society during the WWII and early years of the Cold War. As a rule it was a period of stylish Hollywood crime dramas, which contained a criminal plot, gloomy atmosphere of cynical fatalism and pessimism, elimination of the edge between a hero and antihero, relative realism of action and dark illumination of the scene, usually night. Later on, film noir was incarnated in the films of various well-known directors and a fashion for noir films periodically came back to life. Inspired by the mysterious atmosphere of noir films, we’ve decided to share with you a collection of dark digital artworks!

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The Wonderful World of Disney Animation: The Little Mermaid, Alladin and Robin Hood

The Wonderful World of Disney Animation: The Little Mermaid, Alladin and Robin Hood

There are probably very few people on our planet that haven’t heard of The Walt Disney Company! And the one, who didn’t hear about it, probably saw some of their cartoon motion films. It was originated on October 16, 1923, by Walt and Roy Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, Walt Disney Productions established itself as a leader in the American animation industry before expanding their borders to live-action film production, television, and travel.
Almost all the cartoons and characters we do remember from our childhood were created by the professionals who work for it. Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, The Lion King, Bambi, Ariel and a lot of other fictional characters will forever remain in our childish dreams and memories. Today we invite you to the wonderful world of fairytales and adventures, in order you could feel yourself a kid again.

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The Wonderful World of Disney Animation: The Lion King, The Jungle Book and Bambi

The Wonderful World of Disney Animation: The Lion King, The Jungle Book and Bambi

There are probably very few people on our planet that haven’t heard of The Walt Disney Company! And the one, who didn’t hear about it, probably saw some of their cartoon motion films. It was originated on October 16, 1923, by Walt and Roy Disney as the Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio, Walt Disney Productions established itself as a leader in the American animation industry before expanding their borders to live-action film production, television, and travel.
Almost all the cartoons and characters we do remember from our childhood were created by the professionals who work for it. Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, Goofy, The Lion King, Bambi, Ariel and a lot of other fictional characters will forever remain in our childish dreams and memories. Today we invite you to the wonderful world of fairytales and adventures, in order you could feel yourself a kid again.

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50 Creative and Minimal Movie Posters

50 Creative and Minimal Movie Posters

Artists and designers usually try to create very attractive and colorful movie posters, so that the audience wouldn’t be able to look away for several seconds or sometimes even minutes. But quite often very loaded posters are not always making that impressive effect and here minimalistic posters’ design comes to the challenge! Minimalism is an art of showing much with little and this approach sometimes gives a lot more impressions. All you need is to use as few shapes as possible and make sure you apply some symbolic details, because the last one can make a really strong effect. To give you some ideas, we’ve gathered a nice collection of Minimalist Movie Posters.

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Art Deco Design Inspiration: Part 2

Art Deco Design Inspiration: Part 2

Previously, we had a post which covered the theme of art deco and today we are going to continue this topic with the selection of inspirational art deco posters and illustrations. For those, who are not acquainted with this style – art deco is an eclectic artistic and design style that began in Paris in the 1920s and spread all over the world throughout the 1930s. This unusual style imbibed influences from many different directions of the early twentieth century, including neoclassical, constructivism, cubism, modernism and futurism and also got some inspiration from ancient Egyptian and Aztec forms. So, look through the collection that we present to your attention to see the examples of this artistic style.

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Batman Universe Artworks

Batman Universe Artworks

Batman is a fictional character, an alternate version of DC Comics superhero of thesame name, created by Bob Kane and Bill Finger. This Batman was created by Frank Miller and first appeared in The Dark Knight Returns #1 (February 1986). On the basis of Batman universe, there were created a lot of different comics, animated cartoons and films. The most famous films were created by Christopher Nolan. It is the great trilogy which started with Batman Begins (2005) and The Dark Knight (2008) and continued with The Dark Knight Rises, which was firstly released in New York City on July 16, 2012. In today’s’ post we have gathered the best fan art dedicated to the Batman universe. Hope you will enjoy it!

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Showcase of Creative Typography

Showcase of Creative Typography

We think that a lot of our readers are already acquainted with the magical things that can be achieved in design with the help of typography. It’s possible to create many different effects which will suit and complete the style and the vision of the design you are working on. To your attention we present a collection of Creative Typography Designs to bring some inspiration and new ideas.

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