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1.O.OO studio:


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Formed by two graphic designers, O.OO is a design studio based in Taipei, Taiwan. Since opening They have been offering Design and Risograph printing solutions. They believe that with every new project or challenge, we can uncover solutions, and discover the possibilities of Design and Risograph printing.

Among them, I really appreciate
''A Little Guide Book of Circus in Taiwan'' ,
''NO MAGIC IN RISO : A BILINGUAL RISOGRAPH TOOL BOOK'' these two works of theirs.

2.Brando Corradini


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Brando Corradini is a graphic designer from Rome, Italy. He graduated from the Rome University of Fine Arts in 2013. He loves brand design, illustration, typography and multimedia art.

Brando specializes in brand identity, illustration, editorial design, typography, lettering and digital art.
His passion for painting, graphics and art came from a long time ago, when as a child he spent his time doodling and coloring.

He thought what he was doing was fascinating and wonderful, and he devoted his passion to images. Brando currently works for SnapItaly.

3.Yuki Matsueda


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A series of installations by the Japanese artist Yuki Matsueda. A 3D form freed from a two-dimensional plane - a work of art free from bondage!
Japanese painter Yuki Matsueda's 3D sculptures are truly awe-inspiring. To break free, Yuki Matsueda created this series of 3D works.

The 3D works created by him always have a feeling of wanting to escape and get rid of the bondage, which seems to subvert the limits of graphic art. The vivid visual effect is interesting and charming.

4.Krzysztof Domaradzki


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Krzysztof Domaradzki is a graphic designer from Poznan, Poland, known for his artistic posters and illustrations. In fact, however, painting was his original job, and graphic design was a medium he found while studying painting.

He currently runs a one-man Studio under the name Studio Kxx. He has worked for companies such as Audi, Nike, the NBA and Pepsi, designing various visual and artistic works.

He also dabbled in the field of typography, and the fonts used in the posters were specially designed for these companies.

5.Diego Sanchez Barcelo


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Artist Diego Sanchez Barcelo refers to things that exist in real life and then places them in a virtual world to express his ideas in the digital world. And constantly exploring the boundaries of digital art and design.

  1. Joosung Kang



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Joosung Kang is a graphic designer based in Helsinki and Seoul. he concentrates on projects where he collaborates closely in the various fields of design, culture. Korean designer Joosung Kang's poster works show us more possibilities of typography. Whether it is breaking the rules of typography or using color blocks to gradually reorganize space, it is very interesting. At the same time, the style is changeable, there are children's fun and 3D.

  1. Jonathan Castro


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Avant-garde artist Jonathan Castro is a graphic designer, art director, musician, and crossover trend collaborator. His work mixes ornate abstract patterns of sans serif letters with a strong sense of color and vitality. In his opinion, "the process of extracting visual ideas and aesthetics from one context and putting them into another is a good way to understand how a new aesthetic can survive in a new hybrid context.”

8.Momoe Narazaki




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Momoe Narazaki, a Japanese illustrator and graphic designer, often uses paintings to record scenes in his life.

In her works, girls are always plump, round, and full of geometric form. The use of colors is also one of her trademarks. She will use the texture of crayons to bring a naive feeling. The simple outline of the brush strokes and the treatment of the characters' expressions and movements bring me a rustic Japanese tranquility.

9.Daniel Brokstad


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Currently living in New York, where he is working as independent Designer,In "Space to Create, "graphic designer Daniel Brokstad interprets Space in Chinese characters on each poster and collaborates with other designers to cross and cover a variety of creative techniques, such as design, illustration, animation, and more.

  1. Ben Arfur




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Ben Arfur ,Multi-disciplined, self-taught graphic designer exploring the boundaries between type, illustration, design and arrangement.

11.Bohuy Kim


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From South Korea graphic designer Bohuy Kim's creative poster design, from the font, color and typography design are worth learning. Designers incorporate 3D elements and make good use of lines, dashed lines, gradients, photos, etc. The content of the poster is complex and interesting, and the arrangement of graphics and text has a sense of space.

Gemma Mahoney



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Gemma Mahoney is a freelance graphic designer living in Melbourne. She creates brand identities, customizes typography, and works with local and international clients in a variety of areas.

  1. Wouter Tjeenk Willink



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Dutch graphic designer Wouter Tjeenk Willink is good at collage of paper pieces. His works are colorful, using contrasting colors, and constantly overlapping, using space and background colors as echoes. Although they are 2D works, the arrangement has a sense of hierarchy, and each piece makes people want to explore.


Eslam Mohamed

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Graphic designer Eslam Mohamed has created 3D renderings of concept stores and booths for well-known brands. But these are not your average store model. The main inspiration for these little concepts is the product range, the soul and the essence of the brand itself.

For example, he designed a Starbucks stand that mimics the essence of a Starbucks coffee cup! He even made a McDonald's stand shaped like a soft-serve ice cream cone. Every one of his designs is innovative, thought-provoking and exciting.

15.Marlon Mayugba





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Marlon Mayugba is a brand visual identity designer. His typography project revolves around numbers or letters. The layout is cut into different squares and overlaid with illustrations to create a spatial balance aesthetic of "symmetry".

The color overlay is very unique, the color of different saturation is presented on the same screen, unexpected has a sense of unity. The combination and superposition of letters also have an elegant and delicate effect.

16.Stefanie Vogl


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Extremely thin experimental font color

German designer Stefanie Vogl sees emotion as an important factor behind her work.

In the past three years, Stefanie has released four fonts, one of which is Autark, a name defined as "be self-sufficient."
The process behind Autark begins with sketches, where she draws individual shapes and continues to add a complex emotional touch to the lines.

17.Emma bers


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Emma Bers majored in Film, Television and Interactive Media and History

I love the destructive aesthetics of her music posters 🎵

The music poster of designer Emma Bers contains destructive aesthetics. The picture seems to be "disturbed" by numerous lines and graphics, but it forms a unique aesthetic feeling.

Color matching is also full of dynamic, the use of contrast color is full of vitality. The graffiti has a hand-drawn feel, casual but rhythmic, which perfectly matches the music.

18.Yeraz gokbas


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Graphic book layout 📖

Yeraz Gokbas' Arizona book design uses a beautiful gradient typography.

Layout combined with colorful gradient and floating, changeable type design, combined with the color after the images, line drawings, etc., let us feel the magic color.

  1. Aaron Lowell Denton

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Aaron Lowell Denton is an artist and designer based out of Bloomington, Indiana, USA.
American artist Aaron Lowell Denton is a fan of the abstract style of surrealism. He treats objects abstractly and uses simple shapes and lines to express them.

His design is full of retro and nostalgic colors, and the color processing with high brightness and low saturation brings the retro feeling of the poster to one hundred percent. Formed his own distinctive features.

Boot Boyz Biz

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Inspiration · Subculture Poster

Boot Boyz Biz was originally an American clothing brand. The birth of each garment print begins with a poster, which is full of the flavor of subculture, which is also very suitable for the brand out of Chicago.

  1. Alessioborando https://www.instagram.com/alessioborando/ https://linktr.ee/alessioborando

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Newspaper typography design

Swiss designer Alessio Torando has created a layout inspired by newspapers. When students present their works, they can also use the media of newspaper. In the format of newspaper, there are certain differences from conventional books and posters.

In his newspaper works, he paid much attention to the blank space of the layout, and arranged text subtitles, page numbers and times around the pages. It's a lot of text, but there's good planning between paragraphs. The color scheme and paper blend into one, giving a comfortable feeling.

  1. Domenico Liberti


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Inspiration · No wi-fi screenshot📸

The work by designer Domenico Liberti explores the aesthetic concept of "second before," which means capturing and capturing that second before the image appears.

The concept may seem antithetical to the clarity and sharpness that many designers seek in their images, but it is also a shift in color and form. The designer recorded how the actual image looked before it appeared.

The colors of the works are hazy and unified, and the pictures cannot be focused and have no central point. The vitality and continuity of each picture can be felt between the typesetting, which brings people different aesthetic feeling.

  1. Tom noon


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London-based designer Tom Noon has designed the covers of many music albums. The colors are bold, and the layout has a strong retro style and texture. The design also combines 3D, repetition, mirror and other elements, contrasting colors are combined together.

24.Gilbert Schneider

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Berlin-based designer Gilbert Schneider likes to incorporate new technology and style into his work. He would print and incorporate physical materials into his work. He experimented with different materials, such as concrete and silicone, and liked to work with his own hands.

  1. BráulioAmado / Bad studio


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Braulio Amado is a Portuguese graphic designer and illustrator who lives in New York and has his own design Studio, Bad Studio. Braulio Amado's work has a strong retro tone.

His top ten favorite fonts are:
Helvetica Regular
Helvetica Bold
Helvetica Black
Helvetica Light
Helvetica Light Oblique
Helvetica Oblique
Helvetica Black Oblique
Helvetica Condensed
Helvetica Condensed Bold
Helvetica Condensed Oblique

26.Patrick Thomas


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Graphic designer Patrick Thomas lives and works in Berlin, Germany. He is interested in deconstructing and reconstructing his works and uses different printing methods, including RISO printing and screen printing, to present his works.

  1. Claudio Fabbro


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Claudio Fabbro is a dancer and designer who lives in Glasgow. His images have a special retro and light and flexible visual feel.

  1. Lizy Gershenzon


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Hypertext is a project of Future Fonts, a company founded by Lizy and Travis, this year. Future Fonts is an experimental platform for font creation designed to support emerging designers.

In the past year, they have helped 40 independent foundries launch 69 fonts from 22 countries.

  1. Joonghyun Cho


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Joonghyun Cho on how design has taught him the most important values of life.

Joonghyun Cho is not only a freelance graphic designer but is also in charge of the design for Seoul’s most influential IT company, Naver. The designer explores the unique Korean design aesthetic of Jjam-Bbong culture, which translates as mixed culture, embodying the fast changes of economic growth and the notion of “flunkyism”. The term flunkyism refers to the qualities of a flunky, which involves the readiness to cringe at those who are conventionally superior through wealth or status.

  1. Lucas Hesse


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Lucas Hesse is a Hamburg-based graphic & motion designer with a strong focus on typography. During his studies in Mainz, he spent a semester abroad in Seoul, joined a course at the HfG in Offenbach under the direction of Eike König and gained experience trough an internship at Studio Dumbar in Rotterdam. This made him “curious about how different personalities and people from different cultures approach design.” It taught the designer how some influences can indirectly effect one another.

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