Inspiration

Welcome to Design Week’s Inspiration Board. Here you can search through inspirational design imagery using a series of filters, or just browse random images. You can also submit your own work for consideration on the board using the button below.

Poetry Foundation rebrand, by Pentagram

Pentagram partner Michael Bierut has led a project to design a new visual identity for non-profit publisher the Poetry Foundation. The rebrand encompasses the foundation’s logo, print materials and magazine

This is Gaudi, by Mollie Claypool

Architecture lecturer Mollie Claypool is set to release a new book about the life and work of 20th century Spanish architect Antoni Gaudi. This is Gaudi features colourful illustrations by

D&AD New Blood Festival, by various

The Old Truman Brewery in East London has opened its doors for the 2017 edition of the D&AD New Blood Festival. The festival is showcasing some of the best creative

Bittersweet, by Noma Bar

Israeli illustrator Noma Bar has released a five-volume retrospective book detailing his favourite works from over the course of his career. Known for his use of negative space and playful

Black issue, by Parterre de Rois

Italian art and culture magazine Parterre de Rois has launched its fifth issue, Black. The magazine’s co-founders Molly Molloy and Gianni Tozzi describe the magazine as an “imaginary dinner party”,

These Islands, by Cereal and Studio Faculty

Cereal has published a new book which features photography, prose and poetry relating to the British Isles. Covering England, Wales, Ireland and Scotland, These Islands: A Portrait of the British

Civilian issue zero, by various

A new biannual magazine called Civilian has been launched by a number of London and New York-based writers, editors, artists and designers which focuses on “travel, intelligence and irreverence”. The

Edwardidot, by Emily Richards

Last week, graphic designer Sarah Hyndman released her new activity book How to Draw Type and Influence People through Laurence King. It asks its readers to test their imaginations and

Daniel Buren Underground book, by TSOWC

The Studio of Williamson Curran (TSWOC) has designed a new book which documents the permanent installation at Tottenham Court Road Underground Station by French artist Daniel Buren. The London-based graphic

Perdiz issue eight, by Querida Studio

Barcelona-based Querida Studio has designed the eighth issue of Perdiz magazine, with cover design by Spanish artist Carlota Guerrero. The magazine describes itself as being a title about “people and

Oia Council place branding, by Yarza Twins

Yarza Twins has designed the place branding for Oia Council’s tourist department, a small town based in Galicia, Spain. The identity emphasises the area’s outdoor activities such as surfing and

Invisible Outlines, by Nendo

Japanese consultancy Nendo has designed a series of objects which aim to blur the lines of what can and cannot be perceived as physical objects. The collection looks at how outlines

Football Editions issue two, by NotOnSunday

London-based brand consultancy NotOnSunday has released the second issue of its Football Editions magazine. Following on from issue one, which focused on football icons, the second issue is inspired by

Hello Hull magazine, by Studio Anorak

Studio Anorak has released the second issue of its illustrated children’s magazine, Hello Hull. The project has been commissioned as part of Hull’s No Limits learning programme to coincide with

Art Record Covers, by Francesco Spampinato

Writer and historian Francesco Spampinato has compiled an anthology of record cover art from the 1950s up until the present day. The book highlights 500 covers and records, spanning styles

Fashion Revolution fanzine, by Fashion Revolution

Fashion Revolution has published the first issue of its eponymous fanzine, called #001 Money Fashion Power. The issue looks to explore “the hidden stories behind our clothing”, highlighting factors such

Wild Animals of the South, by Dieter Braun

German illustrator Dieter Braun has designed a book featuring illustrations of wild animals from the southern hemisphere. Wild Animals of the South includes colourful illustrations of elephants in Africa, kangaroos

Custom Lettering of the 20s and 30s, by Rian Hughes

Illustrator and designer Rian Hughes has produced a new book compiling the hand-drawn lettering which characterised the book covers, magazines, posters and advertising of the inter-war years. Custom Lettering of

Hipstory, by Amit Shimoni

Illustrator Amit Shimoni has designed a set of postcards which reimagine famous world leaders as modern-day hipsters, accompanied by biographies written by Stephen Ellcock. Featured politicians include Barack ‘Barrie OB’

Modern Life, by Jean Jullien

Illustrator Jean Jullien has released his first first monograph, which 150 of his commissions and Instagram posts in one place. Modern Life highlights Jullien’s humorous observations of daily life, and

The Jungle Book, by MinaLima

MinaLima has designed a series of illustrations for the new edition of The Jungle Book, published by Harper Design. The jungle-themed cover design features illustrations of characters such as Mowgli

Royal Mail Yearpack 2016, by Studio Up

Studio Up has designed this year’s Royal Mail Yearpack, subtitled The Stamps Behind the Stories. The pack features synonymous window shapes each containing a collage of stamps, as well as

Posture magazine redesign, by Lotta Nieminen

Lotta Nieminen has redesigned Posture, a biannual print magazine which explores subjects including gender, sexuality, race and feminism through art and fashion. The designer was commissioned by media incubator, Wayward

In the City, by HeyWow

Children’s book publisher HeyWow – which creates personalised picture books for children featuring their name and photo – has released its first book, In The City. The book is designed

G. F Smith paperstand, by Studio Makgill

Studio Makgill has designed a revolving G. F Smith paper station, which will be used in universities to introduce students to its selection of papers. Decorated in pop coloured shades

Cormorance, by Nick Hayes

Nick Hayes has created a graphic novel which tells the story of a girl and boy in a deserted reservoir. The book is designed to be a “wordless fable”, with

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