One of my favourite aspects of illustration is character design, particularly the simple and quirky vector based cartoons.Â After scouring the internet I’ve compiled an inspirational roundup of my favourite cute character designs from a range of talented artists and illustrators.
Posts from July, 2008
A personal project I'm currently working on with a developer friend is a website called myNiteLife. As part of the overall design process one of the first jobs of the project was to develop a logo and brand for the website, follow this step by step documentation of the whole process of the logo design from conception to completion.
I’m a big fan of illustrated elements in web design, particularly those that use vector cartoons or characters.Â A popular trend I’ve noticed is the use of illustrated landscapes, used as part of the website header or built into the complete website design.Â These often depict grassy fields, blue skies and water, but read on to see a roundup of some fantastic landscape illustrations from various website designs.
The Safari browser from Apple has a great little icon that works well in small formats while also displaying quite a lot of intricate details when viewed in large format. Navigate through this Adobe Illustrator tutorial to draw up your own vector Safari inspired compass in Adobe Illustrator.