Chris Spooner
Chris is a web designer, logo designer and vector illustrator. Find Chris's portfolio and blog at SpoonGraphics.
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  • Design & Illustration
    40 Challenging and Incredible Vector Illustration TutorialsVectortutorials prev
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    Just because ours are the best vector illustration tutorials around doesn't mean you can't find incredible tutorials elsewhere, too. In this post we shine the spotlight on 40 tough but awesome vector illustration tutorials we kinda wish we'd written ourselves! (OK, we did write a few of 'em).Read More…
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    25 Powerful Non-profit Logos, DeconstructedNonprofit prev
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    Amnesty, World Vision, Make Poverty History: important and powerful organizations with equally powerful logos. In this post, we deconstruct 25 logos for organizations that make a positive difference in the world, particularly through fighting poverty.Read More…
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    30 Cool Vector Illustrated Skateboard DecksDecksprev
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    The vector format is perfect for design because of its scalability. A small doodle can be stretched to fit a poster, or an even more unusual shape... like a skateboard deck. Long the home of innovative and sometimes controversial designs, skateboard decks make a statement about their owner. Here are 30 very cool examples of vector skateboard deck art with info on the artists behind them, plus some resources to help you get started creating your own skateboard deck art.Read More…
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    20 Vector Illustrated Masterworks, DeconstructedMworks prev
    How about some eye-candy you can learn from? In this post, Chris Spooner dissects 20 high-end vector illustrations and explains that we can learn a whole lot from every one of them.Read More…
  • Design & Illustration
    30 Kick-Ass Vector Based T-Shirts from Top DesignersMonsterprev
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    This collection of 30 stunning T-Shirt designs is an inspirational roundup of examples from some of the best names in the apparel world, each with their own unique take on vector illustration and design. Vector based artwork not only looks great, but the nature of vector design makes it a perfect choice for professional design for print: design for products such as T-Shirts require color separations in order to be produced by industrial printers. With the closing date for our Vector T-Shirt design competition fast approaching (September 28th), it's time for some last minute inspiration!Read More…
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    30 Brilliant Vector Logo Designs, DeconstructedLogoprev
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    A kick-butt logo design is of great importance to any business. Often seen as the first impression of a company, its logo must be tailored to communicate specific values and ideals in an instant. However, logos not only have the look good, they should also be thoughtfully designed and capable of taking on a variety of uses. This could include being scaled to a range of sizes, being reproduced in flat color and being printable on paper stock. In this post we look at 30 contemporary examples of great vector logo design and find out what makes them work.Read More…
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    40 Stunning Vector Landscape IllustrationsLandscapes prev
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    As with traditional art forms, landscapes are also a popular focus in the digital world if vector art. This collection of 40 stunning vector landscapes showcases a range of illustrated scenery from talented artists and illustrators from around the web. A common feature seen in all the examples is how the use of vector graphics results in a unique crisp and stylized image, ranging from colourful 'cartoon-like' designs to more abstract and geometric illustrative works.Read More…
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    70 Cute and Cheeky Vector Animal Characters70cute prev
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    We all love cartoon characters! The world of vectors is a great place for character design inspiration, with plenty of colourful designs in a wide range of different styles to be seen. This collection of 70 cute and cheeky vector animal characters provides a roundup of some fantastic fauna-based illustrations from across the web. We've got everything from bears to beavers to... well, weird—and strangely fat—Japanese-style bunnies. Time to put on your cute-resistant specs and dive in!Read More…
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    50+ High-impact Illustrated Vector PostersMouth
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    The use of bold vector shapes and illustrated elements is right at home when it comes to poster design, creating a visually attractive and artistic image to catch the attention of the viewer. This collection of 50+ high-impact illustrated vector poster designs created by talented illustrators and designers from across the globe are perfect examples, ranging from intricate and detailed patterns to bright and colourful shapes.Read More…