Sonali Vora
Hi, I am a designer and digital artist, I am extremely fond of anything that is related to graphic design, creating arts and all the yumminess attached to it. I aim to reach my creative goals one step at a time and I believe in doing everything with a smile. You can also find me on Twitter: @dezignMusings and on my blog.
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  • Design & Illustration
    Interview with DismechaThumbnail
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    Meet Yoann Lim aka Dismecha, a vector artist from France. In this interview he talks about his childhood passion and fondness towards drawings and comic books and how it led him to become a self- taught vector artist. He has developed his own distinctive style of drawing. He loves to create doll-like characters which are colorful, detailed and have a theme behind them. Read on to learn more about his working process, ideas and inspiration.Read More…
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    Bree Leman, presently based in Florida, is a fashion and glamour illustrator. In this interview she talks about how she started her career as an advertising graphic designer and evolved herself into developing her own illustrative fashion vector style. Today she is a successful freelance designer working with some top advertising companies around the globe and currently completing projects with seventeen magazine, Avon and Beijo fashion bags. Read on to learn more about this talented artist. She kindly shares with us her experiences, dream projects, and some great tips on design and illustration.Read More…
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    Michael Doret's career works have influenced generations of designs. You might be familiar with his design works if you have seen his logo for the NY Knicks or one of his many Time covers or the album cover design for KISS band and the Squirrel Nut Zippers. He has designed a number of beautiful fonts with up to 2000 glyphs per font, and endless ways of using digital technology to emulate hand-lettering. We recently had the opportunity to interview this award-wining designer, lettering artist, and illustrator. Michael talks about his childhood influences, his education and his brilliant start at a freelance career. He tells us about his experience working with some of the big clients and the valuable projects that challenged him to explore his creative potential.Read More…
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    Conceptual photo manipulations are all about depicting an idea, message, or story that a digital artist wants to convey to their viewers. In a conceptual photo manipulation the idea is the primary motive for the piece, not the materials, tools, or techniques that were used during its creation. These works are truly inspirational and tell a story through the characters, landscape, emotions, or through political or social commentary. In this collection you will find a mixed bag of clever conceptual photo manipulations, some of which include a bit of fantasy, surrealism, or humor.Read More…
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    Interview with Nastasia, aka SsstThumbnail
    Today we talk to Nastasia who is also known as "Ssst." This young lady is a talented vector artist from France. Her conceptual illustrations are vivid, detailed, and full of fantasy characters. Nastastia tells us that her illustrations have stories behind them and that her ideas come from her busy mind. She rarely runs low on creative ideas. Read more about this amazing, cheerful artist in this interview.Read More…
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    Meet Travis Price, freelance designer and illustrator from Australia. He also runs a kids label called Mister Mista. Travis says as a child he did a lot of drawing and was fascinated with skateboarding, graffiti and clothing design. Those early influences can be seen intertwined in his work. His style of illustration is versatile, having the ability to appeal to both kids and grown-ups. Travis also creates a lot of print posters. He tells us that posters are the perfect medium where you can combine typography and illustration. Let's have a chat with him.Read More…
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    Interview with Philip TsengThumbnail
    Philip Tseng is an illustrator from San Diego, California. He works as a 2D artist for an online game company. Philip says he loves vector art for it's versatility and simple, clean and crisp design. He is an animal lover and his favorite source of inspiration is food. He loves to personify the food through his illustrations which can make you smile.Read More…
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    Interview with Cathy Martin aka flashparadeThumbnail
    In this interview we meet Cathy Martin aka flashparade, a vector artist from Canada. Her style of illustration is simple yet attractive with an appealing color scheme. Cathy talks about how she got started with vector art, her design process, ideas and inspirations. Read more about this artist who loves to create some amazing modern, sassy and cute female characters.Read More…
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    50 Years of Typography in Album CoversThumbnail
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    In 1938, Alex Steinweiss of Columbia Records invented the concept of album covers and cover art, replacing the plain covers used before. Over time, cover art became an important part of the music industry, both as cultural icons and as marketing tools. Since then, cover art has evolved with the advancement of technology. The format has changed as well. We no longer use 12” LPs. Today, cover art is designed mainly for CD covers and digital downloads. In this article we will feature some inspiring examples of typography in album covers from the 1960’s until today.Read More…
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    Interview with Emory AllenThumbnail
    Meet Emory Allen, an illustrator and Graphic Designer currently living in Minneapolis. As a child Emory loved comics and drawing super heroes. His artistic leanings were well nurtured by his father who convinced him that he wanted to do art for the rest of his life. He creates thought provoking illustrations weaving together brilliant typography and monstrous characters. He says he loves to tell stories through his work and movies are his main source of inspiration, read more about Emory Allen in this interview.Read More…
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    Interview with Claire Latchem aka SuperfexThumbnail
    Claire Latchem — aka Superfex — is an Illustrator and designer from South West of England. Claire says, character design, animation, model making, vector and tattoo design influence her work greatly. She also enjoys exploring vivid color palettes and different line weights. Her style of illustration is cute, energetic and playful. Read more about Superfex at the jump.Read More…
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    Art wallpaper is an image designed with the specific dimensions to fit ones screen. They are also known as desktop pictures or desktop backgrounds. Whether you use a static wallpaper or shuffle it over a specified period of time, a good art wallpaper is one of the most effective ways to improve the appearance of your computer desktop. Your choice of wallpaper can really reflect your mood. A beautiful, elegant and artistic wallpaper can also be a great source of inspiration. They can challenge your imagination and provide a fresh perspective. You can also create your own art wallpaper, and then give it as a freebie, which is a great way to promote your work. In this article we will share some tips and tutorials to design a perfect vector art wallpaper. We will also talk about the benefits of promoting your vector work with artistic wallpaper giveaways, enrich your visual mind with some inspiration, and provide links to free vector art wallpapers.Read More…