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Stunning illustrated typography on dark backgrounds

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ON September 15 '09

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Can’t decide whether you like design or illustration best? No need to choose, the stunning illustrated typography in this post features the best of both worlds.

I digged this post from the Designfeedr archives, I found the post in the “draft” section of the blog’s articles and immediately knew I had made a mistake in taking it offline. Since this article dates from well before Designfeedr’s reboot it has a large amount of comments, just thought I’d mention it to avoid any possible confusion.

I had to put in the necessary work to remove the weaker pieces, add some more awesome typography and update the formatting and designer info. Definitely worth it in the end though. Enjoy!

Tony Ariawan

Tony Ariawan describes himself as a digital artist and graphic designer. He’s based in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. Tony didn’t attend any graphic-design school but instead educated himself. He’s deeply influenced by the beauty of the female form, light and vivid color.

Tony Ariawan

Tony Ariawan

Tony Ariawan

Tony Ariawan

Alex Trochut

Alex Trochut is a freelance designer from Barcelona, Spain. Alex manages to combine the best he’s picked up from his classic design education with modern day eye popping illustration effects.

Alex Trochut

Alex Trochut

Alex Trochut

Alex Trochut

Alex Trochut

Nik Ainley

Nik Ainley is a UK based illustrator who produces both personal and commissioned work. He rather bizarrely taught himself Photoshop in his spare time while gaining a degree in physics at Imperial College in London. He enjoyed it so much he ditched physics and moved full time into design and illustration.

Nik Ainley

Nik Ainley

Theo Aartsma

Theo Aartsma is a 27 year old designer and illustrator from the northern region of Holland. Theo currently works as a Flash/interaction designer for TFE in Groningen.

Theo Aartsma

Theo Aartsma

Theo Aartsma

Theo Aartsma

Jeff Finley

Jeff Finley’s one of the owners of Go Media along with Bill Beachy and Wilson Revehl. He’s an artist first and foremost but also has a passion for marketing and the internet. When he’s not contributing to a design project he’s usually exploiting the internet for networking, promoting and relationship building.

Jeff Finley

Jeff Finley

Chris Wicks

Chris Wicks is a John Doe Designer that I can’t tell you anything about. He’s gotten into this showcase purely on the awesomeness of the pieces below.

Chris Wicks

Chris Wicks

Pablo Alfieri

Pablo Alfiery is a designer located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. His work has graced the pages of Computer Arts Magazine, Slanted Magazine and more.

Pablo alFieri

Pablo alFieri

Pablo alFieri

Pablo alFieri

Craig Shields

Craig Shields is currently in his final year as a degree student studying Graphic Design at the School of art and design in Lincoln, UK. When he’s producing work for his education Craig does freelance gigs for small businesses, doing mostly illustration work.

Craig Shields

Craig Shields

Craig Shields

Craig Shields

Emeric Trahand

Emeric Trahand is a graphic designer, art director and illustrator. Emeric , known as Takeshi online, has established himself as a freelance graphic designer in France in mid 2006 and has already been commissionned by a diverse array of companies and publications worldwide.

Emeric Trahand

Emeric Trahand

Rodrigo Braga

Rodrigo Braga is a 30 years old brazilian Art Director, Dj and Illustrator based in Montreal / Amsterdam. He’s been working in Interactive Projects since 2003 at Agência Click and Tribo Interactive for clients such as Johnson & Johnson’s, Nestlé and FIAT.

Rodrigo Braga

Rodrigo Braga

Rodrigo Braga

Daniel Gordon

Daniel Gordon is a designer/creative director who does a variety of work on a daily basis. Graphics for t-shirts, album covers, websites, magazines, entire marketing campaigns or personal projects – you name it, he’s done it.

Daniel Gordon

Daniel Gordon

Luke Lucas

Luke Lucas is a designer from Melbourne, Australia with a taste for shiny, metallic and often retro inspired design. Definitely my type of guy.

Luke Lucas

Luke Lucas

Luke Lucas

Luke Lucas

Si Scott

After gaining a degree in graphic design at Buckinghamshire University College, Si Scott used his skills to develop a characteristic style which combines hand-inked and penned artwork with modern typography.

Si Scott

Si Scott

Kliment Kalchev

Kliment Kalchev is a designer based in Sofia, Bulgeria. Info on Kliment is scarce – you’ll have to make due with the pretties below.

Kliment Kalchev

Kliment Kalchev

Nicolas Alexander

Nicolas Alexander is a graphic designer passionate about type and motion graphics. He’s currently working at Much&MuchMore music as a motion designer.

Nicolas Alexander

Nicolas Alexander

Nicolas Alexander

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