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Céline Orhand http://www.orhand.com Graphiste et illustratrice freelance à Paris Sun, 21 May 2017 07:22:49 +0000 fr-FR hourly 1 Inspiration of the week #28 http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-28/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-28/#respond Fri, 13 Nov 2015 17:10:07 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2490 This week, let’s take a look at the work of Ryogo Toyoda, who creates amazing 3D illustrations. For the print lovers, I found two magnificent examples using copper foil and translucent paper – a branding design and a poster creation.
Last November 11 was Origami Day in Japan, so why not celebrate it with a selection of sweet pieces. As dessert, Antoine Geiger and its disturbing photos of people getting sucked into their phone screens.


Ryogo Toyoda
3d Illustrator and Motion Designer Ryogo Toyoda was commissioned by YouTube Japan to create some artworks for their annual “YouTube Space Art Night”. Actually, his entire portfolio deserves a review !

Ryogo Toyoda


Branding design for Wendigo
The Distillery were approached by the Wendigo team to create a new identity. The Distillery utilised dark paper stocks with copper foil, and combined it with illustration and hand type.

Branding design for Wendigo


Luminares poster
This poster by Kevin Cantrell is absolutely stunning ! Hot-stamped into a special paper, it turns transparent when backlit or held up to natural light.

Luminares poster for print lovers


16 stunning works of origami art
November 11 is Origami Day in Japan. Here is a selection of amazing pieces.

16 stunning works of origami art


Soul-sucking photos
With his clever but undeniably creepy photo series, French artist Antoine Geiger try to show that we are more engrossed in that virtual world than the real one happening around us.

Soul-sucking photos

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Inspiration of the week #27 http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-27/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-27/#respond Fri, 06 Nov 2015 16:06:03 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2464 This week, discover the new illustrated leaflets promoting the trainings provided by IRAM. Glyphs Company is a new platform to find nice and clean SVG icons
And a lot of illustrations, with the amazing works of Javier Perez, Inkration Studio, and Mark Powell.


Glyphs
A platform for beautiful icons.

Glyphs


IRAM – Identity design
Cabaroc, a french graphic designer, created new leaflets for IRAM (University of Saint-Etienne), using gorgeous illustrations and based on the existing brand identity.

IRAM - Identity design


Javier Perez’s Instagram experiments
Javier Perez’s approach to art is unique and fun. He fuses his random yet minimalistic sketches into real-world items like what he does to this cookie and pencil shavings.

Javier Perez’s Instagram experiments


Landscape Concepts
Inkration Studio created a new collection of concepts and landscapes, where you can find fantastic animals, odd angle of view with combination of warm & cold colors.

Landscape Concepts


Impressive Bic Biro Drawings
Highly detailed animal illustrations on the cover of various National Geographic Magazines, by London based illustrator Mark Powell.

Impressive Bic Biro Drawings

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Inspiration of the week #26 http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-26/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-26/#respond Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:15:51 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2435 This week, let’s start with a nice selection of the best places to find mockups, because it’s always useful. As usual, some inspiring resources, with a cute illustrated brochure and a selection of photographies submitted in response to the 2015 National Geographic contest.
Having fun with lettering is also crafting your own Cola Pen; an easy tutorial will help you through.
And tomorrow is Halloween, perfect time to review the worst fears designers encounter !


Mockups — Best resources
Showing your designs in context is key to helping your client visualise the outcome of a project. That’s why mockups can be what finally gains consensus with your client.

Mockups — Best resources


Party of one
This handy guide to being alone in New York provides direction with cute illustrations and a heavy dose of black ink.

Party of one - Alone in New York guide


Tuto – Create a Cola Pen
How to make a « Cola Pen » — a pen from an aluminium can. They’re good for expressive, splattery letters.

Tuto – Create a Cola Pen


Selection of amazing photos from the National Geographic 2015 Photo Contest
The closing date for the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest is rapidly approaching. Photographers have until 16 November to submit entries in three categories : people, places and nature. Here is a selection of inspiring submissions.

Selection Of Amazing Photos From The National Geographic 2015 Photo Contest


Designer fears
With Halloween just around the corner, Creative Market has created a series of graphics that illustrates the things that scare designers the most.

Designer Fears: The Odd Things That We Panic About

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Inspiration of the week #25 http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-25/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-25/#respond Fri, 23 Oct 2015 08:00:33 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2336 This week, back to the print with two luxury invitation cards. Tutsplus provides a free tutorial (courtesy of Affinity) to get started with Affinity Designer.
I also discovered the work of two artists : Kevin Peterson and his surreal paintings, and Derek Hugger with his amazing latest kinetic sculpture.


NIKE — We Run London
Discover the design process and production of the great invitation card for the Nike We Run London race.

NIKE — We Run London


Luxury wedding Invitation
Another magnificent invitation card.

Luxury Wedding Invitation


Affinity Designer Quick Start
This course is available free, courtesy of Affinity. Everything we’ll cover can be done in the free trial of Affinity Designer, so even if you don’t yet have the app you’ll still be able to take this course.

Affinity Designer Quick Start


Paintings by Kevin Peterson
Captivating figurative paintings by Kevin Peterson, a Houston-based artist. His work is full of contrasts, such as a young girl against a dirty and ragged city wall, illustrating disheartening conditions that have the hope of getting better.

Paintings by Kevin Peterson


Colibri : an organic motion sculpture
Artist Derek Hugger utilized over 400 gears, screws, and custom pieces to create Colibri, his latest kinetic sculpture. This wooden work of art gracefully mirrors a hummingbird in motion as it mesmerizes viewers with its enchanting appearance and elegant lines.

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Inspiration of the week #24 http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-24/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-24/#respond Fri, 16 Oct 2015 14:33:39 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2306 This week, I discovered a great tool to edit photos when you don’t have Lightroom or any desktop photo editor installed : Polarr Photo Editor 3 for the web. Also, if you want to get started with SVG files, check out the beginner’s guide linked in this post.
To get inspired for your next branding and packaging projects, have a look at the lovely work of Olena Fedorova for Coffee Station, or at the packaging concept of Do Eat.
And, typographic reminders are always welcome, especially nicely illustrated ones like the glossary of typographic terms.


Polarr Photo Editor 3
The most powerful photo editor in the web, for those preferring to work conveniently online. Plus, it’s free and support major RAW formats !

Polarr Photo Editor 3


The practical beginner’s guide to SVG
Everything you need to know to get started with SVG files.

The practical beginner’s guide to SVG


Coffee station by Olena Fedorova
A lovely designed coffee shop brand identity created by Olena Fedorova for Coffee Station.

Coffee station by Olena Fedorova


Do Eat
Edible and original packaging. Do Eat brand creates verrines that you can eat with their contents.

Do Eat


A glossary of typographic terms
A beautifully illustrated glossary of typographic terms you should know.

A beautifully illustrated glossary of typographic terms you should know

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Inspiration of the week #23 http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-23/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-23/#respond Fri, 09 Oct 2015 09:30:28 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2273 This week, we take a look at the new Medium design, with a particular focus on its new fonts. A great resource to organize your projects, providing useful checklists for designers, and a review of the faux watercolor trend in branding.
Finally, two links about infographics : what it looked like before computers, and an amazing timeline of History.


Cast of characters
Taking a closer look at new Medium fonts : Charter and Kievit.

Cast of characters


Designers checklist advices
Designers checklist advices by Adrien Heury.

Designers checklist advices


Brush up on the watercolor design trend
Explore this selection, and see how a watercolor design can help giving a more personalized touch to your branding.

Brush up on the watercolor design trend


What infographics looked like before computers
A 1939 book on how to make graphics sheds light on a data-viz boom before our time.

What infographics looked like before computers


Histography
Histography is a super-cool interactive timeline of historical events pulled from Wikipedia, from the Big Bang to the present day.

Histography – Timeline of History

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Inspiration of the week #22 http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-22/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-22/#respond Fri, 02 Oct 2015 04:30:02 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2211 This week, be inspired with great illustrations — some for an iOS game, AZZL, and some for juices packagings. Also, grab some flat design resources for your webdesign projects, and discover a great free tool to test your webfonts.
Finally, for the most nostalgic ones, you can bring the SuperMoon back in your bedroom !


Kaffe 1668 Juices
Really nice illustrations made by Martín Azambuja, for juices packagings.

Kaffe 1668 Juices


Charming game illustrations
Game illustrations showcasing animation design from AZZL game full of beautiful artwork and animated visuals.

Charming game illustrations


Free webfont testing for your web projects
Webfont Test is a great tool to easily compare any Google Fonts or system fonts to see how they stack up at different sizes, alignments, and styles. The app offers a tremendous number of fonts to choose from. You can look at each typeface on a grid to look over the smallest minutiae, or study how it looks in block paragraphs.
It’s also completely free and runs natively in your browser. There is the Webfont Test extension available for Chrome, and the webapp is completely open source on GitHub.

Free webfont testing for your web projects


FlatDSGN
FlatDSGN is an inspiration gallery and directory full of flat design resources. It’s an ode to designers looking for high-quality flat design elements like freebies, website templates, and even live examples on websites & mobile apps.

FlatDSGN


Luna, a lamp designed to look like the moon
The full moon in your room !

Luna, a lamp designed to look like the moon

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Inspiration of the week #21 http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-21/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-21/#respond Fri, 25 Sep 2015 04:30:33 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2192 This week, new typefaces made by students of the 2015 MATD class at Reading University. Few days ago, Graphéine presented the new St-Étienne Opera brand identity, and it’s gorgeous.
Learn a new skill and get started with hand-lettering through 12 tutorials, or master the pen tool with the Bézier Game.
Bonus : 80 hi-res and textless movie posters.


Work from the 2015 MATD class
Check out the collection of fresh fonts made by students in the Typeface design class at Reading University.

Work from the 2015 MATD class


12 awesome hand lettering tutorial videos for beginners
Here are 12 awesome hand lettering tutorial videos for those who would like to explore the art of hand lettering.

12 awesome hand lettering tutorial videos for beginners


Opera of Saint-Étienne Brand Design
Discover the new visual identity of the Saint Etienne Opera House, by Graphéine.

Opéra of Saint-Étienne Brand Design


The Bézier Game
The Bézier Game puts you on the fast track to learning the all-mighty pen tool.

The Bézier Game


80 hi-res, textless posters
An imgur post in gallery form with eighty classic movie posters, in his-resolution, with the text removed and in alphabetical order.

80 hi-res, textless posters

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Inspiration of the week #20 http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-20/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/inspiration-of-the-week-20/#respond Fri, 18 Sep 2015 04:45:38 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2145 The (late) summer break is over, and the blog is back !
As usual, a selection of 5 links. This week, we’ll review our typography basics with 21 illustrations, browse showcases of print designs to get some inspiration for our business cards and brochures. I also noticed a post presenting vintage Coca-cola ads — most of them are beautifully illustrated.
Finally, for those who want to freshen up their website, they’ll find a selection of free HTML5 and responsive WordPress themes.


The complete guide to typography in 21 stunning illustrations
The anatomy of typography dissected. Review your basics with these nice illustrations.

The complete guide to typography in 21 stunning illustrations


Brochure design showcase
Great selection of 53 brochure designs to be inspired.

Brochure design showcase


25 beautifully designed business cards
Business cards provide important information about a company or individual, but they are also essential for leaving a lasting impression to those that receive them.

25 beautifully designed business cards


45 vieilles publicités de Coca-Cola
45 vintage Coca-cola ads.

45 vieilles publicités de Coca-Cola


11 free fresh HTML5 & responsive WordPress themes
Freebies : 11 responsive themes for WordPress.

11 free fresh HTML5 & responsive WordPress themes

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La veille graphique de la semaine #19 – 21 août 2015 http://www.orhand.com/blog/la-veille-graphique-de-la-semaine-19/ http://www.orhand.com/blog/la-veille-graphique-de-la-semaine-19/#respond Fri, 21 Aug 2015 13:14:02 +0000 http://www.orhand.com/?p=2102 Cette semaine, une peu de ressources gratuites pour la rentrée avec des mockups de magazines pour parfaire vos présentations. On découvre aussi les excellentes couvertures de livres de Victionary. Côté inspiration, des exemples de branding et de cartes de visite à explorer. Enfin, Tanaka Tatsuya nous propose chaque jour un diorama de personnages miniatures.


37 free magazine mockup templates
Toujours utiles, des mockups gratuits pour montrer vos mises en pages à vos clients ou dans votre portfolio.

37 free magazine mockup templates


Stunning book designs by Victionary
Victionary crée des couvertures superbes. Elles sont toutes plus esthétiques les unes que les autres.

Stunning book designs by Victionary


20 creative coffee branding examples you need to see
Le branding autour du café est très créatif, et en voici de nouveaux exemples.

20 creative coffee branding examples you need to see


Business cards design : 25 creative examples
Besoin d’un peu d’inspiration pour vos prochaines cartes de visite ? Un petit tour d’horizon avec ce showcase qui rassemble différents styles.

Business cards design, 25 creative examples


Miniature Calendar, by Tanaka Tatsuya
Chaque jour depuis 2011, Tatsuya Tanaka publie un diorama d’une créativité étourdissante à base d’objets du quotidien et de petites figurines.

Miniature Calendar, figurines shot by Tanaka Tatsuya


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