Halloween illustrations by James Boorman

Halloween illustrations by James Boorman

We’re just a day before the Halloween celebration and even if you’re not planning a theme party, you can still enjoy the spooky atmosphere. James Boorman inspired us to dedicate this post to Halloween, with his illustrations being exactly what you need these days.

How is James inspired from Halloween then?

For us Australians, Halloween isn’t particularly celebrated the way it is in other countries, but for me, it’s an opportunity to regain that fun, warm sense of community that we grew up with and reintroduce ourselves to our surrounding neighbourhood. These days, this sometimes feels a little lost and we tend to keep to ourselves. Read more

Food Lettering with Victoria Black

 Food Lettering with Victoria Black

Creative typography is always appreciated, especially when it also includes food photography. That’s how we discovered the work of Victoria Black, a letterer & graphic designer that is obsessed with typography, as well as donuts.

She decided to take her creativity to the next level by creating the Food Lettering project, along with the talented photographer Vanessa Rees. Vanessa took the photos and suggested the lovely recipes, while Victoria was inspired by them to create the hand-lettering. 

1) How do you find inspiration?

It may be cliche to say this, but inspiration can come from anywhere and sometimes it’s very unexpected.  Read more

Introducing Illustrator Donghyun Lim

Monday is not just about #MotivationMonday quotes, that’s why we are always looking for new opportunities to feel creative and get inspired. Today we are introducing Donghyun Lim, an illustrator from Seoul that expresses himself through his colourful illustrations.

We were impressed by his creative ‘Eat Share Love’ project for the application, Light-Up, but also from his combination of illustration and typography for the creation of his own alphabet, with each letter having a visual representation for it.

Introducing Illustrator Donghyun Lim

What’s more, here’s what we learned about him and his work: Read more

Animal photography by Stefane Berube

Animal photography by Stefane BerubeAnimal photography by Stefane Berube

Animal photography may turn out really impressive, especially when a photo is so realistic that you feel close to each animal. There are many types of photography that may take your breath away, but animal photography is certainly unique. According to Martin Buber,

“An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language.”

and that’s exactly how we felt with the photography of Stefane Berube.

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The beauty of autumn with @neivy

neivy-thortful3 neivy-thortfulNothing better on a rainy Wednesday than enjoying great photography, especially when it lifts your spirits about the wonderful autumn season and the colours it offers.

According to Stanley Horowitz, ‘winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting and autumn a mosaic of them all.’

Today we are featuring the work of Janeivy Hilario, or else @neivy, the photographer that perfectly captures the beauty of autumn on his Instagram account. Read more


#Thortful Design with Lisk Feng#Thortful Design with Lisk FengCreative illustrations have the power to cross any border and travel you in just a few minutes to any destination in the world (or even in an imaginary place).

Lisk Feng is our answer to the Monday feeling of wanderlust, as she’s taking us to New York with her illustrations. Read more

Introducing the creative @finnanofenno

#ThortfulDesign with @finnanofenno #ThortfulDesign with @finnanofenno

It’s always inspiring to re-discover the world through the eyes of a creative person, and we’re excited to come across so many incredible people through social media.

According to Edward de Bono, “creativity involves breaking out of established patterns in order to look at things in a different way.”

This quote perfectly applies to the case of Carlo, or else @finnanofenno on Instagram, a creative person that uses his imagination in the most unexpected ways. Read more

Architecture Photography with @fp_nacchia

#ThortfulPhotography with @fp_nacchia
#ThortfulPhotography with @fp_nacchia

Photography may be admired in so many different ways and today we decided to focus on the art of architecture and how impressive it may be.

According to Julia Morgan, “architecture is a visual art, and the buildings speak for themselves.”

Francesco Nacchia, or else @fp_nacchia, knows how to capture the unique perspective of a building, in a way that you can’t help but be amazed. Read more

#ThortfulPhotography with Eduardo Cavasotti

Thortful Photography with Eduardo Cavasotti Thortful Photography with Eduardo Cavasotti

According to Paul Strand, “your photography is a record of your living, for anyone who really sees” and that’s an interesting quote to consider when admiring a photographer’s work.

Eduardo Cavasotti is a Brazilian freelance photographer living in New York, capturing the city in his own unique way, while he’s also fascinated by still life photography and people’s portraits. Read more