Buckminster Fuller: engineer, genius, designer and inventor It’s a funny-sounding name, ‘Buckminster Fuller‘, but to anyone who knows it, it’s the sound of pure design genius. […]
Welcome to the Great Design Monday Archive! If you’re a fan of Springleap, you’d have seen our regular Great Design Monday posts, where we dig deep […]
Tutorial sharing the great Gradient Stroke Tool in Illustrator CS6.
Valentine’s day cards - these are some of our best! This is the day that, once a year, untold millions of chocolates and red roses face […]
Saul Bass - legendary title sequence and logo designer As the greatest title sequence designer of all time, Saul Bass‘s work is mostly noted only by […]
Murals, Wall Art, Street Art, Graffiti - we love it! Down here in Woodstock, Cape Town, we’re lucky enough to have a longstanding and healthy culture […]
In each of our Crowdsourcing Designer Report interviews here on Springleap, we dig deep to get the feedback from designers and illustrators from around the world […]
Alessi - the iconic ‘Italian Design Factory’ As a nation of design lovers, the Italians can proudly state that their country has had a long and […]
Lego - the greatest toy invented?
‘Linotype: The Film’ - a testament to technology’s eternal allure ‘Linotype: The Film’ revives interest in one of the most important technologies ever to have […]
Update: Voting extended to March 3rd! Volkswagen Design Challenge: The Beetle is back - and it’s better than ever! Designers, start your engines! Our ‘21st Century […]
Raymond Loewy, the father of industrial design, features on Great Design Monday on the Springleap blog!
A tutorial for intermediate-grade designers, but whether you’re a pro or a beginner this tut still features important basics which are always worth being reminded of.
The Barcelona Chair: a style icon which few other furniture designs can match, in either its economic use of materials or simplicity of design.
Minimalist posters - they’re those reinterpretations of classic movie posters which strip all the unnecessary detail away and leave you with a single image that makes great use of the main concept.
Gerardo’s from Tlaxcala – officially known as the Free and Sovereign State of Tlaxcala – which is the smallest state in Mexico.
The creation of an illustrated logo can make or break a company’s identity. We serve up a handy tut to help designers crack this tricky part of designing for corporates.
Italian illustrator Giampaolo Miraglia interviewed on the blog, describing his style of design and the artists who’ve influenced him.
Jamie Hewlett, once known as the creator of tank Girl, is now no longer unfamous, thanks to being one of the two co-creators of Gorillaz. He can’t even go down to the shop for a pack of smokes anymore.
Creating as fine an impression as the craft beers they hold, Devil’s Peak Brewing Co’s packaging features some excellent design and illustration.
Since the dawn of time, the T-shirt has sustained Rockers. We take a look at some of the most iconic Rock ‘n Roll tees out there.
Coming out of Cape Town with his creative guns blazing, Ninjabreadboy’s output references the icons of street culture
Olympic logos through the years!
With art that warps all sense of dimension, MC Escher’s illusions are in a class of their own.
LONELINESS - Positive Heroes design competition entry Designed for the Positive Heroes design competition at Springleap, this entry focuses on beautifully portraying the HIV stigma. The […]
My first sub here: Descendent of Great One Design Entry Hope you like it!
Now in Technicolour… A little TV never hurt anyone.
Low-Key Origami design - a re-sub I made it a bit lighter and moved it up- just for you guys
Lexus CT200h design - The Perfect Balance My Lexus CT200h design concept is balance. Can be seen from the design that has a line in […]
posing boxer illustration 2 colors on melange
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