Behance is a great place to find new work and creative inspiration from top industrial designers. But, with so many of them to browse through, it can be difficult to know where to start.
So to make things easy for you, we've done the hard work and picked 20 of the top industrial designers' portfolios that are definitely worth taking a look at.
These designers are busy reinventing the design of products such as furniture, gadgets, cars – even toilets – in the most amazing ways. So take a glimpse into the future of design, as we reveal the industrial designers you should be following...
01. Alberto Vasquez
Hungarian industrial designer Alberto Vasquez has an awesome online portfolio, full of gorgeous designs such as this eco-friendly lighting system. Vasquez says his approach to design is "influenced by the Amazon Indians' way of thinking, always looking for an organic balance in designs both by form and functionality as well."
02. Elie Ahovi
The portfolio of designer Elie Ahovi features some seriously cool projects, like this marine drone, developed to address the problem of plastic waste in the sea. Throughout Ahovi's design process, he "tries to apply an industrial design method based on users in order to have powerful tools to answer the different challenges".
03. Dinard da Mata
How cool is this concept for an MP3 player by Brazilian designer Dinard da Mata? Specialising in branding, interactive and industrial design, Da Mata combines these disciplines to come up with lots of weird, wonderful and futuristic ideas, resulting in a great portfolio. If you like things that are a little bit different or ahead of the times, then you should definitely follow this guy.
04. Zoran Sunjic
Specialising in minimalistic industrial, interior and product design, the portfolio of Zoran Sunjic is definitely worth a look. The Croatian designer favours a simple yet effective approach to his projects, resulting in a gallery of gorgeous images of his products. A stand out example is this LED handrail, designed to guide you through dark spaces both visually and physically.
05. Matthew Pauk
Matthew Pauk has a very impressive online portfolio, which features designs in many areas, including furniture, footwear, packaging and print. But our favourite has got to be this cool 'Slot' furniture piece, which blends together a sofa, coffee table, and ottoman. Saying that, Pauk's cool Tripot teapot design came in a very close second.
06. Pedro Gomes
Designer and creative thinker Pedro Gomes specialises in innovative product design and has worked for worldwide brands, including HTC, Huawei, LG. This On Time sound headset system works as a headset or clock-bracelet and was a winning design at the Designboom and Plantronics competition in 2008. His portfolio is full of incredibly cool designs and concepts.
07. Guercy Eugene
With a special interest in footwear design, Eugene uses function to drive his design in all of his creations.
08. Sonny Lim
Sonny Lim is an ultra-talented industrial designer who has worked with some of the biggest brands in the world. His amazing portfolio is full of concepts he's created for companies including Philips, BMW, Sony Ericsson and HP. As a footwear designer at Adidas for six years, Lim also worked on this Predator Pulse Dragon football boot – part of the 2005 David Beckham range.
09. Donn Koh
If it's awesome, innovative products you're after then you should definitely check out the portfolio of Donn Koh. Filled with cool gadgets and concepts, Koh has received awards for many of his designs, including this awesome Leapfrog Assisted Walker, which helps with the rehabilitative needs of kids with cerebral palsy.
10. Enrico Zanolla
Enrico Zanolla applies science and art in this beautiful wood veneer lamp concept. The Italian industrial and interior designer has an extensive portfolio, overflowing with inspiring images. With a particular interest in lamp design, Zanolla has many examples here, but the series featured above is our clear favourite.
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