Pinterest is a brilliant place to get visual and creative inspiration - but where do you start? We've picked the best Pinterest boards covering a range of design topics.
Being entirely image-focused, Pinterest is a brilliant place to find creative inspiration. But being an enormously popular site, there's also an awful lot to wade through. To save you the time and energy involved in searching for the best stuff, here we handpick our selection of the very best Pinterest boards so you don't have to. And we've grouped our favourites under graphic design, logos, packaging, typography, branding and print design to make it even easier...
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Before you jump in, why not follow Creative Bloq on Pinterest? You'll get the best visual inspiration from Creative Bloq posts, and we guarantee there will be something to inspire you every time you check in. And now we've told you about our own Pinterest page, it's time to bring you the best boards!
Jim is your go-to man if you'd like to feature your work on the Creative Bloq app Design Spring. This Pinterest board is full of all his finds and features work that might soon appear as a Design Spring pick.
Brandon Lesley describes himself as a "creative director, designer, photographer, music nerd and documenter of fine design". The latter proved through his brilliant collection of inspiring images on Pinterest. With 13 boards to browse through, his most popular - with nearly 550,000 followers - is this graphic design and typography collection, which has nearly 7000 pins of gorgeous design projects.
Having to convey a brand, idea or piece of information in a restricted space, with minimal fuss or detail, the best poster designs can be a huge source of inspiration to the graphic designer. And you'll find plenty of awesome examples on this Pinterest board from Kayla Meyer, a graphic designer from Austin.
Meyer is known for illustrating sayings in a fun manner, as well as being a lover of sketching animals, in particular owls and whales. She also owns a print and poster store, called 'Owl You Need Is Love'.
Josephine Reijman is the owner of aDONNAdesign, currently based in the Netherlands. Specialising in graphic and web design, it comes as no surprise that Josephine's graphic design board is full of treats. With almost 200 pins on the board, there's plenty of inspiration to go round.
Carolina is an avid Pinterest user with boards coming out of her ears. We're not complaining though, as there's so much inspiration to gain from her pins. She includes anything that inspires her, including websites, interiors, and this fantastic graphic design board. There's almost 200 pins to enjoy!
Sean Booth describes himself as a Manchester-based conceptual creative, art director, ideas person, and brand specialist. This should mean that he knows a thing or two about graphic design and thankfully, he does! His board is full of stunning design work including magazines, prints, and posters.
Severien is a lover of fashion, which has allowed her to dive into the world of graphic design. Although she only has 36 pins so far, her picks are some of the best. This board will act as perfect inspiration for anyone that is just getting into design.
Christopher 'Wing' King is a commercial illustrator and designer based in Bristol, UK. He creates hand-drawn and digital artwork for posters, flyers, books, toys, and advertising clients. His Pinterest board is full of illustration inspiration from the likes of classic illustrators to his very own projects.
- You'll find all our graphic design posts here
With over 200,000 followers on Pinterest, you know Paula Cavasco's boards are going to be worth a look. The Argentinian graphic designer has over 30 boards to browse through, including this art collection, which includes tattoo designs, graphic prints, oil paintings, sketches and much more.
If you love illustration then you should definitely follow this Pinterest board by Lisa Welding. There's sketches and paintings of all manner of subjects. And with over 400 inspiring images to browse through, you're sure to find something of interest here.
Daniel has a huge array of Pinterest boards on offer but it's his logo designs one that has proved the most popular. It's easy to see why, as he is able to pin almost any type of logo design that works - they're all highly inspirational, with some real gems in there.
Manuel is a 26 year old who describes himself as a 'web alchemist'. Passionate about visual and interactive applications, he currently offers services in graphic and sound design. If you are looking for trendy logo inspiration then his brilliantly self-explanatory ‘Hipster Logos’ Pinterest board is the one for you.
Igor runs design blog inspiration feed, which showcases daily inspirational imagery including packaging, branding, illustration, graphic design, print design and more. His logo design board on Pinterest as over 450 pins, so it's well worth checking out.
Graham Smith commands imjustcreative - a UK based logo, brand identity and icon design studio. He has been crafting logos since 1986 and his pinterest board is an interesting look into the inspirational aspect of a working logo designer.
Mike Jones describes himself as a web architect, graphic designer, brand strategist and idea maker. He has been working professionally in graphic design and marketing in one way, shape, or form for the past seven years. His Pinterest board has been gaining more and more followers by the day.
Lisa Fargo runs Fargo design - an agency which focuses on web design, print design and custom programming. Their Disney philosophy of, "Do what you do so well that they will want to see it again and bring their friends”, definitely sums up her Pinterest board.
- You'll find all our logo design posts here
Rebecca Williams is a graphic designer and creative soul with a love for design, art, couture. She has a whole host of inspiring boards including graphic design finds, typography treats and more. We love her series of print design finds that has almost 1,000 pins.
Hazim took a drastic career change from chemical engineer to graphic design to follow his true passion. The Saudi Arabian self-taught designer started his own agency, HR Design, in 2005. His Pinterest board is big on marketing promotions and corporate identity design.
Emma is a blogger of entertainment, culture and lifestyle. Her Pinterest boards include everything from art and animals to fashion and food. We fell in love with her magazine covers board that includes some old favourites as well as some fresh talent. She seems to pin A LOT, so there'll always be something new to feast your eyes upon.
With almost 600,000 followers on Pinterest, you know that Chad Syme will be pinning images worth checking out. He's a visual designer and photographer who is currently working with Microsoft and Xbox, so the guy certainly knows what he's talking about.
Jessie Tyree is a recent graduate of Fine Arts from Belmont University in Nashville, TN. She describes herself as a graphic designer, photographer, illustrator, storyteller, and all-around random artist-type of person. Her board is full of inspiring print imagery.
Thiago hails from Curitiba, Brazil and has slowly but surely been gaining followers to his Pinterest boards over the past few months. His print design board is particularly inspiring, as it features a range of mediums including illustration and vector work.
Rua Arnold is a graphic designer making her way in the world in Des Moines, Iowa. She says that she, "gets so excited by good design that her eyes dilate", and her taste is for good design is echoed in her print design board. There's some stunning imagery here.
- You'll find all our print design posts here