30 top graphic designers to follow on Behance

21. Jared Nickerson

Makes Lab branding

Seattle-based designer Jared K Nickerson has a quirky approach that we just love

Jthree Concepts is a Seattle-based design studio owned and operated by Jared K Nickerson. The studio's main focuses are graphic design, character, logo, videogame, editorial, and textile design. They have also worked on a sticker pack that is available through the app store for iMessage. We love Nickerson's quirky approach to illustration; this Makes Lab design above is for an experimental workshop space at the Brooks Running HQ in Seattle, WA.

22. Glenn Jones

Popcorn, Rockcorn, Punkcorn T-Shirt design

Thanks to success on Threadless, Glenn now designs for his own T-shirt company

Hailing from Auckland, New Zealand, Glenn Jones has been working as a freelance graphic designer and illustrator for over 20 years. His focus lies with corporate identity, packing and illustration. And he certainly knows a thing or two – after a succession of hit designs for T-shirt company Threadless, Jones went on to create his very own range of T-shirt designs: Glennz Tees

23. Nicki Van Roon

Nicki Van Roon's CD packaging work

This pop up album cover is an example of Nicki van Roon's packaging work

Co-founder and designer at Roon & Rahn, Nicki Van Roon is a graphic designer specialising in branding, packaging and typography. As if that's not enough, Rahn partners with René Hansen to design and create thoughtful, aesthetic furniture under the name Roon & Rahn

24. Kronk

Kronk's monster toy

Kronk's quirky graphic and toy design has earned him plenty of fans on the Behance network

Kronk is a graphic designer who also specialises in toy design. Hailing from Johannesberg, South Africa, his designs are full of life and colour. He's proved popular among the Behance creatives with his comic-like style and illustrated printed posters.

25. Tom Haynes

Avund Goods leather playing card pouch and keychain

Tom's design work for Avund Goods

Tom Haynes is a graphic designer working in New York. He was part of the process designing Avund Goods – a minimal leather goods company combining the accuracy of modern technology with the feel of traditional crafts. More recently he has ventured into industrial design. Take a look at his profile to see more pictures of the stunning graphic design approach.

26. Federico Landini

Futuristic font Code 2020

Landini's latest project - futuristic font 'Code 2020'

Frederico Landini is a freelance brand, type and graphic designer. Based in Florence, Italy, Frederico has some impressive projects under his belt. One of which is a stunning cover for Vita Magazine, and most recently this stunning font.

27. Montserrat Llaurado

Collage piece depicting Silicon Valley

Montserrat Llaurado was creative director for this vibrant collage piece depicting Silicon Valley

With over 14 years experience in the international graphic design industry Montserrat Llaurado certainly knows her stuff. Beginning her career in the advertising field, she teamed up with commercial director Pep Bosch, with whom she developed her eye for immaculate art direction, photography and film editing.

After working as the creative director and international head of design at the Lomographic Society in Vienna, Austria, Llaurado is now back in the US as creative director at LUX Creative Studio, CA.

28. Jack Crossing

Cordia's LP cover: man climbing through window

Jack's design for Cordia's LP cover

Jack Crossing graduated from Bath Spa University with a degree in Graphic Communication in 2008. He is now working as a graphic designer in London. His innovative approach to graphic design has gained him plenty of appreciations among the Behance community, and his client list includes WIRED, Warner Music Group, and the V&A. 

29.  Lena Vargas Afanasieva 

Multi coloured fantasty illustration

Afanasieva created this image as part of her Escaping Reality Vol IVXX illustration series

Lena Vargas Afanasieva is a freelance illustrator and graphic designer working in the Dominican Republic. She created the above image as part of her fantasy series Escaping Reality Vol VIXX. It is her most recent work.

30. Luisa Rivera 

Luisa Rivera designed this book this year

Luisa Rivera designed this book this year

Luisa Rivera is an artist and illustrator based in London, England. Her most recent project was the cover design and illustration for this republication of  Gabriel García Márquez's book, El Amor en los Tiempos del Colera (Love in the Time of Cholera).

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