Madrid based Art Director & 3D artist, Gonzalo Miranda, creates a whole range of incredible artwork utilising his skillset of set design, environmental design, and even VR modelling. His works vary within different branches of design with a deep knowledge of space and lighting, usually used in advertising, product and interior design. I’ve been chatting with him for years now, and he’s certainly been a huge inspiration for me.


Well. I’m finished. The final hand-in for university is complete, and I don’t think it’s really hit me yet.

“I did it”.

A bit of backstory to my journey (it wouldn’t be an article about myself with some backstory):


London based Swedish Motion Designer & Director, Jesper Lindborg, creates incredibly delicate abstract artwork with a real focus on texturing and lighting. He’s been written about in a host of publications, and I was lucky enough to have a chat with him! He’s become a huge inspiration for myself — with his work piquing my interest for years!


American Freelance 3D Designer, Aaron Covrett, creates wonderfully detailed artworks that ooze endless amounts of creatively and skill. He’s become a well-known name in the industry; with artist spotlights from Substance Magazine, 3D Artist Mag and Greyscale Gorilla to name a few! He’s a brilliant designer, and his work is a dream to look at!


Swedish Designer and Animation Director, Jonathan Lindgren, is an award-winning freelancer specialising in 3D design. With an impressive client list, and having been featured in numerous publications, Jonathan has made a name for himself in the industry and has become many studios ‘go-to’ for freelance animation!

Why does he inspire me?


Portuguese Art Director and Designer, Nidia Dias, is an incredibly talented artist with some insanely good skills in Cinema 4D and Photoshop! Over the years, the HP ambassador has built an incredible portfolio and has worked with everyone under the sun! You know you’re something special when you’ve worked a client list as long as hers!


German 3D and Motion Designer, Linus Zoll, uses his incredible skillset to create some of the most realistic work you’ll see out there! Ranging from product design to interior design, to landscapes, to everything in between! Linus is an extremely talented designer, and also a lovely person to chat to!


How did I find them?


German Freelance 3D designer, Mariusz Becker, produces incredibly realistic artwork that combines a love for 3D design, and photography. His designs range from environmental visualization, to surrealist visions, to photorealistic architecture, and much more! Mariusz is a really interesting designer to study, and I feel like I can relate to him quite a lot!

Why does he inspire me?


Emmy award-winning Los Angeles based motion designer, Michael Rigley, has been a freelance artist in the industry for over 10 years, working alongside some of the brands and clients in the world. For me, he’s an absolute legend in the industry, and I’ve been following his work for 4 years now!

After Effects Splash Screen

Why does he inspire me?

Charlie Ellis

Trying to make my way in the world of design. Nottingham Trent Graphic Design Student.

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