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10 Graphic Designers to Follow on Behance

Maryam Taheri March 31, 2021 · 4 min read

Behance is becoming the go-to showcase for the sharpest creative work on the web, so we wanted to share our ten favorite graphic designers on that platform with you. Follow these artists on Behance and you’ll be the first to see their newest creations. If you spend a few minutes browsing their groundbreaking work, the inspiration you’ll receive will carry you to new heights in your own personal design work.

Maria Groenlund

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Maria Groenlund is an independent graphic designer in Denmark, whose clean brilliant colors and classically simple design sense sets her work apart. She specializes in logos and branding, but her work conveys a dreamlike sense of fairyland that somehow also manages to be purely modern as well.

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Zim and Zou

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Zim and Zou is the name for a studio of two French artists who do utterly mindblowing things with paper. Check out their brilliant paper sculptures (a paper hamburger, a camera, a hummingbird) and marvel at the pure magic they they seem to have harnessed.

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Steve Simpson

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Steve Simpson brings a whimsical, outside-art sensibility to his work, which has been featured in England and the United States. He creates packaging design and also illustration for children’s books, and his fancifully decorated bar code image is a charming blend of the corporate and imaginative worlds.

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Violaine & Jeremy

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Violaine & Jeremy is a French graphic design and illustration studio that specializes in surreal drawings that take you by surprise. Beards blossom into flowers and rats wear Victorian waistcoats, while an entire tropical alphabet takes the printed word into places it never planned on going!

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Cosmic Nuggets

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Cosmic Nuggets is a Scottish artist in Edinburgh who specializes in “character design.” The faces that this artist creates are reminiscent of Maori tattooing, mixed with a wild outsider-art recklessness that breaks down artistic conventions. Browse through these works and let yourself be simultaneously charmed and haunted.

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Minga

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Minga, an interdisciplinary team of creatives in Argentina, call their studio a “laboratory of ideas.” Their designs range from almost comic-book casual through abstract corporate branding, but throughout all their images you can recognize a consistent boldness of color contrast and fearless use of typography as a design element.

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Ruslan Khasanov

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Ruslan Khasanov focuses on typography, and he takes it out beyond a flat surface, to a dimension where it becomes smoke or fire or liquid mercury. Some of his lettering appears to be viewed through a telescope, while other images seem to be cells on a slide or crystals seen through a microscope.

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Mucho

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Mucho is a San Francisco-based team of artists and designers, whose work exemplifies global sophistication. With offices worldwide in Barcelona, Berlin, London, and the U.S., their portfolio is extensive. Every design they display has a clean, ultra-sophisticated vibrancy to it: a gold standard in high-end contemporary branding.

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David Sierra

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David Sierra, a Spanish illustrator, takes a folk-art approach to his branding and graphic design. Primary colors and a playful sensibility make it seem as if each of his illustrations belongs in some cheery story-book town. A town, that is, where somehow the curves and lines all harmonized with each other effortlessly.

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Vika Naumova

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Vika Naumova is still only a student in Ukraine, but her work is already compelling. Her illustrations start in some dreamy land of legends, and carry the elaboration into a highly disciplined and stylish finished product. Reminiscent of Alphonse Mucha and other art-deco era artists, her drawings will pull you in and make you wonder.

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Following these ten artists, who are so different from one another and yet all so stunningly talented, will refresh your sense of how graphics can take you on a journey to places you never expected.

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25 Comments
  • Some really gorgeous work. 8 years ago
  • A huge amount of talent on display here. I'm loving the work of David Sierra in particular. 8 years ago
  • Wow, those illustrations by Violaine & Jeremy are incredible. 8 years ago
  • So cool! Really like Steve Simpsons work. 8 years ago
  • Amazing! 8 years ago
  • Some super cool finds in here! Zim and Zou are my favorites of the bunch, stellar stellar stuff! 8 years ago
  • Wow great roundup, I have to agree with @Sam Jones, I'm loving David Sierra's work. 8 years ago
  • It all looks great from my opinion. 8 years ago
  • This is fabulous blog you shared here..... washington dc web design 8 years ago
  • Behance is a great site to visit to delight the eyes and mind! Thank you for sharing these designers. 8 years ago
  • Very inspirational! Behance is incredible with so much talent from around the globe 8 years ago
  • Interesting designers here. Thanks for sharing! Definitely gonna follow them all. - Brian 8 years ago
  • Hi guys if you're looking for someone else to follow please check my portfolio. I'm a young Cg artist so every visualisation is a gift for me! Thanks in advance, Creative market rulez ^_^!! 8 years ago
  • Cool works here! Thanks for sharing! 8 years ago
  • really awesome 8 years ago
  • Nice work but are Illustrators graphic designers or actually are they Illustrators? Theres a big difference. 8 years ago
  • Wowsome works!! 8 years ago
  • Thanks for post! I will follow some. They are great! 8 years ago
  • Absolutely beautiful! 8 years ago
  • Not exactly all graphic designers, i spotted about 3. 8 years ago
  • yes, they are great! 8 years ago
  • You forgot add https://www.behance.net/federico-cerda 8 years ago
  • I really like Maria Groenlund logo's especially this one https://www.behance.net/gallery/15343007/Motion-Birth 7 years ago
  • https://www.behance.net/VishakanDinesh 7 years ago
  • Very helpful article. Here is my link : https://www.behance.net/zafariqbal007 5 years ago