Alliteration Inspiration: Hearts & Horns

Alliteration Inspiration is a weekly column featuring the top twenty pieces of visual inspiration based on two random alliterative themes. This week’s thematic combo: hearts & horns.

HEARTS

With Valentine’s Day less than 24 hours away (I certainly hope this isn’t your first reminder), our hardworking hearts are working overtime to keep the lovey vibes and, you know, blood, flowing. These ten heart pieces are certain to get yours palpitating.

Brian Hurst / Promo stickers
Brian Hurst / Promo stickers
Kelly Thompson / Logo - Cakehouse Bakery
Kelly Thompson / Logo – Cakehouse Bakery
Cult Cat / Packaging design - Valentine's Cake
Cult Cat / Packaging design – Valentine’s Cake
Joel Kimmel / Letterpress Valentine design
Joel Kimmel / Letterpress Valentine design
Hearts Only Club / Screenprinted poster - Special Friends
Hearts Only Club / Screenprinted poster – Special Friends
 Simon Frouws / Packaging design & logo - Rubro Natural Drinks
Simon Frouws / Packaging design & logo – Rubro Natural Drinks
Adam Grason / Illustrated crest
Adam Grason / Illustrated crest
Anna Dunn / Pattern design
Anna Dunn / Pattern design
Nelson Aedo / Illustration - Tu y Yo Collection
Nelson Aedo / Illustration – Tu y Yo Collection
Dan Matutina / Illustration series - Versus/Hearts
Dan Matutina / Illustration series – Versus/Hearts

HORNS

Just as “putting a bird on it” makes something instantly indie, putting horns on anything makes it instantly badass. Narwhal without a horn? Wuss. Narwhal with a horn? Look out. Toughen up your design chops with inspiration from these ten horned masterpieces.

Sun Ju Lee, Enrique Alvarado, Alex Revson and Dawn Sutton / Student work - brand identity & collateral - Narwhal Designs
Sun Ju Lee, Enrique Alvarado, Alex Revson and Dawn Sutton / Student work – brand identity & collateral – Narwhal Designs
Bob Galmarini / Illustration
Bob Galmarini / Illustration
Erin E. Sullivan / Logo concept - Rampage
Erin E. Sullivan / Logo concept – Rampage
Ryan Feerer / Packaging design - Slapfat Brew-B-Q Sauce
Ryan Feerer / Packaging design – Slapfat Brew-B-Q Sauce
Mathias Temmen / Stationery - Hunting Society
Mathias Temmen / Collateral – Hunting Society
Mads Thorsoe / Magazine concept - Rhino
Mads Thorsoe / Student work – magazine concept – Rhino
Ty Wilkins / Album art - by The Devil & the Diamond by Matuoto
Ty Wilkins / Album art – The Devil & the Diamond by Matuoto
Hype & Slippers / Packaging - Das Horn
Hype & Slippers / Packaging design – Das Horn
Kael Little / Packaging concept - Rocky Road Bakery
Kael Little / Packaging concept – Rocky Road Bakery
Kartika Kosasih / Typeface concept - Honk
Kartika Kosasih / Typeface concept – Honk
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