Alliteration Inspiration: Universe & Umbrellas

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: universe & umbrellas.

Universe

While scientists debate whether or not the universe is infinite, there’s no debate that the possibilities of your brain certainly fit that description. Suit up, creative cosmonaut, and explore the far reaches of the inspiration universe with these ten pieces below.

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Steve Wolf / Illustration

Alliteration Inspiration: Universe & Umbrellas / on Design Work Life

Seth Eckert / Animated GIF

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Gregory Beauchamp / Xylene transfer print

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Chris Baty / Screen printed poster

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Jonas / Hand-lettered logo concepts

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Ronald Ferree / Poster

Alliteration Inspiration: Universe & Umbrellas / on Design Work Life

Robin Heighway / Illustration

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Thumb Demon / Illustration

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Double Merrick / Screen printed poster

Alliteration Inspiration: Universe & Umbrellas / on Design Work Life

Loulou & Tummie / Self promotion

Umbrellas

While this noncommittal spring weather (at least here in Seattle) flip flops between rain umbrellas and cocktail umbrellas, the climate of creativity is always in season. For inspiration any time of year, open your mind to these ten uses of unbridled umbrella brilliance below.

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Sneaky Raccoon x Stereohype / Illustrated pins

Alliteration Inspiration: Universe & Umbrellas / on Design Work Life

Sam Smith / Movie poster design – The Umbrellas of Cherbourg

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Brad Woodard / Illustration

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Priscila Manzini / Pattern design

Alliteration Inspiration: Universe & Umbrellas / on Design Work Life

Ryan Pritchard / Poster design

Alliteration Inspiration: Universe & Umbrellas / on Design Work Life

Tina Sharma / Poster design – An Awesome Wave, by Alt J

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Carlos Savage / Illustrated advertisement – Blunt Umbrellas

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Phalen Elonich / Illustration

Alliteration Inspiration: Universe & Umbrellas / on Design Work Life

Olga Vasik / Poster design