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5 graphic designers that inspire me

There are all sorts of roundups for “Best Design Firm” or “Most Inspiring Designers” and maybe to gain some “street cred” in the blogosphere you have to post your own. Maybe? Maybe not. Either way, I just wanted to write a post and thank these guys. The only two I don’t know much about are Paul Lee and Kyle Steed, but the others I’ve been following for quite a while. I know most of the guys on this list are fathers which is why I like them that much more – they’re just like me, balancing a self-employed career while maintaining Father/Husband of the year. Anyhow, here are 5 graphic designers that inspire me:

Instead interface by Kyle Steed

Kyle Steed – (

Steinway website by

Jesse Bennett-Chamberlain – (

5 simple steps by Mark Boulton

Mark Boulton – (

Relay Foods by Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith – (the whale)

Centric by Paul Lee

Paul Lee – (