Bronwyn Gruet
Designer and Illustrator

Thoughts about design, illustration and inspiration

Scaling Our Illustration System with Object Libraries

At Creative Market, illustration is a core part of our brand. It allows us to infuse product and marketing work with our brand personality, but more importantly, illustration is a fantastic communication tool with some serious superpowers. We use it to help clarify complex ideas, emphasize important content, and even make the viewer feel excited, empowered, or productive.

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Building a Brand for Creative Market Pro

If you’ve been following Creative Market’s journey this year, you know that it’s been a particularly busy one. Over the last year, our team has grown rapidly with 15 fantastic new Creative Marketeers joining our ranks to help us fulfill our mission of helping creators turn their passion into opportunity. Last summer, after spinning out from Autodesk, we became an independent company for the second time. Then, immediately after our spinout, we kickstarted our biggest undertaking since the launch of our MVP in 2012 — creating a brand spankin’ new product!

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Inspiration Roundup

I’m a couple months late, but it’s a brand new year. This year I’m resolving to do more of the work that I really, deeply love. More narrative work, more illustration, more lettering, more animal characters, and to delve deeper into developing the human characters I draw and sculpt. I also would love for this blog to be more than a place where I share my own work. To that end, I want to share some of the people, places, and things that have been an inspiration over the years, and who I’m looking to now for motivation to do more/make more in 2016.

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Bronwyn Gruet