Design inspiration from around the world.

What the FFF?

Founded in 2005 by an ever growing group of designers, illustrators, coders and makers eager to collect and share the best design work they came across, FormFiftyFive soon became an international showcase of creative work.

We scour the world’s best creative talent to keep FormFiftyFive a foremost collection of current design from both the young upstarts and well known masters. We’re constantly on the look out for new features that dig even deeper into what’s happening in the design community, so get in touch if there’s something you’ld like to see on here.

Have a look round, if you see something you love or hate be sure to comment, and drop us a line if there’s a juicy bit of creative gold you’d like to see on here.

Keep it real, the FFF team.

The FFF team

Glenn Garriock — 1565 posts
Graphic designer – Uetze, Germany

Jack Daly — 1187 posts
Graphic designer & Illustrator – Glasgow,…

Lois Daly — 45 posts
Lois Daly – Graphic Designer, Glasgow

Alex Nelson — 80 posts
Designer/coder – Leeds/London/Melbourne

Guy Moorhouse — 46 posts
Independent designer and technologist — London,…

Gil Cocker — 319 posts
Designer & Maker – London, UK

Barry van Dijck — 125 posts
Designer & Illustrator – Breda, The Netherlands

Gui Seiz — 135 posts
Graphic Designer – London, UK

Chris J
Chris Jackson — 71 posts
Graphic Designer – Leeds, UK

Tom Vining
Tom Vining — 12 posts
Graphic Designer – London, UK

Tommy Borgen
Tommy Borgen — 15 posts
Graphic Designer – Oslo, Norway

Clinton Duncan — 24 posts
Creative director – Sydney, Australia

Amanda Jones — 26 posts
Graphic Designer – Ann Arbor, Michigan

Gabriela Salinas — 19 posts
Graphic designer – Monterrey, México.

Felicia Aurora Eriksson
Felicia Aurora Eriksson — 6 posts
Graphic Designer – Melbourne, Australia

Got something for us?

If there’s a juicy bit of creative gold you’d like to see on FFF, or you’d just like to get in touch, email us on the address below and we’ll get back to you as soon as we can.

You can also check out our guide to the perfect submission here.

Looking for something?

Categories rowsEverything Interviews Books Events Jobs

Five Slick Films from 2012

Looking back over my records, it’s nice to see 2012 served up a healthy dose of super stylish films — so stylish in fact, they may well be worth your time based on their looks alone. From December back to January, here are my top five.

The Master
Every now and again, you watch a film and think every second could be a photo. Lighting plays a huge part, and Paul Thomas Anderson did well to select Mihai Malaimare Jr. (who also worked wonders on Francis Ford Coppola’s Tetro back in 2009) as cinematographer for his strange and enchanting character piece.

I must admit I’m not always the biggest Tim Burton fan, but this black-and-white stop-motion animation balances charm and dramatic lighting perfectly. Also, New Holland, the town in which it’s set, is a real feast for the eyes — ’30s architecture and neon cinema signs aplenty!

Ruby Sparks
Clean and uncluttered, just like Paul Dano’s characters’ house, this film sees Calvin Weir-Fields conjure up his dream girl using only his mind and trusty typewriter. Although the plot itself is interesting, and somewhat dark at times, it’s the house I really fell for. If there was an award for best abode in a feature film we’d have our winner right here. In case you’re wondering, Brad Pitt and Jessica Chastain would have won last year for their lovely space in Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life.

Shot almost entirely in a stretch limousine, David Cronenberg’s latest wouldn’t be out of place in a gallery. Although I found the story a little hard to connect with, it’s certainly hard not to admire.

Moonrise Kingdom
The true maestro of detail and precision is back with a childhood love story, and this time he’s teamed up with letterer and illustrator Jessica Hische. Mesmerising camera movements, razor sharp quirk and a warm glow are all present and correct. If you haven’t done so already, check out this illustrated script.

These obviously weren’t the only good looking films on the screen last year. If five aren’t enough, have five more:

The Hunt
Rust and Bone
A Fantastic Fear of Everything
Martha Marcy May Marline

Did you see anything visually stunning in the cinema last year? Do you agree of disagree with my selection above? And finally, is there anything you’re particularly looking forward to setting your eyes on this year?

Filed under

Liked that? Try these

Have your say

    8th Feb 2013
    12:15 pm
  1. Excellent list Sam. A couple amongst those that I’ll have to add to my Love Film playlist :)

  2. IndiaOsaka
    8th Feb 2013
    12:47 pm
  3. Once Upon a Time in Anatolia.

    Like The Master, every frame could be a photograph, and not because it was shot on film: Gökhan Tiryaki’s cinematography under Ceylan is a tour de force.

    This is a little let down by the quality of the subtitles (the translation’s good, but the subtitles are a bit ugly), but it’s very much worth a watch.

  4. Sam MallettSam Mallett
    8th Feb 2013
    5:51 pm
  5. Enjoy, Glenn! Did you get round to Life of Pi?

    Thanks for the tip, IndiaOsaka — I’ve added that to my IMDb Watchlist. The stills look lovely.

  6. Justin
    10th Feb 2013
    1:41 pm
  7. A Liars Autobiography was completely different and nuts, something like never before. 17 styles of animation in one film. Worth a watch.

  8. Sam MallettSam Mallett
    11th Feb 2013
    9:59 am
  9. WOW, just watched the trailer — looks wild!

  10. GreigGreig
    13th Feb 2013
    4:39 pm
  11. Nice selection. Moonrise Kingdom is good, will need to get on the others. Good work Sam. Im also hearing good things about HeadHunters?

  12. Sam MallettSam Mallett
    15th Feb 2013
    5:58 pm
  13. Yeah, Headhunters was good too, Greig. Well worth a watch.

Leave your reply below

Supported by

Recent features

View all features


Recent Jobs

+ Add a job to this list

Graphic Designer

Side by Side , Sheffield, S Yorks.

Packaging Designer

SteelSeries, Chicago, USA

Graphic Designer

Orlebar Brown, London

UX Designer

Kingdom London, Shoreditch, London

Head of Verbal Identity / Head of Writing

Elmwood Design, London

Senior Designer – FMCG

Elmwood Design, London

Design Director – FMCG

Elmwood Design, London


design is as to make love, anyone can to do it, but not everyone got orgasm

mauricio fernandez on Win 2 tickets to Typo Berlin 2016

Why say anyone can design? A true designer can meet the expectations we didn’t think we needed.

Carmen on Win 2 tickets to Typo Berlin 2016

Designers don’t just design. They think about what it is they’re doing, why they’re doing it and who they are doing it for. Designers create the change, that inspires original solutions which ultimately inspires those who think they can design …

petemandotnet on Win 2 tickets to Typo Berlin 2016

Designers are caught up in a media stream that is very wide and fast, but not very deep. The only way to navigate in it is to go faster or slower than the stream. To go faster you must be …

Sara on Win 2 tickets to Typo Berlin 2016

Nobody needs designers. But it’s nice to have them.

Philip on Win 2 tickets to Typo Berlin 2016

If anyone can design, then designers are here to refine and re-imagine the experience.

WOO (@doubleu_doubleo) on Win 2 tickets to Typo Berlin 2016