Type. Layout. Everything. fantatic use of white space
using color and gradients to express mood and emotion versus shapes and subjects
The way that certain things are upside down is REALLY creative, and reverses your expectations.
I always look to the Japanese for illustration and design.
Eat Local Kobe - Gaku Nakagawa
gloomy blue and happy circles This illustration reminds me Han-river and Namsan tower. And I like the tiny Japanese text in the middle.
"Think" Vintage light bulb graphic poster.
ikko tanaka poster