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Tuts+ Workshop: Cassette Design Challenge, Round Two!

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Our latest Tuts+ Workshop Design Challenge asks you to design your own cassette based on whatever theme you wish, it could be based on music or something random, it's completely up to you! We received a massive amount of designs over on the Vectortuts+ Facebook page and we're so proud to share with you some of the creative and colorful designs you have submitted to the challenge.

Tuts+ Workshop: Cassette Design Challenge, Round Two!

Check out these great vector pieces by our readers in this second installment and then find out how you can join in on this Tuts+ Workshop. There is more to come so if you don't see your vector here, keep your eyes open for the next one. Missed the first round? You can still check it out.

Aubrey Sarna

I'm a freelancer from Chicago, and I chose to do a simple design with playful colors because the theme of this song is about enjoying the simple things in life.

Aubrey Sarna's website

Benson Atieli

Carol Abinti

Cims Stanley

Esther Njeri

Hi, my name is Esther Njeri am a student at Nairobits School Of Design. This is my design for the Tuts+ Workshop Cassette Design, I got inspired by the reggea music.

Eve Mbugua

Hi, I tried the Tuts+ Workshop Cassette Design and this is what I came up with.

Gomba Isaac

Joe Goga

Joyvine Atieno

Hi! I am Joyvine from Nairobits School of Webdesign Nairobi, KENYA. I love design.

Kennito Uregah

Music unites us all thats why of gender equality in afro fusion their no bounderies.

Kevin Stuart Design

Whats up! my name is Kevin and I design stuff. This piece is modeled after Eddie Van Halen's Guitar "Frankenstrat" from their debut album Van Halen. Big hair, spandex, and rock and roll.

Kevin Wachira

I am Kevin and I am a Graphic Design student. I thought to try this challenge my design is sort of a turntable but a cassette.

Mary Wambui

This is my end product different from the original one (when life looks hard listen to this).

Mbugua Eugene

Above is my design. I’ve been influenced by the music sung by the late Josephill: Ganja. The music is Jamaican so i used their flag colors to present their culture and the green leafs to present the song Ganja.

Mevix Mweni

Moses Chiira

Mozay Mdoss

Naitwa Dmario Nyaguthie

Poppy Betharia

Hello, I'm Poppy Betharia, an illustrator from Petshopbox Studio.

This is my design for Vectortuts+ Cassette Design Challenge.
I designed this cassette based on the latest PV from my favorite Japanese electropop girl group "Perfume - Spending All My Time", the single was released on 15 August. You can see the video here.

The colors on my design is a symbol of the elements contained in PV, such as the color of their clothes, room, lock the doors, tables and apples. I also use a triangle on my design, because perfume is always using the triangle to their identity.

Poppy Yunita

I'm Poppy, an illustrator @ Petshopbox Studio. I likes simple designs, like what I've made into those cassettes designs.

For the first design: Kylie Minogue - Can't Get You Out Of My Head. Black and Red are bold, I like to listening this song while walking around the city at the night.. The blue squares shows us the beat of the song.

The second design: Avril Lavigne- Alice (underground). The characters from Alice in Wonderland movie are so colorful and iconic

Robert Guzman

When I think of mix tapes I think of when the tape would get stuck and you had to use a pencil yo wind it back up. Tapes over CD's any day!

Sarah Carrier

Hi, I am studying Graphic Design at Indiana University. I love music and summer so that combination is what inspires my work especially for this image. I am currently working on my blog and website and enjoying the learning process. If you want to learn with me I would love to have you join me at my blog.

Sarah Carrier's website

Slimvic Shiwani

Snill Weke

Talia C Cruz

Hi, I’m Talia C. from Puerto Rico. I am just starting as a freelance Graphic Designer. Putting creativity and color into everything I make is what I enjoy the most as a graphic designer. I also like to create character themed polymer clay jewelry and miniatures.

The design I made was inspired by the music video "We Are Golden" by Mika. The music video is a very up beat Pop/Rock. It's super colorful, bright and fun. I've used bright gradient colors to simulate a golden texture and added some blue and pink to make the gold kinda pop out more. I think the colors represent the video quite well. I hope you guys like it!

Talia C Cruz's website

Tom TI-Supreme Agessa

Victor Larranaga

How to Make a Vectortuts+ Cassette Design:

  1. Download the Design Template
  2. Draw your image onto the template, you can be as creative as you like, feel free to alter any or all of the illustration. We want to see creative and fun projects so go crazy!
  3. Upload your design to the Vectortuts+ Facebook Group with a short description of the design and what music inspired it!


  • Artwork can be any style or theme as long as it's vector and 100% your own work.
  • You don't have to spend hours and hours on your piece, the project's aim is to be fun, fast and individual.
  • You may submit more than one design
  • When you publish your work on Facebook, please include one or two paragraphs about yourself and/or your work and a link to your website / online portfolio.
  • Have Fun!
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