UI Inspiration: 22 Mobile Design Concepts with Interface Illustrations

Interface illustrations get more and more popularity as a part of the mobile user experience. Here we’ve prepared a new dose of inspiration for you with a bunch of mobile UI concepts with illustrations that add information, beauty, and fun to the layout.

For the last couple of years, illustrations set as a well-established trend in UI design. Not only do they add attractiveness, originality, and style to the mobile screens and web pages but they also make them quicker perceived, informational, and emotional. So, used wisely and consistently, custom graphics enhance user experience. That is why UX designers diligently develop a diversity of concepts and ideas on integrating illustration into user interfaces. And it’s better to see than tell. Below, we’ve collected for you a set of mobile concepts by different designers and studios, all of them united by illustrations in various styles that have become the eye-pleasing part of user interactions. Enjoy!

The educational app concept by Orizon harmonically integrates illustrations in Flame style from Ouch, our free library of vectors for popular UI screens and states.

Course app design by UI8 uses illustrations that mark different categories of courses.

Shipping app concept by Andrew Walter for people sending and receiving stuff uses bright theme illustration on the tracking screen as well as interface illustrations for different content groups and notifications.

This pet app concept by Anton Mikhaltsov is beautified and cutified with funny illustrations.

Mobile concept of an app for hiring a doctor by UI Flocks with lovely illustrations quickly setting the theme.

A simple shazam-ish mobile concept for recognizing bird talk by Fireart Studio bases its visual style on eye-catching illustration presenting different types of birds as well as setting the theme on the main screen.

Beauty blog app concept by Semas features a lovely theme illustration following the visual consistency with icons, color palette, and graphic details of the rest of the layout.

The medical app concept by Yi Li features the interface illustration adding beauty to the confirmation screen. By the way, it also uses the photos from Moose as user avatars.

Mobile app tutorial by Martha Pavlenko features a funny cat mascot illustration in Ginger Cat style you can find on Ouch and Vector Creator

Mobile app by Tubik for an audiobook store features a variety of consistent custom illustrations for book covers and categories.

The booking app design concept by Giga Tamarashvili features custom illustrations that present various locations.

Vinyl app design concept by Fireart Studio with a catchy theme illustration setting the atmosphere and custom graphics of musical instruments for category cards.

Meditation and mindfulness app concept by Outcrowd uses eye-pleasing character illustrations on the cards of different content categories.

Super cute design concept by Riotters: the app for Santa Claus with custom illustrations for kids and their presents.

The mobile concept for the website of a digital agency by Semas uses hero illustrations on the screens to consistently provide visual messages to a visitor.

Mobile screens of the app for reading articles by David Walter feature the bright people illustrations as a factor of both attractiveness and informativeness.

The mobile design exploration on food and cooking by Paperpillar uses the catchy theme illustration to support the needed mood and emotional appeal.

Bright illustrations in the mobile concept by Fireart Studio instantly turn a basic weather application into fun and cuteness.

The mobile concept by Kit8 shows the benefits of custom graphics as a part of user experience.

The mobile UI concept of an app for children’s education by Outcrowd uses a lovely illustration for user onboarding and cheerful graphics giving quick visual prompts about the program themes.

Mobile concept of an app for UI designers by Tran Mau Tri Tam harmonically integrates trendy illustration into the screen layouts.

Funny mascot illustrations of bees make user onboarding friendly and catchy in a mobile app concept by Tubik.

Don’t miss new posts on UI inspiration, they are coming soon. And let us know in comments if you want to see UI examples on a specific theme.

About the author: Marina Yalanska, content writer and design researcher, Managing Editor for Icons8 Blog.

For more UI inspiration, we also welcome you to check the review of popular UI design trends and sets of dashboard designs, eye-pleasing mobile interfaces, tab bar animationsloading animations, and web designs with hero illustrations.


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