This is the first guest post from Aphrodite Ioannou, editor of EyeCandies Blog, an inspiration blog promoting and showcasing creativity from around the world. EyeCandies can be also found in Facebook and Twitter as well.

I absolutely love vectors. Vector graphics actually motivated me in getting started and experimenting with digital illustration. Many illustrators from all around the world use this popular method and create fresh, cutting edge vector art. However, while vectoring is a technique, character design is admittedly a quite challenging creative procedure that aims to express, communicate and consequently produce a visual entity that engages the viewer.

And of course when vectors meet character design, the outcome is eye-catching! Check out these 20 imaginative characters and click on images to view more by each designer. Enjoy!