Gal Shir


Designer and illustrator who loves telling stories through digital art. Obsessed with colors. Sharing my work with the world.


Gal Shir is a self-taught artist helping startups tell their story better through illustrations and design. His artworks are massively popular on social media where he has amassed a sizable audience. Gal aims to create inspiring content that touches people and encourages them to find their inner artist.

He started working as a freelance designer from his parents basement at the age of 16, and his career took a flight after he moved to Tel Aviv. There he worked with several creative studios, with Promo and other startups. For the past 3 years, Gal is leading the design at Lemonade, making home insurance a better experience. In addition, Gal is consulting and helping entrepreneurs establishing design thinking. He has given talks and workshops for companies and institutes such as Bezalel Academy.

In 2015 Gal founded Color Hunt, a handy resource for designers and artists who are looking for color palettes. Color Hunt has become one of the most popular websites for color combinations and is being used daily by thousands of people.

To inspire people all over the world, Gal has partnered and established relationships with brands like Apple, Adobe, LG, Procreate, Affinity, Dribbble, RhinoShield, 9GAG, UNILAD, The Bright Side, and more.