15 Best Euro 2016 Art and Design Projects

Plus more of the quirkiest, funniest and most beautiful Euro 2016 art, design and animation projects.


The Euro 2016 football tournament is beautiful beyond the quick passes, net-shaking shots and, er, Oscar-worthy dives of the game - just check out the gorgeous art and designs inspired by the tournament. 

We’ve scoured the web to find the best art and design tributes to the tournament - both official and unofficial. There is a lot of internet to sort through - from the equivalent in quality to own goals, all the way to the bicycle kick belters that we've shared here.

UEFA Euro 2016 BBC Euro titles by dock10, GeeFX and BBC Sport

The striking official titles for the BBC's coverage of the tournament (above) were created by MediaCity-based dock10 and GeeFX. It uses a Polar Panorama Effect to create a miniature 360-degree world featuring iconic French buildings, with some of Euro 2016's best known players projected over the top.

The graphics were created in Nuke, After Effects and Cinema 4D.

UEFA Euro History by Papaya                 

Delightfully providing inspiration for footy buffs and design geeks alike, Italian studio Papaya has created 14 illustrations retracing the history of the UEFA European Football Championship. We love the striking use of shadows and the long, flowing shapes. 

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UEFA Euro 2016 Wall Chart by Studio Blackburn + Nirvana CPH       

Simple, stylish and oh-so-beautiful, creative production agency Nirvana CPH and Paul Blackburn of design agency Studio Blackburn have done it again with a football tournament wall chart that stands out from the crowd. This chart pays homage to the addictive Panini sticker albums. See their 2014 World Cup collaboration here.