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The Internship

The Internship

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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Internships are a touchy subject. For some people, unpaid internships are a deal breaker. For others, it's how you get your foot in the door. That said, there are some objective things to consider. Internships are a two way street. Think of them as a trade-off – you help, you learn. Not you stay back until 9pm helping to paint the studio office. You shouldn't be ther...

Fancy Sausage Packaging

Fancy Sausage Packaging

Category: Design / Packaging,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 12th 2013
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I don't think I've ever seen sausages look so classy! ...

The Leave Behind

The Leave Behind

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Resources / Portfolios,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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Nothing says thank you (and don't-you-forget-how-great-I-am) than a leave behind after your interview with a prospective employer. Your leave behind can be anything you want it to be, and there are lots of ideas you can produce to fit any budget. These are some key pointers to keep in mind when brainstorming concepts. Brand it inline so it's consistent ...

Holli Thompson Business Cards

Holli Thompson Business Cards

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 11th 2013
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Beautiful business cards for Holli Thompson. Those incredible watercolours were done by illustrator Marta Spendowska. ...

The Job Interview

The Job Interview

Category: Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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Congratulations on getting the interview! This is the meet and greet – they've seen a glimpse of your work and they like it enough to ask you to come in. They now want to find out more about you, what you're passionate about, what you do in your free time and to see that you're normal. After all, you'll be spending quite a bit of time with them and your co-workers so yo...

Tangent Cafe by fivethousand fingers

Tangent Cafe by fivethousand fingers

Category: Colour, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 11th 2013
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Bright, punchy identity from the guys at fivethousand fingers for Tangent Cafe in Vancouver. A really nice roll-out. ...

The Job Application

The Job Application

Category: Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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You are a creative, so get creative with how you go about applying for jobs! Personalise your application specific to the studio you are applying to and show them you're keen to work for them and have great attention to the details. By doing something to give them a reaction – to stop, laugh, think or to make them find out more about you – you'll sta...

Garnish & Gather

Garnish & Gather

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 10th 2013
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The wonderful Stich Design Co have done it again, with another beautiful identity for Garnish & Gather. Love the looped G joining with the ampersand! ...

Jobs Online

Jobs Online

Category: Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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Looking for work can be a full time job in itself! Stay serious about it and continue to immerse your energy in all the job sites. Of course looking online isn't the only way to go about job hunting, but it's a great start! Social media is the perfect recruiter so get active on Twitter. Following studios you'd like to work for will keep you updated of any jo...

Things Clients Say

Things Clients Say

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 9th 2013
No. of comments: 1

In the spirit of Clients From Hell comes Sharp Suits, a visual representation of all the daft things clients come up with.  ...