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Type Deck

Type Deck

Category: Design / Typography, Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 3rd 2013
No. of comments: 0

A seriously sexy deck of cards from designer Chris Cavill. Each suit has a different custom typeface. Yes, please! ...

Nordic House by Anagrama

Nordic House by Anagrama

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

A pretty classy identity for a San Francisco drycleaning shop, by Anagrama.  ...

H&FJ Cloud.typography

H&FJ Cloud.typography

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Tools+Apps, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 2nd 2013
No. of comments: 0

Hoefler & Frere-Jones have just released their new webfont service, Cloud.typography, and we could not be more excited. Ever wanted to use Gotham at 9px on your site? Well, now you can. And best of all, sign up and receive five web-use licenses for free. For free!   ...

Leandro Erlich: Dalston House

Leandro Erlich: Dalston House

Category: Art,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jul 1st 2013
No. of comments: 0

Having just stepped in to meet the guys at Ditto Press in Dalston, it occurred to us that not far away was Leandro Erlich's Barbican-sponsored installation, the Dalston House. So what better way to spend a Monday afternoon than monkeying...
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Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Interviews / Individual, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 30

Continuing a history of both Shillington lecturers and graduates being featured among their pages, Computer Arts have featured two recent graduates from our Manchester college in the new issue out this week (issue 216)! We're hugely proud to see Lois and Alex included alongside their fantastic work. In fact to celebrate we're giving away a one year subscription to ...

Industry & Interest

Industry & Interest

Category: Interviews / Individual, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Asher Compton, a Shillington grad from way back when, has started up a great new site called Industry & Interest, which features great in-depth interviews with some very talented creatives. Plus there's a whole section of the site dedicated to inspiration (whether that be ...

Elefans Typeface by Okay Type

Elefans Typeface by Okay Type

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Ever found yourself hating on Gill Sans in your head? Okay Type gives you Elefans: "Elefans is a reimagining of the infamous Gill Sans Kayo. It began, simply enough, by asking 'what if Kayo didn’t suck?'" ...

Animal Mashup

Animal Mashup

Category: Illustration, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 10th 2013
No. of comments: 1

We've all heard of the centaur - half man, half horse. But have you ever heard of the Killer Penguin? Starting as a bit of fun, pasting guinea pig heads on the bodies of other animals, Reddit user Arne Olav began more complex animal mashups. The Photoshop magic itself is pretty incredible. The combinations are creep...

Pentagram redesigns NYC wayfinding

Pentagram redesigns NYC wayfinding

Category: Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 0

What do you think of Pentagram's newly redesigned wayfinding system for NYC? The signs give you an estimate of how long you'll have to walk to get anywhere in the neighborhood. Pentagram customised Helvetica, replacing square dots with round ones, and the icons were created to match details in the...

Potwash Josh

Potwash Josh

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Sam Sharples decided he would set himself the challenge of "making a seemingly un-brandable field of work appear extremely professional". A graphic designer by day and a potwasher by night, Sharples created an alter-ego, Pot...