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The Made Shop

The Made Shop

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Mark Dodgeon
Posted: Jan 22nd 2012
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I really like the work of The Made Shop. These guys are based over in the US in Denver, Colorado. They encompass graphic design, architectural design and design of objects and packaging, with a particular focus on music and film projects. Each member of the team does other work in those fields, hence the focus in those areas. I like the retro feel of a number of their projects, the simplicity of d...
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London Transport '20s Infographics

London Transport '20s Infographics

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Marc Morrell
Posted: Jan 10th 2012
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Old school London Underground infographics that tie in with the whole design ethos of the Underground. 80 years on the message is the same but the medium has evolved!...
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Dan Funderburgh

Dan Funderburgh

Category: Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jan 26th 2012
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Shillington NYC recently had the privelege of Dan Funderburgh speaking as a guest lecturer. Dan Funderburgh is a Brooklyn-based illustrator, artist, and wallpaper designer whose creations are rooted in the world of decorative arts. Check out more of his work at danfunderburgh.com. ...
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Letterpress Workshop

Letterpress Workshop

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 26th 2012
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in January our very own Sarah Wenman, who teaches part-time at our London college, went along to Harrington & Squires' Letterpress workshop. Harrington & Squires is a small private press run by its owners Chrissie and Vicky. They spe...

New DC Comics Identity

New DC Comics Identity

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 25th 2012
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The internets are a-flutter with the sound of both comic book nerds and designers mulling over the unveiling of the new identity for DC Comics. When a plain, black and white version was initially released, there was some ...

Village - Type Foundry

Village - Type Foundry

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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I've just stumbled upon the lovely people over at Village. A type foundry based in Brooklyn, NYC: "We are the union of twelve young type foundries who have decided to go it alone, together." They have some good quality fonts available for purchase. Be sure to check out their ...

How good are your colour skills?

How good are your colour skills?

Category: Colour, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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Method of Action are at it again! This time you can test your colour skills. If you haven't had a go at the others check out Kern Type and Shape Type. Bonus! - you can post your score on Facebook and twitter...
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Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios, Illustration, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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As if Jo Ingate isn't busy enough with her various clients along with teaching one of our part-time classes in London, she recently began developing her contemporary children's illustration work and has a great blog about her various projects. Amongst them are Miki and Lump, two new characters which Jo is in the early stage...
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Moving Brands

Moving Brands

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Designers/Studios, Interviews / Studio,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 23rd 2012
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If you haven't heard of Moving Brands its about time you check them out! Moving Brands is an independent, award-winning branding company with creative studios in London, Zurich, Tokyo and San Fransisco. They're not afriad to show every detail of their branding proccess from scamps to strat...

Art of the Menu

Art of the Menu

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Art of the Menu is a blog dedicated to showcasing beautifly designed menu's - a rarity but when they're good they are good!  Warning: don't look at it if you're hungry!   "As designers we make fun — and it’s usually the first thing we not...
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