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IBM's smarter advertising

Category: Advertising, Design / Environmental, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
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Working with Ogilvy Paris, IBM have created a series of very smart advertisements that not only get the intended message across but also provide a real, tangible function for members of the public. Designed as part of their 'People For Smarter Cities' campaign, each...

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Diana Zyliene

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Diana Zyliene

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 3rd 2013
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This is part of a short little series, talking to some of the Shillington graduates involved in The Design Kids' Threesome exhibition. You can see the finished artworks out and about living life on the streets in Surry Hills for the next few days. Diana Zyliene...

Love Hurts: Heartbreak First Aid Kit

Love Hurts: Heartbreak First Aid Kit

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Packaging, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
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How do you mend a broken heart? Well, according to graphic designer Melanie Charnock: a good dose of dark chocolate, some tissues, bubble bath, and a CD compilation to cry along to, all packaged up in a handy first aid box. The idea came about as part of a student assignment she was given to create an activity book. Mel...

Hunt&Co

Hunt&Co

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 17th 2013
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Melbourne was treated to an inspiring chat from Thomas Williams, founder and Creative Director of Hunt&Co - the studio behind the design publications Process Journal and MADE Quarterly. A few tips from the man himself - 1. Enjoy the journey, not just the destination. 2. Dive in headfirst. 3. If you've got an idea and you belie...

Paper Type Experiments by Kelli Anderson

Paper Type Experiments by Kelli Anderson

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 16th 2013
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Kelli Anderson is one of my all-time favourite designers. Her unique take on briefs always blows my mind. (Case in point, this paper record player wedding invite.) I love the paper type experiments she did for her Type San Fransisco talk last week...

DESIGNTIMES Cover by Lo Siento

DESIGNTIMES Cover by Lo Siento

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 8th 2013
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I've mentioned Barcelona studio Lo Siento here before, but I couldn't resist posting their newest project - a beautiful cover for South African magazine DESIGNTIMES. Getting off the computer means the...

Sagmeister & Walsh Interview

Sagmeister & Walsh Interview

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Mar 21st 2013
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A lovely little video that explores the work processes behind clever creative minds Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh.  ...

Hessian

Hessian

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Design / Print, Designers/Studios, Web / Design,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Feb 6th 2013
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We know the way it usually works. A company comes to a grpahic designer and explains what they want for their brand identity. The designer goes away, works some hard-core design magic and a little while (or a long while) later a new brand baby is born.  Hessian turns that typic...

design/array

design/array

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Designers/Studios, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Web / Design, Web / Resources,

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

siteinspire is one of my favourite go-to place for incredible webby goodness (and it recently got a new face-lift - check it out!) so I was stoked to discover that the man behind that has started up a new resource for all you interested f...

America Elect: Interactive Graphic Novel

America Elect: Interactive Graphic Novel

Category: Design / Interactive, Illustration, Web / Design,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Nov 6th 2012
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In case you missed any of the action in the US presidential race, guardian.co.uk's US Interactive Team have created this stunning online interactive graphic novel, covering the twists and turns of the campaign trail since 2008. Fantastic design - the images on the left are pretty neat, but the real thing is way more fun - ...