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Self Promo - Typeface Poster

Self Promo - Typeface Poster

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Resources / Portfolios,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Nov 21st 2012
No. of comments: 0

As graphic designers we have the most amazing opportunity to show off our skills and talent through the way that we promote ourselves to potential employers. You should never let an opportunity go wasted, especially when it comes to your portfolio, personal identity, online portfolio, business cards, cv/resume and to add to this list: self promotional pieces such as posters, postcards, broch...

City of Melbourne - Infographic Competition

City of Melbourne - Infographic Competition

Category: Competitions, Design / Infographics, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: David
Posted: Nov 20th 2012
No. of comments: 0

  The City of Melbourne is looking for the best and brightest designers to enter its infographic competition and create an infographic that tells the world why Melbourne is a creative, innovative and knowledge-rich city for businesses to invest and operate in.  ...

A bit of minimalism for your Friday

A bit of minimalism for your Friday

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Nov 16th 2012
No. of comments: 0

It's been a good week for blog-surfing, in my travels this week I've collected a pretty random mix of things for my beloved zootool account. I thought it was especially interesting to see a lot of what I might term a pretty 'slick/minimalist' aesthetic. I love a bit of hand crafted design as much as the next person, but deep down (and as anyone who knows me would attest) I...

Papercut Initials

Papercut Initials

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Nov 14th 2012
No. of comments: 2

Whoa! check out these beautiful papercut initials on Etsy! ...

(US) The Birth of the Modern Sans Serif in the 19th Century.

(US) The Birth of the Modern Sans Serif in the 19th Century.

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Nov 12th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Stanley Morison argues in Politics and Script that the nineteenth-century invention of the sans serif lowercase was no less than ‘the most novel and permanent contribution to letter-design that has appeared on the printed page since the Aldine Italic of 1501’. Given that the sans serif has become the dominant typographic form of the past century (for all but lengthy text...

Dalton Maag's beautiful new typeface for the Rio Olympic Games

Dalton Maag's beautiful new typeface
for the Rio Olympic Games

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Infographics, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Nov 7th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Based on the movement of athletes and Brazil’s geological and architectural hallmarks; Dalton Maag's bespoke typeface for the next Olympic Games in Rio is as smooth and flowing as the London Games fonts were harsh and geometric. ...

For the Benefit of Mr Kite

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Nov 6th 2012
No. of comments: 1

What a piece of art. The Beatles' 'Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite' inspiration recreated. From scratch. Check this video out! ...

BMD Design

BMD Design

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

A fan of hand-drawn type? You'll love BMD Design. He has a style that's very similar to the infamous Jon Contino, but still, I'm loving the behind-the-scenes shots of his meticulous process.  ...

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Branding/Identity, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

We do love a bit of stop-motion animation here at Shillo HQ. When it's combined with spooky Halloween characters we love it even more! And even though here in Oz we shun Marmite in favour of Vegemite, we're still pretty smitten with this campaign.  ...

Fontly

Fontly

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Oct 30th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Fontly is a handy little iPhone app that shares typography from around the world. It features the best of the world’s ghost signs, neon, architectural, foil lettering, hand-painted, and other typographical wonders. 
There are two main ways to use the app: You can pull up a map and discover the postings other users have made in...
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