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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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Deck of Cards by Pedale Design

Deck of Cards by Pedale Design

Category: Design / Packaging, Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 15th 2012
No. of comments: 1

Ever thought your standard pack of playing cards needed a bit of a spruce? Just like the beautiful typographic Scrabble set that was recently released for those font-lovers out there, Pedale Design have created a deck of playi...

Preview text with wordmark.it

Preview text with wordmark.it

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

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 25th 2012
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Wordmark.it is one nifty little website. Basically you can type in a word and see what it looks like in every font loaded on your computer. Too easy and saves you a heap of time when trying to find that perfect typeface! ...
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Type By Hand Workshop - Sydney

Type By Hand Workshop - Sydney

Category: Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 23rd 2012
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Tanya, Maz, Anthony, Enza, myself and a few Shillington students past and present joined typographers Wayne Thompson and Gemma O'Brien at a Type By Hand Workshop in Sydney at the weekend. ...

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Category: Books, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
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Clever old Penguin Books - they have persuaded Jessica Hische to do a daily drop-cap inspired series of book covers for their new Classics range. Rather lovely they are too. Via ...

The art of the Pitch

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Sep 5th 2012
No. of comments: 0

In 1969 Saul Bass — probably the greatest graphic designer of all time, was tasked with reimagining the visual identity of the American Bell Telephone Company. This rare footage captures the full half-hour of Bass and his team’s original pitch to Bell, whic...
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Play With Type

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 27th 2012
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Love this little stop motion movie by Spanish born, London-based designer Jose Miguel Mendez. Originally found this on Typography Served. ...

Logotype

Logotype

Category: Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 23rd 2012
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  For all the (well deserved, I should add) hype about digital there certainly are a lot of BEAUTIFUL books being released at the moment. One of the picks has to be the latest in a series from Laurence King Publishers, Logotype. The hugely successful (and essential inclusions on any serious designe...

Of Monsters and Men

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Music,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 23rd 2012
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Absolutely loving these guys at the moment — even more so after their scintillating live show in Camden last night. Of Monsters and Men are musical geniuses (genii?), something akin to Arcade Fire with piano accordian, trumpet and timpani action aplenty. I see they're doing a fair bit of touring around Europe in t...

The importance of upskilling as a designer

The importance of upskilling as a designer

Category: Blogs, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Magazines, Resources / Educational,

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

The guys over at Desktop Magazine have put together this handy article where they questioned six creatives:  "In terms of employability and keeping up-to-date with technologies, how important is it for designers to upskill?" ...