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The context is everything

The context is everything

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Ash
Posted: Sep 9th 2011
No. of comments: 0

As Creative types, not all of us are blessed with the innate sense of correct grammar. This series by Mattias Sahlén expresses this in the most simplistic way. I would love one of these on my wall. ...

Radioactive Control by Luzinterruptus

Radioactive Control by Luzinterruptus

Category: Art,

Posted by: Alexis
Posted: Sep 8th 2011
No. of comments: 0

http://www.dezeen.com/2011/08/30/radioactive-control-by-luzinterruptus/ An army of 100 scarecrows dressed in glowing decontamination suits kept a sinister vigil over the ...

An ongoing crush...

An ongoing crush...

Category: Design / Print, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film,

Posted by: Leyla
Posted: Sep 9th 2011
No. of comments: 0

It's no secret that I have a slight crush on Michael C. Place. His studio Build have done another beautiful job on the official double sided Urbanized poster. Can't wait to see the doco! Check it out. ...

Rice field art

Rice field art

Category: Art, Colour, Design / Environmental, Illustration, Resources / Images,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Sep 9th 2011
No. of comments: 3

Every year, the farmers and residents of a small town in Japan called Inkadate work together to create huge works of art in their paddy fields. In May an army of volunteers plant a variety of different coloured rice in a precise patterns created on a computer. The rice field art is only visible until September when the rice is harvested. To see a time lapse video of the emerging a...

The dark art of pricing your work

The dark art of pricing your work

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Ash
Posted: Sep 8th 2011
No. of comments: 2

I stumbled upon this from a retweet on twitter and well worth the read, jumping into the world of freelance can be scary but Jessica Hische - a successful creative freelancer, breaks down the pricing struggle and how to charge appropriately for your time! it's a ...

Gridulator and Guide Make grids for web easy

Gridulator and Guide Make grids for web easy

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

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 7th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Its always been pretty excruciating in the past trying to create grids and guides for photoshop,  have often just done screen shots of grids in Indesign as work around and then drawn in the gudes. Now we can rest easy. Gridulator does exactly what it says on the packet. This online tool is a great little help for creating g...

Typographic Trees

Typographic Trees

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 6th 2011
No. of comments: 0

I can't believe I was in Crawley (UK) not so long ago and had no idea that this amazing project was in the library. For Crawley's new library designed by architects Penoyre and Prasard, artist Gordon Young created a ‘forest’ of oak columns which are sited throughout the library and installed fro...

Graphic Nothing / Some Prints

Graphic Nothing / Some Prints

Category: Art, Colour, Design / Print,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 5th 2011
No. of comments: 0

"Can you tell what it is yet?" How cool are these simplified versions of the 'Mona Lisa', 'The Scream', Jackson Pollock's 'Number 8' and, a bit more randomly, the Scooby Doo crew! Some really gorgeous patterns and colours happening on Gary Andrew Clarke's Graphic Nothing and ...

Going Solo - Great advice from Studio Botes

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 5th 2011
No. of comments: 1

Great business advice from international designers, stop-motion style. Thanks designtaxi! ...

Amy Dunis featured in Moustache Magazine

Amy Dunis featured in Moustache Magazine

Category: Art, Illustration, Magazines,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 5th 2011
No. of comments: 0

It's always fantastic to see the work of our students and graduates in the big wide world. Although we don't teach illustration at Shillington we have a number of very talented illustrators who pass through our doors wanting to add to their skill-set and Amy Elizabeth Dunis is one of these. Check out her super cute ...