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Not For Rental

Not For Rental

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2013
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The Not For Rental exhibition is currently showing at 71a Gallery in London, showcasing around 300 awesome film-based pieces of work, all to be auctioned off for charity. Each piece is inspired by a film - but nowhere can it say what film it is they're referencing. The brainchild of best mates and designers ...

Gemma O'Brien

Gemma O'Brien

Category: Interviews / Individual,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 8th 2013
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We were thrilled to have the talented and wildly enthusiastic Gemma O'Brien come in to talk to our students at our Sydney college today. Her passion for type is infectious!  ...

Creative Women's Circle at Shillington Sydney

Creative Women's Circle at Shillington Sydney

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 4th 2013
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We are so excited to be hosting Creative Women's Circle at Shillington Sydney on Saturday 27th July. Lawyer Sharon Givoni will be talking about copyright for creatives, and considering how many image-sharing sites are out there (Pinterest and Tumblr, for example), there's bound to be plenty to learn. Get tickets ...

Picksum Ipsum

Picksum Ipsum

Category: Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 27th 2013
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Who would've thought that boring old dummy text could ever be cool? Picksum Ipsum lets you pick a quote from your favourite cinema legend (Freeman, Caine, Eastwood or Carrey) to use as dummy copy.  ...

Advice for design students

Advice for design students

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Interviews / Studio, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: May 13th 2013
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Looking at Branding the other day, we got on to the subject of 'how much do you charge for a logo"? So, here's a useful bunch of advice by David Airey that should answer some of those questions. Oh, and ...
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The History of Typography

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 1

An incredibly detailed stop-motion animation from designer Ben Barrett-Forrest covering the history of typography. 291 paper letters. 2,454 photographs. 140 hours of work. Phwoar!  ...

The making of a classic

The making of a classic

Category: Art, Design / Packaging, Design / Publishing, Illustration, Interviews / Individual,

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Posted: Jan 29th 2013
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In March this year, Peter Savilles classic Blue Monday album cover will be 30 years old. Read here an interview with the man himself, about how the idea came about. ...

who said corporate comms was dull?

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Art, Design / Infographics,

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Posted: Jan 15th 2013
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Here is an amazing animation made by Autodesk which shows their corporate structure and how it changes over a 1498 day period. Every day, every employee is accounted for, and the result is quite beautiful. The video embedded here is quite small, if you want to check it out in all it's HD glory, have a look ...

Inspiration for frustrated creatives!

Category: Art,

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Posted: Jan 11th 2013
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Phil Hansens TED talk about overcoming his own frustrations and limitations in order to carry on creating could teach us all something!   Watch the video here ...

A bit of inspiration for working over the weekend

A bit of inspiration for working over the weekend

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Nov 30th 2012
No. of comments: 2

A bit of random goodness for those of you in Australia working through your portfolios at present — and also for those of you in the Northern Hemisphere where the temperatures are plumetting, providing good reason to hunker down to some project work over the weekend. Enjoy! - - - Soundtrack (albums) The Darlingtons 'Decades Dance' Bat fo...