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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,

Posted by:
Posted: Jan 29th 2013
No. of comments: 0

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,

Posted by:
Posted: Jan 15th 2013
No. of comments: 0

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,

Posted by:
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...

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...

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! ...

Neu site for Neubau

Neu site for Neubau

Category: Design / Typography,

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

My good friend's over at Neubau, Berlin, Have launched their new site. Modern minimilism at it's finest. http://neubauberlin.com/ ...

Unlikely Avian Taxonomies Sydney, Aug 28 – Sept 29, 2012

Unlikely Avian Taxonomies
Sydney, Aug 28 – Sept 29, 2012

Category: Design / Infographics, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Anthony
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
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If you are in Sydney, you must check out Unlikely Avian Taxonimies exhibition from Zoë Sadokierski and Kate Sweetapple of Page Screen studio. They recategorise real birds into new taxonomies, from pattern to colour, and my favorite BIRDS with SMUTTY NAMES – the Agile Tit-Tyrant and the Erect...