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Handmade Day Sydney

Handmade Day Sydney

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Anthony
Posted: Apr 2nd 2013
No. of comments: 2

Handmade Day is one of my favorite briefs. The students in Sydney took the brief to create a book / CD / poster without using the computer. The results were a lot of fun. Check them out below. Also keep your eyes peeled for the making of video for the Edward Scissorhands poster!  ...
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Quilling by hand

Quilling by hand

Category: Art, Colour, Illustration,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Mar 27th 2013
No. of comments: 1

It's handmade day here in Sydney and one of our full time students Hayley is quilling for her handmade project. We've discovered the work of quilling expert Yulia Brodskaya. Her beautiful handcrafted technique mixed with amazing, vibrant colours results in mind-blowing papergraphics. Check out her website www.artyulia....

Sagmeister & Walsh Interview

Sagmeister & Walsh Interview

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Mar 21st 2013
No. of comments: 0

A lovely little video that explores the work processes behind clever creative minds Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh.  ...

Werklig

Werklig

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Mar 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Helsinki-based Werklig is doing some really lovely work. I love getting to see how a design studio makes their mark on whole buildings, not just bits of paper or the corner of the internet. Seeing how a brand can take over a space and make it something unique.  ...

Commodity Goods

Commodity Goods

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Mar 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

The students here at the Sydney college were kicking back with a few drinks after class a couple of Fridays ago, and talk turned to favourite smells. That smell right before a thunderstorm. The smell of a new car. The smell of new tennis balls, and old books. It feels like Commodity heard that conversation and...

FIJI Airways

FIJI Airways

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Laura Shaw
Posted: Mar 11th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Fiji Airways underwent a complete rebrand to more closely align the airline with its proud Fijian heritage. The previous logo had no relation to the origin of Fiji and was not appealing to the eye, thus the decision to rebrand to Fiji Airways. The part I love most about the new design of the logo was that it was designed by a local Masai art designer from Fiji. The detail and meaning within the lo...

Manual "San Francisco Design Week" Re-Brand

Manual "San Francisco Design Week" Re-Brand

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Amelia Dowd
Posted: Mar 11th 2013
No. of comments: 0

I think the re-brand of San Francisco Design Week is beautiful and adaptable, as well as being simple and clever. I love that the type in block allows the typeface to be translated into a different colour easily, while keeping the effectiveness of the logo. I love the idea of the letters peeking over each other - emulating the houses in the San Francisco hills. I think it's a personal touch that r...

Gemma O'Brien

Gemma O'Brien

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Katy Simpson
Posted: Mar 4th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Looking into typography & type packages, I immediately thought of Gemma O'Brien after seeing her speak & perform her process at various creative events in Australia. She is a real enthusiast for type, she calls herself a 'letterer' & treats the work she creates as Art. They are a visual masterpiece, all hand drawn & crafted with thought & process. She creates type packages for commercial use, but ...

Amber Asay

Amber Asay

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Kimberly Gorrie
Posted: Mar 11th 2013
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I adore the work of Amber Asay, a recent graduate of BYU university who is living and working in Orlando Florida and interning at Disney Design Group. The examples of her work are student projects, and I was really impressed with her simple but clever designs. She has a clear understanding of what 'branding' means and executes this really well through repetition, typography and colour. The...

Penney Design

Penney Design

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Elske Kooistra
Posted: Mar 1st 2013
No. of comments: 0

I love the work of Penney Design because of how they create a retro feel in their work. They have translated this really well to modern day pop culture. ...