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Frank Chimero in Australia, June 2012

Frank Chimero in Australia, June 2012

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 15th 2012
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This June, Portable is proud to present Frank Chimero, one of America’s most influential thinkers in the design industry. Based in New York, Frank Chimero is one of America’s preeminent thought leaders on design theory, practice and culture. He has worked as a...

The Copy Book

The Copy Book

Category: Advertising, Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 11th 2012
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A lovely find on thisiscollate — what looks like it'd be a really interesting read on the art of copy writing. This is an updated edition of a book originally published by D&AD in 1995, and this time around is a joint project with ...

Day Job Magazine

Day Job Magazine

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: May 8th 2012
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  Day Job is a biannual print publication that explores modern work culture through the personal pursuits and values of people around the world. It is a magazine about good work for its own sake, about earning a living, and about the search for some utility and meaning in t...

Recent Concept Development day

Recent Concept Development day

Category: Other Design Fields,

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Posted: May 8th 2012
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Well done all the London students during the recent concept development day. Some really great ideas came out of that day, and we're all looking forward to seeing the results. Great to get away from the screens for a day too... ...

Ink & Paper: A Major Exhibition of Gig Posters

Ink & Paper: A Major Exhibition of Gig Posters

Category: Art, Design / Print, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 7th 2012
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Aah, my favourite kind of posters. For all you music lovers out there get yourselves down and dirty with the cool kids in East London next weekend for Ink & Papwer: A Major Exhibition of Gig Posters at the Ragfactory, just off Brick Lane. The show is only on for a very short period of time — Fri...

Lotte - 0 to 12 years in under 3 minutes

Category: Documentaries/Film,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 30th 2012
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This is taking timelapse to another level! Frans Hofmeester filmed his daughter every week from birth until she turned 12. There's more to come but you may have to wait another 12 years for the next instalment. Pretty mind-blowing! ...
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me&dave for Fedrigoni

me&dave for Fedrigoni

Category: Design / Print,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Apr 27th 2012
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Quite the exquisite design piece from the guys at me & dave to promote Fedrigoni's Marcate paper range — launched last week in London amidst curry & Cobras for an appreciative crowd. Shillington graduates Lynsay Clark and Rachel S...

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Category: Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Apr 19th 2012
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We're super-proud of Laura Greaves, a graduate from our January 2012 course in NYC. Gabriele Wilson, book cover designer extraordinaire, has incorporated four of Laura's patterns into the most recent additions to The Poetry Society...

Good Books - Metamorphosis

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Books,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 17th 2012
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New Zealand creative agency, String Theory teamed up with US-based agency Buck, to create this wonderful animated homage to Hunter S.Thompson to help promote Good Books. ...

Ben Johnston - Wood Typography Engraving

Ben Johnston - Wood Typography Engraving

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 16th 2012
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These wood laser engravings are pretty spectacular! These were created by Ben Johnston, a self-taught designer based in Cape Town, South Africa. You should check out his other work too. Very nice indeed! (Originally seen vi...