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Gabriele Wilson Guest Lectures for Shillington NYC

Gabriele Wilson Guest Lectures for Shillington NYC

Category: Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Mar 1st 2012
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Book Cover designer extraordinaire and all around amazing person Gabriele Wilson guest lectured in the NYC studio yesterday. She shared with us several of her beautiful covers and the processes which she went through to achieve the results, as well as her personal experiences as a designer in the publishing industry. More of her work can be seen ...

Avant Card need YOU!

Avant Card need YOU!

Category: Art, Design / Print,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Feb 29th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Got a thing for rabbits, carrots or Easter eggs? Well Avant Card is on the hunt for an artwork based around the theme of Easter. And if your work is chosen it will end up on a postcard distributed all around Australia. So if you have an illustration, painting, design, photo, animation or even a short film that fits, send a l...

100 Days of Design Entrepreneurship

100 Days of Design Entrepreneurship

Category: Books, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Feb 22nd 2012
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  Kern and Burn bring us 'One Hundred Days of Design Entrepreneurship" - a website about ...

The Book Covers of M. S. Corley

The Book Covers of M. S. Corley

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

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Feb 15th 2012
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We just recieved a fresh batch of design books for our library here at the NYC studio. While perusing one of them, The Modernist from Gestalten, I came across M. S. Corley's redesign of Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events," in the style of of classic Penguin books. It...

Illustrated Leaves - Plant For The Planet

Illustrated Leaves - Plant For The Planet

Category: Advertising, Art,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jan 30th 2012
No. of comments: 1

Thanks to the wonderful world of Twitter and a tweet by Shelby White I stumbled across these amazing cut-out leaves used to advertise Plant For The Planet. The agency are ...

Art of the Menu

Art of the Menu

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Art of the Menu is a blog dedicated to showcasing beautifly designed menu's - a rarity but when they're good they are good!  Warning: don't look at it if you're hungry!   "As designers we make fun — and it’s usually the first thing we not...
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Congratulations Shillington Graduate Chris Porter!

Congratulations Shillington Graduate
Chris Porter!

Category: Books,

Posted by: Brittany
Posted: Jan 11th 2012
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Congratulations to Shillington graduate Christopher Porter for winning the Romeo and Juliet Re-covered book contest by The Fox is Black  Chris did a fantastic job revamping the classic play.  His goal:  "I’ve tried to go with a direction that would appeal to youn...
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Black Swan Posters by La Boca

Black Swan Posters by La Boca

Category: Art, Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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I know that 'Black Swan' isn't exactly a new film (and neither are these posters) but I just stumbled across these 4 beautiful 'teasers' by UK-based studio La Boca. They're a great example of design principles at work (hierarchy, contrast and repetition) but also of pushing that original idea. ...

Computer Arts Collection — Issue 1: Graphic Design

Computer Arts Collection — Issue 1: Graphic Design

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Illustration, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 16th 2012
No. of comments: 1

The new Computer Arts Collection mag is out — and a thing of sheer beauty it is, too. Six focused issues each year is the plan, with the first one, pertinently, being all about graphic design. The next five look pretty mouth-watering — typography, illustration, branding, photo...