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Bec Winnel

Bec Winnel

Category: Art, Design / Editorial, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 15th 2011
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If I could get anyone to draw my portrait I think it would have to be the very talented Melbournian artist, Bec Winnel. Bec's portraits are just so wonderfully soft and feminine. It would be hard for even the the staunchest of tomboys not to want to don a pretty floral dress and cherry lipgloss after looking at her work. She's been ...

Jessica Hische

Jessica Hische

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Christine Moore
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
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Jessica Hische is a letterer, illustrator and designer. She is well known for projects such as the Daily Drop Cap and Should I Work For Free. The Daily Drop Cap website is based around her own and guest interpretations of the letters of the alphabet. As well as this Jessica keeps a blog and you are able to buy her designs online. As it says on her website: 'Jessica and her work have... been featu...

Little White Lies via issuu.com

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Documentaries/Film, Magazines, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 15th 2011
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If you haven't checked out issuu.com. You should. A lot of publications post their mags online (some use it for documents and folios) through issuu. You can often look at the whole magazine for nothing. If you create an account (at no cost) with issuu you can bookmark them in your online library for future reading. ...

QR Codes

QR Codes

Category: Advertising, Design / Interactive, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Sep 15th 2011
No. of comments: 0

I keep seeing these little barcodes on more and more adverts. They're called QR Codes and were designed by Toyota back in 1994. I downloaded a QR Reader from the App Store and it works a treat. You just launch the App and hold it over the code. It scans it and then launches the website. It...

Mykonos - Fleet Foxes

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
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I actually posted this up on our old blog a year or two back but I like it so much I had to share it. The film clip is an awesome paper animation created by Sean Pecknold. Pretty mesmerising! You can also see the making of it here. You can see more of his fantastic work on the Grandc...

Rest of the Story

Rest of the Story

Category: Books, Design / Print, Illustration, Music,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
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The guys at the Canadian studio Rethink have come up with the most incredible album artwork. Chris Tarry is not just a jazz musician, but also an accomplished author. Rethink turned his new album, Rest of the Story, into a little book of Chris' short stories. How amazing is the detail, that silver ribbon marker, the die-cut ...

Magenta Skycode

Magenta Skycode

Category: Documentaries/Film, Music,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
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How did this track get under the radar last year? (Well, my not-always-working radar, anyway!) Beautiful track and accompanying video from Finnish indie band Magenta Skycode. Definitely song of the day. Now, to buy the album... (love the ...

New Start - agIdeas

New Start - agIdeas

Category: Competitions, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Win international design experience at one of these leading design studios: Ahn Sang-Soo, Korea Browns, UK Guerrilla Games, The Netherlands ...

Inker Linker

Inker Linker

Category: Printing/Production, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 13th 2011
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Delighted that Bespoke Press, owned and run by Shillington Lecturer Alischa Herrmann, is now listed on Inker Linker. Founded by Jessica Hische, it's a great resource for finding the right printer ...

Dear Photograph

Dear Photograph

Category: Photography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Sep 13th 2011
No. of comments: 1

'...take a picture of a picture from the past in the present.' A truly beautiful idea. ...