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Max Huber (1919-92)

Max Huber (1919-92)

Category: Designers/Studios, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Nov 4th 2011
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Between 1942 and 1980, Max Huber (1919-92) earned an international reputation as one of the most innovative, distinctive and significant designers of his generation. Check out some of his work here &...

AGDA NSW 'Opening Doors' - 24 Oct

AGDA NSW 'Opening Doors' - 24 Oct

Category: Events/Exhibitions, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 13th 2011
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Opening Doors is a really informative seminar if you're about to graduate from your design course and are a little bit intimidated about the next step - finding a job! I remember going to this when I was a Shillington student...
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Creative Catalyst: Design For Change competition

Creative Catalyst: Design For Change competition

Category: Competitions, Design / Environmental,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Oct 10th 2011
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Designing for paying clients is what keeps the design industry ticking over but every so often the chance to use our design skills for a good cause comes along. Creative Catalyst is a competition inviting designers to create a piece of work to raise awareness for their chosen issue or cause and be in with the cha...
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Space Printer Fountain

Category: Art, Design / Environmental, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 9th 2011
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Osaka, Japan, now has the largest shopping mall in the country and it features this pretty amazing fountain that displays the time as well as artworks using illuminated water droplets. Created by Koei Industry, it works much like a dot matrix printer, recreating images from a PC that it's linked up to. Pretty stunning results! (Thanks for the find Maz). You may have seen the ...

Xerox/Digital printers near Sydney College.

Xerox/Digital printers near Sydney College.

Category: Printing/Production, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Oct 5th 2011
No. of comments: 1

We have a few places to print in proximity to the college that do short run prints at speed.   These are the places to go to if you have to get something done quickly and cheaply. Some offer more extensive services but traditionally they are the sort of place you would get a presentation run out.   I wouldn't recomme...

Type it write

Type it write

Category: Books, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Sep 27th 2011
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Can't remember when to use a hyphen or dash or a comma. This the book is a quick reference guide to punctuation to ensure your communication is effective clear and CORRECT! The devil is in the detail. Its really well designed. Its not very expensive and you can order it direct from typeitwrite.com.au ...

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

Category: Interviews / Individual, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 19th 2011
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Some wise words from The Loop's Pip Jamieson (featured on the Desktop website) on whether or not to take an internship. "For employers, it’s not only a wonderful chance to give back to the industry, and help shape the seniors of tomorrow; it’s a...

No more 4 letter words with 3 letter kerning technique.

No more 4 letter words with 3 letter kerning technique.

Category: Blogs, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Online Tutorials, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 19th 2011
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Great article on Kerning via www.creativepro.com. I stumbled across some images on designspiration that were referencing kerning and it brought me to this easy to ...

The dark art of pricing your work

The dark art of pricing your work

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Ash
Posted: Sep 8th 2011
No. of comments: 2

I stumbled upon this from a retweet on twitter and well worth the read, jumping into the world of freelance can be scary but Jessica Hische - a successful creative freelancer, breaks down the pricing struggle and how to charge appropriately for your time! it's a ...