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Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Interviews / Individual, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 30

Continuing a history of both Shillington lecturers and graduates being featured among their pages, Computer Arts have featured two recent graduates from our Manchester college in the new issue out this week (issue 216)! We're hugely proud to see Lois and Alex included alongside their fantastic work. In fact to celebrate we're giving away a one year subscription to ...

BANDiful

BANDiful

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
No. of comments: 0

Bandaids can be so troublesome to put on; they're fiddly and just so boring to look at. Design students Vivi Feng and Yu Ping Chuang have tried to simplify and beautify the humble bandaid with BANDiful. Easy to put on and brightly patterned, these little strips could be hung near your desk for to deal with thos...

Dumb Ways To Die — Metro Trains

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jun 24th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Equal parts cute and morbid, this beautifully done (and recent Cannes-winning) public service announcement for Metro Trains in Melbourne. The colour... the illustration style... the tune... the death..?! Hats off to the guys at McCann Melbourne! Big thanks to London...

Biocanina

Biocanina

Category: Advertising, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
No. of comments: 1

We got the giggles when we first stumbled across this advertising campaign for Biocanina. (Can you imagine being the hand model for something like this?) The tagline goes: "Love him like you love yourself." Cute concept.  ...

NYC TYPE

NYC TYPE

Category: Architecture, Design / Typography, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Ever wished that there was one great big archive of all the awesome typography in and around New York? Check out nyctype, which pulls images from Instagram of the city's best letters.  ...

1984

1984

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984. Aren't they fabulous?  ...

Re:collection

Re:collection

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Re:collection, the online inventory of Australian graphic design founded by Dominic Hofstede, has just been relaunched, featuring a new design and expanded content. It's a great resource showcasing some beautiful design, mostly from the period between 1960-1980. ...

Cristiana Couceiro

Cristiana Couceiro

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Tk Price
Posted: Jun 12th 2013
No. of comments: 1

I love the work of Cristiana Couceiro, because of how she uses fantastic colour palettes and utilises elements of Swiss design in a modern way. She works and lives in Lisbon, Portugal. She collects memories personal and collective, national and international which she uses as part of or inspiration for her collages and pieces....

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 10th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Attention all wine-lovers. The Hungry Workshop have designed business cards for Vincurable, and the ink base is - get this - made out of wine. Letterpress and vino sure make a winning combination.  ...

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Crystal Lin

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Crystal Lin

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 5th 2013
No. of comments: 0

This is part of a short little series, talking to some of the Shillington graduates involved in ...