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'Young Glory' design comp.

'Young Glory' design comp.

Category: Advertising, Competitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 5th 2011
No. of comments: 0

This looks like a really interesting international design competition. Definitely worth having a look at. Young Glory is the only worldwide competition to reward creative consistency. It is also your chance to get work in front of a big industry name every month. 8 months. 8 brief...
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Colour brings Telstra the Aussie Telcoms to life

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Colour, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

For the first time in a long while Telstra doesn't look like an bad late eighties / early ninties throw back identity. I heard via the grape vine that Interbrand Sydney worked on the identity re-invigoration. This could be partly their work. I think the logo still looks like it was designed by a grandad who thinks he look...

Designspiration is awesome for finding colour palettes that work.

Designspiration is awesome for finding colour palettes that work.

Category: Blogs, Colour, Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

If you are like me and colour doesn't come easy to you looking for inspiration from colour palettes that work in images, artwork or even other pieces of design can be good. Designspiration is a great place for inspiration but as an awesome feature that allows you to browse work by colour. This makes it easy to find combi...

Colorschemers online tool makes colour palettes easy.

Colorschemers online tool makes colour palettes easy.

Category: Colour, Design / Interactive, Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

Colorschemedesigner is fantastic online tool that can speed up your colour palette creation. It allows you select various types of colour palettes based on the number of colours you'd like to use. The colour wheel interface is easy to use and has quick control selections such as complementary, mono etc. It also has ...

Edward Gorey's illustrated envelopes

Edward Gorey's illustrated envelopes

Category: Illustration,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 21st 2011
No. of comments: 0

I'm betting Peter F. Neumeyer waited by his mailbox every day hoping for one of these beauties...lucky fellow! More here. ...
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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
No. of comments: 0

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
No. of comments: 0

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 ...

hipshops

hipshops

Category: Architecture, Blogs, Design / Environmental,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Sep 19th 2011
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Not that I needed any other excuses to go shopping here in London... hipshops is a great resource for those seeking quality goods sold in beautiful spaces by great staff. Nice to note another prequisite for inclusion to the site is 'a coherent graphic concept for the shop's identity and communication tools (printed mat...

Hennie Haworth

Hennie Haworth

Category: Design / Typography, Illustration,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 15th 2011
No. of comments: 1

Hennie Haworth's felt-tipped take on everyday objects never fails to make me smile. Awesome lettering, too. For more alphabets, surface patterns, book covers and even a vending machine or two, check out her fabulous website here. ...
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Bec Winnel

Bec Winnel

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

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

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 ...