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Gol!

Gol!

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions, Illustration,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jul 1st 2014
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Here's one for those of you who love design and football! In a collaboration with Hey for the World Cup 2014, Dave Sedgewick has produced a beautiful book of illustrations to celebrate this years football frenzy in Brazil. The book features a variety of players from t...

Overtime Survival Kit - Phoenix

Overtime Survival Kit - Phoenix

Category: Advertising,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jul 1st 2014
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Phoenix Creative Studios has created these fun little 'kits' to help you deal with a few of the 'disasters' that happen from time to time in a studio. Things like dealing with overtime, ...

Google Cardboard - Handmade VR

Google Cardboard - Handmade VR

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 25th 2014
No. of comments: 1

The Google I/O kicked off on Wednesday with lots of announcements about new Google products and updates to existing services. But one of the more interesting things to come out of the conference was Cardboard. Basically all the attendees at the conference where given this cardboard package which lets you create a simple, handmade...

Queen Elizabeth eye's off the Iron Throne

Queen Elizabeth eye's off the Iron Throne

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 24th 2014
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Last little Game of Thones post features Queen Elizabeth's recent visit to the set in Belfast & some longing looks at the Iron Throne... maybe with a nice comfy cushion thrown in. ...

Here London

Here London

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jun 20th 2014
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Last week we went to Here London, a one-day symposium by It's Nice That. There were talks from some amazingly inspiring designers like Marion Deuchars, Christoph Niemann and ...
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BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

Category: Advertising, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 17th 2014
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Hands up if you've never used a BIC pen in your life? No one... didn't think so. BIC are currently running a small experiment to 'create' a universal typeface based on as much handwritten letters as they can collect. Using one of those fancy alogorithms an average is calculated from all the handwrit...

Creative Exhaust, the Power of Being Open By Default: Brad Frost

Category: Design / Interactive, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 10th 2014
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A really thoughtful TED talk from web designer Brad Frost about working in the open, the value of sharing & the benefits to the creative process. ...

Design Week Awards 2014

Design Week Awards 2014

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: May 30th 2014
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Some of our UK Shillington staff recently attended the London Design Week Awards (2014). There was some amazing work on show, such as the new 'Royal College of Art Wayfinding and Signage' from Cartlidge Levine and 'San Fran Poster for Mucho and AIGA San Francisco' by ...

3% Conference New York

3% Conference New York

Category: Advertising, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: May 8th 2014
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This week Holly, our US Director went to a really inspirational talk by the amazing Kat Gordon at New York's Creative Week. Kat Gordon is a Creative Director/Copywriter with 20 years experience in the industry, now running her own agency that specializes in mark...

Pick Me Up

Pick Me Up

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: May 6th 2014
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This weekend we attended London's popular Graphic Design festival, 'Pick Me Up'. The branding was designed by recent London guest lecturer, Emmi Salonen, and the oversized props looked amazing in situ at Somerset House.  The event itself was an awesome arr...