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RE

RE

Category: Advertising, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Chengzuo Zhen
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Whether or not this branding design for Optus (the second largest telecommunication company in Australia) suits its target market is up for debate, as a huge portion of its business comes from corporate, enterprise and government clients. But apparently this is for a younger demographic, and certainly a fresh breath of air compared with its traditional high tech image. From the hand-drawn typeface...

Typism

Typism

Category: Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions,

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

Any Aussies out there addicted to type? This year there's an event just for you. Typism is launching on September 4th on the Gold Coast, a one-day event with Gemma O'Brien, Wayne Thompson, ...

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.  ...

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Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984.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?  ...

The Secret Handshake

The Secret Handshake

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

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

The Secret Handshake. Some great tips to be found on what you should and shouldn't be doing in the nerve-wracking job application process, passed on down from some of the industry's top creatives. Stefan Sagmeister recommends making your portfolio as varied ...

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....

IBM's smarter advertising

Category: Advertising, Design / Environmental, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Working with Ogilvy Paris, IBM have created a series of very smart advertisements that not only get the intended message across but also provide a real, tangible function for members of the public. Designed as part of their 'People For Smarter Cities' campaign, each...

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Claire Blanch

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Claire Blanch

Category: Design / Environmental, Events/Exhibitions, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 4th 2013
No. of comments: 0

This is part of a short little series, talking to some of the Shillington graduates involved in The Design Kids' Threesome exhibition. You can see the finished artworks out and about living life on the streets in Surry Hills over the next few days. C...

LAUGH, on AGDA NSW blog

LAUGH, on AGDA NSW blog

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 4th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Sometimes it gets to Wednesday and you've hit a creative wall. All the usual places you go to for design inspiration just aren't cutting it. You know what you need? Animals doing some damn funny things. These are our favourite videos when our brain feels fried and we need a bit of a break. 1. ...