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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 ...

Industry & Interest

Industry & Interest

Category: Interviews / Individual, Web / Resources,

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

Asher Compton, a Shillington grad from way back when, has started up a great new site called Industry & Interest, which features great in-depth interviews with some very talented creatives. Plus there's a whole section of the site dedicated to inspiration (whether that be ...

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...

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...

Everyday object illusions

Everyday object illusions

Category: Art, Photography,

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

On first glance this series of images by Madrid-based photographer Chema Madoz may appear to just be everyday objects. However, these images in fact cleverly combine one or more familiar objects together in order to create a collection of optical illusions that are full of surprises. The idea of a disco ball planet definitely appeals!...

Alphabet Topography

Alphabet Topography

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

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

A self-initiated project by Yale-graduates Synoptic Office, these laser cut 3D letterforms are a physical representation of the alphabet based on how frequently each letter is used. So vowels and consonants like 'R' and 'T' are physically much taller than letters like 'W' and 'G' which are u...

2013 Isometric Risograph Calendar

2013 Isometric Risograph Calendar

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

High-speed, photocopier-like Risograph printing is becoming increasingly popular in the design world and this rather beautiful calendar by Paper Pusher clearly demonstrates why. Exploring overprinting, halftones, and fluorescent inks, each geometric design is easy on the eye and an interesting example of what Riso can do. ...

Advice for design students

Advice for design students

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Interviews / Studio, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Looking at Branding the other day, we got on to the subject of 'how much do you charge for a logo"? So, here's a useful bunch of advice by David Airey that should answer some of those questions. Oh, and ...
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Ah & Oh Studio

Ah & Oh Studio

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Elske Kooistra
Posted: May 7th 2013
No. of comments: 0

I showed these guys in our Melbourne class, but really wanted to show this to everyone else. This is a design for the male 'Scent Stories' perfume bottles by Ah&Oh Studio from Poland. Not only do I love the design of it, I really like the idea behind it as well. As they explain on their website: 'At the begining we were concentrating on the idea of the scent itself. We found inspiration in...

Superscript

Superscript

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Mazin Almaimani
Posted: Jun 7th 2012
No. of comments: 0

I love everything about these designs, the way the text has been set, the lines ... everything! Make sure you check out Superscript's website....