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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...

The Tapas Wine Collection

The Tapas Wine Collection

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Loren McKone
Posted: May 13th 2014
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This brand was created to export good Spanish wine at an affordable price. The graphical solution created by Eduardo del Fraile was inspired by the traditional elements of the bars in Spain. The menus in classic Spanish bars are written on the walls [often in chalk], orders are simply shouted to the cook and after eating teeth are cleaned with a wooden stick. I like the simplicity of the design ...
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FIFA World Cup - Petr Tichy's Side Project

FIFA World Cup - Petr Tichy's Side Project

Category: Design / Interactive, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 11th 2014
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So I believe there's some sort of little soccer/football thing about to start in Brazil. Clearly this whole thing will be passing me by, but not Petr our Melbourne Web Course teacher whose a bit of a footb...

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. ...

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #2

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #2

Category: Design / Print, Printing/Production,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Jun 9th 2014
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Following on from my last blog post – as promised – here are the wonderful results from the first Screen Printing workshop. It was great to see the variety of subject matter for each piece from Illustration / type / nice graphic line work / photography & pattern work. In order of appearance:   Samantha (FT) Chad (...

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #1

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #1

Category: Design / Print, Printing/Production,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Jun 9th 2014
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Last Saturday morning – where some of us were nursing a slight hangover after some post-college mid-course drinks – students from Full Time, Part Time and past classes attended a screen printing workshop ran by the wonderful Mandy from the equally fantastic Hot Bed Press Studio near Islington Mill in Salford. Our students are used to tight deadlin...
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atipo for Spanish printer Minke

atipo for Spanish printer Minke

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 4th 2014
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I'm a huge fan of all the work Spanish studio atipo does, but this project in particular - for printing company Minke - is just so clever I wish I'd thought it up myself. What a way to promote paper!  ...
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Sneakerboy Store Melbourne

Sneakerboy Store Melbourne

Category: Architecture, Design / Environmental, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 3rd 2014
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How stunning is the fitout for this new Sneakerboy store designed by March Studio in Melbourne! What makes it even more interesting is the intergration of web and app technology into the fitout. Customers can scan sneakers in the store and purchase them using the ...

Andrew Colin Beck

Andrew Colin Beck

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Katie Miller
Posted: May 6th 2014
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I love the work of Andrew Colin Beck because of the boldness and originality displayed in his work. He approaches his designs from different angles which result in a display of very clever and unique works. Beck is based in Amsterdam and is a visual designer for Edenspiekermann. ...

Dailey Crafton

Dailey Crafton

Category: Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: May 16th 2014
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As well as being one of our full-time design teachers in NY, Dailey is a designer and illustrator. His work has a heavy emphasis on type and image making. Outside of his role at Shillington, Dailey has conceptualized and designed many brand identities, corporate documents, promotional items and more. He seekes to, 'create works that replenish society and cultivate value in our c...