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Takeo Takei - Aesop's Fables

Takeo Takei - Aesop's Fables

Category: Books, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 15th 2012
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Beautifully simple lines drawings from Japanese artist Takeo Takei. These were created for a 1925 edition of Aesop's Fables. Can you imagine being a kid and getting to look at these beauties as your mum or dad read to you out loud? My mind would've run riot. ...
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What is the future of design?

What is the future of design?

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

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 12th 2012
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Last week I was fortunate enough to see Frank Chimero speak at the Portable event at Brisbane's Edge. It was an inspiring afternoon where questions were asked of designers about the way we work and why we do things?  Drawing on findings from his book, The Shape of Design, Frank asked us 'What does it mean to b...

The Copy Book

The Copy Book

Category: Advertising, Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 11th 2012
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A lovely find on thisiscollate — what looks like it'd be a really interesting read on the art of copy writing. This is an updated edition of a book originally published by D&AD in 1995, and this time around is a joint project with ...

Poemotion / Takahiro Kurashima

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Art, Books,

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Posted: Apr 25th 2012
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Beautiful book concept by Takahiro Kurashima ...

Good Books - Metamorphosis

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Books,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 17th 2012
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New Zealand creative agency, String Theory teamed up with US-based agency Buck, to create this wonderful animated homage to Hunter S.Thompson to help promote Good Books. ...

The Field Guide to Victorian Produce

The Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Category: Books, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
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I came across this book on The Design Files mailout today. Great work by Victorian designer Matthew Angel. Check out his website too —some really inspirational design work.  ...
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100 Days of Design Entrepreneurship

100 Days of Design Entrepreneurship

Category: Books, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Feb 22nd 2012
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  Kern and Burn bring us 'One Hundred Days of Design Entrepreneurship" - a website about ...

The Book Covers of M. S. Corley

The Book Covers of M. S. Corley

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Feb 15th 2012
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We just recieved a fresh batch of design books for our library here at the NYC studio. While perusing one of them, The Modernist from Gestalten, I came across M. S. Corley's redesign of Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events," in the style of of classic Penguin books. It...

How good are your colour skills?

How good are your colour skills?

Category: Colour, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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Method of Action are at it again! This time you can test your colour skills. If you haven't had a go at the others check out Kern Type and Shape Type. Bonus! - you can post your score on Facebook and twitter...
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Congratulations Shillington Graduate Chris Porter!

Congratulations Shillington Graduate
Chris Porter!

Category: Books,

Posted by: Brittany
Posted: Jan 11th 2012
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Congratulations to Shillington graduate Christopher Porter for winning the Romeo and Juliet Re-covered book contest by The Fox is Black  Chris did a fantastic job revamping the classic play.  His goal:  "I’ve tried to go with a direction that would appeal to youn...
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