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Good Fucking Design Advice

Good Fucking Design Advice

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Caroline Noirjean
Posted: Sep 28th 2011
No. of comments: 2

G.F.D.A. is a humorous yet worthy collaborative project between designers/educators Brian Buirge and Jason Bacher. Click on "This isn't enough. I need more fucking advice" on the home page to get more advice, read about the traumatic experience of their recently hired intern and watch their 'Getting Shit Done: The Passion Behind G.F.D.A.' video. I love this project because behind the simple fact...
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Type it write

Type it write

Category: Books, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Sep 27th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Can't remember when to use a hyphen or dash or a comma. This the book is a quick reference guide to punctuation to ensure your communication is effective clear and CORRECT! The devil is in the detail. Its really well designed. Its not very expensive and you can order it direct from typeitwrite.com.au ...

Fully Booked

Fully Booked

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

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 21st 2011
No. of comments: 0

When it comes to book design, Penguin are among the best in the business. Click here to hear designer David Pearson and Penguin art director Jim Stoddart talk about Fully Booked, a lovely t...

Rest of the Story

Rest of the Story

Category: Books, Design / Print, Illustration, Music,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
No. of comments: 0

The guys at the Canadian studio Rethink have come up with the most incredible album artwork. Chris Tarry is not just a jazz musician, but also an accomplished author. Rethink turned his new album, Rest of the Story, into a little book of Chris' short stories. How amazing is the detail, that silver ribbon marker, the die-cut ...

Graphic, Sydney: 20 & 21 Aug 2011

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 18th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Remember, Graphic Sydney is on at the Opera House this weekend. Some great events on so get yourself down there. ...

Penguin Re-designed Covers

Penguin Re-designed Covers

Category: Books, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Aug 18th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Love these new tattoo-inspired cover re-designs of some classic Penguin books. Design Week also have an interesting interview with Penguin's General Designer Richard Bravery. Kind of makes me want to get a tattoo! ...

Beautiful Pages

Beautiful Pages

Category: Books, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Magazines, Products, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 7th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Beautiful pages is a great resource for...beautiful pages, whether they be books, magazines or websites. A lovely site in itself, definitely one to check out. ...

Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea Powell
Posted: Jul 23rd 2011
No. of comments: 0

Adam is a senior designer at HarperCollins. He lives in Brooklyn, NYC, and recently won a place in AIGA's 50/50 exhibit. They say you can't judge a book by its cover, but I would always pick up a novel designed by Adam and immediately begin reading, without even glancing at the backcover blurb! ...

'Life' posters now on sale

'Life' posters now on sale

Category: Design / Print, Events/Exhibitions, Illustration, Products,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jul 6th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Heaps Good and Print Club London recently exhibited the works of 19 leading emerging and established Australian artists. Entitled 'Life' this was to raise funds and awarenes...

Alex Trochut Book entitled 'More is more'

Category: Books, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Jun 27th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Alex Trochut is a Barcelona designer, 30 yrs old and already a global design icon. His book 'More is more' explores his work practices/process. As the title suggests his work is enriched and engaging through its complexity and detail. He a is a designer, illustrator and typographer that breaks the mould of conventional graphic designer. He is perhaps most renowned for his ...