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It's mine!

It's mine!

Category: Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 16th 2012
No. of comments: 1

Ordered some time ago, my face LIT UP when I saw this arrive today! Seriously, one of the greatest designers ever to have graced this planet. This, for sure, is my new favourite design book. Available at Unit Editions. ...
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Vintage Logos

Vintage Logos

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 16th 2012
No. of comments: 0

As has been well blogged about in recent times, there are an awful lot of hipster-esque identites surfacing around the traps. I suspect partially because there's an undeniable beauty to the pared-down elegance of that look, but I also suspect there's a certain 'ease' factor (some might call it 'lazy'!) in generating them. I was fortunate enough to be taught...

Hampus Jageland

Hampus Jageland

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 16th 2012
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Loving the elegant aesthetic of Paris-based, Swedish-born designer Hampus Jageland's work. I fell in love with his work for Edge Board a while back and have only now gone to dig further on his work. Really nice stuff. ...

The Art of Logo Design

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 16th 2012
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A really lovely snapshot of what logo design is all about, from some of the area's best practitioners. Well worth a watch for new and experienced designers alike. (As initially posted on Logo Design Love) ...

Type Trumps

Type Trumps

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Do you know your Helvetica from your Arial? Based on the classic game of one-upmanship, this deck of cards by Rick Banks of Face37 is aimed at all you font nerds, design hipsters and typeface freaks because it celebrates the joy of typ...

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Category: Art, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
No. of comments: 0

These portraits of musicians (made out of recycled cassette tape with original cassette) are pretty awesome. Erika was inspired to create the 'Ghosts in the Machine' project after a description by philosopher Gilbert Ryle about how your spirit lives in your body. Erika imagines we are al...

From Above: Maison Grey

From Above: Maison Grey

Category: Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 13th 2012
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Loving these aerial shots from Maison Grey of beaches around the world. I'm getting all kinds of colour inspiration from those bright little patterned umbrellas! Can you guess which shot is from Coogee, right here in Oz? ...

Karlee Anne Interiors

Karlee Anne Interiors

Category: Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 9th 2012
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Karlee Anne is a design business launched by Karlee van der Meulen, one of our previous lecturers at Shillington Sydney. As a practicing designer, Karlee has specialised in surface patterns for interiors. Her commercial experience and personal interest in this field sparked a vision to create a homewares brand featuring soft furnishings. W...

Yayoi Kusama: New York, 12 July - 30 September

Yayoi Kusama: New York, 12 July - 30 September

Category: Art, Colour, Events/Exhibitions, Fashion,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 8th 2012
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If you're wondering what's with the wonderfully crazy window displays in Louis Vuitton at the moment (if you've seen the polkadot tentacles you'll know what I mean) it turns out they're the work of Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama. I was lucky enough to attend her exhibition at the MCA in Sydney back in 2009 and it was probably one of the most fun and interactive ...

Milli & Fink

Milli & Fink

Category: Illustration,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Aug 8th 2012
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Milli & Fink is run by an Angela Purdy, one of our lovely ex-students from Brisbane. Since graduating Ange has worked at a few studios and has been very busy freelancing for herself.  Recently, Ange created a range...