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Barcelona Design

Barcelona Design

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions, Interviews / Studio,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Feb 24th 2014
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In conjunction with the upcoming BCN:MCR event we got in contact with four very talented (and very friendly) Barcelona studios who will be exhibiting at the event. Toormix, Twopoints, ...

The Great Discontent Going Print

Category: Design / Editorial, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Magazines,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Feb 11th 2014
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One of my favourite online magazines, The Great Discontent, has launch a kickstarter to create a print version. They're also working with the amazing Frank Chimero so its going to be brilliant! Check out the ...
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Two Minutes with TGD

Two Minutes with TGD

Category: Web / Design,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jan 6th 2014
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Some lovely themes explored on this slick-lookin' site. It's a shoot-off from The Great Discontent, and in a series of brief interviews asks those questions we can all relate to - like what you'd say to your 18 year old self.  ...

Small Empires - Squarespace

Small Empires - Squarespace

Category: Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Studio, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 19th 2013
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Small Empires is a really interesting interview series by Alexis Ohanian on The Verge. This episode features the clever people behind Squarespace. ...
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The Internship

The Internship

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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Internships are a touchy subject. For some people, unpaid internships are a deal breaker. For others, it's how you get your foot in the door. That said, there are some objective things to consider. Internships are a two way street. Think of them as a trade-off – you help, you learn. Not you stay back until 9pm helping to paint the studio office. You shouldn't be ther...

The Leave Behind

The Leave Behind

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Resources / Portfolios,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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Nothing says thank you (and don't-you-forget-how-great-I-am) than a leave behind after your interview with a prospective employer. Your leave behind can be anything you want it to be, and there are lots of ideas you can produce to fit any budget. These are some key pointers to keep in mind when brainstorming concepts. Brand it inline so it's consistent ...

The Job Interview

The Job Interview

Category: Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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Congratulations on getting the interview! This is the meet and greet – they've seen a glimpse of your work and they like it enough to ask you to come in. They now want to find out more about you, what you're passionate about, what you do in your free time and to see that you're normal. After all, you'll be spending quite a bit of time with them and your co-workers so yo...

The Job Application

The Job Application

Category: Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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You are a creative, so get creative with how you go about applying for jobs! Personalise your application specific to the studio you are applying to and show them you're keen to work for them and have great attention to the details. By doing something to give them a reaction – to stop, laugh, think or to make them find out more about you – you'll sta...

Jobs Online

Jobs Online

Category: Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
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Looking for work can be a full time job in itself! Stay serious about it and continue to immerse your energy in all the job sites. Of course looking online isn't the only way to go about job hunting, but it's a great start! Social media is the perfect recruiter so get active on Twitter. Following studios you'd like to work for will keep you updated of any jo...

Gemma O'Brien

Gemma O'Brien

Category: Interviews / Individual,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 8th 2013
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We were thrilled to have the talented and wildly enthusiastic Gemma O'Brien come in to talk to our students at our Sydney college today. Her passion for type is infectious!  ...