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Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Interviews / Individual, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 30

Continuing a history of both Shillington lecturers and graduates being featured among their pages, Computer Arts have featured two recent graduates from our Manchester college in the new issue out this week (issue 216)! We're hugely proud to see Lois and Alex included alongside their fantastic work. In fact to celebrate we're giving away a one year subscription to ...

Industry & Interest

Industry & Interest

Category: Interviews / Individual, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Asher Compton, a Shillington grad from way back when, has started up a great new site called Industry & Interest, which features great in-depth interviews with some very talented creatives. Plus there's a whole section of the site dedicated to inspiration (whether that be ...

Advice for design students

Advice for design students

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Interviews / Studio, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: May 13th 2013
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Looking at Branding the other day, we got on to the subject of 'how much do you charge for a logo"? So, here's a useful bunch of advice by David Airey that should answer some of those questions. Oh, and ...
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Massimo Vignelli on Grids

Category: Books, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Interviews / Individual,

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Posted: Apr 30th 2013
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Fabulous interview with Massimo Vignelli discussing how he uses grids. ...

Cornetto re-design by Carter Wong Design

Cornetto re-design by Carter Wong Design

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 16th 2013
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With summer just around the corner for the folk in the northern hemisphere, London-based agency Carter Wong Design has released their new logo and pack design for Cornetto. What do you think? Check out YCN's ...

Sagmeister & Walsh Interview

Sagmeister & Walsh Interview

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Mar 21st 2013
No. of comments: 0

A lovely little video that explores the work processes behind clever creative minds Stefan Sagmeister and Jessica Walsh.  ...

The making of a classic

The making of a classic

Category: Art, Design / Packaging, Design / Publishing, Illustration, Interviews / Individual,

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Posted: Jan 29th 2013
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In March this year, Peter Savilles classic Blue Monday album cover will be 30 years old. Read here an interview with the man himself, about how the idea came about. ...

design/array

design/array

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Designers/Studios, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Web / Design, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jan 9th 2013
No. of comments: 1

siteinspire is one of my favourite go-to place for incredible webby goodness (and it recently got a new face-lift - check it out!) so I was stoked to discover that the man behind that has started up a new resource for all you interested f...

Design is a Job

Design is a Job

Category: Books, Resources / Reference, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 15th 2012
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I'm about halfway through this book and its brilliant. If you're thinking of going out on your own as a freelancer or starting your own design business this is a must read. In fact all Mike's advice would work for you dealing with your art director as well. Design is a Job from A Book Apart...
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AGDA Opening Doors

AGDA Opening Doors

Category: Design Associations, Events/Exhibitions, Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 23rd 2012
No. of comments: 0

AGDA Opening Doors Seminar is the perfect event to attend if you are a student trying to break in to the design industry. Are you worried about finding a job? Learn how to get your foot in the door and recieve excellent resources that will give you that edge over your competitors. ...