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Sitepoint launches brand new website

Sitepoint launches brand new website

Category: Blogs, Resources / Online Tutorials, Web / Design, Web / On-line Tutorials, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Aug 20th 2013
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The very talented people over at Sitepoint have launched a major update to their site this week. Revamping the whole design with a site that works beautifully across multiple devices. The design is clean and considered, with a strong use of colour to break up content across their many topic areas. The typography is crisp and ...

Design Manchester 13: 10x10

Design Manchester 13: 10x10

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Aug 13th 2013
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  Dave Sedgwick (designer & frequent guest lecturer at Shillington College MCR) and Tim Denton (Maker) have come together to create an exhibition of work which asks the question, 'What is the secret to a long and happy life?'. Dave and Tim have collaborated with Chorlton Good Neighbours, a collective of older people who meet a few times a week for coffe...

PlaceIt - Easy mockups for your digital work

PlaceIt - Easy mockups for your digital work

Category: Resources / Images, Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Tools+Apps, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Aug 6th 2013
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PlaceIt by Breezi makes it super simple to upload your design for iPhone or iPad and see it mocked up into the device. A useful tool for portfolio time I suspect. http://placeit.breezi.com/ ...

Create Awards Shortlist

Create Awards Shortlist

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 5th 2013
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The Create Awards have announced the shortlist for their Emerging Talent category, and we we were thrilled to see that five Shillington graduates were shortlisted. Only thirteen designers were shortlisted, out of many hundreds of entries, so we are proud as punch! Congratulations to Paul Dieckma...

Zetland House Signage

Zetland House Signage

Category: Colour, Design / Environmental,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 4th 2013
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Brightly coloured and thoughtful signage for Zetland House, by Bunch.  ...

Chris Labrooy's 3D Typography

Chris Labrooy's 3D Typography

Category: Advertising, Colour, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 28th 2013
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Seriously tasty type from Chris Labrooy.  ...

Kevin Murphy Lenticular Travel Bottles

Kevin Murphy Lenticular Travel Bottles

Category: Design / Packaging,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 28th 2013
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It's a challenge designing labels for small products. Especially something as small as a travel-sized bottle of shampoo, for instance. The designers at Kevin Murphy have got around this by using lenticular printing, so that the information is divided into four panels, each seen at a slightly different an...

Vivi Mac Plays With Food

Vivi Mac Plays With Food

Category: Art, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 24th 2013
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Vivi Mac's mother obviously never had the same rule as my mum - don't play with your food! Her portraits seem to be created from whatever foodstuff was closest at the time - chocolate milk, honey, salt, barbecue sauce ... The similarity betw...

Eiko Ojala

Eiko Ojala

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 21st 2013
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Think these were created using paper? Think again! Eiko Ojala draws everything by hand, including those amazing shadows in there. Such detail! They're blowing my mind.  ...

Dana Tanamachi x Puffin

Dana Tanamachi x Puffin

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 21st 2013
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"Chalk Queen" Dana Tanamachi is back, this time collaborating with Penguin on a series of covers for classic children's books.  Check out this time-lapse video to see her create the cover for the Wizard of Oz. ...