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LAUGH, on AGDA NSW blog

LAUGH, on AGDA NSW blog

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 4th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Sometimes it gets to Wednesday and you've hit a creative wall. All the usual places you go to for design inspiration just aren't cutting it. You know what you need? Animals doing some damn funny things. These are our favourite videos when our brain feels fried and we need a bit of a break. 1. ...

2100°/451° featuring Etsuko Ichikawa

Category: Art, Documentaries/Film, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
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In this mesmerising film, Japanese artist Etsuko Ichikawa brings both fear and joy to our eyes as she creates images using molten glass. Pretty amazing stuff. ...

New Edition newspaper redesign

New Edition newspaper redesign

Category: Colour, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

We're really liking the layout and colour palettes used by BachGarde Design when they put together a new look and feel for Nya Upplagan (New Edition), a free Swedish newspaper. Combining strong blocks of colour, typography, and black and white photography reminiscent of traditional newspaper printing, the Stockholm-based studio have...

Neon Text Installations

Neon Text Installations

Category: Art, Colour, Photography,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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This series of images by South Korean photographer Jung Lee feature neon typography of cliche phrases about both love and hate. Placed in stark, empty landscapes the images have an ethereal quality.  ...

Moleskine Planner Stop Motion Film

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

It's every designer's favourite product - the Moleskine notebook - as you've never seen it before. Dutch creative director and animator Roger Wieland has put together 'A Year in Colour', an amazing stop motion animation made entirely from Moleskine 2013 coloured planners. The film itself is impres...

Pixar Playing Cards

Pixar Playing Cards

Category: Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Documentaries/Film, Illustration, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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A self-proclaimed 'huge' Pixar fan, graphic designer and illustrator Chris Anderson has made a lot of Pixar-related work over the years including this set of deluxe playing cards which he produced as part of a university project. ...

Laser Cut Record

Category: Art, Music, Other Design Fields, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Not satisfyied with creating the world's first 3D printed record, Amanda Ghassaei has now created wooden, laser cut records. The results are not only striking in a visual sense, but the audible versions of the songs cut into the wood in this way are strangely haunting. Tracks that Amanda has chosen so far include Radiohead'...

Minimalist Playing Cards

Minimalist Playing Cards

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 15th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Love these minimalist playing cards from Joe Doucet. Wouldn't these be great to keep around the office for sneaky lunchtime games of Snap? Or else, just to display on your desk to look beautiful.  ...

Branding a King

Branding a King

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 8th 2013
No. of comments: 1

Imagine this. You are given just one week to brand the inauguration day of your country's new king - the first to take the throne in 123 years. Your brief is simple - create a design that is both festive and regal. The design cannot include a crown, nor show any text or images of the new monarch. Sound like a challenge? That was exactly what Amsterdam-based studio ...

The Loop Masterclass

The Loop Masterclass

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 6th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Ever wanted some constructive criticism on your portfolio from industry leaders? The Loop's Portfolio Masterclass is a chance to do just that. This is a unique opportunity for students and creatives to speak with some of the top designers in this exciting, ever-changing industry of ours, and to receive honest feedback on how you can improve your portfolio. Less than a month away now, on ...