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1984

1984

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2013
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Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984. Aren't they fabulous?  ...

Birth certificates redesigned

Birth certificates redesigned

Category: Design / Print, Designers/Studios, Magazines, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
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East London studio IWANT have redesigned the humble birth certificate as part of Icon magazine's regular Rethink feature. The result is a document full of personal information and imagery relevant to the individual i...

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 10th 2013
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Attention all wine-lovers. The Hungry Workshop have designed business cards for Vincurable, and the ink base is - get this - made out of wine. Letterpress and vino sure make a winning combination.  ...

Shillington Graduate Siobhan Frost - Slanted Mansion

Shillington Graduate Siobhan Frost - Slanted Mansion

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
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  Siobhan Frost studied full-time at our Brisbane college back in 2007. She went on to work as an Editorial Designer producing work for magazines like Snowboard, Surfing Life and Residential Developer. Alongside her successful career as a freelance designer and art director, Siobhan is now also founder and ...

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Claire Blanch

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Claire Blanch

Category: Design / Environmental, Events/Exhibitions, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 4th 2013
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This is part of a short little series, talking to some of the Shillington graduates involved in The Design Kids' Threesome exhibition. You can see the finished artworks out and about living life on the streets in Surry Hills over the next few days. C...

LAUGH, on AGDA NSW blog

LAUGH, on AGDA NSW blog

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 4th 2013
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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. ...

GO - on AGDA NSW blog

GO - on AGDA NSW blog

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 3rd 2013
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We all know and love Semi-Permanent, but it's not the only great design event out there. There are some excellent creative conferences happening that might have passed you by - until now! Check out our go-to events below. Field Trip Ever been to a creative conference, listened to a g...

Slice a Recipe

Slice a Recipe

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

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 30th 2013
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As a means for culinary students at Escuela de Cocina Carulla to 'sharpen' their skills while studying, Ogilvy & Mather designed this special introductory cook book which literally needs to be delicately sliced open to reveal its contents. ...

Ecological Business Cards

Ecological Business Cards

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
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Challenged with designing an ecological business card for an environmental consultant, Lisbon-based (and seemingly now defunct) studio Fischer Portugal decided not to print any cards at all. Instead they produced a stamp which could be applied to any leftover card, paper or other reusable material. It's a very clever approach, memorable and 100% fulfils the brief. ...

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
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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...