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Laser Cut Record

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

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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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'...

Clever codes

Clever codes

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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Summer is finally upon us here in the UK which means some rain, some drizzle and the occassional sweltering hot day. So to encourage us to go abroad this summer for some guaranteed sunshine, Oglivgy & Mather have put together a clever print campaign for travel agency Expedia that uses witty combinations of airport IATA codes t...

Abstract Problem Solving

Abstract Problem Solving

Category: Resources / Reference,

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Posted: May 15th 2013
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This article recently pubished on the Behance site is an excellent insight into abstract problem solving - might give you all a steer towards looking at a problem in a different way, and finding better, more creative solutions. Read it here ...

Green Man Festival identity 2013

Green Man Festival identity 2013

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Typography, Illustration, Music, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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If you're heading to Green Man Festival this year then keep an eye out for a new visual identity by YCN Studio. Working with illustrator Sarah Mazzetti, they've developed an other-wordly sense the festiva...

2013 Isometric Risograph Calendar

2013 Isometric Risograph Calendar

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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High-speed, photocopier-like Risograph printing is becoming increasingly popular in the design world and this rather beautiful calendar by Paper Pusher clearly demonstrates why. Exploring overprinting, halftones, and fluorescent inks, each geometric design is easy on the eye and an interesting example of what Riso can do. ...

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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The Clip Bag

The Clip Bag

Category: Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 6th 2013
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Unfortunately, the Clip Bag isn't available for purchase - yet! But wouldn't you buy it in a heartbeat? ...

TR-Pseudonym

TR-Pseudonym

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 1st 2013
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We were pretty stoked to see Australian part-time teacher Tim Ruxton get a write-up on FPO today. TR-Pseudonum is a typeface created by Tim for the purpose of self promotion. "The bold and thick le...

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. ...

Surprise Wedding Invite by Saint Gertrude

Surprise Wedding Invite by Saint Gertrude

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 8th 2013
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Melbourne-based designer and letterpress wonder Amy Constable, aka Saint Gertrude, created a brilliant birthday invitation for her young daughter that hid a secret message ... her surprise wedding! The lovely papa crying when he found out is just the best. Via ...