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plateform magazine

plateform magazine

Category: Design / Interactive, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: aleksandra rogowska
Posted: Oct 11th 2011
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Plateform magazine is an online magazine devoted to seeking out and bringing to the spotlight exceptional pieces of visual art from every area of the creative spectrum. The site is easy to navigate with a clean, black and white layout. With amazing selections of photography, illustration, painting and more, each issue looks more like an album....
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The Luxury of Protest infographic

The Luxury of Protest infographic

Category: Design / Print,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Oct 24th 2011
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This is the latest and absolutely beautiful work from information graphics god Peter Crnokra (aka The Luxury of Protest). Check out more of his amazing work via September Indusry. ...

Creative Catalyst: Design For Change competition

Creative Catalyst: Design For Change competition

Category: Competitions, Design / Environmental,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Oct 10th 2011
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Designing for paying clients is what keeps the design industry ticking over but every so often the chance to use our design skills for a good cause comes along. Creative Catalyst is a competition inviting designers to create a piece of work to raise awareness for their chosen issue or cause and be in with the cha...
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Entyce Design Competition: On the lookout for student talent

Entyce Design Competition: 
On the lookout for student talent

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Oct 6th 2011
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A great opportunity for our UK students: "Now in its third year, the Entyce Design Competition raises the profile of the tremendous design talent nurtured in the North West. The competition highlights the opportunities available to employers and students in the region.   ...
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Designspiration is awesome for finding colour palettes that work.

Designspiration is awesome for finding colour palettes that work.

Category: Blogs, Colour, Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
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If you are like me and colour doesn't come easy to you looking for inspiration from colour palettes that work in images, artwork or even other pieces of design can be good. Designspiration is a great place for inspiration but as an awesome feature that allows you to browse work by colour. This makes it easy to find combi...

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

Category: Interviews / Individual, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 19th 2011
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Some wise words from The Loop's Pip Jamieson (featured on the Desktop website) on whether or not to take an internship. "For employers, it’s not only a wonderful chance to give back to the industry, and help shape the seniors of tomorrow; it’s a...

Gridulator and Guide Make grids for web easy

Gridulator and Guide Make grids for web easy

Category: Design / Interactive, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 7th 2011
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Its always been pretty excruciating in the past trying to create grids and guides for photoshop,  have often just done screen shots of grids in Indesign as work around and then drawn in the gudes. Now we can rest easy. Gridulator does exactly what it says on the packet. This online tool is a great little help for creating g...

Typographic Trees

Typographic Trees

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 6th 2011
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I can't believe I was in Crawley (UK) not so long ago and had no idea that this amazing project was in the library. For Crawley's new library designed by architects Penoyre and Prasard, artist Gordon Young created a ‘forest’ of oak columns which are sited throughout the library and installed fro...

Graphic Nothing / Some Prints

Graphic Nothing / Some Prints

Category: Art, Colour, Design / Print,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 5th 2011
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"Can you tell what it is yet?" How cool are these simplified versions of the 'Mona Lisa', 'The Scream', Jackson Pollock's 'Number 8' and, a bit more randomly, the Scooby Doo crew! Some really gorgeous patterns and colours happening on Gary Andrew Clarke's Graphic Nothing and ...

It's Not a Quiz… Night

It's Not a Quiz… Night

Category: Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Andrea
Posted: Aug 3rd 2011
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The inaugral—It's Not a Quiz… Night was held in Brisbane July 2011 We had a great turn out of hungry designers who battled it out for the title of Quiz Masters! Teams: 27 Beach-Ya  27 Dreamy Last Saul 29 T-Saul 41 The unaligned drop shadow gradients 43 Barry the Snail...
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