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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
No. of comments: 0

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
No. of comments: 0

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
No. of comments: 0

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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Australian Spotlight

Australian Spotlight

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 26th 2011
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The CENSUS is coming up in Aug 2011 here in Australia. The Australian Bureau of Statistics has developed this great little interactive animation (narrated by funnyman Shaun Micallef). At the end you get to create your own infographic based on the information you supplied in t...

Paperform

Paperform

Category: Blogs,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jul 19th 2011
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Check out the work of this Sydneysider!  Benja Harney is a self taught paper engineer. Such amazing work. www.paperform.wordpress.com ...

The Design Kids

The Design Kids

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios, Products,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jul 14th 2011
No. of comments: 0

We love The Design Kids! TDK provides a platform for Australian design graduates (including many of our own Shillington grads) and working graphic designers to sell one off or limited edition piec...

Anna Garforth

Anna Garforth

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jul 8th 2011
No. of comments: 3

  Anna Garforth is a artist that creates beautifully handcrafted works of typography out of natural and recycled materials. Working with a very unique and diverse range of materials to create experimental w...
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