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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
No. of comments: 0

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...

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Diana Zyliene

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Diana Zyliene

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 3rd 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 for the next few days. Diana Zyliene...

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. ...

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. ...

Love Hurts: Heartbreak First Aid Kit

Love Hurts: Heartbreak First Aid Kit

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Packaging, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
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How do you mend a broken heart? Well, according to graphic designer Melanie Charnock: a good dose of dark chocolate, some tissues, bubble bath, and a CD compilation to cry along to, all packaged up in a handy first aid box. The idea came about as part of a student assignment she was given to create an activity book. Mel...

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...

Bubble Wrap Typography

Bubble Wrap Typography

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

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 4

Spanish graphic design studio Lo Siento have developed a 3D typographic technique where they inject coloured water inside the blisters of bubble wrap to create letters. Having been commissioned for a Wired magazine cover, it's a delicate process but clearly worth it! ...

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Category: Art, Other Design Fields, Products,

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

This fun chandelier design by New York artist Kevin Champeny is made of over 3,000 gummy bears. They may look good enough to eat, but sadly they're made from acrylic so you won't actually be able to pull one down from your living room ceiling to nibble on. ...