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Shillington Design Reference App.

Shillington Design Reference App.

Category: Products, Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 23rd 2011
No. of comments: 6

We're delighted to annouce the launch of our new iPhone App. A 'must have' for any design student or emerging designer; the Shillington Design Reference App is a handy tool designed to make you a more efficient designer. Whether it's keyboard shortcuts, paper sizes or gener...

AGDA NSW 'Opening Doors' - 24 Oct

AGDA NSW 'Opening Doors' - 24 Oct

Category: Events/Exhibitions, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 13th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Opening Doors is a really informative seminar if you're about to graduate from your design course and are a little bit intimidated about the next step - finding a job! I remember going to this when I was a Shillington student...
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Zootool image bookmarking, digital visual diary and moodboards.

Zootool image bookmarking, digital visual diary and moodboards.

Category: Resources / Images, Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

If you are looking for a place to collect the sites, images and work you love to look at the Zootool is the perfect place to do it. Really easy to use. Allows you to categorise bookmarked images easily and bookmark sites you love to visit. It offers simple tools that you can add to your browser ...

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...

Colorschemers online tool makes colour palettes easy.

Colorschemers online tool makes colour palettes easy.

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

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

Colorschemedesigner is fantastic online tool that can speed up your colour palette creation. It allows you select various types of colour palettes based on the number of colours you'd like to use. The colour wheel interface is easy to use and has quick control selections such as complementary, mono etc. It also has ...

Fully Booked

Fully Booked

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

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 21st 2011
No. of comments: 0

When it comes to book design, Penguin are among the best in the business. Click here to hear designer David Pearson and Penguin art director Jim Stoddart talk about Fully Booked, a lovely t...

QR Codes

QR Codes

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

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Sep 15th 2011
No. of comments: 0

I keep seeing these little barcodes on more and more adverts. They're called QR Codes and were designed by Toyota back in 1994. I downloaded a QR Reader from the App Store and it works a treat. You just launch the App and hold it over the code. It scans it and then launches the website. It...

Inker Linker

Inker Linker

Category: Printing/Production, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 13th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Delighted that Bespoke Press, owned and run by Shillington Lecturer Alischa Herrmann, is now listed on Inker Linker. Founded by Jessica Hische, it's a great resource for finding the right printer ...

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...

Lets Meet and Work

Lets Meet and Work

Category: Designers/Studios, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Aug 18th 2011
No. of comments: 1

This is an excellent resource, created by Alasdair Monk, for designers looking for the perfect place to either work or meet clients in London. It's such a simple but great idea that Alasdair is already about to do the same for New York (and I'm sure Manchester and Aus...