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The importance of upskilling as a designer

The importance of upskilling as a designer

Category: Blogs, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Magazines, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Aug 21st 2012
No. of comments: 0

The guys over at Desktop Magazine have put together this handy article where they questioned six creatives:  "In terms of employability and keeping up-to-date with technologies, how important is it for designers to upskill?" ...

Collection Magazine

Collection Magazine

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Miriam Bligh
Posted: Aug 6th 2012
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Collection Magazine is a fashion publication with a difference. Perforated at the spine, every page is collectable and ready to frame. This ability to remove pages easily, without damaging the magazine, is an appealing feature for any magaholic. This magazine delivers beautiful photography and well designed layouts. A hard cover makes it even more collectable. ...
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Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Category: Art, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
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These portraits of musicians (made out of recycled cassette tape with original cassette) are pretty awesome. Erika was inspired to create the 'Ghosts in the Machine' project after a description by philosopher Gilbert Ryle about how your spirit lives in your body. Erika imagines we are al...

A stellar portfolio: Caden Salon

A stellar portfolio: Caden Salon

Category: Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jul 30th 2012
No. of comments: 3

Recent London part-time graduate Caden Salon quite fittingly received the peer-nominated prize for best portfolio at the recent London graduate show. Her take on the printed portfolio was really quite unique — presenting her work in a really beautiful bound book format, with a great mix of flat artwork and photographed p...
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Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

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

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2012
No. of comments: 0

This one's especially for all you FT'ers in the Northern Hemisphere, about to be designing your book / CD covers. Wallpaper's 2012 collection of handmade covers have been shouted about all through the Twittersphere of late — and here they are. A solid dose of inspiration and...

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Category: Art, Design / Publishing, Magazines,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: May 31st 2012
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  Mister Edwards' "Pop" series magazines are serious eye candy to be sure, but the series also acts as a great catalogue of pop art and type, as well as great experiment in how existing elements can be taken out of context and juxtaposed to create new meaning. read m...
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Frank Chimero in Australia, June 2012

Frank Chimero in Australia, June 2012

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 15th 2012
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This June, Portable is proud to present Frank Chimero, one of America’s most influential thinkers in the design industry. Based in New York, Frank Chimero is one of America’s preeminent thought leaders on design theory, practice and culture. He has worked as a...

Day Job Magazine

Day Job Magazine

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: May 8th 2012
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  Day Job is a biannual print publication that explores modern work culture through the personal pursuits and values of people around the world. It is a magazine about good work for its own sake, about earning a living, and about the search for some utility and meaning in t...

Paperhaus Presentation, Organization and Storage Materials

Paperhaus Presentation, Organization and Storage Materials

Category: Resources / Portfolios,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Mar 16th 2012
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For all the Shillington students engaged in portfolio building (or anyone out there that's creating a portfolio) check out Paperhaus. Paperhaus is a Seattle based company specializing in contemporary ...

The Meander Journal

The Meander Journal

Category: Art, Designers/Studios, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Magazines,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Mar 8th 2012
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Recently on Twitter I've started to take a little notice of @julianjhutton a Graphic Designer from Brisbane who is also the co-founder of The Meander Journal.  "The Meander is an online journal, which features interesting and genu...