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The Job Application

The Job Application

Category: Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
No. of comments: 0

You are a creative, so get creative with how you go about applying for jobs! Personalise your application specific to the studio you are applying to and show them you're keen to work for them and have great attention to the details. By doing something to give them a reaction – to stop, laugh, think or to make them find out more about you – you'll sta...

Jobs Online

Jobs Online

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

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Sep 8th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Looking for work can be a full time job in itself! Stay serious about it and continue to immerse your energy in all the job sites. Of course looking online isn't the only way to go about job hunting, but it's a great start! Social media is the perfect recruiter so get active on Twitter. Following studios you'd like to work for will keep you updated of any jo...

Branding Identity & Packaging - The Great British Butcher

Branding Identity & Packaging - The Great British Butcher

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Sep 2nd 2013
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A lovely branding project bringing together tradition and modern day perfectly! Focusing in on MRC Flava's British heritage, Manchester based studio Design By Day have done a great job - the vintage-inspired type along with the fun illustrations on the side of each tin sit so well together.  I'll certainly be seeking out some of these delicious sounding seasonings! Ch...

Second Skins

Second Skins

Category: Colour, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 29th 2013
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Definitely not your normal animals-dressed-as-humans photoshoot! Miguel Vallinas is one kooky guy, imagining what an animal would wear if it dressed in human clothes. Do you have a favourite? That peacock is one prissy lady.  ...

Recipes for Life

Recipes for Life

Category: Design / Typography, Illustration, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 25th 2013
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When food and type collide... ...

Vintage Type Inspiration

Vintage Type Inspiration

Category: Colour, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Aug 22nd 2013
No. of comments: 0

  Whether you think it's too hipster-ish, overdone, an easy out, or unimaginative; or whether you find yourself constantly fighting it's corner, with strong beliefs that it's adorable, with endless iterations, suitable for any project… Vintage type / graphics elements / colour palettes & textural effects do have their place in amongst modern ...

Hammerpress

Hammerpress

Category: Design / Print, Design Associations, Printing/Production, Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 21st 2013
No. of comments: 0

Need a card for that special someone in your life? Hammerpress has some beautiful cards to suit every occasion.  ...

Sitepoint launches brand new website

Sitepoint launches brand new website

Category: Blogs, Resources / Online Tutorials, Web / Design, Web / On-line Tutorials, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Aug 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

The very talented people over at Sitepoint have launched a major update to their site this week. Revamping the whole design with a site that works beautifully across multiple devices. The design is clean and considered, with a strong use of colour to break up content across their many topic areas. The typography is crisp and ...

Is This The Future of The Airline Website?

Is This The Future of The Airline Website?

Category: Design / Interactive, Designers/Studios, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Aug 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Fi (Fantasy Interactive) are one of those agencies who are really pushing the boundaries when it comes to digital. Their site is a a great showcase of how we should be designing for the digital landscape and its multitude of devices. What's even better is Fi avoid the usual screenshot project showcase and instead offer t...

A proposed Google redesign

A proposed Google redesign

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 12th 2013
No. of comments: 0

What do you think about this sans-serif Google logo? Italian designer Stefano Parrone has come up with this proposed logo which keeps the company's iconic colours. I appreciate what he's done with the magnifying glass - what do you think? ...