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Industry & Interest

Industry & Interest

Category: Interviews / Individual, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
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Asher Compton, a Shillington grad from way back when, has started up a great new site called Industry & Interest, which features great in-depth interviews with some very talented creatives. Plus there's a whole section of the site dedicated to inspiration (whether that be ...

Pentagram redesigns NYC wayfinding

Pentagram redesigns NYC wayfinding

Category: Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 0

What do you think of Pentagram's newly redesigned wayfinding system for NYC? The signs give you an estimate of how long you'll have to walk to get anywhere in the neighborhood. Pentagram customised Helvetica, replacing square dots with round ones, and the icons were created to match details in the...

RE

RE

Category: Advertising, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Chengzuo Zhen
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Whether or not this branding design for Optus (the second largest telecommunication company in Australia) suits its target market is up for debate, as a huge portion of its business comes from corporate, enterprise and government clients. But apparently this is for a younger demographic, and certainly a fresh breath of air compared with its traditional high tech image. From the hand-drawn typeface...

NYC TYPE

NYC TYPE

Category: Architecture, Design / Typography, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 20th 2013
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Ever wished that there was one great big archive of all the awesome typography in and around New York? Check out nyctype, which pulls images from Instagram of the city's best letters.  ...

Unsplash

Unsplash

Category: Photography, Resources / Images, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 13th 2013
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Unsplash is a great new site, where every 10 days 10 new hi-res photos are uploaded, free for you to download and use as you like. It's one of our new favourites.  ...

The Secret Handshake

The Secret Handshake

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
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The Secret Handshake. Some great tips to be found on what you should and shouldn't be doing in the nerve-wracking job application process, passed on down from some of the industry's top creatives. Stefan Sagmeister recommends making your portfolio as varied ...

Re:collection

Re:collection

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
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Re:collection, the online inventory of Australian graphic design founded by Dominic Hofstede, has just been relaunched, featuring a new design and expanded content. It's a great resource showcasing some beautiful design, mostly from the period between 1960-1980. ...

Manual Creative

Manual Creative

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Trisha Mee
Posted: Jun 13th 2013
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I love the work that Manual Creative produce because of their simple, yet strong and minimal design aesthetic. They also include a summary of the brief for each project and visual references to demonstrate how they came up with the idea so you get to see the thought process behind the designs and brand identities they develop....

Birth certificates redesigned

Birth certificates redesigned

Category: Design / Print, Designers/Studios, Magazines, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
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East London studio IWANT have redesigned the humble birth certificate as part of Icon magazine's regular Rethink feature. The result is a document full of personal information and imagery relevant to the individual i...

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 10th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Attention all wine-lovers. The Hungry Workshop have designed business cards for Vincurable, and the ink base is - get this - made out of wine. Letterpress and vino sure make a winning combination.  ...