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Preview text with wordmark.it

Preview text with wordmark.it

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 25th 2012
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Wordmark.it is one nifty little website. Basically you can type in a word and see what it looks like in every font loaded on your computer. Too easy and saves you a heap of time when trying to find that perfect typeface! ...
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Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Category: Books, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
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Clever old Penguin Books - they have persuaded Jessica Hische to do a daily drop-cap inspired series of book covers for their new Classics range. Rather lovely they are too. Via ...

SexDrugs&Helvetica

SexDrugs&Helvetica

Category: Design Associations, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Sep 18th 2012
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Don't miss out on Sex Drugs & Helvetica 2012 - Sept 28th 11am-5pm (Melb only). Brought to you by the guys from Positive Posters! Featuring talks from these guys: ...

How to build your creative confidence

Category: Documentaries/Film, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 13th 2012
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David Kelley of IDEO gives a wonderful Ted Talk on building creative confidence. Great to watch if you think you're 'just not a creative type'. ...

Kaleidoscope Festival: London, 27 & 28 November 2012

Kaleidoscope Festival: London, 27 & 28 November 2012

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 10th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Shillington are proud sponsors of Kaleidoscope International Creative Festival, a must-attend event for any aspiring student, emerging artist, designer or industry professional looking for that inspirational kick. Organised by Shillington Graduate, Timb...

Turf Geography Club

Turf Geography Club

Category: Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Aug 30th 2012
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Turf Geography Club is a nifty little location-based game that use Foursquare's data for gameplay. You can "own" properties, build on those properties, collect rent and trophies and other do ego-stroking activities. But what's really lovely about Turf is the...

'Uninvited redesigns'

'Uninvited redesigns'

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 30th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Something I picked up on Twitter yesterday via The Coolhunter (still a firm favourite for inspiration!) — a cool (read: very hipster) take on American Airlines' branding. It's the work of Anna K&...

How to run a Brainstorm

How to run a Brainstorm

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 28th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Fabulous 3-part article by UK's Creative Huddle as featured on Creative Boom — 'How to run a Brainstorm' part 1 (preparation), ...

Shillington NYC is hiring!

Shillington NYC is hiring!

Category: Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Aug 28th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Love design but sick of dealing with the deadlines and clients? Shillington School of Graphic Design in New York is looking for passionate graphic designers to pass on their practical skills and knowledge to the next generation of creative talent. A previous career sporting a corduroy jacket and comb-over (traditional t...
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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?" ...