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Brian Cordes Guest Lectures for Shillington NYC

Brian Cordes Guest Lectures for Shillington NYC

Category: Design / Print,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Feb 1st 2012
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Brian Cordes of Cordes Printing/Norman's Printery in Wyckoff, NJ, dropped by to show us a thing or two about stock and embellishment on printed materials. As well as being ridiculously knowledgeable about printing processes, Brian is a designer in his own right. Enjoy these photos from his visit and check out his work at briancordes.com...

Letterpress Workshop

Letterpress Workshop

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 26th 2012
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in January our very own Sarah Wenman, who teaches part-time at our London college, went along to Harrington & Squires' Letterpress workshop. Harrington & Squires is a small private press run by its owners Chrissie and Vicky. They spe...

How good are your colour skills?

How good are your colour skills?

Category: Colour, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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Method of Action are at it again! This time you can test your colour skills. If you haven't had a go at the others check out Kern Type and Shape Type. Bonus! - you can post your score on Facebook and twitter...
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Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios, Illustration, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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As if Jo Ingate isn't busy enough with her various clients along with teaching one of our part-time classes in London, she recently began developing her contemporary children's illustration work and has a great blog about her various projects. Amongst them are Miki and Lump, two new characters which Jo is in the early stage...
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Oh Beautiful Beer

Oh Beautiful Beer

Category: Blogs, Design / Packaging, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
No. of comments: 1

In their own words, "Oh Beautiful Beer celebrates remarkable graphic design from the world of beer." This beer loving blog has already been featured on our 'I love these guys' section but I felt...
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Insight #10: A Students Guide To Working In The Creative Industry

Insight #10: A Students Guide To Working In The Creative Industry

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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Australian INfront are back for another year of Insight at the Apple store and they're kicking off the year with a killer! There will be lots to learn from the panel discussion on '...
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The Queen's English Society's Practical Guide to Punctuation

The Queen's English Society's Practical Guide to Punctuation

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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There was a woman on the radio the other day from The Queen's English Society talking about the challenges facing the English language in todays society. They have put together a really useful Practical Guide to Punctuation....
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Creative Times Design Brief Competition

Creative Times Design Brief Competition

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 10th 2012
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Great competition, in collaboration with Manchester designer Dan Shannon, for current full or part-time students in the UK to get involved with, full details are on the Creative Times website....

Reading Forms: Exhibiting Graphic Design Exhibitions

Reading Forms: Exhibiting Graphic Design Exhibitions

Category: Design / Environmental, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 8th 2012
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It might be 3 months away for us in the UK and you guys in the US, but there's no reason we can't already go hunting for inspiration for those graduating exhibitions… Reading Forms, a (currently) small-ish selection of images showing some nice ways of presenting graphic design work. ...

magspreads.net

magspreads.net

Category: Colour, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 8th 2012
No. of comments: 1

Total and absolute eye candy for those with a keen interest in publication design. Oh yes. ...