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The Book Covers of M. S. Corley

The Book Covers of M. S. Corley

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Feb 15th 2012
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We just recieved a fresh batch of design books for our library here at the NYC studio. While perusing one of them, The Modernist from Gestalten, I came across M. S. Corley's redesign of Lemony Snicket's "A Series of Unfortunate Events," in the style of of classic Penguin books. It...

Cool People Printing

Cool People Printing

Category: Design / Print,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Feb 14th 2012
No. of comments: 0

It's true, people look cool when printing. Check out the latest offering from the good folks at underconsideration. Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Cool People Printing, a tumblr blog. ...

Marque Creative

Marque Creative

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Rebecca Caputi
Posted: Jan 12th 2012
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Marque is a branding design studio in the UK with a contemporary style. I love their designs because they are simple yet effective and have a very strong contemporary feel. In particular, their "Avenue 32" branding is a favorite - I love how they have turned a new logo into something that feels as though it has a lot of character, they have created something contemporary with a classic twist....
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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
No. of comments: 0

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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