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Creative Times Design Brief Competition

Creative Times Design Brief Competition

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 10th 2012
No. of comments: 0

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. ...

Andre Kavakama: process stop motion

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Dec 20th 2011
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Recent Manchester graduate Andre Kavakama shares the process behind his reinterpretation of Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' CD cover. Very cool. Check out some of his other work here. ...

Inspiration v Imitation

Inspiration v Imitation

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Dec 5th 2011
No. of comments: 0

We kind of love Jessica Hische here (as you may have gathered from previous posts). Yesterday she put up a new article on the topic of Inspiration v Imitation and it has some really sound advic...

'Spaces' new to The Loop

'Spaces' new to The Loop

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Nov 17th 2011
No. of comments: 0

I'm a huge fan of The Loop and they've just introduced a new initiative to the site: Spaces. Spaces showcases creative working environments around Australia available for occupancy. The idea is that creatives can either ...

No sleeves

No sleeves

Category: Resources / Portfolios,

Posted by: Andrea
Posted: Nov 16th 2011
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Why not go nude?  Have you thought about simply displaying your work in your portfolio without sleeves. Why: As designers we love the textural experience of touching paper directly. Also you will be able to see the work clearly without hinderance.  How: If you are using a screw...
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Justin Blythe

Justin Blythe

Category: Art, Fashion, Illustration, Photography, Resources / Images,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Nov 15th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Justin Blythe is a multi-disciplinary Art Director, Designer and Animator. He runs Them Thangs, a blog intended for visual inspiration. ...
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Cut, Slice, Fold - Melbourne, Nov 17, 18 & 19.

Cut, Slice, Fold - Melbourne, Nov 17, 18 & 19.

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Nov 14th 2011
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If you're in Melbourne this week you might want to check out Paper Convention's 'Cut, Slice, Fold'. The series of workshops hosted by the  Desktop Editor, Brendan McKnight, paper-cutting extraordinanire,...

Corban & Blair Sale

Corban & Blair Sale

Category: Products, Resources / Portfolios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Nov 14th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Sydney-based Corban & Blair are having a November sale starting from today until Sunday. Any students looking for portfolios should check it out, either in store or online. More info here....