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Annual Report Designed by Graduate Lloyd Seymour

Annual Report Designed by Graduate Lloyd Seymour

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Andrea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2011
No. of comments: 2

Recent Brisbane full time graduate Lloyd explains his approach to the design and planning behind the Southbank Corporation's 2010–2011 Annual Report. "A brain storming session flagged a concern that often Annual Reports receive a quick flick through from the reader, then discarded, so with an open brief I decided this annual report needed to be two things...

Graph Paper PDFs

Graph Paper PDFs

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

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Nov 1st 2011
No. of comments: 0

'FREE Online Graph Paper' is a wonderful resource that I found a few years ago. Download as many grid papers as you can want, from hexagonal to triangular - These grids are especially great for helping to create structure to your thumbnails. I personally love to use these for creating my own typefaces. ...

Music

Music

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Nov 1st 2011
No. of comments: 0

We were lucky enough to be visited by Jordan Stokes from Manchester based design studio Music last week. He came in to do a guest lecture spot for us and talked about how he approached getting a job, the placements he worked on at the beginning of his career and the time he has spent working for Music. In their own words ...

Shape Type - A letter shaping game

Shape Type - A letter shaping game

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 25th 2011
No. of comments: 4

Following in the footsteps of Kern Type is Shape Type, an interactive game to help you get to grips with the illustrator pen tool - every design student's favourite!! Give it a go... ...

Emily Green Jewellery

Emily Green Jewellery

Category: Art, Colour, Designers/Studios, Fashion,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Oct 25th 2011
No. of comments: 0

One for the colour lovers who don't mind the odd bit of online shopping... some unexpected but really beautiful palettes to be worn!  ...
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Why Street Art Matters

Why Street Art Matters

Category: Architecture, Art, Colour, Illustration,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Oct 25th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Always an amazing resource for colour inspiration, the coolhunter has once again delivered. Some insightful commentary on the state of the concrete jungles many of us call home — and a case made for them not having to be so cold... "So here’s a challenge to you:...

The power of colour

The power of colour

Category: Architecture, Art, Colour, Design / Environmental,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Oct 25th 2011
No. of comments: 1

An especially interesting post for the PT guys in the UK just about to embark into the world of colour. Quite amazing in the pictures, I'm sure the impact in person would be heightened considerably — I can't quite imagine sitting reading a book in the aqua library, but it'd be ...

Trine Sejthen wins 'Create4theUN' Competition

Trine Sejthen wins 'Create4theUN' Competition

Category: Advertising, Competitions, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 24th 2011
No. of comments: 1

Trine Sejthen seems to be having a great year when it comes to design. Our 2010 graduate recently had her work featured in the ANNO Student Design Annual. She's now gone onto win the ...

Pretty design in Belgium

Pretty design in Belgium

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

Posted by: Margot
Posted: Oct 24th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Even though Belgium is small, there's still some nice design to be found here (sometimes you just need to search a bit first:) A very cool advertising agency / studio that only seems to work for 'fun' clients (fashion, museums, music...) is BaseDesign. They're also based in NY, Barcelona, Madrid and Santi...

Shillington Design Reference App.

Shillington Design Reference App.

Category: Products, Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 23rd 2011
No. of comments: 6

We're delighted to annouce the launch of our new iPhone App. A 'must have' for any design student or emerging designer; the Shillington Design Reference App is a handy tool designed to make you a more efficient designer. Whether it's keyboard shortcuts, paper sizes or gener...