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Alphabet Topography

Alphabet Topography

Category: Art, Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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A self-initiated project by Yale-graduates Synoptic Office, these laser cut 3D letterforms are a physical representation of the alphabet based on how frequently each letter is used. So vowels and consonants like 'R' and 'T' are physically much taller than letters like 'W' and 'G' which are u...

Pixar Playing Cards

Pixar Playing Cards

Category: Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Documentaries/Film, Illustration, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

A self-proclaimed 'huge' Pixar fan, graphic designer and illustrator Chris Anderson has made a lot of Pixar-related work over the years including this set of deluxe playing cards which he produced as part of a university project. ...

Laser Cut Record

Category: Art, Music, Other Design Fields, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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Not satisfyied with creating the world's first 3D printed record, Amanda Ghassaei has now created wooden, laser cut records. The results are not only striking in a visual sense, but the audible versions of the songs cut into the wood in this way are strangely haunting. Tracks that Amanda has chosen so far include Radiohead'...

Peepshow — at the London College!

Peepshow — at the London College!

Category: Illustration,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 16th 2013
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The fabulously talented Chrissie Macdonald and Andrew Rae from Peepshow Collective came in to give a presentation to our London students yesterday. It was truly fascinating...

Abstract Problem Solving

Abstract Problem Solving

Category: Resources / Reference,

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Posted: May 15th 2013
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This article recently pubished on the Behance site is an excellent insight into abstract problem solving - might give you all a steer towards looking at a problem in a different way, and finding better, more creative solutions. Read it here ...

The History of Typography

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 1

An incredibly detailed stop-motion animation from designer Ben Barrett-Forrest covering the history of typography. 291 paper letters. 2,454 photographs. 140 hours of work. Phwoar!  ...

Branding a King

Branding a King

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 8th 2013
No. of comments: 1

Imagine this. You are given just one week to brand the inauguration day of your country's new king - the first to take the throne in 123 years. Your brief is simple - create a design that is both festive and regal. The design cannot include a crown, nor show any text or images of the new monarch. Sound like a challenge? That was exactly what Amsterdam-based studio ...

The Loop Masterclass

The Loop Masterclass

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 6th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Ever wanted some constructive criticism on your portfolio from industry leaders? The Loop's Portfolio Masterclass is a chance to do just that. This is a unique opportunity for students and creatives to speak with some of the top designers in this exciting, ever-changing industry of ours, and to receive honest feedback on how you can improve your portfolio. Less than a month away now, on ...

The Clip Bag

The Clip Bag

Category: Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 6th 2013
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Unfortunately, the Clip Bag isn't available for purchase - yet! But wouldn't you buy it in a heartbeat? ...

AGDA First Five Out

AGDA First Five Out

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Recently graduated and a bit bewildered about your next steps in this wide and wonderful design industry? Pop along to AGDA's First Five Out and hear three top designers talk about their own experiences, in particular those crucial first years out in the industry. Register online...