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Industry & Interest

Industry & Interest

Category: Interviews / Individual, Web / Resources,

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

Asher Compton, a Shillington grad from way back when, has started up a great new site called Industry & Interest, which features great in-depth interviews with some very talented creatives. Plus there's a whole section of the site dedicated to inspiration (whether that be ...

RE

RE

Category: Advertising, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Chengzuo Zhen
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Whether or not this branding design for Optus (the second largest telecommunication company in Australia) suits its target market is up for debate, as a huge portion of its business comes from corporate, enterprise and government clients. But apparently this is for a younger demographic, and certainly a fresh breath of air compared with its traditional high tech image. From the hand-drawn typeface...

BANDiful

BANDiful

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
No. of comments: 0

Bandaids can be so troublesome to put on; they're fiddly and just so boring to look at. Design students Vivi Feng and Yu Ping Chuang have tried to simplify and beautify the humble bandaid with BANDiful. Easy to put on and brightly patterned, these little strips could be hung near your desk for to deal with thos...

Typism

Typism

Category: Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 24th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Any Aussies out there addicted to type? This year there's an event just for you. Typism is launching on September 4th on the Gold Coast, a one-day event with Gemma O'Brien, Wayne Thompson, ...

Dumb Ways To Die — Metro Trains

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jun 24th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Equal parts cute and morbid, this beautifully done (and recent Cannes-winning) public service announcement for Metro Trains in Melbourne. The colour... the illustration style... the tune... the death..?! Hats off to the guys at McCann Melbourne! Big thanks to London...

Biocanina

Biocanina

Category: Advertising, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
No. of comments: 1

We got the giggles when we first stumbled across this advertising campaign for Biocanina. (Can you imagine being the hand model for something like this?) The tagline goes: "Love him like you love yourself." Cute concept.  ...

1984

1984

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984. Aren't they fabulous?  ...

#thepantoneproject

#thepantoneproject

Category: Colour, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Paul Octavious, the photographer behind these great images, has started a new Instagram craze, #thepantoneproject. The project sends you on a scavenger hunt of sorts, armed with a couple of swatches and a keen eye for colour.  ...

The Secret Handshake

The Secret Handshake

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
No. of comments: 0

The Secret Handshake. Some great tips to be found on what you should and shouldn't be doing in the nerve-wracking job application process, passed on down from some of the industry's top creatives. Stefan Sagmeister recommends making your portfolio as varied ...

Manual Creative

Manual Creative

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Trisha Mee
Posted: Jun 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

I love the work that Manual Creative produce because of their simple, yet strong and minimal design aesthetic. They also include a summary of the brief for each project and visual references to demonstrate how they came up with the idea so you get to see the thought process behind the designs and brand identities they develop....