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Good Fucking Design Advice

Good Fucking Design Advice

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Caroline Noirjean
Posted: Sep 28th 2011
No. of comments: 2

G.F.D.A. is a humorous yet worthy collaborative project between designers/educators Brian Buirge and Jason Bacher. Click on "This isn't enough. I need more fucking advice" on the home page to get more advice, read about the traumatic experience of their recently hired intern and watch their 'Getting Shit Done: The Passion Behind G.F.D.A.' video. I love this project because behind the simple fact...
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Hand Written Letter Project

Hand Written Letter Project

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Sep 27th 2011
No. of comments: 1

 HAND.WRITTEN.LETTER.PROJECT is a great project set up by Designer Craig Oldham. After a conversation about how personal a letter can be "a fact that is currently drowning in a tide of depersonalisation, with junk mail and automated correspondence". The project invited designers and creative thinkers to sim...

The Paperlux™ paper etching process

The Paperlux™ paper etching process

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Designers/Studios, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Alexis
Posted: Sep 24th 2011
No. of comments: 0

http://www.graphic-exchange.com/home.html Paperlux is a design studio from Germany... beside the fact that their projects for luxury brands are very inspiring, they've also developed a very special printing technique called the Paperlux™ paper etching process.  With this method,...

Zootool image bookmarking, digital visual diary and moodboards.

Zootool image bookmarking, digital visual diary and moodboards.

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

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

If you are looking for a place to collect the sites, images and work you love to look at the Zootool is the perfect place to do it. Really easy to use. Allows you to categorise bookmarked images easily and bookmark sites you love to visit. It offers simple tools that you can add to your browser ...

Colour brings Telstra the Aussie Telcoms to life

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Colour, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

For the first time in a long while Telstra doesn't look like an bad late eighties / early ninties throw back identity. I heard via the grape vine that Interbrand Sydney worked on the identity re-invigoration. This could be partly their work. I think the logo still looks like it was designed by a grandad who thinks he look...

THERE

THERE

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Katie Mills
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

I like these guys because they use strong alignment and structure within their designs based around patterns of repetition. Based in Surry Hills and specializing in Identity, Brand comms & Brand environment....
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Ben Sanders, The Milk Agency

Ben Sanders, The Milk Agency

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: David Loren
Posted: Sep 20th 2011
No. of comments: 0

I love this work because of the comical feel to it. Though the image itself may not be humorous, Ben seems to put a comic element in most of his work, be it an angle, a facial expression or some hideously retro wallpaper. Ben Sanders works in Ballarat under the name The Milk Agency, and is well known for his Vodafone adverts). The retro element is quite similar to artists such as SHAG, who has a v...
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The Alphabet 2

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

Thought this experimental stop-motion fiim from Italian studio n9ve was pretty cool! ...

Marshall Alexander - Paper Toys

Category: Designers/Studios, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 21st 2011
No. of comments: 0

I recently stumbled across the work of Dutch paper engineer, Marshall Alexander. He left the world of 2D design after discovering the art of 3D paper toy design and getting hooked. He also happens to be a graduate of Shillington Melbourne. Here's a stop motion video of Marshall in action. To see more of his fantastic work visit his ...

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

Category: Interviews / Individual, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 19th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Some wise words from The Loop's Pip Jamieson (featured on the Desktop website) on whether or not to take an internship. "For employers, it’s not only a wonderful chance to give back to the industry, and help shape the seniors of tomorrow; it’s a...