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The Art of Logo Design

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 16th 2012
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A really lovely snapshot of what logo design is all about, from some of the area's best practitioners. Well worth a watch for new and experienced designers alike. (As initially posted on Logo Design Love) ...

Type Trumps

Type Trumps

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

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Do you know your Helvetica from your Arial? Based on the classic game of one-upmanship, this deck of cards by Rick Banks of Face37 is aimed at all you font nerds, design hipsters and typeface freaks because it celebrates the joy of typ...

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Category: Art, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
No. of comments: 0

These portraits of musicians (made out of recycled cassette tape with original cassette) are pretty awesome. Erika was inspired to create the 'Ghosts in the Machine' project after a description by philosopher Gilbert Ryle about how your spirit lives in your body. Erika imagines we are al...

Karlee Anne Interiors

Karlee Anne Interiors

Category: Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 9th 2012
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Karlee Anne is a design business launched by Karlee van der Meulen, one of our previous lecturers at Shillington Sydney. As a practicing designer, Karlee has specialised in surface patterns for interiors. Her commercial experience and personal interest in this field sparked a vision to create a homewares brand featuring soft furnishings. W...

Number of the Day

Number of the Day

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 6th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Mathematics was never my strong suit, but as a designer I love looking at numbers. Do you draw your eight long and loopy, or as a snowman with his round head sitting firmly atop his even wider belly, or even some other way? Number of the Day indulges in my passion for the numbered form, with possibly the most comprehensive search func...
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The Nation

The Nation

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Nevena Radojevic
Posted: Jul 7th 2012
No. of comments: 1

The Nation are a New York design studio specialising in corporate identity. The images provided show the new Genome from Yahoo brand. The shape of the logo resembles DNA and the identity exudes stylishness and confidence. I love the work because it has impact and the colour combination works well....
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Dominique Falla

Dominique Falla

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Kelly Meyer
Posted: Jul 31st 2012
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I love the combination of digital design with craft techniques in the work of Dominique Falla. Her work includes producing tactile typography for exhibition and publication. There is a short video documenting the process of one of her pieces located here http://www.dominiquefalla.com/portfolio/relax-unwind/ ...
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Chin Chin

Chin Chin

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 1st 2012
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Loving this identity for Chin Chin, a no-frills Asian restaurant in Melbourne. That colour, the typography, the awesome pop-art graphics. Looks like a fun place to be. By Projects of Imagination.  ...

Spencer Harrison

Spencer Harrison

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jul 24th 2012
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We were lucky enough to have the very talented Spencer Harrison in to chat with us this week. He has kindly put together some really great links and resources for Design Students on his blog HERE. Check out his work at ...

Yume Ume

Yume Ume

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 20th 2012
No. of comments: 0

It's rare that packaging design makes you laugh out loud - but that's exactly what I did when I saw the lovely collateral for Yume Ume, a Japanese restaurant based in Florida. Check out ...