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TK Type's FF Chartwell font

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 19th 2012
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From the site, "FF Chartwell is a tool for easily creating graphs, disguised as a font. It utilizes OpenType to interpret and visualize the data. The data also remains editable, allowing for painless updates." File this under "one-of-the-coolest-things-i've-seen-in-a-while." Thanks to Shillo ...

What is the future of design?

What is the future of design?

Category: Books, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 12th 2012
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Last week I was fortunate enough to see Frank Chimero speak at the Portable event at Brisbane's Edge. It was an inspiring afternoon where questions were asked of designers about the way we work and why we do things?  Drawing on findings from his book, The Shape of Design, Frank asked us 'What does it mean to b...

Hang with the Herman Miller Greats

Hang with the Herman Miller Greats

Category: Competitions, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jun 4th 2012
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Why not hang with the Miller Greats!? Entre this competition to have your chance of being part of design history. "Herman Miller, with its designers, has shaped the world of modern furniture design. Equally acclaimed are their now iconic art posters. To celebrate this great heritage, the company is launching...
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Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2012
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This one's especially for all you FT'ers in the Northern Hemisphere, about to be designing your book / CD covers. Wallpaper's 2012 collection of handmade covers have been shouted about all through the Twittersphere of late — and here they are. A solid dose of inspiration and...

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Category: Art, Design / Publishing, Magazines,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: May 31st 2012
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  Mister Edwards' "Pop" series magazines are serious eye candy to be sure, but the series also acts as a great catalogue of pop art and type, as well as great experiment in how existing elements can be taken out of context and juxtaposed to create new meaning. read m...
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Pentagram: The Forty Story

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: May 30th 2012
No. of comments: 2

The story of a boy born on the day Pentagram opened and how his life has been tracked (and kerned) by forty years of Pentagram design. www.pentagram.com ...

Call for entries: The Art of Winning

Call for entries: The Art of Winning

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 23rd 2012
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The guys at LBB (Let's Be Brief) are calling for entries in their 'The Art of Winning' poster competition, in which winners will have their work displayed at the very cool Boxpark Shoredtich through July. Full details ...
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AFOM: VCE Season of Excellence 2012

AFOM: VCE Season of Excellence 2012

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

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 18th 2012
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Melbourne's very talented Suzy Tuxen and A Friend of Mine are at it again — setting the bar high with their work for the VCE Season of Excellence 2011, their response for ...

9 Bar Coffee / Reluctant Hero

9 Bar Coffee / Reluctant Hero

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

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 16th 2012
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Thanks to Melbourne graduate Andy Welsh for the tip-off on this wow-factor branding for a coffee shop in Newcastle, UK. The studio responsible are local designers Reluctant Hero — check out their site for some other beautiful design work. It...

The Copy Book

The Copy Book

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

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 11th 2012
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A lovely find on thisiscollate — what looks like it'd be a really interesting read on the art of copy writing. This is an updated edition of a book originally published by D&AD in 1995, and this time around is a joint project with ...