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Frank Aloi - The Little Veggie Patch Co

Frank Aloi - The Little Veggie Patch Co

Category: Design / Packaging, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 13th 2012
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Whilst cleaning up my very untidy desk I came across a few packets of vegetable seeds (as you do). I'm not quite sure where I got them from but I must have kept them because I loved the design so much. They're for the Little Veggie Patch Co based in Melbourne and the packaging was designed by Melbourne-born (but now Ade...

Type Connection

Type Connection

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
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Let me introduce to you 'Type Connection' a typographic dating game. Like any conventional dating website you will be required to choose a 'suitable candidate' (ie. a typeface) in order to start the dating. But the twist is that you have to find a suitable partner for your chosen typeface. ...

Map of the Dead

Map of the Dead

Category: Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
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We all know the zombie apocalypse will happen one day so its best to be prepared with this Google map overlay that highlights danger zones like cemeteries and perfect places to scavenge supplies. Mmmmmm brains! http://www.mapofthedead.com/ ...
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The Haystack Dept.

The Haystack Dept.

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

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
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Keep an eye on The Haystack Dept., a curation of usable high resolution found and original graphics, textures, type and patterns. Most are free or inexpensive. It's a tumblr, so follow up if you're keen. ...

Dave C + Elizabeth Surya

Dave C + Elizabeth Surya

Category: Blogs,

Posted by: Edward Pearson
Posted: Feb 27th 2012
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Jude Landry's work (#1) feels conceptually driven, rather than a particular style being repeated. The thoughtfulness and detail is evident in each project, including this one. I dig this typography. It’s very approachable and readable. Alex Trochut (#2) is an amazing letterer from Barcelona. With an extensive heritage in the type world (his grandfather was a printmaker and typographic designer)...
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Flipping Typical

Flipping Typical

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

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 3rd 2012
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flippingtypical.com is a great way to preview how a word/s will look in any of the fonts loaded on your computer. Saves the time and hassle of going through all the fonts one by one.   ...
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Beyond the Pixels

Beyond the Pixels

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Apr 1st 2012
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The talented Che Douglas from Melbourne design studio Beyond the Pixels dropped in last week for a Guest Lecture spot. He talked us through the Branding process for a number of projects the studio had recently undertaken. One really interesing project was their design for one of Melbournes newest coffee meccas ...

How to work better...

How to work better...

Category: Architecture, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Mar 20th 2012
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I think we could all heed this advice from time to time and there's no better way to be reminded than to have it on the side of your office... “How To Work Better” by Peter Fischli and David Weiss, 1991 (via OffScreen Magazine) ...

Handmade Type - Literally.

Handmade Type - Literally.

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Mar 19th 2012
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I absolutely feel so inspired when I see projects likes this 'Handmade Type' project on Behance. Using something that we take for granted everyday, such as our 'hands' and 'arms' (those funny things we use to do just about everyt...

Fred Eerdekens

Fred Eerdekens

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Sophie Lin
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
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Shadow typography!!! Belgian artist Fred Eerdekens creates type that masterfully manipulates light and shadows....
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