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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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The Tate, Sydney, 14 Mar 2012

The Tate, Sydney, 14 Mar 2012

Category: Art, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Mar 13th 2012
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If you're Sydney-side and into exhibitions come along to the opening of The Tate, Glebe. Bought to you by the folks who run Lo-Fi, Go Font Ur Self etc I'm sure this new venue won't disappoint. Join them for some (free) food and drink tomorrow night from 6pm. The Tate is upstairs in the Toxteth Pub, Glebe Point Road, Gl...
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Barcelona's grids!

Barcelona's grids!

Category: Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Mar 12th 2012
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Now, I always knew that Barcelona is a pretty amazing city (anyone who is into art, design, music and life in general should go at least once in their lives) but I never knew how cool this section of the city was by the air! This district is called 'Eixample' and literally means 'extension' in Catalan. By all accounts it's considered to be one of the first examples of mod...

Mixel

Mixel

Category: Art, Design / Typography, Illustration, Photography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Mar 12th 2012
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Some of you might have already come across this little gem — for those of you that haven't, prepare to be wowed. (And prepare to empty your penny tins, cash in Grandma's birthday cheques or whatever it is you need to do to be able to invest in an iPad...) Mixel is a nice app...
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