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Type By Hand Workshop wrap up

Type By Hand Workshop wrap up

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions, Illustration,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Feb 25th 2013
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Last weekend saw the Brisbane College host Australian Type Foundry's Wayne Thompson and Typographer and Letterer Gemma O'Brien's Type By Hand Workshop. Such a fantastic weekend for all involved. We thought we were type nerds before, the...

Design the TDK Van!

Design the TDK Van!

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Feb 21st 2013
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Would you like to have one of your designs tootle around Australia on the side of a Toyota Hiace? Of course you do! The TDK crew are going on a massive roadtrip this year, and they want to transform their very ordinary van into a magical design beast! Flex your design muscles and get creating this weekend - ...

Type By Hand Workshops - Feb 16 & 17 + 23 & 24

Type By Hand Workshops - Feb 16 & 17 + 23 & 24

Category: Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Feb 3rd 2013
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The Australian Type Foundary are running another series of Type By Hand workshops in Sydney and Brisbane over the coming weeks. Hosted by Wayne Thompson and Gemma O'Brien the...

The making of a classic

The making of a classic

Category: Art, Design / Packaging, Design / Publishing, Illustration, Interviews / Individual,

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Posted: Jan 29th 2013
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In March this year, Peter Savilles classic Blue Monday album cover will be 30 years old. Read here an interview with the man himself, about how the idea came about. ...

"Eyes, Shoulders, Ears & Bowls…" Typography under the bonnet

"Eyes, Shoulders, Ears & Bowls…" 
Typography under the bonnet

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Jan 25th 2013
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  This week our FT students have just been tested on their knowledge on the basics of the anatomy of a typeface (all of whom passed with flying colours – clever bunch!). We think they're ready for a bit of advanced theory… and where better to start than this beautiful new publication by ...
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Hot? Sean Mort to the rescue!

Hot? Sean Mort to the rescue!

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 8th 2013
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A post for our friends down under — experiencing extraordinarily high summer temperatures at the moment. Look after yourselves, keep cool, drink heaps of water and eat even more ice cream... Prints by Sean Mort ...

The wonderment of Illustrator!

The wonderment of Illustrator!

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Illustration,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Dec 18th 2012
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  A shout to all you guys in the Northern Hemisphere just being introduced to Illustrator — trust me, persevere with the pen tool and this program will become your best friend! To get your Illustrator training even more inspired, check out some of the below: A great resource of tutorials and tips ...

McCooper Studios Branding by The Royal STudio

McCooper Studios Branding by The Royal STudio

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Dec 11th 2012
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Porto, Portugal based studio, The Royal Studio, has uploaded some lovely branding work to behance for photographers McCooper Studios. ...

rather nice typographic chess set by Hat Trick

rather nice typographic chess set by Hat Trick

Category: Art, Design / Typography,

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Posted: Dec 4th 2012
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a great idea for a chess set from Hat Trick. Love the idea, so simple! ...

A bit of inspiration for working over the weekend

A bit of inspiration for working over the weekend

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Nov 30th 2012
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A bit of random goodness for those of you in Australia working through your portfolios at present — and also for those of you in the Northern Hemisphere where the temperatures are plumetting, providing good reason to hunker down to some project work over the weekend. Enjoy! - - - Soundtrack (albums) The Darlingtons 'Decades Dance' Bat fo...