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Vintage Type Inspiration

Vintage Type Inspiration

Category: Colour, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Aug 22nd 2013
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  Whether you think it's too hipster-ish, overdone, an easy out, or unimaginative; or whether you find yourself constantly fighting it's corner, with strong beliefs that it's adorable, with endless iterations, suitable for any project… Vintage type / graphics elements / colour palettes & textural effects do have their place in amongst modern ...

Is This The Future of The Airline Website?

Is This The Future of The Airline Website?

Category: Design / Interactive, Designers/Studios, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Aug 13th 2013
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Fi (Fantasy Interactive) are one of those agencies who are really pushing the boundaries when it comes to digital. Their site is a a great showcase of how we should be designing for the digital landscape and its multitude of devices. What's even better is Fi avoid the usual screenshot project showcase and instead offer t...

Shazzam!

Shazzam!

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Elske Kooistra
Posted: Jul 25th 2013
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A promotional brochure. The Little Book of Photo-shoppe Trickery. ...

Typewolf

Typewolf

Category: Design / Typography, Web / Design,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2013
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Typewolf is a new site highlighting some truly beautiful web design out there - only this site also identifies the fonts used for those aforementioned ace websites. Heaven for curious type-mad designers. There's also a really nice section, updated weekly, of great design work from Dribbble. Nice stuff.  ...

Gemma O'Brien

Gemma O'Brien

Category: Interviews / Individual,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 8th 2013
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We were thrilled to have the talented and wildly enthusiastic Gemma O'Brien come in to talk to our students at our Sydney college today. Her passion for type is infectious!  ...

Industry & Interest

Industry & Interest

Category: Interviews / Individual, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
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Asher Compton, a Shillington grad from way back when, has started up a great new site called Industry & Interest, which features great in-depth interviews with some very talented creatives. Plus there's a whole section of the site dedicated to inspiration (whether that be ...

BANDiful

BANDiful

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
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Bandaids can be so troublesome to put on; they're fiddly and just so boring to look at. Design students Vivi Feng and Yu Ping Chuang have tried to simplify and beautify the humble bandaid with BANDiful. Easy to put on and brightly patterned, these little strips could be hung near your desk for to deal with thos...

#thepantoneproject

#thepantoneproject

Category: Colour, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
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Paul Octavious, the photographer behind these great images, has started a new Instagram craze, #thepantoneproject. The project sends you on a scavenger hunt of sorts, armed with a couple of swatches and a keen eye for colour.  ...

The Secret Handshake

The Secret Handshake

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
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The Secret Handshake. Some great tips to be found on what you should and shouldn't be doing in the nerve-wracking job application process, passed on down from some of the industry's top creatives. Stefan Sagmeister recommends making your portfolio as varied ...

Manual Creative

Manual Creative

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Trisha Mee
Posted: Jun 13th 2013
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I love the work that Manual Creative produce because of their simple, yet strong and minimal design aesthetic. They also include a summary of the brief for each project and visual references to demonstrate how they came up with the idea so you get to see the thought process behind the designs and brand identities they develop....