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State of Design Festival

State of Design Festival

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

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Posted: Jul 11th 2011
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Melbourne is hitting its stride this time of year with another great design event, the State of Design Festival. Established in 2004, the State of Design Festival is the largest and most innovative design event in Australia and the heart of design thinking and design activity. Running from the 20th to 31st July be sure to check it out if your in town. Visit the ...

Belle Howie - Thirst Impressions

Belle Howie - Thirst Impressions

Category: Design / Print, Products,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jul 6th 2011
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I always love it when I hear of how our graduates are getting on, not just when they get their first design role upon leaving us, but sometimes years later when their career, and sometimes their own businesses, are really taking off. Belle did the Shillington course back in 2005. A couple years later she started her own business, ...

Alex Trochut Book entitled 'More is more'

Category: Books, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Jun 27th 2011
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Alex Trochut is a Barcelona designer, 30 yrs old and already a global design icon. His book 'More is more' explores his work practices/process. As the title suggests his work is enriched and engaging through its complexity and detail. He a is a designer, illustrator and typographer that breaks the mould of conventional graphic designer. He is perhaps most renowned for his ...

A–Z of Melbourne Letterpress Print

A–Z of Melbourne Letterpress Print

Category: Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jun 27th 2011
No. of comments: 2

Check out this beautiful Limited Edition print by Benjamin one of our students from last year. The print is a three colour letterpress printed on a Magnani acid free stock measuring 350mm by 480mm. All 330 printed by hand, in Australia on a 19th Century Letterpress. The prints are currently stocked in ...

Jan Avendano: The Same But Different

Jan Avendano: The Same But Different

Category: Colour, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Jun 23rd 2011
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Jan Avendando has created a beautiful series of grids based off an underlying structure reinterpreted in a variety of ways. ...

The Thousands get a makeover

The Thousands get a makeover

Category: Blogs, Colour, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 22nd 2011
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I love my local thousand blog. It's a must check for me to see what's coming up in my capital. It was looking very 'indie' up until recently. The Thousands have undergone a massive rebrand and has emerged looking like it is ready to take over the world of what's happening websites... compl...

Complexity Graphics

Complexity Graphics

Category: Art, Illustration, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jun 21st 2011
No. of comments: 0

I can't say I've ever been a huge digital art enthusiast, but every now and again I see something that makes me want to rethink my position on it. Tatiana Plakhova's illustration work is nothing if not spectacular. ...

Interview – Designer Allison Colpoys

Interview – Designer Allison Colpoys

Category: Books, Interviews / Individual,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jun 15th 2011
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Lucy Feagins from the The Design Files interviews the supremely talented Book designer Allison Colpoys. If your not already signed up to receive The D...

The Symmetry of Life

Category: Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jun 14th 2011
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Printout! - Print The North Manchester, 9 June at 6.30

Printout! - Print The North
Manchester, 9 June at 6.30

Category: Design / Publishing, Events/Exhibitions, Magazines,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 3rd 2011
No. of comments: 0

Printout! is a an event curated by Stack Magazines and MagCulture that will feature an informal discussion about independent magazine publishing. Re...