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Massimo Vignelli on Grids

Category: Books, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Interviews / Individual,

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Posted: Apr 30th 2013
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Fabulous interview with Massimo Vignelli discussing how he uses grids. ...

The Town Mouse by AFOM

The Town Mouse by AFOM

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 3rd 2013
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I only have one thing to say about this identity, and that is this. Glow in the dark business cards! A Friend Of Mine is doing some seriously sweet work lately. Take a look.  ...

Handmade Day Sydney

Handmade Day Sydney

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Anthony
Posted: Apr 2nd 2013
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Handmade Day is one of my favorite briefs. The students in Sydney took the brief to create a book / CD / poster without using the computer. The results were a lot of fun. Check them out below. Also keep your eyes peeled for the making of video for the Edward Scissorhands poster!  ...
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Letitia Buchan

Letitia Buchan

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Mayah Higgins
Posted: Mar 11th 2013
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I love the work of Melbourne-based Letitia Buchan. I love these typographic designs, there is an uplifting & playful approach to most of her illustrations. Lots of vivid colour, and I love the hand-drawn artwork!...

Rare old books

Rare old books

Category: Art, Books, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

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Posted: Mar 5th 2013
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Nobrium: Towards True Precision in the Control of Excessive Anxiety Why is it that so many cool books are just so hard to find? Stumbled across this little gem, designed by Pentagrams Mervyn Kurlansky in 1971, for a Pharmaceutical company. As you would expect, captures the zeitgeist of the early 70's perfectly! ...

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 - ...

Life Cycle of a Drop of Water

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Feb 13th 2013
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This fascinating stop-motion sequence beautifully illustrates the life-cycle of water using incredible paper 'engineering'. A wonderful collaboration between Helen Friel, Jess Deacon and Chris Turner, (paper sculptor, animator and photographer respectively),...

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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La Distributrice by Studio Point

La Distributrice by Studio Point

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jan 13th 2013
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Nice identity work from Montréal studio Studio Point. Taking over the smallest commercial space in Montréal and next to one of the most popular subway stations in the city, a barista serves his customers an espresso, americano or latte directly on the street. Love that custom typeface! ...