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New DC Comics Identity

New DC Comics Identity

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 25th 2012
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The internets are a-flutter with the sound of both comic book nerds and designers mulling over the unveiling of the new identity for DC Comics. When a plain, black and white version was initially released, there was some ...

How good are your colour skills?

How good are your colour skills?

Category: Colour, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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Method of Action are at it again! This time you can test your colour skills. If you haven't had a go at the others check out Kern Type and Shape Type. Bonus! - you can post your score on Facebook and twitter...
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Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios, Illustration, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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As if Jo Ingate isn't busy enough with her various clients along with teaching one of our part-time classes in London, she recently began developing her contemporary children's illustration work and has a great blog about her various projects. Amongst them are Miki and Lump, two new characters which Jo is in the early stage...
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Art of the Menu

Art of the Menu

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Art of the Menu is a blog dedicated to showcasing beautifly designed menu's - a rarity but when they're good they are good!  Warning: don't look at it if you're hungry!   "As designers we make fun — and it’s usually the first thing we not...
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swissted

swissted

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

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Who would have thought punk rock and the clean lines of swiss modernism could work together so beautifully? Mike Joyce is redesigning old punk, hardcore, and indie rock show flyers into International Typographic Style posters. There's 205 (and counting) posters to drool over - check them out at www.swissted.com ...
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Hack Forth and Multiply competition

Hack Forth and Multiply competition

Category: Competitions, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Not For Sale are a US-based non-governmental organisation aimed at creating projects to end modern day slavery all over the world. The competition challenges students and designers to work on a 'live' 24-hour brief which will require...
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Congratulations Shillington Graduate Chris Porter!

Congratulations Shillington Graduate
Chris Porter!

Category: Books,

Posted by: Brittany
Posted: Jan 11th 2012
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Congratulations to Shillington graduate Christopher Porter for winning the Romeo and Juliet Re-covered book contest by The Fox is Black  Chris did a fantastic job revamping the classic play.  His goal:  "I’ve tried to go with a direction that would appeal to youn...
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It's Nice That: Student of the Month

It's Nice That: Student of the Month

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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Did you know It's Nice That has Student of the Month Submissions? I just found out! Get in there Shillo's and show-off how amazing you are :) You can only submit one project at a time, one project a month and try not ...
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Insight #10: A Students Guide To Working In The Creative Industry

Insight #10: A Students Guide To Working In The Creative Industry

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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Australian INfront are back for another year of Insight at the Apple store and they're kicking off the year with a killer! There will be lots to learn from the panel discussion on '...
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The Queen's English Society's Practical Guide to Punctuation

The Queen's English Society's Practical Guide to Punctuation

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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There was a woman on the radio the other day from The Queen's English Society talking about the challenges facing the English language in todays society. They have put together a really useful Practical Guide to Punctuation....
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