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Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Category: Art, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
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These portraits of musicians (made out of recycled cassette tape with original cassette) are pretty awesome. Erika was inspired to create the 'Ghosts in the Machine' project after a description by philosopher Gilbert Ryle about how your spirit lives in your body. Erika imagines we are al...

From Above: Maison Grey

From Above: Maison Grey

Category: Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 13th 2012
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Loving these aerial shots from Maison Grey of beaches around the world. I'm getting all kinds of colour inspiration from those bright little patterned umbrellas! Can you guess which shot is from Coogee, right here in Oz? ...

Karlee Anne Interiors

Karlee Anne Interiors

Category: Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 9th 2012
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Karlee Anne is a design business launched by Karlee van der Meulen, one of our previous lecturers at Shillington Sydney. As a practicing designer, Karlee has specialised in surface patterns for interiors. Her commercial experience and personal interest in this field sparked a vision to create a homewares brand featuring soft furnishings. W...

Number of the Day

Number of the Day

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 6th 2012
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Mathematics was never my strong suit, but as a designer I love looking at numbers. Do you draw your eight long and loopy, or as a snowman with his round head sitting firmly atop his even wider belly, or even some other way? Number of the Day indulges in my passion for the numbered form, with possibly the most comprehensive search func...
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The Nation

The Nation

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Nevena Radojevic
Posted: Jul 7th 2012
No. of comments: 1

The Nation are a New York design studio specialising in corporate identity. The images provided show the new Genome from Yahoo brand. The shape of the logo resembles DNA and the identity exudes stylishness and confidence. I love the work because it has impact and the colour combination works well....
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Spencer Harrison

Spencer Harrison

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jul 24th 2012
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We were lucky enough to have the very talented Spencer Harrison in to chat with us this week. He has kindly put together some really great links and resources for Design Students on his blog HERE. Check out his work at ...

The Snow Man by Silent Partner

The Snow Man by Silent Partner

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 17th 2012
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It's the middle of winter here in Oz, and I'm daydreaming about summertime. Lying on the beach, getting slightly too sunburnt, replacing creamy icecream for icy-cold snow cones! Lucky for the kids down in Melbourne, that's exactly what they'll be able to do come December. I'm loving the branding for The Snow Man&n...

The Four Seasons Illustrations

The Four Seasons Illustrations

Category: Art, Illustration,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 16th 2012
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I stumbled upon these beautiful 'The Four Seasons' illustrations by Teagan White. These gorgeous pieces of work were created as a part of Teagans major project whilst studying at Art college. The illustrations and chosen colour palettes were based on the 4 different seasons and ...

Shampoo for the Sleepy Slacker

Shampoo for the Sleepy Slacker

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2012
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One of the wackiest student projects has been recently showcased on The Dieline - Bedog, a range of shampoo and conditioner for dogs that encourages the animal's true nature to be embraced. And so you get the Sl...

The Silver Star: Glasfurd & Walker

The Silver Star: Glasfurd & Walker

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2012
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I'm crushing on Vancouver-based studio Glasford & Walker big time. Started in 2007 by an Australian designer and a Canadian producer, their aesthetic is really clean, their typography is always lovely, and the colours are winners. This project in particular really stood out to me. Maybe it's because The Silver Star s...