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The Great Discontent Going Print

Category: Design / Editorial, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Magazines,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Feb 11th 2014
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One of my favourite online magazines, The Great Discontent, has launch a kickstarter to create a print version. They're also working with the amazing Frank Chimero so its going to be brilliant! Check out the ...
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Lindsay Noble

Lindsay Noble

Category: Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Feb 10th 2014
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As part of the preparation for the much anticipated hand-made project, Shillo-Lon received a visit from Lindsay Noble, a freelance graphic designer who specialises in 'community building' and 'environmental engagement'. Within her work Lindsay often uses wood to make amazing signage and interactive pieces. Lindsay has lots of inspiring projects on her website so if you're...

Disco Ball Pizza Oven. Yes!

Disco Ball Pizza Oven. Yes!

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 13th 2013
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A disco ball pizza oven? Yes please! Located in Vienna, this pizzera is called Disco Volante (no, not joking) and it was designed by studio madamemohr. It is super cool - the waiters even wear specially-designed overalls created by fashion designers Milena Heussley and Luciano Raimondi. If you're ever in Vienna... ...

Build With Chrome

Build With Chrome

Category: Other Design Fields, Web / Design,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jan 29th 2014
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Were you one of those kids who would always be building stuff with Lego? (Ah, the good old days.) Now there's a way to get all that Lego goodness back in your life as an adult - and best of all, you can't accidentally step on a stray piece and have to hobble around for the next week. Chrome has partnered with Lego to create an online version of the game. ...

Tips for speaking in public

Tips for speaking in public

Category: Events/Exhibitions, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jan 14th 2014
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Pretty much any day on the Interwebs you can come across something that someone has created for free that can enrich your life. Speaking.io is a site developed by Zach Holman full of great advice for how to become a better public speaker. Stuff like how to deal with a 'brainfart', o...

Bamboozle

Bamboozle

Category: Design / Packaging,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jan 9th 2014
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Love the optical illusion created by this illustration for Bamboozle Wine. Designed by The Creative Method, the artwork was done by Shillington graduate Elli Lahti. Great work guys! ...

Two Minutes with TGD

Two Minutes with TGD

Category: Web / Design,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jan 6th 2014
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Some lovely themes explored on this slick-lookin' site. It's a shoot-off from The Great Discontent, and in a series of brief interviews asks those questions we can all relate to - like what you'd say to your 18 year old self.  ...

Low Poly Weather by Dan Hoopert

Low Poly Weather by Dan Hoopert

Category: Design / Interactive, Web / Design,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Dec 18th 2013
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I'd be using this weather app in a heartbeat if it was real! Love the low-fi look Dan Huppert has gone with in his Low Poly Weather App.  ...

Historical Figures Take Selfies

Historical Figures Take Selfies

Category: Advertising,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 27th 2013
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Nice idea for The Cape Times. Historical figures are photoshopped to look like they're taking selfies, running with the tagline "you can't get closer to the news".  ...

Grammatically Speaking

Grammatically Speaking

Category: Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 26th 2013
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A bit of a grammar nazi? We thought we had a pretty good grasp of grammar, but some of the questions in this quiz were a bit tricky! ...