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BANDiful

BANDiful

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
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Bandaids can be so troublesome to put on; they're fiddly and just so boring to look at. Design students Vivi Feng and Yu Ping Chuang have tried to simplify and beautify the humble bandaid with BANDiful. Easy to put on and brightly patterned, these little strips could be hung near your desk for to deal with thos...

#thepantoneproject

#thepantoneproject

Category: Colour, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
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Paul Octavious, the photographer behind these great images, has started a new Instagram craze, #thepantoneproject. The project sends you on a scavenger hunt of sorts, armed with a couple of swatches and a keen eye for colour.  ...

The Secret Handshake

The Secret Handshake

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
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The Secret Handshake. Some great tips to be found on what you should and shouldn't be doing in the nerve-wracking job application process, passed on down from some of the industry's top creatives. Stefan Sagmeister recommends making your portfolio as varied ...

Manual Creative

Manual Creative

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Trisha Mee
Posted: Jun 13th 2013
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I love the work that Manual Creative produce because of their simple, yet strong and minimal design aesthetic. They also include a summary of the brief for each project and visual references to demonstrate how they came up with the idea so you get to see the thought process behind the designs and brand identities they develop....

Birth certificates redesigned

Birth certificates redesigned

Category: Design / Print, Designers/Studios, Magazines, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
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East London studio IWANT have redesigned the humble birth certificate as part of Icon magazine's regular Rethink feature. The result is a document full of personal information and imagery relevant to the individual i...

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 10th 2013
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Attention all wine-lovers. The Hungry Workshop have designed business cards for Vincurable, and the ink base is - get this - made out of wine. Letterpress and vino sure make a winning combination.  ...

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Farhan Mahmud

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Farhan Mahmud

Category: Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 10th 2013
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This is part of a short little series, talking to some of the Shillington graduates involved in The Design Kids' Threesome exhibition. The finished artworks were posted around the streets of Surry Hills. Farhan ...

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Crystal Lin

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Crystal Lin

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 5th 2013
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This is part of a short little series, talking to some of the Shillington graduates involved in ...

The Great Gatsby by Like Minded Studio

The Great Gatsby by Like Minded Studio

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 6th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Seen the movie of the year yet? As a designer, of course the first thing I looked at when all the trailers and collateral were released for The Great Gatsby was the creative campaign. What do you think about it? Like Minded Studio have released a little bit of the process behind the final logo. Do you prefe...

The Loop Portfolio Masterclass

The Loop Portfolio Masterclass

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 6th 2013
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Last weekend The Loop hosted a Portfolio Masterclass, where young creatives could show their portfolios to some of Sydney's top designers. The graphic design session included mentors from Clemenger, Moffitt Moffitt, Leo Burnett, and M&C Saatchi. It was a really unique opportunity for students to get feedback and advice. ...