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Preview text with wordmark.it

Preview text with wordmark.it

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 25th 2012
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Wordmark.it is one nifty little website. Basically you can type in a word and see what it looks like in every font loaded on your computer. Too easy and saves you a heap of time when trying to find that perfect typeface! ...
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Unlikely Avian Taxonomies Sydney, Aug 28 – Sept 29, 2012

Unlikely Avian Taxonomies
Sydney, Aug 28 – Sept 29, 2012

Category: Design / Infographics, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Anthony
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
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If you are in Sydney, you must check out Unlikely Avian Taxonimies exhibition from Zoë Sadokierski and Kate Sweetapple of Page Screen studio. They recategorise real birds into new taxonomies, from pattern to colour, and my favorite BIRDS with SMUTTY NAMES – the Agile Tit-Tyrant and the Erect...

Positive Posters - deadline

Positive Posters - deadline

Category: Competitions, Interviews / Individual,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Sep 18th 2012
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The Positive Posters 4th Annual Poster competition deadline is just around the corner. Entries close September 30th 2012.  Click here to get the Brief. You could win Prizes too!...
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David Weir - 100 Strangers

David Weir - 100 Strangers

Category: Photography,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 17th 2012
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We always love it when we see the lecturers at Shillington working on personal projects. David Weir, who teaches full-time at our Melbourne college, has risen to the 100 Strangers Project challenge.  Check out his wonderful photography (and website) here – ...

How to build your creative confidence

Category: Documentaries/Film, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 13th 2012
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David Kelley of IDEO gives a wonderful Ted Talk on building creative confidence. Great to watch if you think you're 'just not a creative type'. ...

'Uninvited redesigns'

'Uninvited redesigns'

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 30th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Something I picked up on Twitter yesterday via The Coolhunter (still a firm favourite for inspiration!) — a cool (read: very hipster) take on American Airlines' branding. It's the work of Anna K&...

How to run a Brainstorm

How to run a Brainstorm

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 28th 2012
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Fabulous 3-part article by UK's Creative Huddle as featured on Creative Boom — 'How to run a Brainstorm' part 1 (preparation), ...

Scandinavian Graphic Design

Scandinavian Graphic Design

Category: Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 23rd 2012
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Still on the Scandinavian theme, this book was a recent purchase with a birthday gift card (thanks, Jules!) and remains a favourite. Full of all that sexy design work that those Northern Eu...
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Of Monsters and Men

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Music,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 23rd 2012
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Absolutely loving these guys at the moment — even more so after their scintillating live show in Camden last night. Of Monsters and Men are musical geniuses (genii?), something akin to Arcade Fire with piano accordian, trumpet and timpani action aplenty. I see they're doing a fair bit of touring around Europe in t...

The importance of upskilling as a designer

The importance of upskilling as a designer

Category: Blogs, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Magazines, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Aug 21st 2012
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The guys over at Desktop Magazine have put together this handy article where they questioned six creatives:  "In terms of employability and keeping up-to-date with technologies, how important is it for designers to upskill?" ...