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Type Deck

Type Deck

Category: Design / Typography, Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 3rd 2013
No. of comments: 0

A seriously sexy deck of cards from designer Chris Cavill. Each suit has a different custom typeface. Yes, please! ...

Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Interviews / Individual, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 30

Continuing a history of both Shillington lecturers and graduates being featured among their pages, Computer Arts have featured two recent graduates from our Manchester college in the new issue out this week (issue 216)! We're hugely proud to see Lois and Alex included alongside their fantastic work. In fact to celebrate we're giving away a one year subscription to ...

Industry & Interest

Industry & Interest

Category: Interviews / Individual, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Asher Compton, a Shillington grad from way back when, has started up a great new site called Industry & Interest, which features great in-depth interviews with some very talented creatives. Plus there's a whole section of the site dedicated to inspiration (whether that be ...

Pentagram redesigns NYC wayfinding

Pentagram redesigns NYC wayfinding

Category: Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 0

What do you think of Pentagram's newly redesigned wayfinding system for NYC? The signs give you an estimate of how long you'll have to walk to get anywhere in the neighborhood. Pentagram customised Helvetica, replacing square dots with round ones, and the icons were created to match details in the...

BANDiful

BANDiful

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
No. of comments: 0

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
No. of comments: 0

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
No. of comments: 0

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 ...

IBM's smarter advertising

Category: Advertising, Design / Environmental, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Working with Ogilvy Paris, IBM have created a series of very smart advertisements that not only get the intended message across but also provide a real, tangible function for members of the public. Designed as part of their 'People For Smarter Cities' campaign, each...

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 10th 2013
No. of comments: 0

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
No. of comments: 0

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 ...