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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 ...

Re:collection

Re:collection

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 16th 2013
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Re:collection, the online inventory of Australian graphic design founded by Dominic Hofstede, has just been relaunched, featuring a new design and expanded content. It's a great resource showcasing some beautiful design, mostly from the period between 1960-1980. ...

FIND on AGDA NSW blog

FIND on AGDA NSW blog

Category: Blogs, Resources / Images, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 6th 2013
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X marks the spot! We’ve collected a list of our favourite places to visit for some serious designspiration. Are you looking for some terrific type treats? Incredible Types, always a space for drool-worthy typography. ...

LEARN - on AGDA NSW Blog

LEARN - on AGDA NSW Blog

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 2nd 2013
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You've finished your study, or perhaps graduation is not far off, and you're about to take that scary leap into the weird and wonderful world of graphic design. You probably have a million questions about what to do from here - but look no further, because we've complied a list of some of the best advice for you brand new designers. We love ...

The Exploded Alphabet

The Exploded Alphabet

Category: Design / Typography, Illustration,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
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This self-inititated project by Matt Stevens, a designer and illustrator from North Carolina, combines his love for vintage automative manuals with typography. Not only is the 26 letter series a feast for the eyes, but it also provides a new perspective on the anatomy of type and how the font was put together. ...

Picksum Ipsum

Picksum Ipsum

Category: Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 27th 2013
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Who would've thought that boring old dummy text could ever be cool? Picksum Ipsum lets you pick a quote from your favourite cinema legend (Freeman, Caine, Eastwood or Carrey) to use as dummy copy.  ...

French Paper Company's 140th Anniversary

French Paper Company's 140th Anniversary

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Illustration, Printing/Production, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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This year is the 140th anniversary of the French Paper Company, a Michigan-based paper mill that produces speciality papers. To celebrate, they've completely redesigned their cartons and ream wraps. The striking, illustrative design is a historial look at the company's history, featuring logos and icons from their branding pas...

Berta Models

Berta Models

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Fashion, Photography, Web / Design,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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This fun identity for a Barcelona-based model agency was created by Art Director Eren Saracevic. Playing on the idea that 'without models, fashion photography would just be clothes' the emphasis was on colourful and strong visuals which would be appealing to a young audience. ...

Pixar Playing Cards

Pixar Playing Cards

Category: Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Documentaries/Film, Illustration, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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A self-proclaimed 'huge' Pixar fan, graphic designer and illustrator Chris Anderson has made a lot of Pixar-related work over the years including this set of deluxe playing cards which he produced as part of a university project. ...

Peepshow — at the London College!

Peepshow — at the London College!

Category: Illustration,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 16th 2013
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The fabulously talented Chrissie Macdonald and Andrew Rae from Peepshow Collective came in to give a presentation to our London students yesterday. It was truly fascinating...