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Rice field art

Rice field art

Category: Art, Colour, Design / Environmental, Illustration, Resources / Images,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Sep 9th 2011
No. of comments: 3

Every year, the farmers and residents of a small town in Japan called Inkadate work together to create huge works of art in their paddy fields. In May an army of volunteers plant a variety of different coloured rice in a precise patterns created on a computer. The rice field art is only visible until September when the rice is harvested. To see a time lapse video of the emerging a...

Gridulator and Guide Make grids for web easy

Gridulator and Guide Make grids for web easy

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

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 7th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Its always been pretty excruciating in the past trying to create grids and guides for photoshop,  have often just done screen shots of grids in Indesign as work around and then drawn in the gudes. Now we can rest easy. Gridulator does exactly what it says on the packet. This online tool is a great little help for creating g...

Amy Dunis featured in Moustache Magazine

Amy Dunis featured in Moustache Magazine

Category: Art, Illustration, Magazines,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 5th 2011
No. of comments: 0

It's always fantastic to see the work of our students and graduates in the big wide world. Although we don't teach illustration at Shillington we have a number of very talented illustrators who pass through our doors wanting to add to their skill-set and Amy Elizabeth Dunis is one of these. Check out her super cute ...

Tang Yau Hoong - The Art of Negative Space

Tang Yau Hoong - The Art of Negative Space

Category: Art, Illustration,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 23rd 2011
No. of comments: 1

Loving these illustrations by Tang Yau Hoong. Really playful and clever! See more of Tang's work here.   ...
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Penguin Re-designed Covers

Penguin Re-designed Covers

Category: Books, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Aug 18th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Love these new tattoo-inspired cover re-designs of some classic Penguin books. Design Week also have an interesting interview with Penguin's General Designer Richard Bravery. Kind of makes me want to get a tattoo! ...

Adrian Valencia draws Gaga

Adrian Valencia draws Gaga

Category: Illustration,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Aug 18th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Argentinian illustrator Adrian Valencia goes Gaga in his own inimitable style. Check out his blog for more work-in-progress photos. ...

Golden Grid System

Golden Grid System

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

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 17th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Golden Grid System is a folding grid system for responsive web design. It includes folding columns, elastic gutters, a zoomable baseline grid, and a delightful grid overlay script...what more do you want? ...
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Maricor Maricar

Maricor Maricar

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Aug 17th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Here's some beautiful embroidered type courtesy of the multi-talented Maricor and Maricar Manolo to brighten up your day. Be sure to visit their blog for some fabulous process shots, and check out their website for more illustration, web and motion graphics work. &nb...

Adrian Riemann

Adrian Riemann

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Brent Wilson
Posted: Aug 10th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Adrian Riemann is an illustrator from Germany who's had his hand in a number of design projects. This particular one is a re-imagining of the classic 80's characters from He-Man as indie/hipster/fashion scenesters. They're dressed in clothing that actually exists which he has referenced on his site. It's refreshing to see Trap Jaw looking so dope....
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London Tube map gets a makeover

London Tube map gets a makeover

Category: Design / Interactive, Illustration, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 11th 2011
No. of comments: 1

Designer Mark Noad offers a more geographically-accurate take on the London tube map. ...