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AGDA Opening Doors

AGDA Opening Doors

Category: Design Associations, Events/Exhibitions, Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 23rd 2012
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AGDA Opening Doors Seminar is the perfect event to attend if you are a student trying to break in to the design industry. Are you worried about finding a job? Learn how to get your foot in the door and recieve excellent resources that will give you that edge over your competitors. ...

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Category: Books, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
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Clever old Penguin Books - they have persuaded Jessica Hische to do a daily drop-cap inspired series of book covers for their new Classics range. Rather lovely they are too. Via ...

SexDrugs&Helvetica

SexDrugs&Helvetica

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

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Sep 18th 2012
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Don't miss out on Sex Drugs & Helvetica 2012 - Sept 28th 11am-5pm (Melb only). Brought to you by the guys from Positive Posters! Featuring talks from these guys: ...

Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones

Category: Art, Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 22nd 2012
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I'm one of those people who silently fumes when I get a loaned book back from a friend and pages have been dog-eared. Have some of these people not heard of bookmarks?! So I've had to put my overly book-protective nature aside for a bit to fully appreciate the beauty of what Nicholas Jones does to various precious tomes. Simply...
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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?" ...

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Category: Art, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
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These portraits of musicians (made out of recycled cassette tape with original cassette) are pretty awesome. Erika was inspired to create the 'Ghosts in the Machine' project after a description by philosopher Gilbert Ryle about how your spirit lives in your body. Erika imagines we are al...

Yayoi Kusama: New York, 12 July - 30 September

Yayoi Kusama: New York, 12 July - 30 September

Category: Art, Colour, Events/Exhibitions, Fashion,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 8th 2012
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If you're wondering what's with the wonderfully crazy window displays in Louis Vuitton at the moment (if you've seen the polkadot tentacles you'll know what I mean) it turns out they're the work of Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama. I was lucky enough to attend her exhibition at the MCA in Sydney back in 2009 and it was probably one of the most fun and interactive ...

Milli & Fink

Milli & Fink

Category: Illustration,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Aug 8th 2012
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Milli & Fink is run by an Angela Purdy, one of our lovely ex-students from Brisbane. Since graduating Ange has worked at a few studios and has been very busy freelancing for herself.  Recently, Ange created a range...

Screenshots made easy with Paparazzi!

Screenshots made easy with Paparazzi!

Category: Resources / Images, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 5th 2012
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Fed up with only being able to screenshot what's visible on your monitor? Paparazzi! could be just what you're looking for. It's a small utility for Mac OS X that enables you take entire screenshots of webpages. I've attached a screenshot of Bec Winnel&...
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The Four Seasons Illustrations

The Four Seasons Illustrations

Category: Art, Illustration,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 16th 2012
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I stumbled upon these beautiful 'The Four Seasons' illustrations by Teagan White. These gorgeous pieces of work were created as a part of Teagans major project whilst studying at Art college. The illustrations and chosen colour palettes were based on the 4 different seasons and ...