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Google Cardboard - Handmade VR

Google Cardboard - Handmade VR

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 25th 2014
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The Google I/O kicked off on Wednesday with lots of announcements about new Google products and updates to existing services. But one of the more interesting things to come out of the conference was Cardboard. Basically all the attendees at the conference where given this cardboard package which lets you create a simple, handmade...

Verena Michelitsch

Verena Michelitsch

Category: Colour, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jun 25th 2014
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I didn't think Verena Michelitsh's work could get any better, until I saw these. In a collaboration with Tobias van Schneider, Michelitsch has created these beautiful illustrations of 'crystal-like shapes'. These crystal shapes which inspired the illustrations were a product of stacking a variety of materials like pa...

Queen Elizabeth eye's off the Iron Throne

Queen Elizabeth eye's off the Iron Throne

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 24th 2014
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Last little Game of Thones post features Queen Elizabeth's recent visit to the set in Belfast & some longing looks at the Iron Throne... maybe with a nice comfy cushion thrown in. ...

Game of Thrones meets the Brady Bunch

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 24th 2014
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Spoiler Alerts: if you're not up to date with Game of Thones maybe don't watch this video just yet. Otherwise enjoy this adaption of the Brady Bunch intro reimagined for Game of Thrones! ...

Beautiful Minimalist Game of Thrones Art

Beautiful Minimalist Game of Thrones Art

Category: Illustration,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 24th 2014
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If you're anything like me you are having massive Game of Thrones withdrawal symptoms at the moment. So the next few posts will let you glory in some of those warm/violent memories. First up we have have these great illustrations from artist Jerry Liu f...

Computer Arts cover contest

Computer Arts cover contest

Category: Competitions, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Magazines,

Posted by: Anthony
Posted: Jun 23rd 2014
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Current student Holly Ovenden and graduate Josh Clarke have made it into the top 30 of Computer Arts cover contest! Well done guys. Check out all the entries ...

Here London

Here London

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jun 20th 2014
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Last week we went to Here London, a one-day symposium by It's Nice That. There were talks from some amazingly inspiring designers like Marion Deuchars, Christoph Niemann and ...
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The Tapas Wine Collection

The Tapas Wine Collection

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Loren McKone
Posted: May 13th 2014
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This brand was created to export good Spanish wine at an affordable price. The graphical solution created by Eduardo del Fraile was inspired by the traditional elements of the bars in Spain. The menus in classic Spanish bars are written on the walls [often in chalk], orders are simply shouted to the cook and after eating teeth are cleaned with a wooden stick. I like the simplicity of the design ...
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MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #2

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #2

Category: Design / Print, Printing/Production,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Jun 9th 2014
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Following on from my last blog post – as promised – here are the wonderful results from the first Screen Printing workshop. It was great to see the variety of subject matter for each piece from Illustration / type / nice graphic line work / photography & pattern work. In order of appearance:   Samantha (FT) Chad (...

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #1

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #1

Category: Design / Print, Printing/Production,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Jun 9th 2014
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Last Saturday morning – where some of us were nursing a slight hangover after some post-college mid-course drinks – students from Full Time, Part Time and past classes attended a screen printing workshop ran by the wonderful Mandy from the equally fantastic Hot Bed Press Studio near Islington Mill in Salford. Our students are used to tight deadlin...
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