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Takeo Takei - Aesop's Fables

Takeo Takei - Aesop's Fables

Category: Books, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 15th 2012
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Beautifully simple lines drawings from Japanese artist Takeo Takei. These were created for a 1925 edition of Aesop's Fables. Can you imagine being a kid and getting to look at these beauties as your mum or dad read to you out loud? My mind would've run riot. ...
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What is the future of design?

What is the future of design?

Category: Books, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 12th 2012
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Last week I was fortunate enough to see Frank Chimero speak at the Portable event at Brisbane's Edge. It was an inspiring afternoon where questions were asked of designers about the way we work and why we do things?  Drawing on findings from his book, The Shape of Design, Frank asked us 'What does it mean to b...

The Copy Book

The Copy Book

Category: Advertising, Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 11th 2012
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A lovely find on thisiscollate — what looks like it'd be a really interesting read on the art of copy writing. This is an updated edition of a book originally published by D&AD in 1995, and this time around is a joint project with ...

Poemotion / Takahiro Kurashima

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Art, Books,

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Posted: Apr 25th 2012
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Beautiful book concept by Takahiro Kurashima ...

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Category: Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Apr 19th 2012
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We're super-proud of Laura Greaves, a graduate from our January 2012 course in NYC. Gabriele Wilson, book cover designer extraordinaire, has incorporated four of Laura's patterns into the most recent additions to The Poetry Society...

Good Books - Metamorphosis

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Books,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 17th 2012
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New Zealand creative agency, String Theory teamed up with US-based agency Buck, to create this wonderful animated homage to Hunter S.Thompson to help promote Good Books. ...

Christian Jackson

Christian Jackson

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Clare Rose
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
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Christian Jackson is a designer from Chicago. I love these simple book cover designs. The essence of the narrative is captured very quickly and effectively. Muted colours are also really effective....
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The Field Guide to Victorian Produce

The Field Guide to Victorian Produce

Category: Books, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
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I came across this book on The Design Files mailout today. Great work by Victorian designer Matthew Angel. Check out his website too —some really inspirational design work.  ...
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Gabriele Wilson Guest Lectures for Shillington NYC

Gabriele Wilson Guest Lectures for Shillington NYC

Category: Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Mar 1st 2012
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Book Cover designer extraordinaire and all around amazing person Gabriele Wilson guest lectured in the NYC studio yesterday. She shared with us several of her beautiful covers and the processes which she went through to achieve the results, as well as her personal experiences as a designer in the publishing industry. More of her work can be seen ...

100 Days of Design Entrepreneurship

100 Days of Design Entrepreneurship

Category: Books, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Feb 22nd 2012
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  Kern and Burn bring us 'One Hundred Days of Design Entrepreneurship" - a website about ...