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New Guardian App - Magnificent!

New Guardian App - Magnificent!

Category: Design / Editorial, Resources / Tools+Apps, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jul 4th 2014
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I've just downloaded the new Guardian app for iPhone and iPad and it is a thing of beauty! Strongly tied in with the styleguide developed for the new Guardian site (still in Beta, so make sure you choose that version). This is a work of car...

Gol!

Gol!

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

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jul 1st 2014
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Here's one for those of you who love design and football! In a collaboration with Hey for the World Cup 2014, Dave Sedgewick has produced a beautiful book of illustrations to celebrate this years football frenzy in Brazil. The book features a variety of players from t...

Unquiet Film Series - Times New Roman

Category: Design / Typography, Documentaries/Film,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jul 1st 2014
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Check out this short film on Times New Roman - one of those fonts on your computer you generally skip passed. ...
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Brand Guidelines on the Web

Brand Guidelines on the Web

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jul 1st 2014
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Brand guidelines and pattern libraries are popping up all over the place as maintaining your brand across multiple touch points becomes more and more important. findguidelin.es is an excellent resource featuring some of the more well known brands on the web today. I particularly like the work ...

The Internet in Real Time

The Internet in Real Time

Category: Design / Infographics,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jul 1st 2014
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Eric Schmidt (Google) is quoted as saying that the amount of data we currently generate every two days is the same as all the data produced from the dawn of civilisation to 2003 combined. It just boggles the mind. This site captures so...

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...

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 ...

Epiforma

Epiforma

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jun 23rd 2014
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Epiforma is a brand new multidisciplinary studio from Portugal who have done some amazing work within various fields of design. Their case studies so far, show a mix product design, branding, type design and art direction. With some truly compelling work in their portfolio already we look forward to seeing what these guys do next!  ...
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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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BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

Category: Advertising, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 17th 2014
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Hands up if you've never used a BIC pen in your life? No one... didn't think so. BIC are currently running a small experiment to 'create' a universal typeface based on as much handwritten letters as they can collect. Using one of those fancy alogorithms an average is calculated from all the handwrit...