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The Blank Sheet Project

Category: Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Individual, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 16th 2012
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Here's a great (and quick) way to get inspired! All creative people are aware of the unique challenge we're set when given a blank sheet of paper. The Blank Sheet Project (an initiative from Arjowiggins Creative Papers in association wi...

Mabe by Band

Mabe by Band

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Print,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 15th 2012
No. of comments: 0

My current crush is on this identity for Mabe hair salon, designed by the super talented Adelaide studio Band. That gold foil is seriously amazing. ...

The Best Designs

The Best Designs

Category: Web / Design, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 15th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Site Inspire is one of my favourite haunts for truly incredible web design, but I recently stumbled across another site that offers a lot of digital inspiration. It's simply called The Best Designs. Check it out if you'd like some inspiration! ...

Deck of Cards by Pedale Design

Deck of Cards by Pedale Design

Category: Design / Packaging, Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 15th 2012
No. of comments: 1

Ever thought your standard pack of playing cards needed a bit of a spruce? Just like the beautiful typographic Scrabble set that was recently released for those font-lovers out there, Pedale Design have created a deck of playi...

An Insider's Guide to The Design Presentation

An Insider's Guide to The Design Presentation

Category: Designers/Studios, Interviews / Individual, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

This is a great article about the presentation process a designer goes through with a client, highlighting some of the critical areas that might be missed in the process. There are some really interesting questions being asked, one especially regarding how many concepts should be presented t...

Mercedes Benz / Left & Right Brain

Mercedes Benz / Left & Right Brain

Category: Advertising, Colour, Design / Print,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 26th 2012
No. of comments: 0

It's day one of colour for the full-time students in Sydney and to mark the occasion here are some wonderful ads for Mercedes Benz. Depicting the difference between the left and right side of the brain I think they're a breath of fresh air from standard car ads. The agency beghind the ads was Shalmor Avnon Amichay / Y&R Inte...

Kaleidoscope Festival: London, 27 & 28 November 2012

Kaleidoscope Festival: London, 27 & 28 November 2012

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 10th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Shillington are proud sponsors of Kaleidoscope International Creative Festival, a must-attend event for any aspiring student, emerging artist, designer or industry professional looking for that inspirational kick. Organised by Shillington Graduate, Timb...

The art of the Pitch

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Sep 5th 2012
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In 1969 Saul Bass — probably the greatest graphic designer of all time, was tasked with reimagining the visual identity of the American Bell Telephone Company. This rare footage captures the full half-hour of Bass and his team’s original pitch to Bell, whic...
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Shillington NYC is hiring!

Shillington NYC is hiring!

Category: Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Aug 28th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Love design but sick of dealing with the deadlines and clients? Shillington School of Graphic Design in New York is looking for passionate graphic designers to pass on their practical skills and knowledge to the next generation of creative talent. A previous career sporting a corduroy jacket and comb-over (traditional t...
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Of Monsters and Men

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Music,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 23rd 2012
No. of comments: 0

Absolutely loving these guys at the moment — even more so after their scintillating live show in Camden last night. Of Monsters and Men are musical geniuses (genii?), something akin to Arcade Fire with piano accordian, trumpet and timpani action aplenty. I see they're doing a fair bit of touring around Europe in t...