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Marshall Alexander - Paper Toys

Category: Designers/Studios, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 21st 2011
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I recently stumbled across the work of Dutch paper engineer, Marshall Alexander. He left the world of 2D design after discovering the art of 3D paper toy design and getting hooked. He also happens to be a graduate of Shillington Melbourne. Here's a stop motion video of Marshall in action. To see more of his fantastic work visit his ...

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

Category: Interviews / Individual, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 19th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Some wise words from The Loop's Pip Jamieson (featured on the Desktop website) on whether or not to take an internship. "For employers, it’s not only a wonderful chance to give back to the industry, and help shape the seniors of tomorrow; it’s a...

Bec Winnel

Bec Winnel

Category: Art, Design / Editorial, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 15th 2011
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If I could get anyone to draw my portrait I think it would have to be the very talented Melbournian artist, Bec Winnel. Bec's portraits are just so wonderfully soft and feminine. It would be hard for even the the staunchest of tomboys not to want to don a pretty floral dress and cherry lipgloss after looking at her work. She's been ...

Rest of the Story

Rest of the Story

Category: Books, Design / Print, Illustration, Music,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
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The guys at the Canadian studio Rethink have come up with the most incredible album artwork. Chris Tarry is not just a jazz musician, but also an accomplished author. Rethink turned his new album, Rest of the Story, into a little book of Chris' short stories. How amazing is the detail, that silver ribbon marker, the die-cut ...

Inker Linker

Inker Linker

Category: Printing/Production, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 13th 2011
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Delighted that Bespoke Press, owned and run by Shillington Lecturer Alischa Herrmann, is now listed on Inker Linker. Founded by Jessica Hische, it's a great resource for finding the right printer ...

Alexa Meade - Artist

Alexa Meade - Artist

Category: Art,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 12th 2011
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I just came across the work of Alexa Meade via The Inspiration and was blown away. Her work is insane! When talking to Maz about this she quite rightly commented that, in a world where everything is photoshopped within an inch of it's life to look like perfection what a p...

The context is everything

The context is everything

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Ash
Posted: Sep 9th 2011
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As Creative types, not all of us are blessed with the innate sense of correct grammar. This series by Mattias Sahlén expresses this in the most simplistic way. I would love one of these on my wall. ...

The dark art of pricing your work

The dark art of pricing your work

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Ash
Posted: Sep 8th 2011
No. of comments: 2

I stumbled upon this from a retweet on twitter and well worth the read, jumping into the world of freelance can be scary but Jessica Hische - a successful creative freelancer, breaks down the pricing struggle and how to charge appropriately for your time! it's a ...

The Design Kids 2012 Calendar Comp

The Design Kids 2012 Calendar Comp

Category: Competitions, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 2nd 2011
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Our friends at The Design Kids have just launched a new competition to design a giant 2012 calendar. They want typography! Think International Typographic Style, grid-based layouts, Wim Crouwel&hellip...

Tang Yau Hoong - The Art of Negative Space

Tang Yau Hoong - The Art of Negative Space

Category: Art, Illustration,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 23rd 2011
No. of comments: 1

Loving these illustrations by Tang Yau Hoong. Really playful and clever! See more of Tang's work here.   ...
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