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Bedow

Bedow

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Kaew Bangsakun
Posted: Mar 14th 2014
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I love the work of Bedow because the simplicity of the shapes and how they use colours in their brand identity design. Their studio is in Stockholm. They have a wide range of clients but mainly retails sectors....

Isabel Urbina Peña

Isabel Urbina Peña

Category: Design / Packaging, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Mar 2nd 2014
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You're not meant to judge a book by its cover, but of course, as designers, we totally do! Luckily, the covers Isabel Urbina Peña designs always make me pick up the book. I also love what she's done with the styling and presentation on her website ... Beautiful work Isabel!  EDIT: ...

onlab

onlab

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jessica Sutton
Posted: Mar 12th 2014
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I love this limited edition run of a three-part magazine series, 'Ménage à 3' by Berlin-based design studio onlab. The repetition of the triangular shape across the three issues visually references the concept of the three interviewees. However, the strong use of a single, bold colour and different typesetting in each magazine reinforces the idea that the three individuals have quite unique pers...

A Pocket Guide to Master Everyday Typographic Adventures

A Pocket Guide to Master Everyday Typographic Adventures

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Mar 25th 2014
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Need to be reminded of design basics - like how to use pesky apostrophes, or when to use parentheses versus brackets? Just check out A Pocket Guide to Master Everyday Typographic Adventures. Benedikt Lehnert was behind it, and it's simply designed with tonnes of information...

Style Tiles - To the point

Style Tiles - To the point

Category: Web / Design, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Mar 19th 2014
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Style Tiles are a great addition to our web design process, but if they are still confusing you as to when and how you should be using them check out this short inteview with their creator, Samantha Warren. "Style Tiles are a tool that help you remain flexible in your design process. T...

A guide to CSS animations for the web - Petr Tichy

A guide to CSS animations for the web - Petr Tichy

Category: Web / Design, Web / On-line Tutorials, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Mar 19th 2014
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Our Melbourne Web Course teacher Petr Tichy, has written a great guide for those looking to get their hands dirty with a bit animation on the web. He's cleverly broken it down into two parts. Part one focuses on animation you can achieve with CSS3, while p...

Designing for The Grand Budapest Hotel

Designing for The Grand Budapest Hotel

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Mar 17th 2014
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Annie Atkins has my dream job - designing for Wes Anderson's new film The Grand Budapest Hotel. She was responsible for every graphic prop in the film - from passports, to money, to cake packaging. Check out this incred...

Glen Weisgerber

Glen Weisgerber

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Todd Beeby
Posted: Mar 4th 2014
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I love hand lettering, sign writing, pinstriping and type design from past times. Folks that paint cars and hot rods mostly seem self-taught and their styles are a little wild and out of the box, but the free-hand skill is incredible. I found this video of Glen Weisberger, who taught himself this craft in the '70s, following on from the likes of Von Dutch and Ed Roth, who kick-started custom car a...
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Creative Uses of Animated GIFs - Line25

Creative Uses of Animated GIFs - Line25

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Interactive, Resources / Portfolios, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Mar 11th 2014
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A great post up on Line25 showcasing some interesting uses of animated GIFs to showcase digital work. Definitely something to consider at portfolio time. Creative Uses of Animated...

The Souvenir Society

The Souvenir Society

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Amoni Best
Posted: Feb 25th 2014
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The Souvenir Society is a collaboration between Kasia Gadecki (packaging designer) and Allison Colpoys (book designer), based in Melbourne, Australia. They create stationery goods using 100% recycled paper stock and bio-degradable packaging. I love the handmade element of their work, using different textures and colours to create different shapes, patterns and designs....