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9 Bar Coffee / Reluctant Hero

9 Bar Coffee / Reluctant Hero

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 16th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Thanks to Melbourne graduate Andy Welsh for the tip-off on this wow-factor branding for a coffee shop in Newcastle, UK. The studio responsible are local designers Reluctant Hero — check out their site for some other beautiful design work. It...

Designers Journal

Designers Journal

Category: Advertising, Art, Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Environmental, Design / Interactive, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
No. of comments: 1

Thanks to my wonderful twitter feed I managed to stumble upon this website 'Designers Journal'.  "Designers Journal is a collection of jottings, doodles and graphic design & creative eye candy from boutiques around the world, curated by designers in the UK, Australia and New Zealand."...

Pam&Jenny

Pam&Jenny

Category: Design / Environmental, Design / Print, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Feb 9th 2012
No. of comments: 1

I made a passing mention of Brussels based studio, Pam&Jenny, on twitter, but their work is definitely worth a closer look. ...

Reading Forms: Exhibiting Graphic Design Exhibitions

Reading Forms: Exhibiting Graphic Design Exhibitions

Category: Design / Environmental, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 8th 2012
No. of comments: 0

It might be 3 months away for us in the UK and you guys in the US, but there's no reason we can't already go hunting for inspiration for those graduating exhibitions… Reading Forms, a (currently) small-ish selection of images showing some nice ways of presenting graphic design work. ...

London Tube Maps

London Tube Maps

Category: Design / Environmental, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Dec 15th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Henry (Harry) Beck was the man responsible for the London Underground Map as we know it today. Prior to the 1930's the map had always been laid out geographically. However, Beck believed that passengers weren't interested in geographical accuracy but were more interested in knowing how to get from one station to th...

The power of colour

The power of colour

Category: Architecture, Art, Colour, Design / Environmental,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Oct 25th 2011
No. of comments: 1

An especially interesting post for the PT guys in the UK just about to embark into the world of colour. Quite amazing in the pictures, I'm sure the impact in person would be heightened considerably — I can't quite imagine sitting reading a book in the aqua library, but it'd be ...

Creative Catalyst: Design For Change competition

Creative Catalyst: Design For Change competition

Category: Competitions, Design / Environmental,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Oct 10th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Designing for paying clients is what keeps the design industry ticking over but every so often the chance to use our design skills for a good cause comes along. Creative Catalyst is a competition inviting designers to create a piece of work to raise awareness for their chosen issue or cause and be in with the cha...
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Space Printer Fountain

Category: Art, Design / Environmental, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 9th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Osaka, Japan, now has the largest shopping mall in the country and it features this pretty amazing fountain that displays the time as well as artworks using illuminated water droplets. Created by Koei Industry, it works much like a dot matrix printer, recreating images from a PC that it's linked up to. Pretty stunning results! (Thanks for the find Maz). You may have seen the ...

Edge & Barret of Hackney

Edge & Barret of Hackney

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Sep 30th 2011
No. of comments: 0

This is a recent project for an uber chic boutique by Edge & Barret, a great young(ish) studio based in East London (just around the corner from our London college actually!). The work, for 11 Boundary, is a great example of those briefs where you need to create ...

hipshops

hipshops

Category: Architecture, Blogs, Design / Environmental,

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

Not that I needed any other excuses to go shopping here in London... hipshops is a great resource for those seeking quality goods sold in beautiful spaces by great staff. Nice to note another prequisite for inclusion to the site is 'a coherent graphic concept for the shop's identity and communication tools (printed mat...