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(US) The Birth of the Modern Sans Serif in the 19th Century.

(US) The Birth of the Modern Sans Serif in the 19th Century.

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Nov 12th 2012
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Stanley Morison argues in Politics and Script that the nineteenth-century invention of the sans serif lowercase was no less than ‘the most novel and permanent contribution to letter-design that has appeared on the printed page since the Aldine Italic of 1501’. Given that the sans serif has become the dominant typographic form of the past century (for all but lengthy text...

The First Cut, Manchester Art Gallery. 5 October - 27 January 2013

The First Cut, Manchester Art Gallery. 5 October - 27 January 2013

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Oct 29th 2012
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This is a great exhibition happening at Manchester Art Gallery, if you are in Manchester you should definitely go and check it out. On display is the work of 31 international artists who cut, scult and manipulate paper.  Manchester Art Gallery ...

AGDA Opening Doors

AGDA Opening Doors

Category: Design Associations, Events/Exhibitions, Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 23rd 2012
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AGDA Opening Doors Seminar is the perfect event to attend if you are a student trying to break in to the design industry. Are you worried about finding a job? Learn how to get your foot in the door and recieve excellent resources that will give you that edge over your competitors. ...

Jessica Walsh

Jessica Walsh

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 22nd 2012
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Jessica Walsh... Probably eats more avocados than you. Lives in Chelsea. Is a scorpio. Is in love with grids and typography. Is a designer. Check out the amazing work of Jessica Walsh – currently living in New Yo...

AGDA NSW Earning is the new learning

AGDA NSW Earning is the new learning

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 18th 2012
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  Show me the money workshop. Brought to you by AGDA NSW.   Saturday 10 November  9.30am-1pm   Workshop outline: Clie...

Creative Women's Circle - 27 Oct, Sydney

Creative Women's Circle - 27 Oct, Sydney

Category: Blogs, Events/Exhibitions, Interviews / Individual,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 7th 2012
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Calling all Creative Women! Here is a website you should check out - www.creativewomenscircle.com.au CWC is primarily a networking group for women involved in creative industries to share information, inspiration and ideas and is run by Tess McCabe a Melbourne based designer. ...
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Type By Hand Workshop - Sydney

Type By Hand Workshop - Sydney

Category: Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 23rd 2012
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Tanya, Maz, Anthony, Enza, myself and a few Shillington students past and present joined typographers Wayne Thompson and Gemma O'Brien at a Type By Hand Workshop in Sydney at the weekend. ...

Unlikely Avian Taxonomies Sydney, Aug 28 – Sept 29, 2012

Unlikely Avian Taxonomies
Sydney, Aug 28 – Sept 29, 2012

Category: Design / Infographics, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Anthony
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
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If you are in Sydney, you must check out Unlikely Avian Taxonimies exhibition from Zoë Sadokierski and Kate Sweetapple of Page Screen studio. They recategorise real birds into new taxonomies, from pattern to colour, and my favorite BIRDS with SMUTTY NAMES – the Agile Tit-Tyrant and the Erect...

SexDrugs&Helvetica

SexDrugs&Helvetica

Category: Design Associations, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Sep 18th 2012
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Don't miss out on Sex Drugs & Helvetica 2012 - Sept 28th 11am-5pm (Melb only). Brought to you by the guys from Positive Posters! Featuring talks from these guys: ...

Simon & Schuster Book Jacket Competition

Simon & Schuster Book Jacket Competition

Category: Art, Blogs, Books, Competitions, Design / Editorial, Design / Packaging, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Brittany
Posted: Sep 14th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Next year, Simon & Schuster will be celebrating the 60th anniversary of Ray Bradbury’s classic dystopian novel, Fahr...