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Art of the Menu

Art of the Menu

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Art of the Menu is a blog dedicated to showcasing beautifly designed menu's - a rarity but when they're good they are good!  Warning: don't look at it if you're hungry!   "As designers we make fun — and it’s usually the first thing we not...
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swissted

swissted

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Who would have thought punk rock and the clean lines of swiss modernism could work together so beautifully? Mike Joyce is redesigning old punk, hardcore, and indie rock show flyers into International Typographic Style posters. There's 205 (and counting) posters to drool over - check them out at www.swissted.com ...
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Oh Beautiful Beer

Oh Beautiful Beer

Category: Blogs, Design / Packaging, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
No. of comments: 1

In their own words, "Oh Beautiful Beer celebrates remarkable graphic design from the world of beer." This beer loving blog has already been featured on our 'I love these guys' section but I felt...
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Hack Forth and Multiply competition

Hack Forth and Multiply competition

Category: Competitions, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Not For Sale are a US-based non-governmental organisation aimed at creating projects to end modern day slavery all over the world. The competition challenges students and designers to work on a 'live' 24-hour brief which will require...
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Black Swan Posters by La Boca

Black Swan Posters by La Boca

Category: Art, Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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I know that 'Black Swan' isn't exactly a new film (and neither are these posters) but I just stumbled across these 4 beautiful 'teasers' by UK-based studio La Boca. They're a great example of design principles at work (hierarchy, contrast and repetition) but also of pushing that original idea. ...

Insight #10: A Students Guide To Working In The Creative Industry

Insight #10: A Students Guide To Working In The Creative Industry

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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Australian INfront are back for another year of Insight at the Apple store and they're kicking off the year with a killer! There will be lots to learn from the panel discussion on '...
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The Queen's English Society's Practical Guide to Punctuation

The Queen's English Society's Practical Guide to Punctuation

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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There was a woman on the radio the other day from The Queen's English Society talking about the challenges facing the English language in todays society. They have put together a really useful Practical Guide to Punctuation....
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Computer Arts Collection — Issue 1: Graphic Design

Computer Arts Collection — Issue 1: Graphic Design

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Illustration, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 16th 2012
No. of comments: 1

The new Computer Arts Collection mag is out — and a thing of sheer beauty it is, too. Six focused issues each year is the plan, with the first one, pertinently, being all about graphic design. The next five look pretty mouth-watering — typography, illustration, branding, photo...

The Good Times by the Church of London

The Good Times by the Church of London

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 16th 2012
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London-based design studio The Church of London took time out of their somewhat busy schedule (clients include the BBC, Canon, Honda and Sony) to produce a special, one-off newspaper which has only one theme - happiness. And it's no coincidence that it has been released today, Monday 16th January, which is ...
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Creative Times Design Brief Competition

Creative Times Design Brief Competition

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 10th 2012
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Great competition, in collaboration with Manchester designer Dan Shannon, for current full or part-time students in the UK to get involved with, full details are on the Creative Times website....