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Alphabet Topography

Alphabet Topography

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

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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A self-initiated project by Yale-graduates Synoptic Office, these laser cut 3D letterforms are a physical representation of the alphabet based on how frequently each letter is used. So vowels and consonants like 'R' and 'T' are physically much taller than letters like 'W' and 'G' which are u...

Pixar Playing Cards

Pixar Playing Cards

Category: Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Documentaries/Film, Illustration, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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A self-proclaimed 'huge' Pixar fan, graphic designer and illustrator Chris Anderson has made a lot of Pixar-related work over the years including this set of deluxe playing cards which he produced as part of a university project. ...

Laser Cut Record

Category: Art, Music, Other Design Fields, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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Not satisfyied with creating the world's first 3D printed record, Amanda Ghassaei has now created wooden, laser cut records. The results are not only striking in a visual sense, but the audible versions of the songs cut into the wood in this way are strangely haunting. Tracks that Amanda has chosen so far include Radiohead'...

Peepshow — at the London College!

Peepshow — at the London College!

Category: Illustration,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 16th 2013
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The fabulously talented Chrissie Macdonald and Andrew Rae from Peepshow Collective came in to give a presentation to our London students yesterday. It was truly fascinating...

Endbahnhof

Endbahnhof

Category: Design / Typography, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 8th 2013
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Love this project by Melbourne photographer Kate Seabrook. She takes the viewer on a photographic trip through all 173 of Berlin's U-Bahn stations. How incredible is the old type? ...

Advice for design students

Advice for design students

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Interviews / Studio, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: May 13th 2013
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Looking at Branding the other day, we got on to the subject of 'how much do you charge for a logo"? So, here's a useful bunch of advice by David Airey that should answer some of those questions. Oh, and ...
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The History of Typography

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 1

An incredibly detailed stop-motion animation from designer Ben Barrett-Forrest covering the history of typography. 291 paper letters. 2,454 photographs. 140 hours of work. Phwoar!  ...

Branding a King

Branding a King

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 8th 2013
No. of comments: 1

Imagine this. You are given just one week to brand the inauguration day of your country's new king - the first to take the throne in 123 years. Your brief is simple - create a design that is both festive and regal. The design cannot include a crown, nor show any text or images of the new monarch. Sound like a challenge? That was exactly what Amsterdam-based studio ...

The Loop Masterclass

The Loop Masterclass

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 6th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Ever wanted some constructive criticism on your portfolio from industry leaders? The Loop's Portfolio Masterclass is a chance to do just that. This is a unique opportunity for students and creatives to speak with some of the top designers in this exciting, ever-changing industry of ours, and to receive honest feedback on how you can improve your portfolio. Less than a month away now, on ...

The Clip Bag

The Clip Bag

Category: Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 6th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Unfortunately, the Clip Bag isn't available for purchase - yet! But wouldn't you buy it in a heartbeat? ...