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The Blank Sheet Project

Category: Documentaries/Film, Interviews / Individual, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 16th 2012
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Here's a great (and quick) way to get inspired! All creative people are aware of the unique challenge we're set when given a blank sheet of paper. The Blank Sheet Project (an initiative from Arjowiggins Creative Papers in association wi...

The Best Designs

The Best Designs

Category: Web / Design, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 15th 2012
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Site Inspire is one of my favourite haunts for truly incredible web design, but I recently stumbled across another site that offers a lot of digital inspiration. It's simply called The Best Designs. Check it out if you'd like some inspiration! ...

Deck of Cards by Pedale Design

Deck of Cards by Pedale Design

Category: Design / Packaging, Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 15th 2012
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Ever thought your standard pack of playing cards needed a bit of a spruce? Just like the beautiful typographic Scrabble set that was recently released for those font-lovers out there, Pedale Design have created a deck of playi...

An Insider's Guide to The Design Presentation

An Insider's Guide to The Design Presentation

Category: Designers/Studios, Interviews / Individual, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 2nd 2012
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This is a great article about the presentation process a designer goes through with a client, highlighting some of the critical areas that might be missed in the process. There are some really interesting questions being asked, one especially regarding how many concepts should be presented t...

Mercedes Benz / Left & Right Brain

Mercedes Benz / Left & Right Brain

Category: Advertising, Colour, Design / Print,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 26th 2012
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It's day one of colour for the full-time students in Sydney and to mark the occasion here are some wonderful ads for Mercedes Benz. Depicting the difference between the left and right side of the brain I think they're a breath of fresh air from standard car ads. The agency beghind the ads was Shalmor Avnon Amichay / Y&R Inte...

Preview text with wordmark.it

Preview text with wordmark.it

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 25th 2012
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Wordmark.it is one nifty little website. Basically you can type in a word and see what it looks like in every font loaded on your computer. Too easy and saves you a heap of time when trying to find that perfect typeface! ...
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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...

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Category: Books, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
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Clever old Penguin Books - they have persuaded Jessica Hische to do a daily drop-cap inspired series of book covers for their new Classics range. Rather lovely they are too. Via ...

The art of the Pitch

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Sep 5th 2012
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In 1969 Saul Bass — probably the greatest graphic designer of all time, was tasked with reimagining the visual identity of the American Bell Telephone Company. This rare footage captures the full half-hour of Bass and his team’s original pitch to Bell, whic...
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