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Crop Circles Typeface

Crop Circles Typeface

Category: Competitions, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 15th 2012
No. of comments: 1

A super big congratulations to graduate Catalina del Pilar for being shortlisted in the Qantm Create Awards 2012. Catalina entered her 'Crop Circles' typeface that she created here at Shillington, into the 'Typography' section. She is now a finalist and in the running to win a prize. ...

10 (Very loose!) Rules for Getting a Job in Design

10 (Very loose!) Rules for Getting a Job in Design

Category: Interviews / Individual,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jul 12th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Some great advice here from Richard Seabrooke, Creative Director of Dynamo in Dublin. Check out this link for more Design Industry Insight. ...

Shampoo for the Sleepy Slacker

Shampoo for the Sleepy Slacker

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2012
No. of comments: 0

One of the wackiest student projects has been recently showcased on The Dieline - Bedog, a range of shampoo and conditioner for dogs that encourages the animal's true nature to be embraced. And so you get the Sl...

The Silver Star: Glasfurd & Walker

The Silver Star: Glasfurd & Walker

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2012
No. of comments: 0

I'm crushing on Vancouver-based studio Glasford & Walker big time. Started in 2007 by an Australian designer and a Canadian producer, their aesthetic is really clean, their typography is always lovely, and the colours are winners. This project in particular really stood out to me. Maybe it's because The Silver Star s...

Chronicles Of Never

Chronicles Of Never

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jobey Greenwood
Posted: Jun 12th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Chronicles of Never (CoN) is a clothing and jewellery company based in Sydney, Australia. Under the direction of creator Gareth Moody, a former co-founder of Tsubi (Ksubi), the graphics are predominantly bold, simple and very effective. The given examples are fine art pieces that have been used on t-shirts. CoN usually sticks to bold graphics on a neutral colour palette. I particularly like the NO...
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The Phraseology Project

The Phraseology Project

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 8th 2012
No. of comments: 0

It's a simple idea, but a lovely one. Drew Melton designs user-submitted words and phrases in order to practice his typography. ...

Typographic Study: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Typographic Study: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 5th 2012
No. of comments: 0

An exploration of typographic solutions for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, by the talented lads at iamalwayshungry. ...

Fontology

Fontology

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jun 26th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Fonts.com provides us with useful, informative and relevant information about typography! They have recently created Fontology - a resouce particularly for students, who are learning or are keen to learn more about typography.  Work through Level 1...

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 19th 2012
No. of comments: 0

From the site, "FF Chartwell is a tool for easily creating graphs, disguised as a font. It utilizes OpenType to interpret and visualize the data. The data also remains editable, allowing for painless updates." File this under "one-of-the-coolest-things-i've-seen-in-a-while." Thanks to Shillo ...

What is the future of design?

What is the future of design?

Category: Books, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 12th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Last week I was fortunate enough to see Frank Chimero speak at the Portable event at Brisbane's Edge. It was an inspiring afternoon where questions were asked of designers about the way we work and why we do things?  Drawing on findings from his book, The Shape of Design, Frank asked us 'What does it mean to b...