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Ben Johnston - Wood Typography Engraving

Ben Johnston - Wood Typography Engraving

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 16th 2012
No. of comments: 1

These wood laser engravings are pretty spectacular! These were created by Ben Johnston, a self-taught designer based in Cape Town, South Africa. You should check out his other work too. Very nice indeed! (Originally seen vi...

Paris vs New York — in graphic form

Paris vs New York — in graphic form

Category: Colour, Design / Editorial, Design / Typography, Illustration,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Apr 15th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Beautifully simple, graphic and striking representation of icons from two of the world's great cities — Paris and New York — by Paris-based graphic designer and blogger Vahram Muratyan, as featured in Sunday's Guardian. Vahram's talents e...

Frank Aloi - The Little Veggie Patch Co

Frank Aloi - The Little Veggie Patch Co

Category: Design / Packaging, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 13th 2012
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Whilst cleaning up my very untidy desk I came across a few packets of vegetable seeds (as you do). I'm not quite sure where I got them from but I must have kept them because I loved the design so much. They're for the Little Veggie Patch Co based in Melbourne and the packaging was designed by Melbourne-born (but now Ade...

Type Connection

Type Connection

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
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Let me introduce to you 'Type Connection' a typographic dating game. Like any conventional dating website you will be required to choose a 'suitable candidate' (ie. a typeface) in order to start the dating. But the twist is that you have to find a suitable partner for your chosen typeface. ...

Map of the Dead

Map of the Dead

Category: Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
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We all know the zombie apocalypse will happen one day so its best to be prepared with this Google map overlay that highlights danger zones like cemeteries and perfect places to scavenge supplies. Mmmmmm brains! http://www.mapofthedead.com/ ...
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The Haystack Dept.

The Haystack Dept.

Category: Blogs, Resources / Images, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
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Keep an eye on The Haystack Dept., a curation of usable high resolution found and original graphics, textures, type and patterns. Most are free or inexpensive. It's a tumblr, so follow up if you're keen. ...

Beyond the Pixels

Beyond the Pixels

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Apr 1st 2012
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The talented Che Douglas from Melbourne design studio Beyond the Pixels dropped in last week for a Guest Lecture spot. He talked us through the Branding process for a number of projects the studio had recently undertaken. One really interesing project was their design for one of Melbournes newest coffee meccas ...

Handmade Type - Literally.

Handmade Type - Literally.

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Mar 19th 2012
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I absolutely feel so inspired when I see projects likes this 'Handmade Type' project on Behance. Using something that we take for granted everyday, such as our 'hands' and 'arms' (those funny things we use to do just about everyt...

The Tate, Sydney, 14 Mar 2012

The Tate, Sydney, 14 Mar 2012

Category: Art, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Mar 13th 2012
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If you're Sydney-side and into exhibitions come along to the opening of The Tate, Glebe. Bought to you by the folks who run Lo-Fi, Go Font Ur Self etc I'm sure this new venue won't disappoint. Join them for some (free) food and drink tomorrow night from 6pm. The Tate is upstairs in the Toxteth Pub, Glebe Point Road, Gl...
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Barcelona's grids!

Barcelona's grids!

Category: Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Mar 12th 2012
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Now, I always knew that Barcelona is a pretty amazing city (anyone who is into art, design, music and life in general should go at least once in their lives) but I never knew how cool this section of the city was by the air! This district is called 'Eixample' and literally means 'extension' in Catalan. By all accounts it's considered to be one of the first examples of mod...