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Massimo Vignelli on Grids

Category: Books, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Interviews / Individual,

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Posted: Apr 30th 2013
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Fabulous interview with Massimo Vignelli discussing how he uses grids. ...

Paper Type Experiments by Kelli Anderson

Paper Type Experiments by Kelli Anderson

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 16th 2013
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Kelli Anderson is one of my all-time favourite designers. Her unique take on briefs always blows my mind. (Case in point, this paper record player wedding invite.) I love the paper type experiments she did for her Type San Fransisco talk last week...

Quilling by hand

Quilling by hand

Category: Art, Colour, Illustration,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Mar 27th 2013
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It's handmade day here in Sydney and one of our full time students Hayley is quilling for her handmade project. We've discovered the work of quilling expert Yulia Brodskaya. Her beautiful handcrafted technique mixed with amazing, vibrant colours results in mind-blowing papergraphics. Check out her website www.artyulia....

Rare old books

Rare old books

Category: Art, Books, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

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Posted: Mar 5th 2013
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Nobrium: Towards True Precision in the Control of Excessive Anxiety Why is it that so many cool books are just so hard to find? Stumbled across this little gem, designed by Pentagrams Mervyn Kurlansky in 1971, for a Pharmaceutical company. As you would expect, captures the zeitgeist of the early 70's perfectly! ...

Life Cycle of a Drop of Water

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Feb 13th 2013
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This fascinating stop-motion sequence beautifully illustrates the life-cycle of water using incredible paper 'engineering'. A wonderful collaboration between Helen Friel, Jess Deacon and Chris Turner, (paper sculptor, animator and photographer respectively),...

"Eyes, Shoulders, Ears & Bowls…" Typography under the bonnet

"Eyes, Shoulders, Ears & Bowls…" 
Typography under the bonnet

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Jan 25th 2013
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  This week our FT students have just been tested on their knowledge on the basics of the anatomy of a typeface (all of whom passed with flying colours – clever bunch!). We think they're ready for a bit of advanced theory… and where better to start than this beautiful new publication by ...
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Smartas by Anagrama

Smartas by Anagrama

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jan 23rd 2013
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This is absolutely the best name for a toilet paper company ever. And the snazzy design from Spanish studio Anagrama ain't half bad either.  ...

Book Quotes to Illustrations

Book Quotes to Illustrations

Category: Art, Books, Design / Editorial, Design / Typography,

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Posted: Jan 11th 2013
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Check out these great posters by New York designer Evan Robertson – inspired by quotes from favourite authors. ...

illustrations of messages posted on Craigs List.

illustrations of messages posted on Craigs List.

Category: Art, Books, Illustration,

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Posted: Dec 4th 2012
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very sweet collection of illustrations from a book called Missed Connections – all inspired by messages left on Craigs List. Love the idea, love the style. ...

Design is a Job

Design is a Job

Category: Books, Resources / Reference, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 15th 2012
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I'm about halfway through this book and its brilliant. If you're thinking of going out on your own as a freelancer or starting your own design business this is a must read. In fact all Mike's advice would work for you dealing with your art director as well. Design is a Job from A Book Apart...
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