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Big Map Blog

Big Map Blog

Category: Blogs,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 21st 2012
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Check out the Big Map Blog, which provides access to A.) enormous maps, and B.) access to the full-resolution file, and for no charge to boot! Download away! ...

Calligraphi.ca

Calligraphi.ca

Category: Art, Design Associations, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 20th 2012
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This will make all you type nerds out there drool. Calligraphi.ca showcases beautiful hand-drawn calligraphy from some of the industry's best, in lovely big close-ups so you can get all the detail. Best of all, they tell you what pen they used to create the effect - the last image here was made with a wooden stick. Amazing. ...

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 19th 2012
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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 ...

Østersøen: Ödland, Sankta Lucia

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 15th 2012
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This is a pretty magical stop-motion animation directed by Vincent Pianina and Lorenzo Papace. It's set to a lovely tune called Østersøen - a song written, composed and recorded by Papace for his band Ödland. (A man of many talents!) This ...
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Get involved Brisbane!

Get involved Brisbane!

Category: Competitions, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 15th 2012
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Past and present students in Brisbane this one is for you. Imagesetter is a new exhibition produced by Bleeding Heart providing local emerging artists, designers and illustrators the opportunity to showcase and sell their works and connect with the community. All profits from the opening nigh...

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
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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...

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2012
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This one's especially for all you FT'ers in the Northern Hemisphere, about to be designing your book / CD covers. Wallpaper's 2012 collection of handmade covers have been shouted about all through the Twittersphere of late — and here they are. A solid dose of inspiration and...

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Category: Art, Design / Publishing, Magazines,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: May 31st 2012
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  Mister Edwards' "Pop" series magazines are serious eye candy to be sure, but the series also acts as a great catalogue of pop art and type, as well as great experiment in how existing elements can be taken out of context and juxtaposed to create new meaning. read m...
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STILWERK DIRECTORY

STILWERK DIRECTORY

Category: Design / Infographics, Illustration,

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Posted: May 28th 2012
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Great set of simple illustrations on separate cards that function as a directory for Stilwerk – a showroom for all things interiors in Berlin. Rather than advertise specific stores, you select a card according to what you want, and on the reverse is a list of stores that stock that product. Simple and effective. ...
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More4 / ManvsMachine

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 25th 2012
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A fantastic presentation from ManvsMachine last night at Glug London's summer do. It was so interesting to see the different options that went to Channel 4 for approval. Though the one that got up in the end might not have been my first choice, what ManvsMachine have done with it since is nothing short of stellar —...