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Letterpress Workshop

Letterpress Workshop

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 26th 2012
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in January our very own Sarah Wenman, who teaches part-time at our London college, went along to Harrington & Squires' Letterpress workshop. Harrington & Squires is a small private press run by its owners Chrissie and Vicky. They spe...

Village - Type Foundry

Village - Type Foundry

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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I've just stumbled upon the lovely people over at Village. A type foundry based in Brooklyn, NYC: "We are the union of twelve young type foundries who have decided to go it alone, together." They have some good quality fonts available for purchase. Be sure to check out their ...

Art of the Menu

Art of the Menu

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Art of the Menu is a blog dedicated to showcasing beautifly designed menu's - a rarity but when they're good they are good!  Warning: don't look at it if you're hungry!   "As designers we make fun — and it’s usually the first thing we not...
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swissted

swissted

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Who would have thought punk rock and the clean lines of swiss modernism could work together so beautifully? Mike Joyce is redesigning old punk, hardcore, and indie rock show flyers into International Typographic Style posters. There's 205 (and counting) posters to drool over - check them out at www.swissted.com ...
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The Queen's English Society's Practical Guide to Punctuation

The Queen's English Society's Practical Guide to Punctuation

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Jan 17th 2012
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There was a woman on the radio the other day from The Queen's English Society talking about the challenges facing the English language in todays society. They have put together a really useful Practical Guide to Punctuation....
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Computer Arts Collection — Issue 1: Graphic Design

Computer Arts Collection — Issue 1: Graphic Design

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Illustration, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 16th 2012
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The new Computer Arts Collection mag is out — and a thing of sheer beauty it is, too. Six focused issues each year is the plan, with the first one, pertinently, being all about graphic design. The next five look pretty mouth-watering — typography, illustration, branding, photo...

Always With Honor

Always With Honor

Category: Design / Print, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Andrea
Posted: Jan 10th 2012
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  Icono-geniuses or otherwise known as great vector based designers. Always with honor is a design collective including Zoe the dog based in America.   You may have seen their work in Monocole Magazine or on thefoxisblack.com. I have been going back to their site for icon inspiration a lot recently. Check these kids out. htt...

Fotoshop by Adobé

Category: Advertising, Photography,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jan 9th 2012
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Check out this spoof commercial for Fotoshop by Adobé by Jesse Rosten. Funny (and a tiny bit sad). ...

Typography with Christmas Lights

Typography with Christmas Lights

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Margot
Posted: Jan 9th 2012
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Christmas lights recycled into something useful. Look at the movie here Letters designed by  www.wereldderindianen.be  a nice Antwerp based studio. ...
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Reading Forms: Exhibiting Graphic Design Exhibitions

Reading Forms: Exhibiting Graphic Design Exhibitions

Category: Design / Environmental, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 8th 2012
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It might be 3 months away for us in the UK and you guys in the US, but there's no reason we can't already go hunting for inspiration for those graduating exhibitions… Reading Forms, a (currently) small-ish selection of images showing some nice ways of presenting graphic design work. ...