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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
No. of comments: 1

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. ...

magspreads.net

magspreads.net

Category: Colour, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 8th 2012
No. of comments: 1

Total and absolute eye candy for those with a keen interest in publication design. Oh yes. ...

Andre Kavakama: process stop motion

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Dec 20th 2011
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Recent Manchester graduate Andre Kavakama shares the process behind his reinterpretation of Coldplay's 'A Rush of Blood to the Head' CD cover. Very cool. Check out some of his other work here. ...

Marcel, the shell with shoes on (two)

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Nov 18th 2011
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Marcel is my new favourite shell. Great stop-motion by writer/director Dean Fleischer-Camp and writer/actress Jenny Slate. Check out more of his award-winning domestic adventures here.  ...
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Coated vs Uncoated paper

Coated vs Uncoated paper

Category: Printing/Production,

Posted by: Brittany
Posted: Nov 16th 2011
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After presenting the Color Technical lecture, and the topic of coated vs uncoated paper and picking the correct Pantones came up. Explaining the difference is one thing, but there isn't anything better than showing examples! ...
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