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Logotype

Logotype

Category: Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 23rd 2012
No. of comments: 0

  For all the (well deserved, I should add) hype about digital there certainly are a lot of BEAUTIFUL books being released at the moment. One of the picks has to be the latest in a series from Laurence King Publishers, Logotype. The hugely successful (and essential inclusions on any serious designe...

Type Trumps

Type Trumps

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Do you know your Helvetica from your Arial? Based on the classic game of one-upmanship, this deck of cards by Rick Banks of Face37 is aimed at all you font nerds, design hipsters and typeface freaks because it celebrates the joy of typ...

The Snow Man by Silent Partner

The Snow Man by Silent Partner

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 17th 2012
No. of comments: 0

It's the middle of winter here in Oz, and I'm daydreaming about summertime. Lying on the beach, getting slightly too sunburnt, replacing creamy icecream for icy-cold snow cones! Lucky for the kids down in Melbourne, that's exactly what they'll be able to do come December. I'm loving the branding for The Snow Man&n...

Crop Circles Typeface

Crop Circles Typeface

Category: Competitions, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 15th 2012
No. of comments: 1

A super big congratulations to graduate Catalina del Pilar for being shortlisted in the Qantm Create Awards 2012. Catalina entered her 'Crop Circles' typeface that she created here at Shillington, into the 'Typography' section. She is now a finalist and in the running to win a prize. ...

Fontology

Fontology

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jun 26th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Fonts.com provides us with useful, informative and relevant information about typography! They have recently created Fontology - a resouce particularly for students, who are learning or are keen to learn more about typography.  Work through Level 1...

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 19th 2012
No. of comments: 0

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 ...

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

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

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2012
No. of comments: 0

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...

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Recent Grad Laura Greaves Designs Patterns for Gabriele Wilson

Category: Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Apr 19th 2012
No. of comments: 0

We're super-proud of Laura Greaves, a graduate from our January 2012 course in NYC. Gabriele Wilson, book cover designer extraordinaire, has incorporated four of Laura's patterns into the most recent additions to The Poetry Society...

What spare time: Bekyy Stuart

What spare time: Bekyy Stuart

Category: Illustration, Products,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Apr 16th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Brissie full time student Bekyy Stuart is apparently not busy enough with her studies at Shillo! In the spare time she has, she is putting her illustration talents to good use on Red Bubble. Check out her lovely work as it happens on her blog. ...

Type Connection

Type Connection

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
No. of comments: 0

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. ...