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Turf Geography Club

Turf Geography Club

Category: Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Aug 30th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Turf Geography Club is a nifty little location-based game that use Foursquare's data for gameplay. You can "own" properties, build on those properties, collect rent and trophies and other do ego-stroking activities. But what's really lovely about Turf is the...

Complete the Shillington Website survey & you could win an iPad

Complete the Shillington Website survey & you could win an iPad

Category: Competitions, Web / Design,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 22nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

We are just about to kick off an exciting redesign project for the Shillington website* but before we jump in head first we would like to get some feedback from the people who do, or have, used the site before. (*Please note that we are not refering to our blog - i.e. where you are reading this but our actual website. Links are below). Who better to let us ...

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...

Adobe Creative Suite Shortcut Wallpapers

Adobe Creative Suite Shortcut Wallpapers

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 8th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Now this is a seriously handy resource - a new series of wallpapers with keyboard shortcuts to your favourite Adobe programs! ...

The Haystack Dept.

The Haystack Dept.

Category: Blogs, Resources / Images, Resources / Tools+Apps,

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

Keep an eye on The Haystack Dept., a curation of usable high resolution found and original graphics, textures, type and patterns. Most are free or inexpensive. It's a tumblr, so follow up if you're keen. ...

Flipping Typical

Flipping Typical

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

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 3rd 2012
No. of comments: 0

flippingtypical.com is a great way to preview how a word/s will look in any of the fonts loaded on your computer. Saves the time and hassle of going through all the fonts one by one.   ...
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Mixel

Mixel

Category: Art, Design / Typography, Illustration, Photography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Mar 12th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Some of you might have already come across this little gem — for those of you that haven't, prepare to be wowed. (And prepare to empty your penny tins, cash in Grandma's birthday cheques or whatever it is you need to do to be able to invest in an iPad...) Mixel is a nice app...
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Flip Clock Screensaver

Flip Clock Screensaver

Category: Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Nov 9th 2011
No. of comments: 0

I was reading an interview with Shyama Golden which included some pictures of her apartment with a flip clock screensaver on her computer. I had a little look around for one similar and found this, and it's free...   ...
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Graph Paper PDFs

Graph Paper PDFs

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

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Nov 1st 2011
No. of comments: 0

'FREE Online Graph Paper' is a wonderful resource that I found a few years ago. Download as many grid papers as you can want, from hexagonal to triangular - These grids are especially great for helping to create structure to your thumbnails. I personally love to use these for creating my own typefaces. ...

Shillington Design Reference App.

Shillington Design Reference App.

Category: Products, Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Oct 23rd 2011
No. of comments: 6

We're delighted to annouce the launch of our new iPhone App. A 'must have' for any design student or emerging designer; the Shillington Design Reference App is a handy tool designed to make you a more efficient designer. Whether it's keyboard shortcuts, paper sizes or gener...