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Advice for design students

Advice for design students

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Interviews / Studio, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Looking at Branding the other day, we got on to the subject of 'how much do you charge for a logo"? So, here's a useful bunch of advice by David Airey that should answer some of those questions. Oh, and ...
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The History of Typography

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 13th 2013
No. of comments: 1

An incredibly detailed stop-motion animation from designer Ben Barrett-Forrest covering the history of typography. 291 paper letters. 2,454 photographs. 140 hours of work. Phwoar!  ...

Bordo Bello

Bordo Bello

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 9th 2013
No. of comments: 0

If you're in New York and keen for some design eye candy, head on down to AIGA National Design Center Gallery before July 3rd. As part of AIGA Colorado's Bordo Bello exhibition, a bunch of big-name designers got their hands dirty using a skateboard deck a...

Felix Pfäffli / Feixen

Felix Pfäffli / Feixen

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 7th 2013
No. of comments: 1

A truly remarkable collection of (predominantly) poster work from young Swiss designer Felix Pfäffli — some of the most genuinely unique posters I've seen in recent years. I feel like I've seen a few of these on various blogs, so it was nice to stumble on his site to get the full hit! ...

The Loop Masterclass

The Loop Masterclass

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 6th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Ever wanted some constructive criticism on your portfolio from industry leaders? The Loop's Portfolio Masterclass is a chance to do just that. This is a unique opportunity for students and creatives to speak with some of the top designers in this exciting, ever-changing industry of ours, and to receive honest feedback on how you can improve your portfolio. Less than a month away now, on ...

Combed Posters by Bendita Gloria

Combed Posters by Bendita Gloria

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 1st 2013
No. of comments: 0

A really nice poster design for a hairdresser from Barcelona studio Bendita Gloria.  ...

Surprise Wedding Invite by Saint Gertrude

Surprise Wedding Invite by Saint Gertrude

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 8th 2013
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Melbourne-based designer and letterpress wonder Amy Constable, aka Saint Gertrude, created a brilliant birthday invitation for her young daughter that hid a secret message ... her surprise wedding! The lovely papa crying when he found out is just the best. Via ...

Mogollon

Mogollon

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Steven Larkin
Posted: Oct 13th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Design all-rounders Mogollon (pronounced Mo-go-yon, Spanish slang word for Plenty) operate out of New York City, producing work for art, film, music and fashion clients. I love how they mix vintage Vogue Magazine aesthetics with contemporary graphical flourishes and original font and logo designs. Highlights include their beautifully symmetrical self promotional work, and the packaging for K...

QT Port Douglas

QT Port Douglas

Category: Colour, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 23rd 2013
No. of comments: 0

Love the watercolour and the pastels of this design Fabio Ongarato did for QT Port Douglas.  ...

Cornetto re-design by Carter Wong Design

Cornetto re-design by Carter Wong Design

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 16th 2013
No. of comments: 0

With summer just around the corner for the folk in the northern hemisphere, London-based agency Carter Wong Design has released their new logo and pack design for Cornetto. What do you think? Check out YCN's ...