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Yayoi Kusama: New York, 12 July - 30 September

Yayoi Kusama: New York, 12 July - 30 September

Category: Art, Colour, Events/Exhibitions, Fashion,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 8th 2012
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If you're wondering what's with the wonderfully crazy window displays in Louis Vuitton at the moment (if you've seen the polkadot tentacles you'll know what I mean) it turns out they're the work of Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama. I was lucky enough to attend her exhibition at the MCA in Sydney back in 2009 and it was probably one of the most fun and interactive ...

Book Cover Lover

Book Cover Lover

Category: Books, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 6th 2012
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And honestly, what's a more appropriate title for a Flickr feed devoted to the best graphic covers? Book Cover Lover is a truly incredible set, colour-coded to perfection and with design so beautiful it'll make publishing devotees go weak at the knees. Take a meander through and be inspi...

Lotta Nieminen

Lotta Nieminen

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea Powell
Posted: Aug 3rd 2012
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Don't even get me started on how much I'm crushing on this Finnish lass, originally from Helsinki but now freelancing in New York City. With incredible studio experience behind her (um, RoAndCo and Pentagram, anyone?) this girl knows what's what. Everything she does has such a strong personal aesthetic and flair. Her illustrations are quirky and texture-heavy, but it's really her affinity with mat...

A stellar portfolio: Caden Salon

A stellar portfolio: Caden Salon

Category: Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jul 30th 2012
No. of comments: 3

Recent London part-time graduate Caden Salon quite fittingly received the peer-nominated prize for best portfolio at the recent London graduate show. Her take on the printed portfolio was really quite unique — presenting her work in a really beautiful bound book format, with a great mix of flat artwork and photographed p...
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The Four Seasons Illustrations

The Four Seasons Illustrations

Category: Art, Illustration,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 16th 2012
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I stumbled upon these beautiful 'The Four Seasons' illustrations by Teagan White. These gorgeous pieces of work were created as a part of Teagans major project whilst studying at Art college. The illustrations and chosen colour palettes were based on the 4 different seasons and ...

10 (Very loose!) Rules for Getting a Job in Design

10 (Very loose!) Rules for Getting a Job in Design

Category: Interviews / Individual,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jul 12th 2012
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Some great advice here from Richard Seabrooke, Creative Director of Dynamo in Dublin. Check out this link for more Design Industry Insight. ...

Waldo Trommler Paints

Waldo Trommler Paints

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2012
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The brightest, happiest paint packaging I've ever seen, designed by Reynolds and Reyner, the clever team behind this anti-smoking ciggie packet. Bold typography, vibrant colours, such a winning combination. ...

The Phraseology Project

The Phraseology Project

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 8th 2012
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It's a simple idea, but a lovely one. Drew Melton designs user-submitted words and phrases in order to practice his typography. ...

i am a food blog

i am a food blog

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 3rd 2012
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My two favourite things in the one place. Food, and typography. Feast your eyes (and then your stomach). ...
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Fontology

Fontology

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

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jun 26th 2012
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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...