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How good are your colour skills?

How good are your colour skills?

Category: Colour, Resources / Online Tutorials,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
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Method of Action are at it again! This time you can test your colour skills. If you haven't had a go at the others check out Kern Type and Shape Type. Bonus! - you can post your score on Facebook and twitter...
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Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios, Illustration, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
No. of comments: 0

As if Jo Ingate isn't busy enough with her various clients along with teaching one of our part-time classes in London, she recently began developing her contemporary children's illustration work and has a great blog about her various projects. Amongst them are Miki and Lump, two new characters which Jo is in the early stage...
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Moving Brands

Moving Brands

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Designers/Studios, Interviews / Studio,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 23rd 2012
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If you haven't heard of Moving Brands its about time you check them out! Moving Brands is an independent, award-winning branding company with creative studios in London, Zurich, Tokyo and San Fransisco. They're not afriad to show every detail of their branding proccess from scamps to strat...

Art of the Menu

Art of the Menu

Category: Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Art of the Menu is a blog dedicated to showcasing beautifly designed menu's - a rarity but when they're good they are good!  Warning: don't look at it if you're hungry!   "As designers we make fun — and it’s usually the first thing we not...
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swissted

swissted

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Corrie
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
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Who would have thought punk rock and the clean lines of swiss modernism could work together so beautifully? Mike Joyce is redesigning old punk, hardcore, and indie rock show flyers into International Typographic Style posters. There's 205 (and counting) posters to drool over - check them out at www.swissted.com ...
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Oh Beautiful Beer

Oh Beautiful Beer

Category: Blogs, Design / Packaging, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jan 18th 2012
No. of comments: 1

In their own words, "Oh Beautiful Beer celebrates remarkable graphic design from the world of beer." This beer loving blog has already been featured on our 'I love these guys' section but I felt...
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The Good Times by the Church of London

The Good Times by the Church of London

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Design / Publishing,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 16th 2012
No. of comments: 0

London-based design studio The Church of London took time out of their somewhat busy schedule (clients include the BBC, Canon, Honda and Sony) to produce a special, one-off newspaper which has only one theme - happiness. And it's no coincidence that it has been released today, Monday 16th January, which is ...
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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. ...

London Tube Maps

London Tube Maps

Category: Design / Environmental, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Dec 15th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Henry (Harry) Beck was the man responsible for the London Underground Map as we know it today. Prior to the 1930's the map had always been laid out geographically. However, Beck believed that passengers weren't interested in geographical accuracy but were more interested in knowing how to get from one station to th...

Inspiration v Imitation

Inspiration v Imitation

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Dec 5th 2011
No. of comments: 0

We kind of love Jessica Hische here (as you may have gathered from previous posts). Yesterday she put up a new article on the topic of Inspiration v Imitation and it has some really sound advic...