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HandMade Day

HandMade Day

Category: Art, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jeffrey
Posted: Nov 16th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Yesterday the students in Manchester took a break from the computer to work on a brief entirely handmade. The project encourages the students to experiment with different techniques in craft, treating the computer as just a tool to bring the final components together to create and commercially viable piece of graphic design in the form of an album or book cover, gig poster, press ...

Design by Dave

Design by Dave

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Nov 15th 2012
No. of comments: 0

We were lucky enough to have Dave Sedgwick from Design by Dave come in and visit us in the Manchester College this week. He gave the students an inspirational and comical talk which went down a storm! Thanks Dave! Check out his work here! ...

Papercut Initials

Papercut Initials

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Nov 14th 2012
No. of comments: 2

Whoa! check out these beautiful papercut initials on Etsy! ...

MADE Quarterly Magazine

MADE Quarterly Magazine

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

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

MADE Quarterly is a publication about inspirational people 
from around the world who create incredible things. MADE Quarterly is a new publication from the publishers of award winning graphic design periodical Process Journal. MADE focuses on inspirational people from around the world who create incredible things,...

Dalton Maag's beautiful new typeface for the Rio Olympic Games

Dalton Maag's beautiful new typeface
for the Rio Olympic Games

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

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Nov 7th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Based on the movement of athletes and Brazil’s geological and architectural hallmarks; Dalton Maag's bespoke typeface for the next Olympic Games in Rio is as smooth and flowing as the London Games fonts were harsh and geometric. ...

BMD Design

BMD Design

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

A fan of hand-drawn type? You'll love BMD Design. He has a style that's very similar to the infamous Jon Contino, but still, I'm loving the behind-the-scenes shots of his meticulous process.  ...

TypArchive

TypArchive

Category: Design / Typography, Illustration, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

Primarily focused on hand-painted signage, TypArchive is a beautiful online image library. The aim is to amass a comprehensive global collection of images, and eventually produce a hard-copy volume - so if you've seen any signage around your city you love, think about submitting an image! ...

2012 St Louis Public Library Gala Invitations by TOKY

2012 St Louis Public Library Gala Invitations by TOKY

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 1st 2012
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Incredible pop-up invitations to the St Louis Public Library end-of-year gala. TOKY always does amazing work for this client - you can see their previous efforts ...

Stephanie Kubo's hand-drawn letters

Stephanie Kubo's hand-drawn letters

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 26th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Some delicious lettering for you this afternoon, by talented illustrator Stephanie Kubo. ...

Black Eyewear by Bibliothèque

Black Eyewear by Bibliothèque

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Oct 26th 2012
No. of comments: 0

I sincerely disagree with American satirist Dorothy Parker, who proclaimed that boys seldom make passes at girls who wear glasses. Glasses are sexy. And glasses with a really excellent brand identity behind them are even sexier. So it's no real surprise then that I'm so enamoured with the identity for ...