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Calligraphi.ca

Calligraphi.ca

Category: Art, Design Associations, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 20th 2012
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This will make all you type nerds out there drool. Calligraphi.ca showcases beautiful hand-drawn calligraphy from some of the industry's best, in lovely big close-ups so you can get all the detail. Best of all, they tell you what pen they used to create the effect - the last image here was made with a wooden stick. Amazing. ...

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

TK Type's FF Chartwell font

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 19th 2012
No. of comments: 0

From the site, "FF Chartwell is a tool for easily creating graphs, disguised as a font. It utilizes OpenType to interpret and visualize the data. The data also remains editable, allowing for painless updates." File this under "one-of-the-coolest-things-i've-seen-in-a-while." Thanks to Shillo ...

Jenny Volvovski: From Cover to Cover

Jenny Volvovski: From Cover to Cover

Category: Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Designers' personal projects are so damn inspiring. I love seeing what sparks an individual's creativity. From Cover to Cover is a fantastic project from Jenny Volvovski (one third of the creative team at ALSO); she is redesigning the covers of books as she fini...

Get involved Brisbane!

Get involved Brisbane!

Category: Competitions, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 15th 2012
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Past and present students in Brisbane this one is for you. Imagesetter is a new exhibition produced by Bleeding Heart providing local emerging artists, designers and illustrators the opportunity to showcase and sell their works and connect with the community. All profits from the opening nigh...

What is the future of design?

What is the future of design?

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

Posted by: Renee
Posted: Jun 12th 2012
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Last week I was fortunate enough to see Frank Chimero speak at the Portable event at Brisbane's Edge. It was an inspiring afternoon where questions were asked of designers about the way we work and why we do things?  Drawing on findings from his book, The Shape of Design, Frank asked us 'What does it mean to b...

Wunderkammer by Wasted Spaces

Category: Art,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 7th 2012
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Shillington NYC lecturer Michael Sharp's Wasted Spaces has recently installed Wunderkammer, which uses sound activated lights that respond to the city and it's inhabitants. Watch the video to see Wunderkammer in action and visit the site to read mor...

A/W 2012 Fashion Week Invites

A/W 2012 Fashion Week Invites

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 5th 2012
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I love invites. Even if it's just a simple paper and envelope deal I'll get excited, but after looking at this selection, sent to the Wallpaper* office for the autumn / winter fashion shows, I think the bar has been set. These are truly invitations that would surpris...

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Wallpaper — 2012 Handmade Covers

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Typography, Magazines,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 31st 2012
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This one's especially for all you FT'ers in the Northern Hemisphere, about to be designing your book / CD covers. Wallpaper's 2012 collection of handmade covers have been shouted about all through the Twittersphere of late — and here they are. A solid dose of inspiration and...

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Mr. Edwards' "Pop" Series.

Category: Art, Design / Publishing, Magazines,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: May 31st 2012
No. of comments: 0

  Mister Edwards' "Pop" series magazines are serious eye candy to be sure, but the series also acts as a great catalogue of pop art and type, as well as great experiment in how existing elements can be taken out of context and juxtaposed to create new meaning. read m...
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Pentagram: The Forty Story

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Designers/Studios, Documentaries/Film,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: May 30th 2012
No. of comments: 2

The story of a boy born on the day Pentagram opened and how his life has been tracked (and kerned) by forty years of Pentagram design. www.pentagram.com ...