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Type Deck

Type Deck

Category: Design / Typography, Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 3rd 2013
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A seriously sexy deck of cards from designer Chris Cavill. Each suit has a different custom typeface. Yes, please! ...

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

The Hungry Workshop: Vincurable

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 10th 2013
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Attention all wine-lovers. The Hungry Workshop have designed business cards for Vincurable, and the ink base is - get this - made out of wine. Letterpress and vino sure make a winning combination.  ...

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Claire Blanch

Typographic Treasure Hunt, by Claire Blanch

Category: Design / Environmental, Events/Exhibitions, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 4th 2013
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This is part of a short little series, talking to some of the Shillington graduates involved in The Design Kids' Threesome exhibition. You can see the finished artworks out and about living life on the streets in Surry Hills over the next few days. C...

Ecological Business Cards

Ecological Business Cards

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
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Challenged with designing an ecological business card for an environmental consultant, Lisbon-based (and seemingly now defunct) studio Fischer Portugal decided not to print any cards at all. Instead they produced a stamp which could be applied to any leftover card, paper or other reusable material. It's a very clever approach, memorable and 100% fulfils the brief. ...

Love Hurts: Heartbreak First Aid Kit

Love Hurts: Heartbreak First Aid Kit

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Packaging, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
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How do you mend a broken heart? Well, according to graphic designer Melanie Charnock: a good dose of dark chocolate, some tissues, bubble bath, and a CD compilation to cry along to, all packaged up in a handy first aid box. The idea came about as part of a student assignment she was given to create an activity book. Mel...

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Category: Art, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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This fun chandelier design by New York artist Kevin Champeny is made of over 3,000 gummy bears. They may look good enough to eat, but sadly they're made from acrylic so you won't actually be able to pull one down from your living room ceiling to nibble on. ...

French Paper Company's 140th Anniversary

French Paper Company's 140th Anniversary

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Illustration, Printing/Production, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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This year is the 140th anniversary of the French Paper Company, a Michigan-based paper mill that produces speciality papers. To celebrate, they've completely redesigned their cartons and ream wraps. The striking, illustrative design is a historial look at the company's history, featuring logos and icons from their branding pas...

NYC Spaghetti

NYC Spaghetti

Category: Design / Packaging, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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Spaghetti is tasty but can be hard to package in an interesting way. This student project by Australian designer Alex Creamer shows us how it's done, and done well. Created when he was a student, the design uses a model of the Chrysler building (created by Ben ...

Moleskine Planner Stop Motion Film

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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It's every designer's favourite product - the Moleskine notebook - as you've never seen it before. Dutch creative director and animator Roger Wieland has put together 'A Year in Colour', an amazing stop motion animation made entirely from Moleskine 2013 coloured planners. The film itself is impres...

Pixar Playing Cards

Pixar Playing Cards

Category: Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Documentaries/Film, Illustration, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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A self-proclaimed 'huge' Pixar fan, graphic designer and illustrator Chris Anderson has made a lot of Pixar-related work over the years including this set of deluxe playing cards which he produced as part of a university project. ...