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A bit of inspiration for working over the weekend

A bit of inspiration for working over the weekend

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

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Nov 30th 2012
No. of comments: 2

A bit of random goodness for those of you in Australia working through your portfolios at present — and also for those of you in the Northern Hemisphere where the temperatures are plumetting, providing good reason to hunker down to some project work over the weekend. Enjoy! - - - Soundtrack (albums) The Darlingtons 'Decades Dance' Bat fo...

A bit of minimalism for your Friday

A bit of minimalism for your Friday

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

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

It's been a good week for blog-surfing, in my travels this week I've collected a pretty random mix of things for my beloved zootool account. I thought it was especially interesting to see a lot of what I might term a pretty 'slick/minimalist' aesthetic. I love a bit of hand crafted design as much as the next person, but deep down (and as anyone who knows me would attest) I...

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. ...

For the Benefit of Mr Kite

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Nov 6th 2012
No. of comments: 1

What a piece of art. The Beatles' 'Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite' inspiration recreated. From scratch. Check this video out! ...

Neu site for Neubau

Neu site for Neubau

Category: Design / Typography,

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

My good friend's over at Neubau, Berlin, Have launched their new site. Modern minimilism at it's finest. http://neubauberlin.com/ ...

Unlikely Avian Taxonomies Sydney, Aug 28 – Sept 29, 2012

Unlikely Avian Taxonomies
Sydney, Aug 28 – Sept 29, 2012

Category: Design / Infographics, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Anthony
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
No. of comments: 0

If you are in Sydney, you must check out Unlikely Avian Taxonimies exhibition from Zoë Sadokierski and Kate Sweetapple of Page Screen studio. They recategorise real birds into new taxonomies, from pattern to colour, and my favorite BIRDS with SMUTTY NAMES – the Agile Tit-Tyrant and the Erect...

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Jessica Hische for Penguin Classics

Category: Books, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Sep 20th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Clever old Penguin Books - they have persuaded Jessica Hische to do a daily drop-cap inspired series of book covers for their new Classics range. Rather lovely they are too. Via ...

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
No. of comments: 0

Some great advice here from Richard Seabrooke, Creative Director of Dynamo in Dublin. Check out this link for more Design Industry Insight. ...

Shampoo for the Sleepy Slacker

Shampoo for the Sleepy Slacker

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2012
No. of comments: 0

One of the wackiest student projects has been recently showcased on The Dieline - Bedog, a range of shampoo and conditioner for dogs that encourages the animal's true nature to be embraced. And so you get the Sl...

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 ...