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Vintage Me Oh My

Vintage Me Oh My

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

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Nov 6th 2012
No. of comments: 0

For all of those briefs where you're trying to channel a bit of vintage love, it helps to look beyond just modern recreations of the vintage aesthetic, and actually back at the original work itself. Plenty of resources abound, including ...

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! ...

AGDA Opening Doors

AGDA Opening Doors

Category: Design Associations, Events/Exhibitions, Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 23rd 2012
No. of comments: 0

AGDA Opening Doors Seminar is the perfect event to attend if you are a student trying to break in to the design industry. Are you worried about finding a job? Learn how to get your foot in the door and recieve excellent resources that will give you that edge over your competitors. ...

Want your message to stick?

Want your message to stick?

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

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 9th 2012
No. of comments: 0

One of my favourite e-newsletters is Behance's '99u- Making Ideas Happen' – this month they've written a great article on '...

An Insider's Guide to The Design Presentation

An Insider's Guide to The Design Presentation

Category: Designers/Studios, Interviews / Individual, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

This is a great article about the presentation process a designer goes through with a client, highlighting some of the critical areas that might be missed in the process. There are some really interesting questions being asked, one especially regarding how many concepts should be presented t...

How to run a Brainstorm

How to run a Brainstorm

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 28th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Fabulous 3-part article by UK's Creative Huddle as featured on Creative Boom — 'How to run a Brainstorm' part 1 (preparation), ...

Type Trumps

Type Trumps

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Do you know your Helvetica from your Arial? Based on the classic game of one-upmanship, this deck of cards by Rick Banks of Face37 is aimed at all you font nerds, design hipsters and typeface freaks because it celebrates the joy of typ...

Number of the Day

Number of the Day

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 6th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Mathematics was never my strong suit, but as a designer I love looking at numbers. Do you draw your eight long and loopy, or as a snowman with his round head sitting firmly atop his even wider belly, or even some other way? Number of the Day indulges in my passion for the numbered form, with possibly the most comprehensive search func...
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Book Cover Lover

Book Cover Lover

Category: Books, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 6th 2012
No. of comments: 0

And honestly, what's a more appropriate title for a Flickr feed devoted to the best graphic covers? Book Cover Lover is a truly incredible set, colour-coded to perfection and with design so beautiful it'll make publishing devotees go weak at the knees. Take a meander through and be inspi...

Spencer Harrison

Spencer Harrison

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Jul 24th 2012
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We were lucky enough to have the very talented Spencer Harrison in to chat with us this week. He has kindly put together some really great links and resources for Design Students on his blog HERE. Check out his work at ...