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Swiss Typography — Typographische Monatsblätter

Swiss Typography — Typographische Monatsblätter

Category: Design / Typography, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Dec 6th 2012
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A phenomenal resource showcasing research around the seminal Swiss typographic journal, Typographische Monatsblätter. Brilliantly organised — by year — this archive is a real find. Thanks to Christian (PT London teacher) for telling us about it! ...
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Self Promo - Typeface Poster

Self Promo - Typeface Poster

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Resources / Portfolios,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Nov 21st 2012
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As graphic designers we have the most amazing opportunity to show off our skills and talent through the way that we promote ourselves to potential employers. You should never let an opportunity go wasted, especially when it comes to your portfolio, personal identity, online portfolio, business cards, cv/resume and to add to this list: self promotional pieces such as posters, postcards, broch...

City of Melbourne - Infographic Competition

City of Melbourne - Infographic Competition

Category: Competitions, Design / Infographics, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: David
Posted: Nov 20th 2012
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  The City of Melbourne is looking for the best and brightest designers to enter its infographic competition and create an infographic that tells the world why Melbourne is a creative, innovative and knowledge-rich city for businesses to invest and operate in.  ...

How to say No - Jason Santa Maria

Category: Resources / Educational,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 15th 2012
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This is on a similar theme to a previous post I made all about design practice and how to deal with those troublesome clients. Part of the excellent Creative Mornings series, this talk by ...

Design is a Job

Design is a Job

Category: Books, Resources / Reference, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 15th 2012
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I'm about halfway through this book and its brilliant. If you're thinking of going out on your own as a freelancer or starting your own design business this is a must read. In fact all Mike's advice would work for you dealing with your art director as well. Design is a Job from A Book Apart...
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Mediaqueri.es - A Responsive Web Gallery

Mediaqueri.es - A Responsive Web Gallery

Category: Web / Design, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 12th 2012
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Making sure you design a website that takes into account the multitude of devices now available is something every designer needs to consider. But the tricky part is where do you start... we'll once good place is Media Queries which is a gallery of responsive sites popping up all over the web. So head over and check out some of the examples... but don't stop there, make su...

Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine

Category: Web / Design, Web / On-line Tutorials, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 12th 2012
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Smashing Magazine is a comprehensive resource for anything to do with web. You'll find articles on web design trends, tutorials and code examples all written in a clear and consise manner. www.smashingmagazine.com/ ...
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A Book Apart

A Book Apart

Category: Web / Design, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Nov 12th 2012
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A Book Apart is your one stop shop for everything web related (publishing wise). They've produced seminal books like Responsive Web Design by Ethan Marcotte & Mobile Fir...
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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
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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
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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! ...