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Vintage Type Inspiration

Vintage Type Inspiration

Category: Colour, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Aug 22nd 2013
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  Whether you think it's too hipster-ish, overdone, an easy out, or unimaginative; or whether you find yourself constantly fighting it's corner, with strong beliefs that it's adorable, with endless iterations, suitable for any project… Vintage type / graphics elements / colour palettes & textural effects do have their place in amongst modern ...

Sitepoint launches brand new website

Sitepoint launches brand new website

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

Posted by: John F
Posted: Aug 20th 2013
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The very talented people over at Sitepoint have launched a major update to their site this week. Revamping the whole design with a site that works beautifully across multiple devices. The design is clean and considered, with a strong use of colour to break up content across their many topic areas. The typography is crisp and ...

PlaceIt - Easy mockups for your digital work

PlaceIt - Easy mockups for your digital work

Category: Resources / Images, Resources / Portfolios, Resources / Tools+Apps, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Aug 6th 2013
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PlaceIt by Breezi makes it super simple to upload your design for iPhone or iPad and see it mocked up into the device. A useful tool for portfolio time I suspect. http://placeit.breezi.com/ ...

Nautilus Magazine - Science never looked so good

Nautilus Magazine - Science never looked so good

Category: Blogs, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jul 30th 2013
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I've just recently come across Nautilus Magazine and I think I'm hooked. The beautiful illustrations for each article are what captured my attention in the first place. It takes me back to those old science journals we'd read at school as the illustrations have a vintage feel to them. The theme for the current issue is &#...

Besquare - Web Related Conference Videos

Besquare - Web Related Conference Videos

Category: Design / Interactive, Documentaries/Film, Web / Design, Web / Resources,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jul 17th 2013
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Besquare offers an amazing array of high quality recordings from various web focused conferences around the world. So if you're interested in the latest trends in Mobile or new ideas for Responsive Workflows head over to Besquare and nerd it out for a while. "IF YOU CAN'T BE THERE, BESQUARE" ...

Chromeography

Chromeography

Category: Design / Typography, Photography, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2013
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Chromeography is a truly rad collection of chrome logos and lettering affixed to vintage automobiles.  Big thanks to our full-time Brisbane teacher Jarrad Wild for the heads-up! ...

Sign Language

Sign Language

Category: Design / Environmental, Design / Typography, Photography, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 8th 2013
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Oh man, I cannot get enough of Sign Language, a truly impressive Flickr set from Marc Shur. Yep, I'm smitten with old-school signage.  ...

H&FJ Cloud.typography

H&FJ Cloud.typography

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 2nd 2013
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Hoefler & Frere-Jones have just released their new webfont service, Cloud.typography, and we could not be more excited. Ever wanted to use Gotham at 9px on your site? Well, now you can. And best of all, sign up and receive five web-use licenses for free. For free!   ...

Industry & Interest

Industry & Interest

Category: Interviews / Individual, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
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Asher Compton, a Shillington grad from way back when, has started up a great new site called Industry & Interest, which features great in-depth interviews with some very talented creatives. Plus there's a whole section of the site dedicated to inspiration (whether that be ...

Unsplash

Unsplash

Category: Photography, Resources / Images, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 13th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Unsplash is a great new site, where every 10 days 10 new hi-res photos are uploaded, free for you to download and use as you like. It's one of our new favourites.  ...