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HandMade Day

HandMade Day

Category: Art, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jeffrey
Posted: Nov 16th 2012
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Yesterday the students in Manchester took a break from the computer to work on a brief entirely handmade. The project encourages the students to experiment with different techniques in craft, treating the computer as just a tool to bring the final components together to create and commercially viable piece of graphic design in the form of an album or book cover, gig poster, press ...

Design by Dave

Design by Dave

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

Posted by: Sarah
Posted: Nov 15th 2012
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We were lucky enough to have Dave Sedgwick from Design by Dave come in and visit us in the Manchester College this week. He gave the students an inspirational and comical talk which went down a storm! Thanks Dave! Check out his work here! ...

Papercut Initials

Papercut Initials

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Nov 14th 2012
No. of comments: 2

Whoa! check out these beautiful papercut initials on Etsy! ...

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. ...

Bravo Company

Bravo Company

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

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

Check out the great work of Bravo Company, where Shillington NYC grad Mengjie Li recently joined as a designer! ...
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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 ...

BMD Design

BMD Design

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
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A fan of hand-drawn type? You'll love BMD Design. He has a style that's very similar to the infamous Jon Contino, but still, I'm loving the behind-the-scenes shots of his meticulous process.  ...

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! ...

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Category: Advertising, Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Branding/Identity, Illustration,

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

We do love a bit of stop-motion animation here at Shillo HQ. When it's combined with spooky Halloween characters we love it even more! And even though here in Oz we shun Marmite in favour of Vegemite, we're still pretty smitten with this campaign.  ...

2012 St Louis Public Library Gala Invitations by TOKY

2012 St Louis Public Library Gala Invitations by TOKY

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Interactive, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 1st 2012
No. of comments: 0

Incredible pop-up invitations to the St Louis Public Library end-of-year gala. TOKY always does amazing work for this client - you can see their previous efforts ...