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Leandro Erlich: Dalston House

Leandro Erlich: Dalston House

Category: Art,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jul 1st 2013
No. of comments: 0

Having just stepped in to meet the guys at Ditto Press in Dalston, it occurred to us that not far away was Leandro Erlich's Barbican-sponsored installation, the Dalston House. So what better way to spend a Monday afternoon than monkeying...
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Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Interviews / Individual, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 30

Continuing a history of both Shillington lecturers and graduates being featured among their pages, Computer Arts have featured two recent graduates from our Manchester college in the new issue out this week (issue 216)! We're hugely proud to see Lois and Alex included alongside their fantastic work. In fact to celebrate we're giving away a one year subscription to ...

Michael Longton in Computer Arts

Michael Longton in Computer Arts

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
No. of comments: 1

We were thrilled to see our part-time lecturer Michael Longton featured in the latest Computer Arts branding special. His identity is beautifully minimal. If you haven't had the chance to look at his work, pop over to his website to see more. ...

Exploding lights bulbs

Exploding lights bulbs

Category: Art, Photography,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
No. of comments: 0

These amazing images of lightbulbs filled with objects, powders and liquids, and then violently exploding in front of the camera are the work of popular Flickr photographer Jon Smith. The images are a result of ongoing experiments Jon's been carrying out with high-speed photography and ...

Everyday object illusions

Everyday object illusions

Category: Art, Photography,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
No. of comments: 0

On first glance this series of images by Madrid-based photographer Chema Madoz may appear to just be everyday objects. However, these images in fact cleverly combine one or more familiar objects together in order to create a collection of optical illusions that are full of surprises. The idea of a disco ball planet definitely appeals!...

IBM's smarter advertising

Category: Advertising, Design / Environmental, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Working with Ogilvy Paris, IBM have created a series of very smart advertisements that not only get the intended message across but also provide a real, tangible function for members of the public. Designed as part of their 'People For Smarter Cities' campaign, each...

2100°/451° featuring Etsuko Ichikawa

Category: Art, Documentaries/Film, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
No. of comments: 0

In this mesmerising film, Japanese artist Etsuko Ichikawa brings both fear and joy to our eyes as she creates images using molten glass. Pretty amazing stuff. ...

Love Hurts: Heartbreak First Aid Kit

Love Hurts: Heartbreak First Aid Kit

Category: Design / Interactive, Design / Packaging, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
No. of comments: 0

How do you mend a broken heart? Well, according to graphic designer Melanie Charnock: a good dose of dark chocolate, some tissues, bubble bath, and a CD compilation to cry along to, all packaged up in a handy first aid box. The idea came about as part of a student assignment she was given to create an activity book. Mel...

Neon Text Installations

Neon Text Installations

Category: Art, Colour, Photography,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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This series of images by South Korean photographer Jung Lee feature neon typography of cliche phrases about both love and hate. Placed in stark, empty landscapes the images have an ethereal quality.  ...

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Category: Art, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

This fun chandelier design by New York artist Kevin Champeny is made of over 3,000 gummy bears. They may look good enough to eat, but sadly they're made from acrylic so you won't actually be able to pull one down from your living room ceiling to nibble on. ...