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Nemex - self hosted ideas storehouse

Nemex - self hosted ideas storehouse

Category: Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Aug 5th 2014
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Nemex is this simple little app or collecting ideas, images or anything digital really and keeping it all in the one spot. Sure there's other services you could use that do the same sort of thing, but what's really nice about this is that its all selfhosted. So the data remains yours & sits on your server. You can even access if...

Type of Letters

Type of Letters

Category: Design / Environmental, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 22nd 2014
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Niral Parekh has created a type treatment made out of ... letters. That's right, he got his hands on a whole heap of post and created some nice type treatments with them. They've been used on the cover of Wired and The New York Times, and they certainly pack a punch! ...

Airbnb releases its new logo

Airbnb releases its new logo

Category: Advertising, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 22nd 2014
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Haven't seen Airbnb's new logo release? Have you been living under a rock!? The response from the design community has been overwhelmingly negative. What was meant to look a little like a paperclip expanded to become an A, an ...

Cats as Fonts

Cats as Fonts

Category: Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 15th 2014
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Something a little bit silly for your Friday...  ...

BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

Category: Advertising, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 17th 2014
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Hands up if you've never used a BIC pen in your life? No one... didn't think so. BIC are currently running a small experiment to 'create' a universal typeface based on as much handwritten letters as they can collect. Using one of those fancy alogorithms an average is calculated from all the handwrit...

The Tapas Wine Collection

The Tapas Wine Collection

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Loren McKone
Posted: May 13th 2014
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This brand was created to export good Spanish wine at an affordable price. The graphical solution created by Eduardo del Fraile was inspired by the traditional elements of the bars in Spain. The menus in classic Spanish bars are written on the walls [often in chalk], orders are simply shouted to the cook and after eating teeth are cleaned with a wooden stick. I like the simplicity of the design ...
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Blossom Type by Alice Mourou

Blossom Type by Alice Mourou

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: May 20th 2014
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A delicate, lovely floral alphabet from Moscow designer Alice Mourou.  ...

Pick Me Up

Pick Me Up

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: May 6th 2014
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This weekend we attended London's popular Graphic Design festival, 'Pick Me Up'. The branding was designed by recent London guest lecturer, Emmi Salonen, and the oversized props looked amazing in situ at Somerset House.  The event itself was an awesome arr...

Matthew Carter - My life in typefaces

Matthew Carter - My life in typefaces

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Apr 29th 2014
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Check out the great TED talk from Matthew Carter about his life and process creating some of the most well know typefaces around. I'm still a big fan of Georgia & spent many years using it on websites without too much complaint. Matthew Carter- My life in typefaces ...

Luxury brands as groceries

Luxury brands as groceries

Category: Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Apr 28th 2014
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Peddy Mergui has imagined what luxury brands would look like as regular grocery products. Tiffany's yoghurt, Apple's iMilk, Nike fruit...  ...