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Play With Type

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 27th 2012
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Love this little stop motion movie by Spanish born, London-based designer Jose Miguel Mendez. Originally found this on Typography Served. ...

Logotype

Logotype

Category: Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 23rd 2012
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  For all the (well deserved, I should add) hype about digital there certainly are a lot of BEAUTIFUL books being released at the moment. One of the picks has to be the latest in a series from Laurence King Publishers, Logotype. The hugely successful (and essential inclusions on any serious designe...

Nicholas Jones

Nicholas Jones

Category: Art, Books,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 22nd 2012
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I'm one of those people who silently fumes when I get a loaned book back from a friend and pages have been dog-eared. Have some of these people not heard of bookmarks?! So I've had to put my overly book-protective nature aside for a bit to fully appreciate the beauty of what Nicholas Jones does to various precious tomes. Simply...
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The importance of upskilling as a designer

The importance of upskilling as a designer

Category: Blogs, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio, Magazines, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Aug 21st 2012
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The guys over at Desktop Magazine have put together this handy article where they questioned six creatives:  "In terms of employability and keeping up-to-date with technologies, how important is it for designers to upskill?" ...

Type Trumps

Type Trumps

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

Posted by: Meave
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
No. of comments: 1

  Do you know your Helvetica from your Arial? Based on the classic game of one-upmanship, this deck of cards by Rick Banks of Face37 is aimed at all you font nerds, design hipsters and typeface freaks because it celebrates the joy of typ...

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Category: Art, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
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These portraits of musicians (made out of recycled cassette tape with original cassette) are pretty awesome. Erika was inspired to create the 'Ghosts in the Machine' project after a description by philosopher Gilbert Ryle about how your spirit lives in your body. Erika imagines we are al...

Yayoi Kusama: New York, 12 July - 30 September

Yayoi Kusama: New York, 12 July - 30 September

Category: Art, Colour, Events/Exhibitions, Fashion,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 8th 2012
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If you're wondering what's with the wonderfully crazy window displays in Louis Vuitton at the moment (if you've seen the polkadot tentacles you'll know what I mean) it turns out they're the work of Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama. I was lucky enough to attend her exhibition at the MCA in Sydney back in 2009 and it was probably one of the most fun and interactive ...

Screenshots made easy with Paparazzi!

Screenshots made easy with Paparazzi!

Category: Resources / Images, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 5th 2012
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Fed up with only being able to screenshot what's visible on your monitor? Paparazzi! could be just what you're looking for. It's a small utility for Mac OS X that enables you take entire screenshots of webpages. I've attached a screenshot of Bec Winnel&...
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The Four Seasons Illustrations

The Four Seasons Illustrations

Category: Art, Illustration,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 16th 2012
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I stumbled upon these beautiful 'The Four Seasons' illustrations by Teagan White. These gorgeous pieces of work were created as a part of Teagans major project whilst studying at Art college. The illustrations and chosen colour palettes were based on the 4 different seasons and ...

Crop Circles Typeface

Crop Circles Typeface

Category: Competitions, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jul 15th 2012
No. of comments: 1

A super big congratulations to graduate Catalina del Pilar for being shortlisted in the Qantm Create Awards 2012. Catalina entered her 'Crop Circles' typeface that she created here at Shillington, into the 'Typography' section. She is now a finalist and in the running to win a prize. ...