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Pentagram redesigns NYC wayfinding

Pentagram redesigns NYC wayfinding

Category: Design / Environmental, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 0

What do you think of Pentagram's newly redesigned wayfinding system for NYC? The signs give you an estimate of how long you'll have to walk to get anywhere in the neighborhood. Pentagram customised Helvetica, replacing square dots with round ones, and the icons were created to match details in the...

Potwash Josh

Potwash Josh

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Sam Sharples decided he would set himself the challenge of "making a seemingly un-brandable field of work appear extremely professional". A graphic designer by day and a potwasher by night, Sharples created an alter-ego, Pot...

RE

RE

Category: Advertising, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Chengzuo Zhen
Posted: Jun 25th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Whether or not this branding design for Optus (the second largest telecommunication company in Australia) suits its target market is up for debate, as a huge portion of its business comes from corporate, enterprise and government clients. But apparently this is for a younger demographic, and certainly a fresh breath of air compared with its traditional high tech image. From the hand-drawn typeface...

BANDiful

BANDiful

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
No. of comments: 0

Bandaids can be so troublesome to put on; they're fiddly and just so boring to look at. Design students Vivi Feng and Yu Ping Chuang have tried to simplify and beautify the humble bandaid with BANDiful. Easy to put on and brightly patterned, these little strips could be hung near your desk for to deal with thos...

Typism

Typism

Category: Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 24th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Any Aussies out there addicted to type? This year there's an event just for you. Typism is launching on September 4th on the Gold Coast, a one-day event with Gemma O'Brien, Wayne Thompson, ...

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. ...

NYC TYPE

NYC TYPE

Category: Architecture, Design / Typography, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 20th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Ever wished that there was one great big archive of all the awesome typography in and around New York? Check out nyctype, which pulls images from Instagram of the city's best letters.  ...

1984

1984

Category: Books, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 18th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Letterology did a great post last week on published and unpublished covers of George Orwell's 1984. Aren't they fabulous?  ...

Manual Creative

Manual Creative

Category: Designers/Studios,

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

I love the work that Manual Creative produce because of their simple, yet strong and minimal design aesthetic. They also include a summary of the brief for each project and visual references to demonstrate how they came up with the idea so you get to see the thought process behind the designs and brand identities they develop....

Cristiana Couceiro

Cristiana Couceiro

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Tk Price
Posted: Jun 12th 2013
No. of comments: 1

I love the work of Cristiana Couceiro, because of how she uses fantastic colour palettes and utilises elements of Swiss design in a modern way. She works and lives in Lisbon, Portugal. She collects memories personal and collective, national and international which she uses as part of or inspiration for her collages and pieces....