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Colorschemers online tool makes colour palettes easy.

Colorschemers online tool makes colour palettes easy.

Category: Colour, Design / Interactive, Resources / Reference, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 22nd 2011
No. of comments: 0

Colorschemedesigner is fantastic online tool that can speed up your colour palette creation. It allows you select various types of colour palettes based on the number of colours you'd like to use. The colour wheel interface is easy to use and has quick control selections such as complementary, mono etc. It also has ...

QR Codes

QR Codes

Category: Advertising, Design / Interactive, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Sep 15th 2011
No. of comments: 0

I keep seeing these little barcodes on more and more adverts. They're called QR Codes and were designed by Toyota back in 1994. I downloaded a QR Reader from the App Store and it works a treat. You just launch the App and hold it over the code. It scans it and then launches the website. It...

Inker Linker

Inker Linker

Category: Printing/Production, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 13th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Delighted that Bespoke Press, owned and run by Shillington Lecturer Alischa Herrmann, is now listed on Inker Linker. Founded by Jessica Hische, it's a great resource for finding the right printer ...

Gridulator and Guide Make grids for web easy

Gridulator and Guide Make grids for web easy

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

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 7th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Its always been pretty excruciating in the past trying to create grids and guides for photoshop,  have often just done screen shots of grids in Indesign as work around and then drawn in the gudes. Now we can rest easy. Gridulator does exactly what it says on the packet. This online tool is a great little help for creating g...

Happy anniversary Desktop!

Happy anniversary Desktop!

Category: Magazines,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 1st 2011
No. of comments: 0

Desktop Magazine is celebrating it's 25th birthday. Check out their special time capsual edition, on sale today! The past, present, future, now: 25 years of design publishing love. Ideas, pictures, isights, moments, caught up in a time capsule of ink on paper from people wh...
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Lets Meet and Work

Lets Meet and Work

Category: Designers/Studios, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Aug 18th 2011
No. of comments: 1

This is an excellent resource, created by Alasdair Monk, for designers looking for the perfect place to either work or meet clients in London. It's such a simple but great idea that Alasdair is already about to do the same for New York (and I'm sure Manchester and Aus...

Golden Grid System

Golden Grid System

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

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 17th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Golden Grid System is a folding grid system for responsive web design. It includes folding columns, elastic gutters, a zoomable baseline grid, and a delightful grid overlay script...what more do you want? ...
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Marius Roosendaal

Marius Roosendaal

Category: Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Fiona Jennings
Posted: Jul 23rd 2011
No. of comments: 1

Marius Roosendaal is a graphic designer and art director from Amersfoort, the Netherlands. I like his work for his: ⁃ use of alignment ⁃ use of balance and negative space ⁃ colour palettes...

Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award

Bombay Sapphire Design Discovery Award

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Jul 12th 2011
No. of comments: 0

Now in its 9th year the Bombay Sapphire® Design Discovery Award aims to assist emerging Australian designers in establishing their careers. Over 600 of Australia’s most talented young designers have participated in the awards with past winners: Rohan Nicol, Jon Goulder, Adam Goodr...

Jürg Lehni's beautiful vector scripts in action

Category: Design / Interactive, Designers/Studios, Illustration, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Jun 23rd 2011
No. of comments: 0

Jürg Lehni one of the developers for scriptographer.org created a script that makes something far more stunning than Kate Moss could ever be. It made her from beautiful to a beautiful kind of ugly in seconds. Its worth checking out some of Jürg Lehni's experimental works at hektor.ch or links to his other projects a...