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Category: Blogs, Design / Packaging, Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 9th 2012
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One of my favourite e-newsletters is Behance's '99u- Making Ideas Happen' – this month they've written a great article on '...

An Insider's Guide to The Design Presentation

An Insider's Guide to The Design Presentation

Category: Designers/Studios, Interviews / Individual, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Oct 2nd 2012
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This is a great article about the presentation process a designer goes through with a client, highlighting some of the critical areas that might be missed in the process. There are some really interesting questions being asked, one especially regarding how many concepts should be presented t...

Preview text with wordmark.it

Preview text with wordmark.it

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

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 25th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Wordmark.it is one nifty little website. Basically you can type in a word and see what it looks like in every font loaded on your computer. Too easy and saves you a heap of time when trying to find that perfect typeface! ...
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How to build your creative confidence

Category: Documentaries/Film, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 13th 2012
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David Kelley of IDEO gives a wonderful Ted Talk on building creative confidence. Great to watch if you think you're 'just not a creative type'. ...

Turf Geography Club

Turf Geography Club

Category: Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Aug 30th 2012
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Turf Geography Club is a nifty little location-based game that use Foursquare's data for gameplay. You can "own" properties, build on those properties, collect rent and trophies and other do ego-stroking activities. But what's really lovely about Turf is the...

How to run a Brainstorm

How to run a Brainstorm

Category: Resources / Educational, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Aug 28th 2012
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Fabulous 3-part article by UK's Creative Huddle as featured on Creative Boom — 'How to run a Brainstorm' part 1 (preparation), ...

Complete the Shillington Website survey & you could win an iPad

Complete the Shillington Website survey & you could win an iPad

Category: Competitions, Web / Design,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 22nd 2012
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We are just about to kick off an exciting redesign project for the Shillington website* but before we jump in head first we would like to get some feedback from the people who do, or have, used the site before. (*Please note that we are not refering to our blog - i.e. where you are reading this but our actual website. Links are below). Who better to let us ...

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...

Number of the Day

Number of the Day

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Aug 6th 2012
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Mathematics was never my strong suit, but as a designer I love looking at numbers. Do you draw your eight long and loopy, or as a snowman with his round head sitting firmly atop his even wider belly, or even some other way? Number of the Day indulges in my passion for the numbered form, with possibly the most comprehensive search func...
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