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Marshall Alexander - Paper Toys

Category: Designers/Studios, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 21st 2011
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I recently stumbled across the work of Dutch paper engineer, Marshall Alexander. He left the world of 2D design after discovering the art of 3D paper toy design and getting hooked. He also happens to be a graduate of Shillington Melbourne. Here's a stop motion video of Marshall in action. To see more of his fantastic work visit his ...

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

To intern or not to intern - Pip Jamieson

Category: Interviews / Individual, Resources / Educational,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 19th 2011
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Some wise words from The Loop's Pip Jamieson (featured on the Desktop website) on whether or not to take an internship. "For employers, it’s not only a wonderful chance to give back to the industry, and help shape the seniors of tomorrow; it’s a...

No more 4 letter words with 3 letter kerning technique.

No more 4 letter words with 3 letter kerning technique.

Category: Blogs, Design / Typography, Resources / Educational, Resources / Online Tutorials, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Lee
Posted: Sep 19th 2011
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Great article on Kerning via www.creativepro.com. I stumbled across some images on designspiration that were referencing kerning and it brought me to this easy to ...

Bec Winnel

Bec Winnel

Category: Art, Design / Editorial, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 15th 2011
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If I could get anyone to draw my portrait I think it would have to be the very talented Melbournian artist, Bec Winnel. Bec's portraits are just so wonderfully soft and feminine. It would be hard for even the the staunchest of tomboys not to want to don a pretty floral dress and cherry lipgloss after looking at her work. She's been ...

Little White Lies via issuu.com

Category: Design / Editorial, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Documentaries/Film, Magazines, Resources / Reference,

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

If you haven't checked out issuu.com. You should. A lot of publications post their mags online (some use it for documents and folios) through issuu. You can often look at the whole magazine for nothing. If you create an account (at no cost) with issuu you can bookmark them in your online library for future reading. ...

QR Codes

QR Codes

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

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Sep 15th 2011
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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...

Rest of the Story

Rest of the Story

Category: Books, Design / Print, Illustration, Music,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 14th 2011
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The guys at the Canadian studio Rethink have come up with the most incredible album artwork. Chris Tarry is not just a jazz musician, but also an accomplished author. Rethink turned his new album, Rest of the Story, into a little book of Chris' short stories. How amazing is the detail, that silver ribbon marker, the die-cut ...

Inker Linker

Inker Linker

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

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Sep 13th 2011
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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 ...

Dear Photograph

Dear Photograph

Category: Photography,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Sep 13th 2011
No. of comments: 1

'...take a picture of a picture from the past in the present.' A truly beautiful idea. ...

typetoken

typetoken

Category: Design / Typography,

Posted by: Leyla
Posted: Sep 12th 2011
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HEAVEN. No need to say anymore. Check it out. typetoken.net ...