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Christopher Monro DeLorenzo

Christopher Monro DeLorenzo

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Alexander Newall
Posted: Jul 1st 2013
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I love DeLorenzo's use of monochromatic colour to create a sense of repetition throughout his design, as well as a sense of grouping and continuity. I also love his simple hand-drawn illustration - it reminds me of pop art/propaganda. I love his illustration; how one image can be replicated into many different styles (particularly in his design for Johnny Cupcakes). ...

Floating Structures

Floating Structures

Category: Designers/Studios, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2013
No. of comments: 0

Super proud of Shillington graduate Andy Welsh - his project Floating Structures was featured on Quipsologies yesterday! They were described as looking like "rejected Inception sketches". We agree. They're out of this world. (Included in this selection are buildings from ...

Sign Language

Sign Language

Category: Design / Environmental, Design / Typography, Photography, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 8th 2013
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Oh man, I cannot get enough of Sign Language, a truly impressive Flickr set from Marc Shur. Yep, I'm smitten with old-school signage.  ...

Creative Women's Circle at Shillington Sydney

Creative Women's Circle at Shillington Sydney

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 4th 2013
No. of comments: 0

We are so excited to be hosting Creative Women's Circle at Shillington Sydney on Saturday 27th July. Lawyer Sharon Givoni will be talking about copyright for creatives, and considering how many image-sharing sites are out there (Pinterest and Tumblr, for example), there's bound to be plenty to learn. Get tickets ...

Type Deck

Type Deck

Category: Design / Typography, Products,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 3rd 2013
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A seriously sexy deck of cards from designer Chris Cavill. Each suit has a different custom typeface. Yes, please! ...

H&FJ Cloud.typography

H&FJ Cloud.typography

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 2nd 2013
No. of comments: 0

Hoefler & Frere-Jones have just released their new webfont service, Cloud.typography, and we could not be more excited. Ever wanted to use Gotham at 9px on your site? Well, now you can. And best of all, sign up and receive five web-use licenses for free. For free!   ...

Leandro Erlich: Dalston House

Leandro Erlich: Dalston House

Category: Art,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jul 1st 2013
No. of comments: 0

Having just stepped in to meet the guys at Ditto Press in Dalston, it occurred to us that not far away was Leandro Erlich's Barbican-sponsored installation, the Dalston House. So what better way to spend a Monday afternoon than monkeying...
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Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Shillington graduates in Computer Arts

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Print, Interviews / Individual, Magazines,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 26th 2013
No. of comments: 30

Continuing a history of both Shillington lecturers and graduates being featured among their pages, Computer Arts have featured two recent graduates from our Manchester college in the new issue out this week (issue 216)! We're hugely proud to see Lois and Alex included alongside their fantastic work. In fact to celebrate we're giving away a one year subscription to ...

Industry & Interest

Industry & Interest

Category: Interviews / Individual, Web / Resources,

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

Asher Compton, a Shillington grad from way back when, has started up a great new site called Industry & Interest, which features great in-depth interviews with some very talented creatives. Plus there's a whole section of the site dedicated to inspiration (whether that be ...

Animal Mashup

Animal Mashup

Category: Illustration, Photography,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 10th 2013
No. of comments: 1

We've all heard of the centaur - half man, half horse. But have you ever heard of the Killer Penguin? Starting as a bit of fun, pasting guinea pig heads on the bodies of other animals, Reddit user Arne Olav began more complex animal mashups. The Photoshop magic itself is pretty incredible. The combinations are creep...