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2100°/451° featuring Etsuko Ichikawa

Category: Art, Documentaries/Film, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 28th 2013
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In this mesmerising film, Japanese artist Etsuko Ichikawa brings both fear and joy to our eyes as she creates images using molten glass. Pretty amazing stuff. ...

Neon Text Installations

Neon Text Installations

Category: Art, Colour, Photography,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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This series of images by South Korean photographer Jung Lee feature neon typography of cliche phrases about both love and hate. Placed in stark, empty landscapes the images have an ethereal quality.  ...

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Gummy Bear Chandelier

Category: Art, Other Design Fields, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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This fun chandelier design by New York artist Kevin Champeny is made of over 3,000 gummy bears. They may look good enough to eat, but sadly they're made from acrylic so you won't actually be able to pull one down from your living room ceiling to nibble on. ...

Alphabet Topography

Alphabet Topography

Category: Art, Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 20th 2013
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A self-initiated project by Yale-graduates Synoptic Office, these laser cut 3D letterforms are a physical representation of the alphabet based on how frequently each letter is used. So vowels and consonants like 'R' and 'T' are physically much taller than letters like 'W' and 'G' which are u...

Laser Cut Record

Category: Art, Music, Other Design Fields, Printing/Production,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: May 13th 2013
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Not satisfyied with creating the world's first 3D printed record, Amanda Ghassaei has now created wooden, laser cut records. The results are not only striking in a visual sense, but the audible versions of the songs cut into the wood in this way are strangely haunting. Tracks that Amanda has chosen so far include Radiohead'...

Quilling by hand

Quilling by hand

Category: Art, Colour, Illustration,

Posted by: Enza
Posted: Mar 27th 2013
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It's handmade day here in Sydney and one of our full time students Hayley is quilling for her handmade project. We've discovered the work of quilling expert Yulia Brodskaya. Her beautiful handcrafted technique mixed with amazing, vibrant colours results in mind-blowing papergraphics. Check out her website www.artyulia....

Rare old books

Rare old books

Category: Art, Books, Designers/Studios, Illustration,

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Posted: Mar 5th 2013
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Nobrium: Towards True Precision in the Control of Excessive Anxiety Why is it that so many cool books are just so hard to find? Stumbled across this little gem, designed by Pentagrams Mervyn Kurlansky in 1971, for a Pharmaceutical company. As you would expect, captures the zeitgeist of the early 70's perfectly! ...

The making of a classic

The making of a classic

Category: Art, Design / Packaging, Design / Publishing, Illustration, Interviews / Individual,

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Posted: Jan 29th 2013
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In March this year, Peter Savilles classic Blue Monday album cover will be 30 years old. Read here an interview with the man himself, about how the idea came about. ...

who said corporate comms was dull?

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Art, Design / Infographics,

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Posted: Jan 15th 2013
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Here is an amazing animation made by Autodesk which shows their corporate structure and how it changes over a 1498 day period. Every day, every employee is accounted for, and the result is quite beautiful. The video embedded here is quite small, if you want to check it out in all it's HD glory, have a look ...

Inspiration for frustrated creatives!

Category: Art,

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Posted: Jan 11th 2013
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Phil Hansens TED talk about overcoming his own frustrations and limitations in order to carry on creating could teach us all something!   Watch the video here ...