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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
No. of comments: 0

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?" ...

Web Design Inspiration

Web Design Inspiration

Category: Blogs, Web / Design, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Jun 21st 2012
No. of comments: 1

Whenever you're looking for inspiration for web design, then two places you need to visit are: Site Inspire Webinspeer Both websites feature top web design from all around the world. Check them out today! ...

Big Map Blog

Big Map Blog

Category: Blogs,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Jun 21st 2012
No. of comments: 0

Check out the Big Map Blog, which provides access to A.) enormous maps, and B.) access to the full-resolution file, and for no charge to boot! Download away! ...

The Haystack Dept.

The Haystack Dept.

Category: Blogs, Resources / Images, Resources / Tools+Apps,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Apr 11th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Keep an eye on The Haystack Dept., a curation of usable high resolution found and original graphics, textures, type and patterns. Most are free or inexpensive. It's a tumblr, so follow up if you're keen. ...

Dave C + Elizabeth Surya

Dave C + Elizabeth Surya

Category: Blogs,

Posted by: Edward Pearson
Posted: Feb 27th 2012
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Jude Landry's work (#1) feels conceptually driven, rather than a particular style being repeated. The thoughtfulness and detail is evident in each project, including this one. I dig this typography. It’s very approachable and readable. Alex Trochut (#2) is an amazing letterer from Barcelona. With an extensive heritage in the type world (his grandfather was a printmaker and typographic designer)...
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Long White Cloud Design

Long White Cloud Design

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Long White Cloud is a beautiful curation of designery goodness, brought to you by Emma: "Designer by day, writer and inspiration hunter by night. July 2010 saw me move from the hustle and bustle of London life to take on the open space of New Zealand. Blogging since day 1, Long White Cloud Design has now g...

Designers Journal

Designers Journal

Category: Advertising, Art, Blogs, Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Editorial, Design / Environmental, Design / Interactive, Design / Packaging, Design / Print, Design / Publishing, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Interviews / Individual, Interviews / Studio,

Posted by: Tanya
Posted: Mar 5th 2012
No. of comments: 1

Thanks to my wonderful twitter feed I managed to stumble upon this website 'Designers Journal'.  "Designers Journal is a collection of jottings, doodles and graphic design & creative eye candy from boutiques around the world, curated by designers in the UK, Australia and New Zealand."...

Design Seeds

Design Seeds

Category: Blogs, Colour, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Mar 1st 2012
No. of comments: 0

A wonderful friend of mine just pointed me in the direction of Design Seeds and her timing couldn't be more perfect for Australian FT students as they're just starting colour theory. This is a beautiful site that separates images into simple colour palettes. You can even pick a colour value and find complimentary ...

Life of Mike

Life of Mike

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios, Fashion,

Posted by: Ash
Posted: Feb 28th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Life of Mike is an awesome blog to follow for those who know the value of hard work and determination, and making a career work without qualifications! ...
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Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Jo Ingate's Contemporary Children's Illustration

Category: Blogs, Designers/Studios, Illustration, Products,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jan 24th 2012
No. of comments: 0

As if Jo Ingate isn't busy enough with her various clients along with teaching one of our part-time classes in London, she recently began developing her contemporary children's illustration work and has a great blog about her various projects. Amongst them are Miki and Lump, two new characters which Jo is in the early stage...
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