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How to land your dream creative job...

How to land your dream creative job...

Category: Resources / Reference,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Dec 15th 2014
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The creative industry is booming and there are more jobs than ever before—but the competition is just as fierce. Give yourself the best chance possible of landing that dream job with 10 Top Tips compiled by Pip Jamieson, founder of The Dots, the professional networking platform for the creative industries.  //   The scary th...

Creative Exhaust, the Power of Being Open By Default: Brad Frost

Category: Design / Interactive, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 10th 2014
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A really thoughtful TED talk from web designer Brad Frost about working in the open, the value of sharing & the benefits to the creative process. ...

Design Week Awards 2014

Design Week Awards 2014

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: May 30th 2014
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Some of our UK Shillington staff recently attended the London Design Week Awards (2014). There was some amazing work on show, such as the new 'Royal College of Art Wayfinding and Signage' from Cartlidge Levine and 'San Fran Poster for Mucho and AIGA San Francisco' by ...

3% Conference New York

3% Conference New York

Category: Advertising, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: May 8th 2014
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This week Holly, our US Director went to a really inspirational talk by the amazing Kat Gordon at New York's Creative Week. Kat Gordon is a Creative Director/Copywriter with 20 years experience in the industry, now running her own agency that specializes in mark...

UK-based Glug is Coming to NYC

UK-based Glug is Coming to NYC

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Dailey
Posted: Apr 25th 2014
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First event is on May 21st. Find details and register here. ...

AIGA - NYC Time & Place Competition

AIGA - NYC Time & Place Competition

Category: Competitions,

Posted by: Holly
Posted: Apr 9th 2014
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  The time has come to show off - you, your work, you as a NYC designer, your idea of New York! Submit now. This design competition is a way to celebrate design in the city during the month of May and everyday and also the AIGA Centennial, the New York chapter of AIGA is launching. [NYC M...

Creative Uses of Animated GIFs - Line25

Creative Uses of Animated GIFs - Line25

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Interactive, Resources / Portfolios, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Mar 11th 2014
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A great post up on Line25 showcasing some interesting uses of animated GIFs to showcase digital work. Definitely something to consider at portfolio time. Creative Uses of Animated...

Hum Creative

Hum Creative

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Tony Ma
Posted: Feb 27th 2014
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I love Hum Creative. In this design, effective combination use of two colour, hierarchy and white space in the poster compels you to look and read it. The design studio is based in Seattle, United States. Some of their capabilities include brand & identity, web design & development, posters and business cards. Love your work....

Manual

Manual

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jessalyn Chan
Posted: Feb 28th 2014
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I love the work of Manual because of the thought they put behind their work. The two samples of work uploaded here are actually for the same client, family-owned businesses, and they incorporate a sense of unity, family and history into their designs. Their work is so simple yet so effective in giving people a sense of the venues through their collateral - sometimes a business card is the firs...

Hazen Creative

Hazen Creative

Category: Blogs,

Posted by: Catherine Adreani
Posted: Jan 24th 2014
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I loved the use of white space in this layout and the irreverence of the enormous body copy and numerical elements featured next to the graphics. This was a series of infographics for Labour Market Intelligence done by Hazen, a creative agency from Chicago - and posted to Gridness, a side blog under their umbrella, solely dedicated to grids!...
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