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SUPERGRAPH

SUPERGRAPH

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Sep 15th 2013
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Calling all emerging designers out there - there's an incredible opportunity out there for you! SUPERGRAPH, Australia's first contemporary graphic art fair, is being held in Melbourne in February 2014. They're currently looking for submissions! So what are you waiting for - get your work out there! ...
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Vintage Type Inspiration

Vintage Type Inspiration

Category: Colour, Design / Packaging, Design / Typography, Resources / Reference,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Aug 22nd 2013
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  Whether you think it's too hipster-ish, overdone, an easy out, or unimaginative; or whether you find yourself constantly fighting it's corner, with strong beliefs that it's adorable, with endless iterations, suitable for any project… Vintage type / graphics elements / colour palettes & textural effects do have their place in amongst modern ...

Design Manchester 13: 10x10

Design Manchester 13: 10x10

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Aug 13th 2013
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  Dave Sedgwick (designer & frequent guest lecturer at Shillington College MCR) and Tim Denton (Maker) have come together to create an exhibition of work which asks the question, 'What is the secret to a long and happy life?'. Dave and Tim have collaborated with Chorlton Good Neighbours, a collective of older people who meet a few times a week for coffe...

Summer Grad Show: Manchester

Summer Grad Show: Manchester

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Jul 30th 2013
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Last Wednesday night saw both our FT & PT Manchester students celebrate their recent Shillo graduation at Cube Gallery. Friends, family, ex-students, and individuals / teams from Greater Manchester based design studios all came down to check out the exciting work that the guys have slaved over for the past few months. The celebrations didn't stop there – as the ...

Dana Tanamachi x Puffin

Dana Tanamachi x Puffin

Category: Books, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 21st 2013
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"Chalk Queen" Dana Tanamachi is back, this time collaborating with Penguin on a series of covers for classic children's books.  Check out this time-lapse video to see her create the cover for the Wizard of Oz. ...

Sharon Givoni + Creative Women's Circle

Sharon Givoni + Creative Women's Circle

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 14th 2013
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On Saturday 27th July Creative Women's Circle is coming to Sydney, bringing intellectual propety lawyer Sharon Givoni along to talk how we as creatives can become savvy with issues like copyright infringement. It's becoming more of an issue with the rise of image sharing sites like Pinterest and Tum...

Not For Rental

Not For Rental

Category: Design / Print, Design / Typography, Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 9th 2013
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The Not For Rental exhibition is currently showing at 71a Gallery in London, showcasing around 300 awesome film-based pieces of work, all to be auctioned off for charity. Each piece is inspired by a film - but nowhere can it say what film it is they're referencing. The brainchild of best mates and designers ...

Creative Women's Circle at Shillington Sydney

Creative Women's Circle at Shillington Sydney

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 4th 2013
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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 ...

Typism

Typism

Category: Design / Typography, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 24th 2013
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Any Aussies out there addicted to type? This year there's an event just for you. Typism is launching on September 4th on the Gold Coast, a one-day event with Gemma O'Brien, Wayne Thompson, ...

Exploding lights bulbs

Exploding lights bulbs

Category: Art, Photography,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
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These amazing images of lightbulbs filled with objects, powders and liquids, and then violently exploding in front of the camera are the work of popular Flickr photographer Jon Smith. The images are a result of ongoing experiments Jon's been carrying out with high-speed photography and ...