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Nancy & Dean's Wedding Invitation

Nancy & Dean's Wedding Invitation

Category: Design / Print,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 31st 2013
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We love seeing our students' work pop up unexpectedly - so we were excited to see Nancy Lostracco's wedding invitation on lovelystationery. Nancy studied with us in Sydney in 2012, and we l...

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 ...

40 Days Of Dating

40 Days Of Dating

Category: Blogs, Web / Design,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 15th 2013
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Jessica Walsh (of Sagmeister & Walsh) has teamed up with one of her friends, designer & letterer Timothy Goodman. Sick of the dating scene and both single, the two decided they'd set a challenge. 40 days of dating. They're releasing the results one day at...

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...

H&FJ Cloud.typography

H&FJ Cloud.typography

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jul 2nd 2013
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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!   ...

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
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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 ...

RE

RE

Category: Advertising, Designers/Studios,

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

Whether or not this branding design for Optus (the second largest telecommunication company in Australia) suits its target market is up for debate, as a huge portion of its business comes from corporate, enterprise and government clients. But apparently this is for a younger demographic, and certainly a fresh breath of air compared with its traditional high tech image. From the hand-drawn typeface...

BANDiful

BANDiful

Category: Design / Branding/Identity, Design / Packaging, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 23rd 2013
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Bandaids can be so troublesome to put on; they're fiddly and just so boring to look at. Design students Vivi Feng and Yu Ping Chuang have tried to simplify and beautify the humble bandaid with BANDiful. Easy to put on and brightly patterned, these little strips could be hung near your desk for to deal with thos...

Everyday object illusions

Everyday object illusions

Category: Art, Photography,

Posted by: Julian
Posted: Jun 7th 2013
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On first glance this series of images by Madrid-based photographer Chema Madoz may appear to just be everyday objects. However, these images in fact cleverly combine one or more familiar objects together in order to create a collection of optical illusions that are full of surprises. The idea of a disco ball planet definitely appeals!...