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Here London

Here London

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Ali
Posted: Jun 20th 2014
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Last week we went to Here London, a one-day symposium by It's Nice That. There were talks from some amazingly inspiring designers like Marion Deuchars, Christoph Niemann and ...
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BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

BIC's Universal Typeface Experiment

Category: Advertising, Design / Interactive,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 17th 2014
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Hands up if you've never used a BIC pen in your life? No one... didn't think so. BIC are currently running a small experiment to 'create' a universal typeface based on as much handwritten letters as they can collect. Using one of those fancy alogorithms an average is calculated from all the handwrit...

3 Deep

3 Deep

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: rachel zitta
Posted: May 15th 2014
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i love the work of 3 deep because of how clean and minimalistic it is. they have a wide range of clients including the australian ballet, david yurman and harrolds just to name a few....
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The Tapas Wine Collection

The Tapas Wine Collection

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Loren McKone
Posted: May 13th 2014
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This brand was created to export good Spanish wine at an affordable price. The graphical solution created by Eduardo del Fraile was inspired by the traditional elements of the bars in Spain. The menus in classic Spanish bars are written on the walls [often in chalk], orders are simply shouted to the cook and after eating teeth are cleaned with a wooden stick. I like the simplicity of the design ...
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FIFA World Cup - Petr Tichy's Side Project

FIFA World Cup - Petr Tichy's Side Project

Category: Design / Interactive, Web / Design,

Posted by: John F
Posted: Jun 11th 2014
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So I believe there's some sort of little soccer/football thing about to start in Brazil. Clearly this whole thing will be passing me by, but not Petr our Melbourne Web Course teacher whose a bit of a footb...

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. ...

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #2

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #2

Category: Design / Print, Printing/Production,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Jun 9th 2014
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Following on from my last blog post – as promised – here are the wonderful results from the first Screen Printing workshop. It was great to see the variety of subject matter for each piece from Illustration / type / nice graphic line work / photography & pattern work. In order of appearance:   Samantha (FT) Chad (...

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #1

MCR – Screen Printing Workshop #1

Category: Design / Print, Printing/Production,

Posted by: John Palowski
Posted: Jun 9th 2014
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Last Saturday morning – where some of us were nursing a slight hangover after some post-college mid-course drinks – students from Full Time, Part Time and past classes attended a screen printing workshop ran by the wonderful Mandy from the equally fantastic Hot Bed Press Studio near Islington Mill in Salford. Our students are used to tight deadlin...
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atipo for Spanish printer Minke

atipo for Spanish printer Minke

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Jun 4th 2014
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I'm a huge fan of all the work Spanish studio atipo does, but this project in particular - for printing company Minke - is just so clever I wish I'd thought it up myself. What a way to promote paper!  ...
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FIVE EIGHT

FIVE EIGHT

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Michelle S
Posted: May 12th 2014
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I was drawn to the geometric shapes utilised in the packaging design for Xylo Eyewear created by FIVE EIGHT, at the time unaware that this was a Greek design studio. It wasn’t until I read on about the brief for this product that I realised the geometric shapes I was drawn to were very familiar to me. FIVE EIGHT had utilised designs painted on homes in a village on the greek island of Chios wh...
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