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Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Ghost in the Machine - Erika Iris Simmons

Category: Art, Music,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Aug 14th 2012
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These portraits of musicians (made out of recycled cassette tape with original cassette) are pretty awesome. Erika was inspired to create the 'Ghosts in the Machine' project after a description by philosopher Gilbert Ryle about how your spirit lives in your body. Erika imagines we are al...

More4 / ManvsMachine

Category: Animation / Motion Graphics, Design / Branding/Identity,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: May 25th 2012
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A fantastic presentation from ManvsMachine last night at Glug London's summer do. It was so interesting to see the different options that went to Channel 4 for approval. Though the one that got up in the end might not have been my first choice, what ManvsMachine have done with it since is nothing short of stellar —...

Frank Chimero in Australia, June 2012

Frank Chimero in Australia, June 2012

Category: Designers/Studios, Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 15th 2012
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This June, Portable is proud to present Frank Chimero, one of America’s most influential thinkers in the design industry. Based in New York, Frank Chimero is one of America’s preeminent thought leaders on design theory, practice and culture. He has worked as a...

Man vs Machine

Man vs Machine

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Amy Hannah
Posted: Feb 29th 2012
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I really love the simplicity of this More4 rebranding concept by London based design & motion studio, Man vs Machine. The repetition of the triangles and the contrast of vibrant colours makes it a strong and exciting design, although it was given real life when commissioned into 3D form through the use of mechanical 'flippers'. The end result is animated and stunning when set into the natural envi...
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Dana Tanamachi

Dana Tanamachi

Category: Designers/Studios,

Posted by: W Buckley
Posted: Jul 13th 2011
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Dana is a graphic designer who works for a studio called Louise Fili Ptd (http://www.louisefili.com/) that specialises in package design and branding. Her own work is all hand drawn chalk typography created with a very vintage Americana feel, and the same influence can be seen in the work Louise Fili Ptd produces. There are videos of Dana creating her chalk designs which are amazing to watch. Chec...
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Vivid, Creative Futures - Sydney, 4 June

Vivid, Creative Futures - Sydney, 4 June

Category: Events/Exhibitions,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: May 26th 2011
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If you're in Sydney check out Creative Sydney which is part of the Vivid Festival running over the next few weeks. On 4 June there are a series of events called '...

Dana Tanamachi

Dana Tanamachi

Category: Design / Typography, Designers/Studios,

Posted by: Jen
Posted: Apr 12th 2011
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We're loving the work of New York-based Dana Tanamachi. She's a graphic designer and custom chalk letterer living in Brooklyn. If you want to see more of her works visit www.danatanamachi.com. Dana also works at ...