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Hot? Sean Mort to the rescue!

Hot? Sean Mort to the rescue!

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Illustration,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Jan 8th 2013
No. of comments: 2

A post for our friends down under — experiencing extraordinarily high summer temperatures at the moment. Look after yourselves, keep cool, drink heaps of water and eat even more ice cream... Prints by Sean Mort ...

The wonderment of Illustrator!

The wonderment of Illustrator!

Category: Colour, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Illustration,

Posted by: Peter
Posted: Dec 18th 2012
No. of comments: 0

  A shout to all you guys in the Northern Hemisphere just being introduced to Illustrator — trust me, persevere with the pen tool and this program will become your best friend! To get your Illustrator training even more inspired, check out some of the below: A great resource of tutorials and tips ...

illustrations of messages posted on Craigs List.

illustrations of messages posted on Craigs List.

Category: Art, Books, Illustration,

Posted by:
Posted: Dec 4th 2012
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very sweet collection of illustrations from a book called Missed Connections – all inspired by messages left on Craigs List. Love the idea, love the style. ...

Hand Made Day part 2

Hand Made Day part 2

Category: Art, Design / Print,

Posted by: Jeffrey
Posted: Nov 23rd 2012
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To follow up from last week's hand made project here are a handful of the awesome final results. Looking good and I'm sure when we revisit the brief at portfolio time these will turn into some real heavy hitting projects. ...

HandMade Day

HandMade Day

Category: Art, Design / Print, Design / Typography, Other Design Fields,

Posted by: Jeffrey
Posted: Nov 16th 2012
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Yesterday the students in Manchester took a break from the computer to work on a brief entirely handmade. The project encourages the students to experiment with different techniques in craft, treating the computer as just a tool to bring the final components together to create and commercially viable piece of graphic design in the form of an album or book cover, gig poster, press ...

Ornamental Conifer

Ornamental Conifer

Category: Design / Typography, Illustration,

Posted by: Mark
Posted: Nov 14th 2012
No. of comments: 0

Take a look at East London sign writer Nicolai Sclater. He describes himself as "offering a traditional approach to Commercial Art". ...
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America Elect: Interactive Graphic Novel

America Elect: Interactive Graphic Novel

Category: Design / Interactive, Illustration, Web / Design,

Posted by: Maz
Posted: Nov 6th 2012
No. of comments: 0

In case you missed any of the action in the US presidential race, guardian.co.uk's US Interactive Team have created this stunning online interactive graphic novel, covering the twists and turns of the campaign trail since 2008. Fantastic design - the images on the left are pretty neat, but the real thing is way more fun - ...

BMD Design

BMD Design

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

A fan of hand-drawn type? You'll love BMD Design. He has a style that's very similar to the infamous Jon Contino, but still, I'm loving the behind-the-scenes shots of his meticulous process.  ...

TypArchive

TypArchive

Category: Design / Typography, Illustration, Resources / Reference, Web / Resources,

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

Primarily focused on hand-painted signage, TypArchive is a beautiful online image library. The aim is to amass a comprehensive global collection of images, and eventually produce a hard-copy volume - so if you've seen any signage around your city you love, think about submitting an image! ...

Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

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

Posted by: Thea
Posted: Nov 2nd 2012
No. of comments: 0

We do love a bit of stop-motion animation here at Shillo HQ. When it's combined with spooky Halloween characters we love it even more! And even though here in Oz we shun Marmite in favour of Vegemite, we're still pretty smitten with this campaign.  ...