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Great Typefaces Created by Students

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Date: February 7, 2018 Comments: Comments Off on Great Typefaces Created by Students Share:

12 great typefaces created by graphic design students Written bySarah McHugh In association with When it comes to typefaces, every graphic designer struggles with choosing the right one for their projects. But if you can’t find the typography you need, how do you complete your vision? For many, the solution is to create a unique set [...]

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Interview with Paula Scher

Paula Scher
Date: January 15, 2018 Comments: Comments Off on Interview with Paula Scher Share:

Design By Christopher Barker, Thursday December 07 2017 We’re not afraid to say Paula Scher is one of the most influential graphic designers in the world. In fact, we insist on it, so ahead of her appearance at Semi Permanent Sydney 2018, we gave her a call to get some advice… Hi Paula! What are you working on at the moment? A lot [...]

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Graphic Design in 2018

Graphic Design 2018
Date: January 8, 2018 Comments: Comments Off on Graphic Design in 2018 Share:

Design in 2018 – what will graphic design look like? As part of our series on the future of design in 2018, Standards Manual and Order co-founder Hamish Smyth looks at what will happen in graphics over the next 12 months. By Aimée McLaughlinJanuary 4, 2018 2:05 pm What do you think 2018 will hold for graphic design? I think the days [...]

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Design Competition to Stop Plastic Pollution

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Date: October 10, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Design Competition to Stop Plastic Pollution Share:

The competition was launched earlier this year by The Ellen MacArthur Foundation, and will see the winners receive over £700,000 in prize money to develop concepts such as seaweed-based, edible packaging. The New Plastics Economy Innovation Prize has announced the winners of a competition to rethink the design and materials of plastic packaging [...]

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Watch: Creative Mornings with Tim Allen

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Date: August 25, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Watch: Creative Mornings with Tim Allen Share:

Tim Allen – Inclusive design uses diversity to guide innovation “My dad taught me being unique is having a special telescope that allows you to see the world in a special way.” ABOUT THE SPEAKER Tim Allen was named one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business for 2017. He brings his roots in product, service design, [...]

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Virginia Tech’s “driverless’ Van

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Date: August 14, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Virginia Tech’s “driverless’ Van Share:

Virginia Tech’s “driverless” van is steered by a man dressed as a car seat Driverless-vehicle testing usually involves some level of autonomous technology, but Virginia Tech university’s recent experiment involved disguising a human driver as a car seat.The unusual minivan was spotted last week on the streets of Arlington [...]

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Objectspace Gallery Reinvents Itself

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Date: August 2, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Objectspace Gallery Reinvents Itself Share:

Objectspace gallery reinvents itself as an architecture and design destination Objectspace director Kim Paton stands by Future Islands, the first exhibition to show in Objectspace’s new gallery. Design Futures A bold new public destination for architecture, craft and design opens in a former industrial building in Ponsonby. Two weeks out [...]

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What Young Designers Need to Learn

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Date: July 27, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on What Young Designers Need to Learn Share:

What young designers need to learn  Warren and Mahoney principal Scott Compton shares views on the creative process – and what young designers need to learn. Learning to fly Life has a way of kicking you in the butt when you need it most. The painless transition between design school and the workforce that I was confident of didn’t [...]

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It’s Not Over Until You Say It’s Over

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Date: July 27, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on It’s Not Over Until You Say It’s Over Share:

Floyd Norman: It’s Not Over Until You Say It’s Over Disney’s first African-American artist was forced into retirement in 2001 at age 65. But that hasn’t stopped the 81-year-old from continuing to create. Animator Floyd Norman’s childhood dream of working at Walt Disney Animation Studios came true in 1956, and, at the age [...]

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Not Your Average Book Store

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Date: July 17, 2017 Comments: Comments Off on Not Your Average Book Store Share:

Odd as it may seem, we believe that bookstores are coming back. Yes, books are one of the easiest items to buy online and various reading devices have made printed books just one option. Yes, bookstores have been amazoned and tableted, but we are also craving for real-life experiences when we shop for just about anything. If we are going to [...]

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