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Hey hey Adelaide! August is all about Art, and there’s still plenty of time to check out the SALA exhibits around the state as well as get involved some amazing talks and workshops on offer- hit up the TDK Calendar for more deets. Looking to earn a little extra cash? Head over to the freelance section of our website and get working with Graphic As Lastly, keep your eyes peeled: we’re teaming up with great local talent to bring you for our next #TDKTuesday, so make sure you sign up to our FB page to not miss out!

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

Well Made

Experience unparalleled access to South Australia’s best visual artists, craftspeople, designers and creative spaces. Explore Well Made today to find a special gift, commission one of the State’s finest or discover what’s happening across our creative industry.

Visit wellmade.com.au

Imag[in]e: Nicole Faiello

Design encourages the concept of imagination and to produce what’s not necessarily inside the box. 3rd year visual communications Graphic Design student Nicole Faiello throws odd limbs and things into a creation that not only tricks the eye but also come together for a pop art-y, mellow design. Wh…
Visit versemag.com.au

Nerissa Douglas Kickstarter

One of my favourite local illustrators, Adelaide designer Nerissa Douglas is raising funds for a new series of greeting cards, notebooks, art prints and a 2018 Planner. Spread some love and cash her way in exchange for some decorative goodies on offer over at her kickstarter page.
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Peter Drew Arts

“I like to exhibit my art on the street because public space is a great equaliser, and it’s also an ancient forum. When you address the public through the street you’re entering into a tradition that emphasises our fundamental freedom of expression, over the value of property...

Visit peterdrewarts.com

AGDA SA

The Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) is the national organisation for professional graphic designers. It was founded in 1988 to facilitate the advancement of the graphic design profession in Australia.

Visit agda.com.au

On Our Own by Shillington Brisbane Teacher James Bourbon

Attention t-shirt lovers! Shillington Brisbane teacher James Bourbon is launching a brand new clothing brand—On Our Own. Online shop will open 1 September 2017, so mark your calendars. Or if you want to get the sneak peek this month, stop by the Brisbane Pop Up Shop on 26—27 August, including an…
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Argon

Based in Adelaide, we’re a creative bunch with a passion for brand management across the design, print and web platforms.

Visit argondesign.com.au/blog

EP56 with Ian Anderson on People and Audiences

In this episode, we spoke with Ian Anderson Founder of iconic design studio The Designers Republic™. tDR is a graphic design studio based in Sheffield, England, founded in 1986 by Ian Anderson and Nick Phillips, best known for Electronic Music logos and album artwork. Flyn spoke to Ian about vi…
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Billy Blue Blog

In 1987, Billy Blue Creative decided to open a tiny design school to train people who would eventually work in the studio. A crowd of about four was expected. Sixty-six people enrolled and there was a long waiting list.
In essence, the school was created by industry for industry and we’ve been building on that concept ever since.

Visit billyblue.edu.au/blog

Designers Who Are Better Than Me

I haven’t written much about the numerous digital agencies that inhabit the great metropolis of Adelaide, slackness on my part, because as you would imagine, there is a lot of well designed content being produced by these aforementioned creatives. I’ve had my eye on local firm Lightbulb…
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(NY) New York Times Magazine Typography Exhibition

Ever find yourself drooling over the editorial design in the New York Times Magazine? Well this is your chance to delve into the archive’s of New York’s favourite newspaper supplement. An exhibition curated by Gail Bichler, Design Director of the New York Times Magazine it includes cove…
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Word-Form

Word—Form is a new project by Motherbird Director Jack Mussett, which aims to explore the workings of the creative mind through words. Creatives are too often asked the same questions about their processes, practices and background. From these questions, we rarely gauge a true or honest understand…
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