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Adelaide, here’s what to check out this fortnight: once again Work-Shop Adelaide aren’t letting us down, running some great classes on lino printing, brush pen lettering, chalk lettering, + so so so much more. Want to be inspired? Head over to our featured interview with Cornershop’s Damian Hamilton, or search #TDKpeepshow to see some of the work out community is shatong. Finally, be sure you get to The Flea Factory’s workshop ‘the Creative Process is Messy and That’s Okay ‘ running at St Paul’s Creative and don’t forget to hit up the Adelaide TDK calendar for the full list of events!

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

Carrot Jam

Golshifteh spends a day with her grandparents and they make jam from the carrots in their backyard. ‘Carrot jam?’ you ask? Yes. Carrot jam. Delicious. It had been a long and boring school holiday for Golshifteh. There were only three days left until the school term started and she had no…
Visit versemag.com.au

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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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...

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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

Design Advice from Col McElwaine #IndustryTalks

The equally talented and humble Col McElwaine recently joined Shillington Brisbane’s part-time class to answer students burning questions on life in design. His advice was simple: “Do you, dog!”. Scenario: You’ve graduated from Shillington with a killer portfolio… no…
Visit shillingtoneducation.com

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

ADR Review EP03

In this review, roundup...whatever... we spoke a bit about The Design Conference in Brisbane where we ran Q&A, our excitement that Damien Aistrope of Australian InFront is coming back to Australia, friends leaving (Mark Stott), some AGDA events in Australia, VIVID, UX Australia, Paper suppliers…
Visit soundcloud.com

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

OMGLORD

OMGLORD is the weekly newsletter of thoughts, resources and news delivered to your inbox weekly (upon subscribing) by Gabby Lord. Gabby is an extremely talented expatriate Australian designer now living in Berlin. Her newsletter OMGLORD is a welcome resource arriving in my inbox every Tuesday morni…
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9 Shillington Finalists for The Rookies 2017

9 Shillington students are 2017 finalists for The Rookies. Huge congratulations to Camila Rogelis, Eliz Underhill, Emily Kerr, Jacqui Daniel, Kirsten McColl, Laurie Boudreault, Lori Kaye, Maria Rodriguez and Ulrika Johnson. Take a look at their incredible submissions. Camila Rogelis View Camila…
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Designers Who Are Better Than Me

One of the first ‘Designers Who Are Better Than Me’ posts I did back in 2009(!) was about local firm Black Squid (still going strong, by the by). I made a particular point of singling out employee Melane Terrett Leš and her illustration led design chops – well, she now has her ow…
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