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Hey CBR! The first Q&A of 2018 is coming up and TDK is pumped! Come pick the brains of some industry professionals in the Castle Room at King’Os and widen your design social circle. Can’t come this Tuesday? Just wait til you see what’s coming up this year!

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

‘Scarlet’ – James Reka

‘Du bist verrückt mein Kind, du mußt nach Berlin.’ (Franz von Suppé) Have you ever felt that things are not within your power? Meekness is a fiendish strategy to hold intact all that is dreadful and extreme. Self-subversion and asceticism hold strong, but quietly and softly the eyes o…
Visit verynearlyalmost.com

EP67 with Jordan Stokes Design and Passion

In this episode, we spoke with Jordan Stokes, Design Director at Born and Raised. We spoke about Jord's extensive stint doing internships back in the UK (Flyn goes on a short rant) about this, before talking about his experiences at some amazing studios in the UK including The Case and Music, Ridi…
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The purpose of AGDA is to promote design as a discipline, profession and cultural force.

AGDA provides leadership in the exchange of ideas and information, the encouragement of critical analysis and research, and the advancement of education and ethical practice.

Visit agda.com.au

From Banking to Design—Olivier Adam, Shillington New York Graduate

Olivier Adam was enjoying a super successful banking career, but “all [the] perks couldn’t fill the emptiness [he] felt from not knowing why [he] was getting up in the morning.” He always loved design and creativity, so he quit his job and decided to study at Shillington. Read on…
Visit shillingtoneducation.com

HER Canberra

HerCanberra is a website for women of the Canberra region. Featuring the voices of local writers, the website posts daily about topics of interest to the Capital’s female population.

Visit hercanberra.com.au

Last Ever Post

I am excited to announce that this is going to be my last post ever on Design is Yay. Design is Yay was something I started back in 2012 because I needed an outlet for my creative passion. Back then I was still struggling to find what was it that I wanted to do. I have […] The post Last Ever…
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Five Proven Strategies for Successful Branding

  Successful branding is an inexact science. What works well for one organisation may not work at all for another. The industry you're in, the current economy, and rising global competition are just a few of the many variables that exist, which will determine the ultimate succes…
Visit blog.26hundred.com.au

Brandmade: Social Media

What to think about when planning your social media strategy.
Visit handmadecanberra.com.au

The Design Conference

Six years ago, The Design Conference launched a live experience, tailored specifically for the creative community. What started as an inspirational conference for university students grew from a single day event, capped at 250 attendees on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, to a multi-day event w…
Visit gooddesignclub.com

The Goal Digger Planner by Mi Goals on Kickstarter

  Goal setting, for me, is the first step of a planning activity. Our goals will determine the action steps and projects that we are going to do for the rest of the year. Whenever I think about goal planning, I’ll think about Mi Goals. Mi Goals is a Melbourne-based company founded by Adam…
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(SYD) Semi Permanent 2018 (60% Off for Shillington Graduates)

Semi Permanent is a global creative and design thinking platform. Over 15 years, they’ve established a community of over 400,000 people and a network of over 800 speakers and artists. In the first lineup announcement, Godfrey Dadich, Tinker Hatfield (NIKE Air Jordan designer), Paula Scher (…
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Show & Tell

show & tell brings together
the best of independent designers,
illustrators and makers from
canberra and surrounds.

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