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Tasmania! I hope you all went and enjoyed the festivities at Dark Mofo, I certainly am still recovering from all of the feasting, performance art, concerts, dark park and rituals! To keep your heart and hands warm for the next two weeks, be sure to check out the new exhibition at The Design Centre in Launceston, ‘Lost + Found’, featuring locals, Simon Ancher, Geoffrey Marshall + more. While Hobart, should head along to check out Handmark Gallery’s 10 Years of Works On Paper Exhibitions. Be sure to check the directory for more events to keep you warm this winter!

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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…
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AGDA TAS

AGDA's goal is to increase awareness of the value of graphic design in business and its significance as a cultural force.

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Jack Vanzet

We first found out about Jack Vanzet via our Visual Response events in 2010. Back then, his mix of illustration and photoshop skills blew us away and he went on to take several top 10 appearances across the series. Jack's style has evolved a lot over the last seven years. Much more of a focus on viv…
Visit australianinfront.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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How to Flatlay | Colour grouping

Flatlay is all the rage in the creative, inspiring, colourful or monochromatic insta world, and looks like it’s here to stay. I believe that everyone can flatlay, because there is no right or wrong in the rules of flatlay styling. My flatlay reflects the two things that I love: stationery and…
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Foundry

Foundry has a simple mission – to foster creativity. We want education to excite people and champion community. We challenge the idea of education that’s high in faff and not relevant to the industry. This means we like education done the wholesome way, not the one size fits all, fast food way. Our partnered schools and bricks and mortar campuses turn your ideas from a dream into a viable career.

Visit myfoundry.com.au

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…
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Gift ideas for creatives

As christmas draws nearer we are all racking our brains for what we can get our friends or what we should request from our loved ones. We’ve put together a collection of items that are on our wish lists in The Loop HQ. Some chalkboard paint or chalkboard tape You can buy it from TMOD […]…
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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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Made Up #ILoveTheseGuys

I noticed illustrator and type artist Charles William’s (Made Up) work initially whilst browsing typography blogs for a project. I was particularly drawn to the 3-D look of his type work and upon further research I was happily surprised to see images and videos of the creative processes he use…
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Lume Magazine

Proudly Tasmanian / design, ideas, culture & travel

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Planner Face-Off: MiGoals 2017 Diary vs Passion Planner

At the beginning of this year, my focus is to find a goal planner to help me achieve my 2017 goals. I like planners that are systematic and functional, and I prefer the layout to be simple and non-distracting. I came across two planners that caught my attention: MiGoals 2017 A5 hardcover Diary in mi…
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