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Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

From Doctor to Designer—Milly Hilton, Shillington London Graduate

Having just qualified as a Junior Doctor, Milly Hilton decided to change her career route and enrol on the part-time course at Shillington London to fulfil her dreams of working in the creative industry as a designer. Since graduating in July, she’s already snapped up internships at two of t…
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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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Bradley Pinkerton

1. What have you been working on lately? I've been working on a few music related jobs and a layout for a Perth based surf photography magazine. 2. What would be your dream client? A dream client to me are people who are open to collaboration—on ideas, process and creative freedom. A strong relati…
Visit australianinfront.com.au

Seen and Liked

I’m really loving the collaboration between Cul-de-sac Creative and illustrator Chris Edser for the Australian String Quartet’s Season brochure. I used Chris’ illustrations in a similar way for a fashion spread in The Adelaide Magazine I did a few years back (I think he’s ste…
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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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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

EP62 with Kitiya Palaskas on Craft and Design

In this episode, we spoke with Kitiya Palaskas, Craft-based Designer from Melbourne. We spoke about podcasting goths, goth dads and being a goth in the United Arab Emirates, yep, with Kitiya Palaskas you never know where the conversation will go. This episode was recorded at the Adobe Make It conf…
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How to get ahead without really trying (PART 1)

If you’re a first or second year student in university, congratulations… you’ve come to the right place. As I’m heading off into the workforce (with a few jobs lined up even before I’ve exhibited my major project) I’m ready to pass off my wisdom to you all about getting ahead. All you th…
Visit theloop.com.au

(NY) Jimmie Durham: At the Center of the World Exhibition

As designers it’s always good to look for inspiration outside of our immediate industry. Visual Artist Jimmie Durham has worked as a visual artist, performer, essayist, and poet for more than forty-five years and his work is teeming with energy. Head down to the Whitney Museum of American Art…
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(UK) School of UX: Designing Pixel Perfect UI

School of UX are putting on a great weekend course on User Interface Design. If you’re looking to get into a fast-growing, integral part of Design – then this ones for you. You don’t need to have any experience at all – everyone from students to web developers are welcome. The course is goin…
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Lume Magazine

Proudly Tasmanian / design, ideas, culture & travel

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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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