Hello Melbourne! First up a big thanks to all the fab faces that made it down to our #TDKtuesday last week! I hope everyone got a lot out of the night and left feeling inspired. A big shout out to the legends over at Yell Design and Motherbird for sharing their amazing studio spaces with us. Watch this space for more upcoming studio tours! In the meantime there’s plenty of workshops and exhibitions happening around Melbourne. Head on down to Lamington Drive to catch their final exhibition Guy Shield’s “Kill Your Darlings” before they unveil their new exhibition space next month. Head on over to our studio interviews and catch up with the likes of More Studio’s Matt Tambellini about his experience working and travelling abroad. If you’re looking for a holiday project why not check out the upcoming design competitions over on our website! Enjoy the break everyone and keep your eyes peeled for the next upcoming #TDKtuesday.
Good reads from TDK friends
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Our goal is the establishment of fair and productive working relationships between graphic designers and their clients. We do this by providing designers with the tools and information to take control of their professional lives. We also work on increasing awareness of the value and importance of graphic design in business, education and culture.
Named for the adorable native Australian robin, the Jacky Winter Group is an independent Australian creative agency.
Since 2007, we have represented the very best contemporary Australasian commercial artists, connecting them with a broad range of clients both locally and internationally.
A real-world view of 25+ years in the industry — for students and emerging designers and strategists.
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On the Grid is a user-friendly guide curated by talented local designers who want to share exceptional places in their neighborhood with the rest of the world. On the Grid was created by Hyperakt, a design agency based in Brooklyn.
n 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