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Hey Melbourne, end of semester – congrats everyone for making it through another one! There’s plenty to keep those creative juices flowing over the uni break though so head on over to the calendar and pencil in some dates! Be sure to check out the latest upcoming #TDKtuesdays and lock down a spot – It’s gonna be an awesome evening of sketching and drinks hosted by the amazing Billy Blue Design College! Come down and hang out with legendary illustrators Zac Fay and Yan Yan Candy Ng – not to be missed! Head on over to our calendar for the full details!

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like

Fan Club Journal

Fan Club is an online journal documenting the things that enhance creative’s lives. Each episode features one person in the creative industry and 10 things that give them inspiration in their work and life. Whether it be objects/ experiences/feelings/pets/whatever - it’s totally up to the individual’s interpretation.

Visit fanclubjournal.com

AGDA VIC

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.

Visit agda.com.au

The design apocalypse: how can we survive?

Alex Zabotto-Bentley of AZBcreative – the team behind Sydney’s Kittyhawk – shares with us the importance of ……
Visit desktopmag.com.au

Jacky Winter

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.

Visit jackywinter.com/blog

Business of Creativity

A real-world view of 25+ years in the industry — for students and emerging designers and strategists.

Visit jimantonopoulos.com

Creative Mornings / MEL

CreativeMornings is a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types. Each event is free of charge, and includes a 20 minute talk, plus coffee! Melbourne host Jeremy Wortsman of The Jacky Winter Group plus a small army of helpers.

Visit creativemornings.com/mel

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

On The Grid Melbourne

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.

Visit onthegrid.city/melbourne

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

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

Billy Blue Blog

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

Visit billyblue.edu.au/blog

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…
Visit shillingtoneducation.com

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#TDKpeepshow is our very own corner of the internet where we like to see what you're working on. If you are a Graphic Design student or graduate, tag us in your final projects on instagram, @thedesignkids #TDKpeepshow and we'll try and feature your work on our homepage, newsletter and socials to 108,316 people.

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