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Hey Melbourne, it was a great turnout at our last #TDKtuesday, I hope you all left feeling inspired and motivated! Keep your eyes peeled as we’ll be announcing our June #TDKtuesday shortly…it’ll be a fun one to get stuck in to! Hint-it’s type related…In the meantime head over to the calendar to check out workshops and exhibitions happening around town. There’s a great selection of lettering workshops running with the legends such as Draw and Explore. To roll on with the type train Old School New School will be holding their type design grad exhibition over at Abbotsford Convent on May 22nd so get down for an amazing range of work!

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

Re:collection – Sun Books

After living in the US for almost three years now, you could say I miss home - a lot. One of the things I've come back to recently to maintain my sanity in this insane climate (and love of Australian design) is Re:collection. I was pleasantly surprised to discover they have put together a beautiful…
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 EP02

ADR Roundup, raw and unedited content. foundry.com.au/divide…
Visit soundcloud.com

Top 10 Coworking Spaces for Creative Freelancers in New York

As a freelancer working from home, it can sometimes feel as though you’re in a vacuum. You may have regular catch ups with your clients, and a sounding board of trusted friends, family or fellow freelancers to rely on when you need a second opinion, but nothing beats being in the same room as like…
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

(UK) How to Create Typefaces Talk at St Bride Foundation

London based St Bride Foundation is well known for its Type Collections and Design based talks. If you haven’t yet been this is the ideal opportunity to do so. ‘From Sketch to Screen: How To Create Typefaces‘ is a book published in 2012 by the Spanish imprint Tipo e, written by r…
Visit shillingtoneducation.com

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