Hey sunny Melbourne! Hope everyone enjoyed our killer #TDKtuesdays last week and pumped for more design events! This week is Melbourne Design week so there’s a tonne of awesome events and workshops happening around town. NGV Art Book Fair is kicking off with a party tonight and rolling on into the week with some excellent activites. Head to our calendar to pencil in some workshops, talks and hit up some gallery launches! Get out and enjoy the last tease of summer before it’s over!
Good reads from TDK friends
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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.
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.
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.
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