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Here’s the low down this fortnight: First up, we’ll be visiting two amazing Melbourne design studios, Love + Money and Yoke, for #TDKtuesdays on March 6th. Did you miss out on a ticket? Cry not, we’ll be bringing plenty of mind-blowing, fantastic events your way in the coming months! So keep your eyes peeled! If you’re looking to upskill, GA is hosting a free UX Design workshop on March 7th. Last but not least, check out the program for the upcoming Melbourne Design Week!

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


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

Senior Creative Design

ABOUT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE  The Sydney Opera House is an iconic Australian institution that ……
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

Pissfart Records' Video Series

If you're an avid garage rock enthusiast then you may already be aware of Pissfart Records. For the last 5 or so years they (by which I mainly mean Adam who runs the show) have been recording, releasing and promoting a bloody multitude of top bands. One of the more obvious bands of note would be Dru…
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

EP67 with Jordan Stokes Design and Passion

In this episode, we spoke with Jordan Stokes, Design Director at Born and Raised. We spoke about Jord's extensive stint doing internships back in the UK (Flyn goes on a short rant) about this, before talking about his experiences at some amazing studios in the UK including The Case and Music, Ridi…
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From Banking to Design—Olivier Adam, Shillington New York Graduate

Olivier Adam was enjoying a super successful banking career, but “all [the] perks couldn’t fill the emptiness [he] felt from not knowing why [he] was getting up in the morning.” He always loved design and creativity, so he quit his job and decided to study at Shillington. Read on…
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

(SYD) Semi Permanent 2018 (60% Off for Shillington Graduates)

Semi Permanent is a global creative and design thinking platform. Over 15 years, they’ve established a community of over 400,000 people and a network of over 800 speakers and artists. In the first lineup announcement, Godfrey Dadich, Tinker Hatfield (NIKE Air Jordan designer), Paula Scher (…
Visit shillingtoneducation.com

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