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#TDKtuesdays time again, this time we’ve got a screening of the classic ‘Helvetica’ for you. Watt Space has thrown open its doors for its first exhibition of student work for 2018. Pumphouse School of Design is running its Adobe Software Skills program, and don’t miss their Principle of Typeface Design progam starting in March also. As always check out our website for the latest in what’s happening around town, and let us know if there’s something cool coming up everyone should know about!

Good reads from TDK friends

A list of recommended articles that you might like


The Australian Graphic Design Association (AGDA) is the national organisation for professional graphic designers. It was founded in 1988 to facilitate the advancement of the graphic design profession in Australia.

Visit agda.com.au

The Design Conference

Six years ago, The Design Conference launched a live experience, tailored specifically for the creative community. What started as an inspirational conference for university students grew from a single day event, capped at 250 attendees on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, to a multi-day event w…
Visit gooddesignclub.com

The Lock Up

Located in one of Newcastle’s most significant heritage buildings, The Lock-Up is a multidisciplinary contemporary arts space and inner city hub for creative thinking and doing.

Visit thelockup.org.au

Last Ever Post

I am excited to announce that this is going to be my last post ever on Design is Yay. Design is Yay was something I started back in 2012 because I needed an outlet for my creative passion. Back then I was still struggling to find what was it that I wanted to do. I have […] The post Last Ever…
Visit designisyay.com

Renew Newcastle

Renew Newcastle aims to find artists, cultural projects and community groups to use and maintain these buildings until they become commercially viable or are redeveloped. Renew Newcastle is not set up to manage long term uses, own properties or permanently develop sites but to generate activity in buildings until that future long term activity happens.

Visit renewnewcastle.org

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

The Goal Digger Planner by Mi Goals on Kickstarter

  Goal setting, for me, is the first step of a planning activity. Our goals will determine the action steps and projects that we are going to do for the rest of the year. Whenever I think about goal planning, I’ll think about Mi Goals. Mi Goals is a Melbourne-based company founded by Adam…
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It was 1999 and Luke and Shane were two creative thinkers with a heart of gold, an aversion to apathy and a will to do good with what they’d been given. Fast forward 17 years, countless experiences, many remarkable people, and the addition of third owner, Nikki, in 2005, Mezzanine is now a purpose-driven brand and business consultancy with a commitment to having a positive impact on the world.

Visit mezzanine.co/blog/topic/design-thinking/feed/

Senior Creative Design

ABOUT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE  The Sydney Opera House is an iconic Australian institution that ……
Visit desktopmag.com.au

(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

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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Notely – Simple, sustainable stationery launches in Brisbane!

I know it’s been AGES since I’ve done some sprucing of the Design Montage site… and you might be wondering, what on earth is she doing over there! Well, now, the cat’s definitely out of the bag! I’d like to introduce you to a beautiful new sustainable stationery range,…
Visit designmontage.com.au

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