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Vhils – ‘Debris’

‘Debris’ is the first solo exhibition of critically acclaimed Portuguese artist Alexandre Farto AKA Vhils in Macau, the show will further explore the artist’s ongoing reflections on the nuanced relationships between contemporary urbanscapes and their inhabitants. Vhils has become globa…
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Ben Frost – ‘Skip Ad >’

StolenSpace is proud to present ’Skip Ad >’ the new solo show from Australian artist Ben Frost. Having taken over StolenSpace in 2015 with his incredible sell out solo show ‘The New Pollution’, StolenSpace are excited to have Ben Frost once again in London with his tongue-in-cheek humou…
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Splashes in the Night with Jesse Morrow

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(UK) East London Comics & Art Festival

The East London Comics & Art Festival is back for its sixth year. Packed full of workshops and talks there’s something for everyone. The festival spans for 3 days in total and will include an exhibition detailing the Rise of Riso, screenprinting workshops from Studio K and a ‘Make y…
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Pink Paddock Store

Beautiful stationery and a delicious pork belly recipe.
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Can a Card Game Teach You Empathy? This Creative Agency Thinks So

Michael Ventura, founder of the creative agency Sub Rosa, is sitting in a conference room, a deck of eggplant-colored cards stacked in front of him. He lifts the top card and turns towards me. What questions make you the most uncomfortable? he says. Its an odd question for a friendlet alone an acqua…
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Happy Hour

Every Friday we raise a glass to celebrate some of the best new boozy bottles to hit store shelves. Champlur, by Sophie Giraldeau This is a student project, so is unfortunately as-yet-unrealized, butwe are crossing our fingers that it will see the light of day. Quebec University student Sophie Giral…
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Carrot Jam

Golshifteh spends a day with her grandparents and they make jam from the carrots in their backyard. ‘Carrot jam?’ you ask? Yes. Carrot jam. Delicious. It had been a long and boring school holiday for Golshifteh. There were only three days left until the school term started and she had no…
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here

I think the moment I realised, if I hadn’t realised earlier, was after she threw the novel she had finished reading into the nearest garbage bin on our walk home. She was silent that entire walk, the only sound between the two of us being her thumb running roughly against the fore edge. She let [&…
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Big Brekky Spread Reviews

How to have the breakfast of champions when you’ve only got toast. Peanut Butter PB is the bomb (unless you’re allergic to nuts in which case I am truly sorry you miss out on heaven on earth). With a protein hit that’s bound to kickstart your morning, it’s no wonder this is staple in Aussie…
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Taking a Break

Ian here. Founder of HeyThere.ca. As you’ve probably noticed things…Read More…
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Rice #ILoveTheseGuys

Rice is a branding and creative studio based in Vietnam. I love how they present their work on their website. They’ve got lots of close-up photos which make me feel they are so confident of what they’ve done and not afraid of showing the details. And I like that they briefly tell the sto…
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One More Year May Be Simon Hanselmann’s Most Disgusting Comic to Date

The most striking thing about the cover design of Simon Hanselmanns One More Yearis the shiny lenticular foil that highlights not only the title lettering, but also the tears and saliva pouring forth from the protagonists disembodied head. The book is the last in the current series of Megg and Mogg…
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Design Diary no. 144

As an editorial resident here at AIGA, I spend my time nosing around for interesting design-related goings on each week (so you dont have to). Follow along all day, every day on Instagram @AIGAeyeondesign, Facebook,and Twitter @AIGAeyeondesign. Hailing from Istanbul and based in New York, graphic de…
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Zembla Magazine #tbt

I have always had a passion for editorial design and typography so when I discovered Zembla magazine in 2003, I instantly wanted to add it to my magazine collection. Zembla was a literary and Arts magazine that was published in London between 2003 and 2005 with Vince Frost as the lead designer.  Wi…
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Travel Plans

Access to EPIC on 10 & 11 June.
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Tiny Gallery: Adele Pittendreigh

Sunkissed Accessories I started by looking at inspiration of these chokers in stores, and I thought to myself that I could make that! My original intention wasn’t to sell them; it was a hobby. All of a sudden all of my friends wanted one. I decided that I could actually sell them at a cheap [&…
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Imag[in]e: Isabella Whittaker

Isabella Whittaker is the creator of ‘Babes’, which is a collection of the grooviest people you’ve ever laid eyes on. Explore the wonderland as Verse’s very own graphic designer Rachael talks to Isabella about all things art, Instagram captions, and inspiration.  How did you…
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In[ter]view: Kate Parham

With a keen interest in science and an undergraduate degree from UniSA, Kate is now pursuing a post-doctoral degree in Canada. She speaks to us about her journey from Adelaide to Ontario and her work as a scientist. We’re not the most scientific people around but we’re really intrigued by what…
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People are like Onions

Somebody once told me ‘People are like onions’. An obscure statement, yes – one that may conjure up nostalgic images of dirty green creatures and talking donkeys – but I think that gentle beast may have been onto something. Identity crises have been a recurring theme in my life as of late; a…
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Clean Break – Animal Attic Conservation Update

We’re halfway through our Animal Attic Project, and the Conservation team, with the help of our Facilities and Natural Science collection colleagues, have been busily beavering away. The gallery has been emptied of specimens, except for our Asian elephant skeleton which stayed put. After a good cl…
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Virginia Woods-Jack: The New Botanicals

Virginia Woods-Jack walks a wonderful line of deeply thoughtful artist and internationally in-demand, commercial photographer. Despite being listed with one of the country’s top agencies and working with a portfolio of clients all over the world, English born Virginia has made … Continu…
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Nike Basketball

Design agency DIA from Brooklyn have teamed up with Nike Basketball to create a series of hypnotising experimental typographic animations and illustrations for their 2018 product launch event in Beaverton, Oregon.
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The West Coast Design Program with a Messy Vitality

Its a week before graduation at the California Institute of the Arts, and Ive just arrived at the End of the Year shows for the Graphic Design program. I completed my MFA in design at CalArts not too long ago, and its always a surprise to see how radically the themes for the shows vary from year to…
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Grand Matter

Grand Matter are a new talent agency and platform hoping to help artists bring their greatest work into the world. Their hand-picked roster spans a range of disciplines, from illustrators and designers, to makers and art directors. Launching with some firm FFF favourites like Alec Doherty, Joe C…
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Louise Hamer, Actress to Design Lead at We Are Empire

A lot of our graduates have written about their experiences at Shillington, we’ve even compiled these stories in Unbiased Reviews of Shillington. Manchester graduate, Louise Hamer recently contributed with a reflective piece explaining her transition from acting to design.’My journe…
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KAIBOSH

Stockholm based, graphic designer & former art director at Snask, Jens Nilsson has launched his personal portfolio. This re-branding project in particular caught my eye. Complete with custom typography and a fresh store concept for the Norwegian eyewear brand. Go and check out the rest.
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Leroy Mac

100% Australian merino woollen blankets, throws, beanies and scarves.
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Dan Tippett Opening Night “Out Standing In My Field”

On Friday May 19th we celebrated the opening of Dan Tippetts exhibition “Out Standing In My Field”. A massive thank you to everyone who joined us and to Ben Tippett for rolling out the turnies! Exhibition showing until May 29th in the front gallery, 62 Ponsonby Road. Open 10-5pm Monday &#8211…
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Perivan Design

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Sparks Grove

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Sweet Greek

Beautiful branding for Sweet Greek, a deli at Prahran Market, by Melbourne based Studio Brave. This is extra special because I was a regular at Prahran Market when I was living in Melbourne. I am looking forward going back and seeing all of this in person. Head over to here to see (…)…
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Nara Sans, a New Typeface With a Tendency to Italicize

Name:Nara Sans Designer: Andrej Krtky, with Slvka Paulikov, Nikola Djurek, and Marko Hrastovec Foundry:Typotheque Release Date: April 2017 Backstory: Nara Sans is a fresh new companion to Nara (first called Adriq), Czech designer Andrej Krtkys late-1980s project begun while he was a student at the P…
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An Ode to Illustrator and Cartoonist Nadine Redlich

A new letter in aseries penned by our mercurialillustration lover. Dear Nadine, I write you this poem to express my gratitude for your good humor and strange comics. The format was stolen, but the sentiment is heartfelt in spite of the theft.Ahem… It was probably two or three years ago, At a s…
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In what ways does the web and new technology make you feel optimistic and hopeful about the future?

Surrounded by negative press, content bubbles and horrible events taking place lately (especially today), I do often question if and how technology will be able to help us in the future. As part of our future views series we partnered with Offscreen magazine to ask some of our readers how optimis…
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5 simple ways to secure your WordPress site (even if you can’t code)

Anyone’s who’s had a website designed and built by us knows WordPress is our platform of choice. We love it because it’s fast, is constantly being developed and improved, and is infinitely extensible (you can start with a very simple website – and it can grow with your business). WordPress i…
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Soul Safari

Join the makers and change makers in the creative industry for a Soul Safari.Sydney: 26 + 27 May 2017Melbourne: 2 + 3 June 2017Tickets on sale now.
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Do you speak human?

We still don’t have a definitive way of interacting with Artificial Intelligence. SPACE10, which serves as an external future-living lab for IKEA, has developed a project which they have termed  ‘playful research’ to discover how people want to talk to AI in the future. The surv…
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Here Design

East London based Here Design showcasing crafted design and branding for a range of desirable food, lifestyle and fashion clients.
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Process Journal Edition Eleven

Process Journal Edition Eleven is now available for pre-order. https://madepublishers.com/online-store/process-journal-eleven/…
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James Curran — Gifathon Interview

Hot on the heels of his recent Tokyo Gifathon series, we had a brief catch up with talented and prolific animator James Curran.
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Brandmade: Setting out your Stall

Advice for stallholders on product display, branding and selling.
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Amacyn

Beautiful perfumes made from essential oils.
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(NY) The Behance Pop-Up Gallery by Adobe 99u

New Yorkers! You are invited to the Behance Pop-Up Gallery at Red Bull Arts New York. Join fellow designers and creatives for an evening of art, wine and hors d’oeurves during the 99u Conference. The exhibition will feature work from Franck Bohbot, Gemma O’Brien, Lotta Nieminen, Minji Mo…
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Rudoji

Mike Harrison, designer and illustrator slaved through this side project, Rudoji,  something that is incredibly funny and rude at the same time, for the past year and it’s finally out in the wild, featuring bunches of illustrations and collectibles from the shop. Please be advised that some of th…
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22 New Sculptures Are Coming to Wisconsin Ave (Including a Calatrava!)

The new street art is already getting a ton of buzz online. The post 22 New Sculptures Are Coming to Wisconsin Ave (Including a Calatrava!) appeared first on Milwaukee Magazine.
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Marsha Golemac

Marsha Golemac is an art director and set designer with a bold and collaborative approach to producing unique still life imagery and real world installations. Marsha draws on her years of experience in product development and design, allowing her to push creative boundaries whilst ensuring commercia…
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Soviet Logos

When Lithuanian graphic designer Rokas Sutkaitis isn’t freelancing studying Art History & Criticism at the Vytautas Magnus University, he’s searching for trademarks designed in the USSR and published them on Instagram. What made you start this project? I’ve been noticing …
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Why Graphic Designer Sven Tillack Advocates Going Slow

Sven Tillack is a designer who advocates taking things slowly. His work could be seen as a testament to thisall calm, considered layouts, punchy type, and a minimal feelmore often than not created using processes hes spent years honing. Tillack is based in Stuttgart, Germany, and is currently comple…
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The Studio Keeping London’s Design Scene Sustainable

I dont really subscribe to the notion of the designer as a problem solver; sure, finding the solution to a brief at hand is the lions share of design work, but I think the role of a designer can transcend that, too. Design can initiate and anticipate; it doesnt just have to react. Design can be the…
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Instrumental Work Faves

This month’s FFF playlist is a chilled out instrumental mix put together by Jens Nilsson, a Stockholm based graphic designer & former art director at Stockholm based design agency Snask.
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Nina Gordon of FLASH Jewellery

I am really pleased to bring you this bright light from the jewellery corner of our down under industry! To me, Nina Gordon gleams with that kiwi girl, can-do attitude, which, I like to think sets us apart a little on … Continue reading → The post Nina Gordon of FLASH Jewellery appeared…
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The Sunrise Conference

Join Australia’s startup community, be inspired and learn what it takes to make it in the startup game at The Sunrise Conference. https://www.thesunrise.live/…
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Otago Central Interplanetary Cycle Trail

Our solar system is vast and really hard to visualise. Representations of planets are always out of scale, with the planets placed far too close together. To recreate the solar system to scale, you need room – and lots of it. In 2016, the Otago Museum’s Science Engagement Team and the Otago Cent…
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DVATE – ‘Thirst’

DVATE is a Melbourne based artist who is well-known for his graffiti art and large photo-realistic images of wildlife. His work can be seen from trackside to galleries, festivals and zoos and his unique lettering which is often integrated into his portraits of the natural world create a dynamic juxt…
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11 Unbiased Reviews of Shillington

Every year we track down unbiased Shillington reviews from external websites. Did you see 2015’s 8 Unbiased Reviews of Shillington and 2016’s 12 Unbiased Reviews of Shillington? Now it’s time for the 2017 update, and we’re excited to share 11 new Google and Yelp reviews of…
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Word—Form | Round 2

Word–Form explores the workings of the creative mind through the guise of a single word by creative Jack Mussett. The latest issue examines “Uncertainty” as it’s central theme. It is a feeling that is within all of us somewhere. For some it sits idle and for others it is always present. (&he…
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Walk the Camino de Santiago

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CorkFrame

The CorkFrame arrived just in time to help me tidy um my desk which has been littered with random notes lately. Designed and launched by two friends; Noel Batt and John Harrington, CorkFrame is a place to pin all the stuff that matters. There are 3 sizes to choose from starting at (…)…
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Happy Hour

Every Friday we raise a glass to celebrate some of the best new boozy bottles to hit store shelves. This week, badger-based beer, rum bottles made from discarded Cola wrappers, a treat for gentlemen, and more. Wild Island Botanical Gin, by Thirst Craft Some lovely work here from Glasgow-based agency…
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