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Get the low down on your fav Adelaide creatives, how they started out and if they’re hiring!
Nicole Black chats to us about how the move to focusing on her illustration when starting out pushed her to develop her style further, wanting to bridge the gap between art and illustration. Having studied both Graphic Design and Fine Art, Nicole enjoys combining the two worlds with her analogue and digital combinations.
We get down to business with AGDA Award winning Brand Keeper & Designer, Damian Hamilton from Cornershop. He shares some solid advice about problem solving, suggests not relying on the computer for solutions, plus tells us about his epic travel plans with the wife and kids - cute!
We got to chat to Illustrator / Animator - Chris Edser about appreciating past achievements while we are focusing on the next challenges and goals in life. Helping other creatives grow through collaboration, and being okay that white boyz can't jump!
TDK caught up with the talented Typographer and Hand Letterer Jessica Matthews. Inspired some incredible females in the field she talks about children's books, teaching workshops and generally getting involved in it all. And one of our favourite pieces of advice: "Your degree and portfolio might earn you an interview. Your attitude will earn you a career". So, so true!
Adelaide winner of 16 for 2016 Sean Kane (voted in by SouthSouthWest) has some stella work, and even better advice. Stop going to the internet for inspiration, get that contract sorted, and pick passion projects over free pitching. A solid read and some great book suggestions. Thanks Sean!
Yeah - we get to talk shot with another one of the talented young guns from our 15 Designers to Watch in 2015 list, Adelaide based designer and graduate Taylor Martin.We first found out about Taylor via #TDKpeepshow, where she uploaded and tagged her witty side-project ‘Colourful Language’.
Yianni Hill is from South Australia, who heads up We're Open! Yianni won his way to Italy through AGIdeas and studied and worked at Fabrica, meeting and working with the worlds top emerging designers and problems solvers. We chat personal projects, travel, getting inspiration and good mentors.
Abra Remphrey is the Creative Director of Detour Design that was started 20 years ago in Adelaide. Read below to see what Abra looks for in a graduate and how she broke into the design industry even in a recession. Go Adelaide!
Xtra Shiny is an Adelaide studio started and run by talented creative Adam Johnson. The small studio works on a diverse range of projects from print to interior fit outs and boasts clients like Audi!
We're honoured to talk to Scott Carslake, Principal & Creative Director of Adelaide studio Voice. Back in 1999, he started with one keen business partner and is now one of the most recognised studios in Adelaide. Their fantastic work, hot tips and the fact they are hiring is VERY good incentive to keep reading...!
Check out the industry standard of work in Adelaide - how it is shot, what do they present?
Our top picks for recommended articles, blogs and companies in Adelaide.
I just wanted to give a heads up for the latest issue of Fête Magazine that has just come out in the last few days. Fête is consistently one of the best design/lifestyle magazines released not just in Australia, but in the world, and the design and photography is beautifully considered with each issue. No. 25 …Read More
Billy Blue Blog
In 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.
Experience unparalleled access to South Australia’s best visual artists, craftspeople, designers and creative spaces. Explore Well Made today to find a special gift, commission one of the State’s finest or discover what’s happening across our creative industry.
AGDA is the peak national organisation representing the Australian communication design industry. With more than 3,000 members distributed throughout the creative, visual communications, applied design and technology sectors, it is dedicated to advancing the profession through an interrelated program of state, national and international activities in education, advocacy and professional development.
Creatives are too often asked the same questions about their processes, practices and background. From these questions, we rarely gauge a true or honest understanding of what it means to be creative from a personal and professional point of view. Word—Form aims to open a dialogue by challenging creatives to reflect on their processes in an indirect way.
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Episode 75 – The Gig Ec…
In this ADR special, Matt Leach moderated a panel discussing the gig-economy and how it affects the design industry. It’s a bit of a change of pace in terms of episodes but we thought there were some good discussions happening you might like to hear. Panellists Andy Wright – Streamtime twitter.com/adwrighty Vanessa Ward – Founder of Nomadism nomadism.co Anita McArthur – CD of SeeSaw seesawstudio.com.au Jim Antonopoulos – TANK twitter.com/jimantonopoulos Moderated by Matt Leach instagram.com/matt_leach Thanks to Streamtime, Foundry and the speakers. streamtime.net foundry.com.au
Toilet of the Future
It’s bold, stylish, entertains you with slow jazz… It’s an Exeloo toilet unit. Commonly found in parks and other public spaces, these futuristic little portals of convenience don’t often receive the discussion they deserve. ...
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