We’re currently looking for a TDK Bristol and South West City Host, for a couple of hours a month; you’ll be curating website content for TDK, and running our monthly global design meet-up in your city, #TDKtuesdays. If you’re a graduate and keen to get more involved with other designers, get in touch.
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Get the low down on your fav Bristol creatives, how they started out and if they’re hiring!
We caught up with Cal Jepps, Senior Designer at City ID, he shared a bit about his journey into design as well as what it's like to work at City ID. Cal gives us some top tips on what we should be reading as well as what he keeps an eye out for when looking at folios. We think it's kinda awesome to have such impact on people's day to day through design!
City Edition Studio
Back in the day when Jono was working on his genetics dissertation at uni, he noticed the understanding he had with typography—nitpicky with line breaks and hyphenation and the frustration of working in Word... we sympathise with Jono's frustration! Nowadays, with a bit of a career refocus—Jono runs City Edition Studio from an old Ladies loo! And we're so glad he did 😀
Gavins energy and beaming smile—is just something you want to be around, we were lucky to grab him over some taco's while we were in Bristol. Gavin Strange is a man who manages to fit more things into his day than most—clearly his passion for creativity is pushing him forward. Not only does he charge through his passion projects with Jam Factory, he also is a Senior Designer at Aardman Animations by day and to add more to the list he's also the Author of 'Do Fly' AND an Art Ninja!... AMAZING! Read on to hear how he fits it all in!
A big congrats to Kiera Needham, one of our 30 TDK Awards’ winners for 2018. A Plymouth University graduate from Bristol, their work was chosen by Dem from Ustwo: “Kiera’s work is a fantastic mix of playful and visually striking, with a diverse selection of projects. I was drawn in the by the adventurous exploration into visual communication and the insight into some of the process behind the projects”. We asked Kiera to answer a few questions for next years TDK Awards’ hopefuls.
Check out the industry standard of work in Bristol - how it is shot, what do they present?
Our top picks for recommended articles, blogs and companies in Bristol.
D&AD exists to stimulate, enable and award creative excellence in design and advertising. Now D&AD, its members represent the creative, design and advertising communities, not just in Britain, but worldwide.
Neon Moiré is a curated event guide of the world's most interesting design conferences and events on our digitized world. The agenda will focus on graphic, typography and interaction design conferences, not to forget design film festivals and an overview of the top design summer schools.
Moo loves great design and believes it can work wonders for every business. Check out their latest inspiration on the Moo Blog!
The WeWork City
London based illustrator Doug John Miller explores small narratives of surreal and fantastical architecture. The detail in his work is quite staggering. Check out the rest of his portfolio for more.
These illustration for Orangina by Mads Berg will brighten up any rainy day.
Sawdust created a set of images for the iOS App Store highlighting the editors’ 5 favourite new games across genres including puzzle, action, strategy and sport.
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