Sydney Interviews

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Semi Permanent 2018

  • Each year we're lucky enough to partner up with our favourite conferences around the world, and again this year our kind friends in Sydney at Semi Permanent gave us 3 VIP conferences passes …

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Nick Barclay

  • We chat with Bondi based Designer / Art Director Nick Barclay about designing for Italian brand Piquaudro, the importance of proof-reading your work, and the lovely emails from lovely people…

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Benjamin Vincent

  • We chat with freelance designer and recent JMC graduate Benjamin Vincent about life before and after study. Ben discusses good clients, developing your style, and his plans to read more and …

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Tom Carey

  • We recently had a chat with Creative Director at Landor (Sydney) Tom Carey! He shared the ups and downs throughout his career, including that time he emailed nearly 100 studios and only got …

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Jenny Liu

  • A big congrats to A big congrats to Jenny Liu, one of our 30 TDK Awards’ winners for 2018. A Billy Blue College of Design student from Sydney, their work was chosen by Johan from Brand Broth…

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DesignStudio

  • Yassss Sydney! We chat with brand-spanking-new DesignStudio Sydney Creative Director, James Gilmore. James shares his journey and perspective on careers, Sydney's design scene, and the futur…

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Christopher Doyle & Co

  • The line up for The Design Conference this year is killer (as usual)! Kris Sowersby, Maria Montes,  Mitch Paone and Meg Donohoe from DIA; the list goes on! There's also a heap of complimenta…

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McKean Studio

  • We chat with colourful Sydneysider, and one half of McKean Studio, Megan McKean, about everything from money woes to Christmas holidays! She shares her typical day-to-day, the behind the sce…

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Make Nice Wrap Up 17

  • Every year we’re lucky enough to partner up with our favourite conferences around the world (or in this case un-conference), and this year the lovely lady behind Make Nice - Ngaio Parr - gav…

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Gemma O'Brien

  • If you've been anywhere near an apple store you know the work of our good friend and mega-babe Gemma O'Brien. Totally killing it across the globe, Gemma took some time out to answer a few qu…

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Smack Bang Designs

  • We chat with girl boss Tess Robinson from Smack Bang Designs about her day-to-day and the 14 caffeine-high crazies in the team! Tess talks about setting the right vibes for the day with some…

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BrandCulture

  • With apartments and high-rises popping up all over the skyline, demand for environmental and wayfinding graphic designers has never been higher. We chat with Nick Bannikoff, Design Manager a…

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Stephen Grace

  • We talk to TDK Awards '16 winner, Stephen Grace, about naps before dinner (preach!), researching your potential employer, and a typical working day at Christopher Doyle & Co. 

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Emilyn Ouch

  • Billy Blue kid, Emilyn Ouch chose to study Graphic Design after deciding fine arts just wasn't for her. She tells us about learning a new crafting skill every year, her primary school short …

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Philly Smirk Design

  • Freelance Graphic Designer, Philly Smirk, was almost a lawyer. After 3 years into a law degree, and feeling very unenthusiastic about life, she quit and pursued design (yay!). Here we talk a…

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Ngaio Parr

  • Illustrator, multidisciplinary designer, and Wonder Woman, Ngaio Parr, totally gets you! A self-confessed school nerd, Ngaio tells us all about Make Nice, being a hype (wo)man at UTS, plus s…

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Wendy Mhlongo

  • South African born, Billy Blue Grad, Wendy Mhlongo, talks to us about putting your hand up for anything and everything, her work with Tiliqua Press these last 20 weeks, how crocheting and kn…

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Benjamin Smith

  • Soon to be Billy Blue Graduate, Benjamin Smith, has some pretty sweet insider tips for students. He stresses the importance of inspiration, from your peers, from blogs, from social media! We…

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Foster Type

  • Type legend, Dave Foster, tells us about how he scored his first gig even before he started his studies, how the Optus logotype job made it easier to explain what he does, and his hopes to f…

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Collective Magazine

  • Jade Dunwoody - Creative Director of Collective Magazine tells us about some of the exciting collaborations they have had the pleasure to work on. While how important it is to start internin…

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