Archive for June, 2008

The AGDA National Biennial Awards are open for entries. Your first entry is free and each subsequent entry is $5. Some of you should really consider putting your publication work in. Entries close June 2. What the judges are looking for Original thinking Innovative solution Functionality and useability Brand aesthetics and effectiveness Advertisements



The British Council in partnership with the NSW State Government are offering two traveling scholarships to young creatives. If you are wondering what to do next in your career, this could be it… DESIGN NSW TRAVELLING SCHOLARSHIP Are you ready to take your design practice to the next level? The Powerhouse Museum and the British […]



This could be good for those of you who are creating websites. This piece of software allows you to browse websites of your choice without the distracting (and often ugly) buttons and what-not of the browser window. If you are presenting your web designs to clients it could be invaluable. It’s called Plainview

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This flyer was allegedly given out at the Cannes Film Festival to promote the new Oliver Stone biopic of George W. Bush. Although the design uses a rather tired dictionary metaphor to present “Bushisms“, it is refreshing to see a purely typographic approach to film promotion. It’ll never get general release! Thanks Crikey and IonCinema

Greener car ads


New advertising rules being proposed by the EU look set to make car ads a lot more attractive to the greenies amongst us. If the proposal is implemented, car manufacturers in Europe will have to include a climate hazard alert on their ads, much like the health warnings on cigarette packets. One UK politician is […]

Shift magazine from Japan are having a competition for their 2009 calendar. They ask that artists from all over the world submit their artwork. 12 selected works will be distributed throughout the world in the format of a physical calendar. The deadline for this competition is on September 10, 2008. The image above is from […]