Design

The Interview Series // 33

What do you get when you mix up two cool kids, no money, and a shit load of imagination? Tin & Ed told us all sorts of crazy things about starting out as designers. Not only were they young-en's that started their own kick-ass studio straight out of Uni, they're now represented by the one and only Jacky Winter Group and are wrapping Australian design into a tornado of coloured paper and loopy costumes. Look at those outfits! They're super cool bananas! Jr: First of all, tell us how you ... Read More! »


The Interview Series // 30

Scott Thomas, also known as Simple Scott, was the Design Director who helped to get Barack Obama elected as American president in 2008. Scott is not your typical designer, that much is true, although the typical designer should certainly be more like Scott. He's an incredibly articulate and clear thinker heavily influenced by architecture, modernism and the human experience. All of which make his work completely utilitarian in the best way possible; people seem to interact with the websites ... Read More! »


Junior Event // 14

Another brilliant Junior event is done, full of incredibly social and interested young awesomes. Andrew Ashton of Studio Pip & Co was an even awesome-er older awesome -- he ignored our brief, and told us stories of what inspired him to work. We also got our act together and filmed the thing, so if you missed it you can see it on a screen near you once we've edited it up all nice. In the meantime, look at all these kids attentively listening! It's like a classroom full of learning. ... Read More! »


Juniorversity // 01

Juniorversity -- presenting an educational video from the internet every week. Paul Rand is a total banana. A crazy old coot who Laszlo Moholy-Nagy called, "an idealist and a realist, [who used] the language of the poet and business man." Students of design will know him well. But students of design should not know him best. His approach to communication and art is especially pertinent to writers, architects, publishers, photographers, advertisers, and above all else, thinkers. Although ... Read More! »


Junior Event // 13

How great is Thousand Pound Bend!? It's such a versatile venue. It feels like our home with all those couches and bedraggled furniture scattered about. Within this house of comfort and mirth we hosted our December event, presided over by none other than our old friend Stuart Geddes, one of Melbourne's most visually articulate and clever designers from Chase & Galley. Luckily for those who weren't there, he's sent us a copy of his ten tips in ten minutes, which you can download here. If ... Read More! »


The Interview Series // 24

Most interviews we read in magazines are shit. It's what inspires us to do what we do. That and other magazines that do brilliant interviews. Magazines like SneakerFreaker - Melbourne's very own incredibly good and culturally important international publishing success. Founded, edited and owned by the original sneaker freaker himself, Woody has built SF into a global behemoth. He's also seen his fair share of young upstarts float through his office, lived and worked overseas, moved from ... Read More! »