The Monday Morning WHIP // 59

Looking for a job can be a real drag, man. Heck, even thinking about looking for a job takes a lot of effort sometimes. And we should know--we're slack just like the rest of you bananas. But you don't have to make it that hard for yourselves, jeeeeeez. Listen to Stan and give yourself a chance. Imagine you’ve heard about a job opportunity at an agency in town. You ring up, put on your best telephone voice, and snare yourself a chance to come in and show your folio. What next? Well ... 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 // 21

David Racchi is a designer. David Racchi is from Melbourne. David Racchi has spent most of his working life in Spain. David Racchi just won a Gold Lion. Which smiley faced runabout in the image above is he? Could he be the middle guy? How cool is the middle guy!? Ha! No! He's the brooding character over there on the far right! Hello David! How are you? Wait, don't answer. We'll do the question thing soon. First we'll do the intro. David started an agency in the Spanish city of Murcia just a ... Read More! »

The Monday Morning WHIP // 31

Everyone knows you don't make friends with science. But what many don't know is that it can build your contacts. And make your ideas bigger. AND make you a better creative. It's an age-old but relevant theory. Today, professor Stan has his white coat on and what he's got to say ain't boron. Those of you who managed to stay awake during science classes at school are sure to be familiar with Newton’s Laws of Motion. My favourite is #3: For every action there is an equal and opposite ... Read More! »

The Monday Morning WHIP // 26

It's no use calling yourself a creative if you don't make things. We learned that lesson last week. But what to do? Where do you start? "I need briefs!" - Graduate student, 22.  "I need inspiration!" - Artsy Schmartzy Dude, 24.  Bah! You don't need nuthin'. All you need is to start. If even that's giving you grief, here's some suggestions from our resident whip-cracker, Stan. You don’t need me to tell you that getting a full time creative job takes time. It can take months, even ... Read More! »

The Interview Series // 06

Vince Frost is one of Australia’s most well respected designers. His Sydney based studio Frost Design creates world class work for clients. You can visit their site to see what we mean. From our conversation huddled around a speakerphone, Vince was as humble as they come for a creative on top of the world. But he was a junior once too. Young, inexperienced, eager and shy. So he knows what it feels like to be you. He also knows how to be where he is now. Because he is him. So if you’re ... Read More! »