May
27
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Magpie Studios

I’m having trouble keeping up with all the web aggregates and feeds and enewsletters and cryptic notes I’ve written to myself.   I’m digging up and stumbling upon things while stuff is buzzing and tweeting so I can’t be sure how I came across Magpie Studios but I’m glad I did.

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May
26
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Robert Murdock

I think most people are a little suspicious of the high price tag attached to large commercial re-branding and logo design projects. They look at something like this three letter wordmark for Nokia’s ‘Nex’ division and wonder why something so simple cost so much to develop. Surely an experienced graphic designer could knock that out in an afternoon.

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May
19
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Sean Stiegmeier

Came across this beautiful footage shot by US photographer/videographer Sean Stiegmeier of the unpronounceable volcano in Iceland responsible for the Big Airport Kefuffle.

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May
16
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Renaud Hallee

Renaud Hallee

I came across this motion graphics piece on iso50.

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May
04
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Kyle Fletcher

Sometimes a good, simple idea is like a gorgeous girl on the arm of some average-looking bloke.  You’re jealous but at the same time you can’t help but stare.

I think this logo was a bit like that for me.

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May
04
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Carl Bender

Found some great satirical packaging design on LovelyPackage.com.

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Apr
30
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Sebastian Lange

Came across this terrific motion graphics piece by German artist Sebastian Lange
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Apr
25
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The Valiants

Had the opportunity to shoot a fairly intense rehearsal session for local Melbourne band The Valiants last week.

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Apr
16
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International Pillow Fight Day

International Pillow Fight Day

In case you missed it; last Saturday it was Melbourne’s turn to host International Pillow Fight Day.

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Apr
10
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Manhatten gets MAMEd

Having seen New York destroyed on countless occasions I have to wonder what it’s like to actually live in a city constantly under assault by fictional disasters. But why is it that New York always draws the short straw?

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Apr
02
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Australia’s Internet Filter

I recently listened to ABC Radio’s Interview with senator Stephen Conroy – Australia’s Federal Minister for Communications about the mandatory internet filter that looks set to be introduced later on this year.

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Mar
28
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Dan McCarthy

American designer and artist Dan McCarthy has an exceptional portfolio of poster illustrations on his site.

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Mar
16
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Paul Gallo

The good thing about living in Melbourne is that there are very few suburbs suffering from the sort of urban decay that you find in some European and North American cities.

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Mar
11
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Infographics: Michael Paukner

I come across a lot of high-quality infographics in publications like New Scientists and I’m continually impressed by how designers find new ways to present information.

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Mar
11
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Vancouver 2010

With digital video cameras becoming more and more sophisticated there’s an argument that, when it comes to sports coverage, still photography will soon be obsolete.

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Feb
28
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Skeptical Science

A very talented friend of mine working for Shine Technologies here in Melbourne has just completed work on an iPhone application designed to provide easy access to the scientific data that contradicts some of the more popular arguments put forward by ‘climate skeptics’.

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Feb
24
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SLAM Rally

I know it’s only rock and roll, but I like it.

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Feb
21
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Loneliness

Corey Arnold

There are some truly remarkable places to work in this world but few opportunities to really see them up close. Corey Arnold is a Photographer who has worked for most of his adult life as a commercial fisherman and his images of life onboard these ships are powerful and frightening but also shot through with humour.

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Feb
19
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Brian Ulrich

Brian Ulrich

Taking a superbly trained eye to consumer culture we have US photographer Brian Ulrich.

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Feb
12
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Michael Johansson

Shamelessly cross-posted from Scott Hanson’s blog iso50 we have Swedish sculptor and installation artist Michael Johansson.

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