I have posted about this blog before but it has been a while and I thought I would share it with you all again. http://printpattern.blogspot.com/ It is a website that celebrates the world of surface pattern design. So all things I love. She also has an amazing book for sale. On top of my list for birthday gifts (which for me is in 2 weeks) The images I kindly borrowed from the Red Thread, by the way another inspiring and amazing blog and person and women. Louise 18th March
Fresco loves Green Magazine - a beautiful and informative Melbourne publication which focuses on sustainability in design, something that we feel very passionately about. Green Magazine was founded 3 years ago by husband and wife team, photographer/editor Tamsin O’Neill and publisher Tom Bodycomb Green was created as a direct response to the high demand for information on sustainable architecture and landscape design. With increasing awareness of the impact building practices have on the environment, homeowners are searching for long-term ways to reduce the strain on resources and ener
Triboro Leftovers is a compilation of unpublished type treatments, photos, sketches, illustrations & logo explorations that have been created over the years by Design Studio – Triboro. Rather than allowing these gems to remain lost on their hard drives the talented people at NYC’s Triboro decided to set them free. Mashing together elements from hundreds of different projects &? in the process deliberately stripping the elements of their original context &?meaning. The results are visual remixes, which stand on their own. An inspirational series of individual visual expression
Recently Fresco was asked about pitching for a Visual Merchandising job for Stellino. Being a studio full of Y gen girls (sadly Im in the X gen box!) clearly this is going to be a fun job. So the work of Aimee McCallums caught my eye when i was trawling the Design Files blog getting my daily dose of inspiration. Aimee is a Melbournite who has created some really cool window displays for Husk in Melbourne. Her use of colour and especially texture is really beautiful – I love the cascading brightly coloured hand made fans! Next time you are in Melbourne check it out. Im there at the end of
Not sure whether i have mentioned this great design blog to you before – The Design Files? A cornucopia of design inspiration, interior design, up and coming new artists and illustrators, product designers, plenty to get your creative juices flowing! Check out the hand made paper art at www.designfiles.com.au
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Some more great design inspiration from the design site Share Some Candy (I’ve raved about this site before, if you haven’t checked it out yet do yourself a favour www.sharesomecandy.com.au) its a great showcase for up and coming talent in almost every creative feld you could think of! My fav. section is the illustrations, but there also ample creative inspiration to be found in the graffiti art, furniture, architecture, typography and packaging sections.
More innovative packaging design inspiring the design team – check out these innovative perfume bottles!!! Alexa Lixfeld is the creator of this product, I love the earthy, textural lids – would love to see them used for nail polish bottles, teamed up with some hot new coloured polish – watermelon orange please!