Typostrate began as a simple gallery image blog for having a creative diary where to put all the inspirations I find online for typography. The name typostrate stands for typography and illustrate. After watching the visitors go up, I had to respond with better collected images. The beginning of 2013 was the point where we turned our quantity of posts into quality and began writing real articles. Now we feature young talents, handmade fonts, calligraphy, books, quotes and many more…
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Artika International pop-up store at Sherman Contemporary Art Foundation.
Date: Friday, 6th December – Saturday, 7th December
Hours: 11 am – 5 pm
Address: 16-20 Goodhope Street, Paddington
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This is a rare opportunity to see and purchase products brought out from Japan by Artika International, including contemporary Japanese shibori scarves and accessories, Akihiko Izukura’s woven scarves and Lights by Hiyoshiya, in SCAF’s Biblioteca.
We’ll have one-off items for your special occasions, as well as smaller items that would make great Christmas gifts.
Come and view SCAF’s current exhibition, Collection+: Sopheap Pich, which features bamboo and rattan sculptures by Cambodia’s most internationally prominent artist, and then continue through the gallery to see our works by Japanese craftsmen who create for the 21st century.
For more information about Artika International’s pop-up store, please firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that there are no credit card facilities on site.
Thanks to the wonderful people at ‘Your ABC’ we have 5 copies of the fantastic series ‘The art of Australia’ presented by Edmund Capon to giveaway just in time for Christmas. Enter the The Art of Australia DVD giveaway →
Estelle Pigot interviewed Eric Olson the typeface designer behind the brilliant Klavika (of Facebook fame) and many others.
Read the complete Eric Olson Interview →
Check out the video of the RAW event held in Brisbane, and don’t miss the next event coming up next Friday in Sydney “With 40+ artists across nine categories, it’s going to be a one-night creative explosion!”
Three free Billy Blue workshops are coming which are aimed at guiding people looking towards a career in design. Booking is essential as spaces are fairly limited, and can be secured via eventbrite.com
3D Design / Animation, taking place on the 21st November from 6pm-9pm where people can discover the world of 3D design by taking part in some thinking and making activities, exploring concept development and getting hands on with Maya Software.
The second takes place on the 27th November from 10am-3pm and will explore the subject of Design Thinking, working on developing thoughts and approaches to a challenge whilst working on the resolution.
The final workshop is based on portfolio preparation, taking place on the 7th December from 10am-1pm.
Each workshop takes place in Sydney at either the Billy Blue College of Design on Pacific Highway or the CATC Design School in The Rocks. Read all about the workshops →
The University of New England’s School of Behavioural, Cognitive and Social Sciences is seeking Expressions of Interests for a commission to design, develop and install an original site-specific artwork on the exterior wall of Psychology Building SO6. The Commission Award is $5000. The School is looking for a Work which is aesthetically and intellectually engaging, offers an expressive response to the site’s surrounds and creates an opportunity for people to encounter and interact with art in an ordinary daily context.
Submissions deadline: 5pm Monday, 11 November 2013
Contact the UNE Art Collection Manager, Michelle Arens, on 02 6773 3037 or email@example.com for a detailed EOI Project Brief.