October 31, 2007

Warped Wallpaper

Next time you decorate your office try some warped wallpaper from Germany.

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October 11, 2007

D&AD Flag

Give the top designers the golden D&AD flag and ask them to be creative with it.

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Posted by ash at 01:22 PM

September 03, 2007

Juxtapoz

The website is now as good as the magazine.

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Posted by ash at 11:05 AM

August 03, 2007

CD Cover Design Blog

We've just rolled out an early beta of Sleevage. No not a blog on knitting, a blog about the art of the CD cover. Sponsored by EMI.

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June 18, 2007

Top Gear Cool Wall

A great online extension of one of Top Gear's many fun segments.

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May 16, 2007

Dan May

Some great hand painted artworks from Dan May.

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May 01, 2007

Running the Numbers

Info graphics that make you think. Beautiful yet thought provoking.

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March 02, 2007

Milk Desk

Dubbed "The iPod of Desks", we think that's a fitting description. So when decking out your agency with a mind to impress, forget the Aeron chairs and get these desks.

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Posted by ash at 04:21 PM

November 09, 2006

Adobe Creative Mind

Take away all the amazing flash goodness and they still have some interesting content. We're trying to get copies of GUM right now.

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Posted by ash at 11:57 PM

Mr Wong's House

The world's tallest virtual apartment block. Sadly we've arrived a little late to this scene and submissions are closed :(

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Posted by ash at 11:54 PM

October 20, 2006

Design Charts

Designers are the new rockstars... well on the web anyway.

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Posted by ash at 10:22 AM

Neave

Neave has been responsible for some of the coolest flash work lately.

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Posted by ash at 10:21 AM

October 06, 2006

Mini Icons

Spruce up those boring internal CMS's with some mini icons. If you have a little bit of cash to spend then there is no better place than Stock Icons. Or if you just want to make your OSX icons look more sexy try Icon Factory's freeware icons.

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Posted by ash at 02:33 PM

Tune Glue

We're suckers for interactive ways to sort and view data. This tool lets you discover new music by showing related bands.

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Posted by ash at 02:30 PM

September 29, 2006

Earth Wallpapers

Google Maps + screengrabs = Earth Wallpapers.
Ash is now king of this Google Maps quiz.

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Posted by ash at 11:00 AM

September 04, 2006

Strand Beest

We'd love to say we knew all about Theo Jansen before this BMW ad but sadly we didn't. Reminds us of Soda Constructor.

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August 28, 2006

Josh Keyes

Josh Keyes' work looks like the love child of Jeffery Smart and M.C. Escher.

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Posted by ash at 03:20 PM

Coverpop

MAD magazines, pulp books, DVDs, garden tools, record covers, and anything else you can think of, become an interactive piece of art with Coverpop.

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Posted by ash at 03:16 PM

August 21, 2006

Red Zero

We've just launched Australia's newest glossy magazine Red Zero, which is 100% online and 100% free.

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Posted by ash at 10:16 AM

Ikea Wardrobe

A video heavy site from Ikea, showing off their products in an interactive way.

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Posted by ash at 10:15 AM

Ten Pin Art

Who doesn't like ten pin bowling? Nazis and Commies that's who.

And who doesn't like Lowbrow art? People who read Readers Digest instead of Juxtapoz.

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Posted by ash at 10:05 AM

August 14, 2006

Digg Labs by Stamen

Make sure you check out Stamen's 'Digg Labs' experiments.

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Posted by ash at 09:38 AM

July 10, 2006

Polish Movie Posters

We can't get enough of these Polish movie posters. It's fun to guess the movie title just from the poster.

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Posted by ash at 11:04 AM

March 13, 2006

Crew 11

Every year Hyper Island produce some amazing talent. This year is no different. We're loving the toys.

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Posted by ash at 10:38 AM

February 24, 2006

Litfuse Design

We haven't laughed this hard at a site in ages. The special songs are the best.

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Posted by ash at 02:07 PM

January 30, 2006

Heinz.se

A couple of packshots and some gradients have never looked so good. From the talented freaks at Daddy.

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Posted by ash at 12:56 AM

January 13, 2006

Flash Forward 2006 Finalists

A good selection of Flash work here. One of the best years for finalists we think.

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Posted by ash at 01:55 PM

December 16, 2005

Free Xmas Cards

xmas, cards, design, DIY, print, free

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November 25, 2005

Favourite Websites Awards

FWA always had good links but it was painfully annoying to navigate. This new redesign looks and functions really well.

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Posted by ash at 12:18 PM

I Shot The Serif

If your hiring prospects look dim then check out some of the design talent from Wagga Wagga. We've already shot-gunned David Weir for 2006 for ourselves.

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October 21, 2005

Arthur Jones' Portfolio

Simple, stylised and fun.

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Posted by ash at 05:59 PM

Thibaud's Portfolio

His name sounds like a yeast infection but his portfolio site is sweet as.

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Posted by ash at 05:56 PM

October 11, 2005

Korean Web Design Index

You don't need to know how to speak or read Korean to know that Korea produces some top quality and orginal work.

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Posted by ash at 01:04 AM

Type Tester

Proof that sometimes the best things in life are free. Bookmark this baby now.

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Posted by ash at 12:56 AM

September 30, 2005

Drawn

A blog about art and illustration. Some great links to be found here.

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Outre gallery

Outre's new site is nothing special but it's what's inside that counts. We bought most of our office art from here and only stopped when we ran out of walls.

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September 19, 2005

Revolution Controller

Nintendo pull out the trump card with their new controller. This will really make for some interesting games. Another article is here for all the game freaks.

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Posted by ash at 02:18 PM

September 12, 2005

The M5

It's not the express way to work or a new BMW it's another design/motion webzine.

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August 22, 2005

Life In Vector

Sweet sweet vectors!

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Posted by ash at 11:27 AM

June 27, 2005

Diplomatic Cover

Another nicely photoshopped design portfolio site.

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Posted by ash at 08:19 PM

June 06, 2005

Flickr Tag Browser

You can pretty much type in any word and get results. Sweet little interface.

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Posted by ash at 01:20 PM

May 07, 2005

Hotel Fox

Trust ze Germans to come up with such an amazing project.

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Posted by ash at 07:20 PM

Pixel Girl Presents

The best desktop wallpapers and icons on the web.

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Posted by ash at 07:15 PM

April 01, 2005

Cloud King

A nicely designed online art gallery site.

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Posted by ash at 09:03 AM

March 14, 2005

Flash Forward Finalists

It's the longest running Flash Festival and here's this years shortlisted entries. We'd rather be at SXSW though.

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Posted by ash at 08:01 PM

February 07, 2005

Slice Of Bacon

Talented illustrator/animator from Melbourne. Cute little site too.

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January 31, 2005

Tishara

Super sexy interface on this playmate model's site. We keep logging on for... uhh... reference. Visit Site

Posted by ash at 11:37 AM

I Am Static

Today on Animal Planet we discover the bio-diversity of 24 designers in an eco-system of growth and pattern. Visit Site

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January 14, 2005

Hollywood

Take a trip to Hollywood or maybe the Venice Beach is more your style. Either way it's an engrossing experience.

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December 06, 2004

Beer Logos

A huge archive of Beer logos all downloadable as .eps files. No XXXX but they do have a Saddam beer??!

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Disorange

Nice simple interface to view nice design posters.

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Design your own Converse

For all those people who wanted to design your own pair of Converse All Stars. (Blowing own own trumpet again)

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November 26, 2004

CMART

Wooo.... spooky russian flash. Now with a simple, less annoying navigation.

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November 22, 2004

HEHE

It's not just Tomato doing those uber cool installations with music and interaction.

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Super Deux

Sweet colourful vectors in a tasty outer shell.

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November 12, 2004

Billy Harvey Music

If music sales were ranked by how good artist's websites were, Billy Harvey would be saying "Britney who?"

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November 08, 2004

Slideroll

Powerful online photo slideshow builder all wrapped up in a tight UI.

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November 01, 2004

Portland Studios

Beautiful design portfolio for illustrators/character designers.

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Nanahiro

Unique puzzle site with a monty python twist.
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October 22, 2004

Pixel Tees

Create your own Pixel T-Shirts and have them printed. Sweet Shockwave interface.

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Machine Avapeur

Funky illustrations in a nice little site.

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Erik Otten

It's the little touches to this site that make it nice. A very tidy presentation of design work.

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October 18, 2004

Neo Design

Nice site for a designer. Americans seem to love putting themselves on their sites.

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Drew Media

Nice little design site. (We were running short on links this week)

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October 05, 2004

Feric

Beautiful original illustrations. These would look awesome on the wall in your office.

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Deli

Gotta love that rolo transition for the work.

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September 20, 2004

CA Interactive Annual 10

43 quality links to keep you busy. All with creators comments and project overviews.

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September 13, 2004

No Pattern

Some nice layered design work. Would love to see these designs in motion.

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Amplifier

Nice original site. Let down a little by the terrible video but the funky illustrations make up for it.

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September 03, 2004

Shinya Inamura

Lovely site for a Japanese designer. We like the tablecloths for your desktop and the sushi icons.

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Site 06

Great site with heaps of humour. Check the iJames videos.
The guy looks like Tom Green?!?

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August 30, 2004

Team One

Over the top and gratuitous but you wouldn't expect anything less from a USA based Ad agency.
Don't skip the intro, that's the best bit.

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Diphthong

It sounds like a Bikini infection but it's actually a nice site for a design company in Singapore.

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Hybrid Works

Tight little site that even lets you customize the layout. Why? 'Cause you can.

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August 23, 2004

Danny Snell

Seems not everyone in South Australia is a psycho killer. Danny Snell chops up images to create lovely collage style illustrations.

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August 16, 2004

Geweldenaren Van Ver

You don't need to understand Dutch to enjoy this amazing CG movie. This reminds us of Sky Captain.
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August 06, 2004

Yugop 4.0

Wayne's World Style "We're not worthy, we're not worthy"

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August 02, 2004

Colour in Motion

Experience colour like never before with this amazing site.

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The Oesterle

Great little illustration portfolio site.

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Posted by ash at 04:41 PM | Comments (11)

July 26, 2004

Beautiful Meadow World

Create something beautiful with your mouse.

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Sound of Design

Sound & design experiments with a little bit of wank

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Posted by ash at 04:57 PM | Comments (10)

June 18, 2004

Tokyo Plastic

A personal favourite of ours. An amazing online spectacle of frighteningly beautiful and twisted 3D animation.

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June 11, 2004

Jeedub

We've all seen this done before, but never so well executed. A unique and clever portfolio site.

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April 28, 2004

The Directors Bureau

Rob's been driving up our bandwidth every time a TDB director releases a new Music Video.

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