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A small taste of the first in a series of anti-motivational posters inspired by Nicole Arnett Phillips‘ TypographJournal (volume 04 was what did it for me!). These posters will be only available via subscription, trade or swap. Get in touch if you would like to join the gang.

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WOW. Ten years of Advanced Diploma graduate shows, finishing with CLEAN SLATE Small group of 25 graduates and some fantastic folios, personalities and pure design in amongst it all.

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It has been a busy November with a fantastic 2017 Skills Squad Training Camp with WorldSkills Australia.  If you haven’t heard of Worldskill’s, their mission is to actively engage in the development of policy and the practice of skills excellence in Australia through competitions, international benchmarking and applied research. Learn more at http://www.worldskills.org.au/   I’m currently the

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Meet Clean Slate. The bright, passionate, graduate graphic design students at North Metropolitan TAFE in Perth. A clean slate is an exciting thing to have, it’s a fresh approach with a wealth of possibilities. We are a diverse group of students with our own skills, strengths and styles. What we do have in common is

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Did you know that TAFE’s Graphic Design Course is taught in Zhejiang College, Hangzhou in the People’s Republic of China? Designed in Perth. Made in China is a snapshot of life teaching and studying Graphic Design at Zhejiang College. It showcases Chinese students tackling the interpretations of the same briefs that local students tackle. The

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Exhibition season for 2016 launches tonight with two great Western Australian high school juggernauts Young Originals (public sector) and Angelico (Catholic Arts). As always, trusty Fiona Hoy took the helm behind the lights and DSLR to capture some amazing imagery of some of the states most talented upcoming art and design students. BHD helped judge Young

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We were blessed by a serendipitous series of connections (thanks Henry) and had Peter Drew talk to Diploma and Adv Diploma students last week. A packed computer lab on 133 Newcastle Street in Northbridge, enjoyed Peter’s outstanding presentation — featuring amazing early viral work and examining his most recent AUSSIE campaign. Insightful. Intelligent. And easily in my

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It is always fantastic to have a round table of brainstorming with students after a coffee break and a solid session of ‘what makes you memorable’? This year, Henry Quach did something different. He built his brainstorm out of the paper he should have written notes on. As we went around the table, I asked, ‘so Henry, what

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The Art & Design Education Resource Guide (ADERG), has a brand new website for improved access to the best information about what and where to study creative arts at an Australian university, TAFE or private college. Our brilliant GREAT SCOTT graduates feature some fine work on the Central page (or ‘North Metro TAFE’ page) which

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Agile Coach and change guru Michael Grau from the upcoming Australian Design Festival spoke wonderfully last week about What is UX and Why is it Booming in Perth? A carefully constructed and gentle paced walk through unpacking people’s existing frameworks in order to make calculated guesses on which interaction touchpoints are likely to drive people to a desired goal.

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With limited time and the ‘term’ break used for pre-campaign reports, our seven teams performed exceptionally this year for the 2016 Google Online Marketing Challenge. Katrina Hibbs from Hyperactive Digital kept teams on the sharp incline of learning during week two and encouraged experimentation using extensions, display adverts, live search updating of keyword lists and better use of keyword match

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A full on hour-of-power with Katrina Hibbs last week threw the spotlight on more than just Adword Fundamentals, as she outlined her outstanding Google Online Marketing Challenge legacy at ECU and gave our seven Adv Dip GOMC teams an impressive amount of tips and tricks to maximise their second and third weeks of the challenge. The masterclass was

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A great flurry of activity prior to our first Work In Process with Music Business students who came across from Leederville. Students were able to listen to each other present, hear general feedback directly from the client groups and shortlisting of the various music festival was able to occur immediately. Just like cooking rice, it is important

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A capacity crowd packed Central’s Library theatre to hear Ben and Monelle’s graduate talk yesterday. Brimming with a freshness and insight from last year’s Graphics Graduate group AKA ‘Great Scott‘ – BENJAMIN CLARK  (who won the Travis Walker Award and passed ISTD) and MONELLE TRACHEZ  (who picked up both digital design and visual communication awards and

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Great to see students instructing students today as Jordan helps this weeks group with the finer points of setting type and printing from a ’newbe’ perspective. A few pics of Brad in full flight also. (*Behind the scenes all of staff photo also features in todays gallery as we prepare to farewell Alice and Gail.)

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