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Monday, April 24, 2006

Fresh Talent and Creativity from Loughborough Uni.

You can view a great portfolio of last years graduates from Loughborough University School of Art and Design. The students have created their own 'collective portfolio' at http://www.refreshinggraphics.co.uk/
The work showcases mostly graphics and some package design. So if your studios looking for fresh talent then you wouldn't go far wrong looking at their site.

Saturday, April 22, 2006

ideasonideas.com - Communication in Design

ideasonideas is a blog that invites dialogue on issues relevant to communication designers and brand strategists. A recent article 'Designers must write' considers the way in which designers use different tools to communicate both ideas and the written word. It brings to debate the everyday tasks we do and questions attitudes towards our vocabulary and the benefits it can bring to our work.

Tuesday, April 18, 2006

The Creative Archive Licence Group

The BBC, the bfi, Channel 4 and the Open University set up the Creative Archive Licence Group in April 2005 to make their content available for download under the terms of the Creative Archive Licence, a single, shared user licence scheme for the downloading of moving images, audio and stills.

Membership is available to major national collections, broadcasters, and commercial organisations who wish to share content with the public.
A large collection of files are available for download through this site.
Visit the downloads page

Saturday, April 15, 2006

Pixel Platformer - New Concept for pixel advertsing

Lets Design and Online Games HQ have just developed the first Flash pixel advertising system.
We have used it on a simple but effective platform game, that can be played here:

This game was developed to look at 'new methods' for games funding.
The game is getting lots of press due to its unique use of remote automated payment system and remote graphics linkage.

The game is free to distribute or post on your site by downloading the .zip file which contains all the instructions, .swf, thumbnails, press release for you to use or distribute.

If you provide a good press release please mail help@pixelplatformer.com with the link and we'll provide a link back through the 'press links' pages.