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Feb
6
2013
Last week in Character design workflow: Part 1; I talked about the conceptual stages of character design, this week we’ll be putting pencil to paper. Stage 3: Guides, boxes, circles, cylinders and blobs. As...

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Jan
29
2013
Undertaking large projects is always daunting but a strong and steady workflow is a great way to deal with the load. In part one I’ll go through my personal conceptual stages of character design...

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Jan
24
2013
If you’ve been finding it hard to get back into the swing of things after the new years break, then some well chosen productivity apps might be just what you need to get you...

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Jan
22
2013
A relentless shift from printed media to respective digital counterparts has got people talking about a ‘paperless world’. Is this a good thing for design? Or are we going to lose all that beautiful...

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Jan
15
2013
Following a dramatic drop in popularity and a few embarrassing gimmicky re-brands, it looks like Myspace is back! Is there still room for this old timer of a social network? Well, I’m no expert in...

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Jan
9
2013
One point constantly illustrated and encouraged within design academia is that one should show a consistant style in their work and success is seen by those who’s work is instantly recognisable. But what can...

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Dec
11
2012
The D5 Graphic Design Blog. The UK Secretary of state Michael Gove has proposed a new secondary school education system to replace GCSE’s. The new EBacc (English Baccalaureate) system does not include creative subjects such as...

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Dec
6
2012
A good set of lights are essential for video production and D5 Media recently added a new set of LED light panels to its ever expanding equipment list. We opted for a Lishuai LED1000...

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Dec
2
2012
The D5 Graphic Design Blog. Frequenters of this blog will know that I, like many designers, am an Apple lover but you have my word, I’ll try not to let that cloud my vision....

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Nov
27
2012
The D5 Graphic Design Blog. Metadesign is one of those words that’s cropping up all over the place recently, everywhere but the dictionary that is. I recently took a trip to London to test...

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