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Hand Drawn Typography Design

The Music and The Memories

Riding on the train today, heading home to Newcastle to spend New Year’s Eve with some of my nearest and dearest and I rediscovered in my iTunes playlists a mix cd, compiled for me by one Scott Donnelly a few years ago now. Scott and I were friends of friends, until one day we started […] Read more…

Australasian Catalogue Awards

CATALOGUE DESIGN AWARDS

I haven’t worked at Generic Publications for some months now, but a few weeks ago the Australian Catalogue Design awards were held in Melbourne and a few of my catalogues from my GP days were finalists. No winners, but it’s always lovely to be though of! My catalogues were finalists in Sports & Fitness and […] Read more…

The Typefaces

The Cutest Alphabet Ever!

You know when someone does something you think is so clever and awesome you just want to tell the whole world about it? Shout it from the rooftops? Yeah? That’s how I felt the moment I saw The Typefaces. “Inspired by letterpress printing and childlike observations, The Typefaces are simply faces in type. They were born […] Read more…

Hand Drawn Typography Design

New Job, New Adventures

Isn’t it amazing how quickly life can change? Perhaps the best feeling is when you’ve been working hard to get something or somewhere and it finally happens for you. Three weeks ago I started working at Fresco Creative in Surry Hills. After five years of creating advertising for the same national retail brand, this new […] Read more…

Website Makeover Emma Reid Design

Website Makeover

Does Emma Reid Design look a bit different to the last time you visited? It should! I’ve given the site a makeover; new theme with a better layout and more focus on images. There’s a fresh new colour scheme, and this nifty new sidebar with a picture of me and a widget showing you my […] Read more…

Instagram

My Favourite Instagramers

I’ve been using Instagram for a long time now, but only recently I started following other illustrators and typographers from around the globe, and it’s been such a source of inspiration.  These are a few of my favourite accounts I follow, and I’ll probably update this list as I discover more and more amazing artists. If you’ve […] Read more…

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2014 Resolution

Society seems pretty divided on setting New Years Resolutions. And I can totally see why.  If you’re going to say “This year I’ll start going to the gym” you’re doomed.  If you want to get fit and healthy, start NOW, not some future date.  “Lose weight”, “Quit smoking” and other such resolutions I think fall […] Read more…