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When the most exciting part of your typographical day is a colleague ironically using comic sans you know you’ve got to get up, get out, and get looking.
Don’t worry though; we’ve got your back. We’ve put together a list of exciting events that’ll egg on your ego and entice you to enter events from all around the world.
It’s not been long since we launched the latest product to join the MOO family – Rounded Corner Square Business Cards – and you’ve already been busy uploading your own photography and designs. Here are a few of our favourite customer creations (we like to call them Squircles!)
Roland Dempster, Photographer, Melbourne Australia
Roland’s Squircles feature his ‘less serious’ work: fun, explorative mobile photography. It’s a chance for him to get away from client work and explore the things that make him tick as an artist; “colour; and composition. …Continue reading this article…
If you were among the crowd that filled the basement of MOO’s London HQ on Wednesday 18th March, you would’ve had a real feast of design inspiration. We were treated to a six-course feast of short talks from a range of interesting folk all answering the question ‘how has design changed the world?’. If you couldn’t make it, that’s okay, we summarised the highlights (the best kind of leftovers). Without further ado, tuck in, bon appetit!
Here at MOO HQ we believe in the act of sharing, whether it’s your last Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup or your immaculately crafted business cards (:D). So, in the interest of practicing what we preach and sharing the love, we’ve done some research on habits for you guys. Stay seated, put your feet up and let us take you through the best books, articles, podcasts and infographics on the humble, yet powerful habit.
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Remember that New Year’s resolution where you promised to only eat foods that were shades of emerald green? Me neither! There’s tons of digital habit tracking stuff available to help keep focused, but if you’re not interested, you can just turn it off and swallow another slice of pizza.
Simple rules for work and life right? That’s certainly the approach of Samantha Lott, founder of Birdie List. Simplicity is all you crave during the whirlwind of wedding planning. When you’re considering which brand of toaster to put on the gift registry, sometimes all you really want/ need is a bit of extra money towards the downstairs toilet, or a helping hand with your trip to Thailand to relive that oh-so-distant youth of yours.
We all know that design usually concerns aesthetics – how something looks. But have you ever asked yourself what design sounds like? Whether the heart-breaking choice of tone for your morning alarm to the breaking news app alert on your phone, the accuracy and creativity of sound design is an important piece of the artistic puzzle.
What do you mean what does it mean? Nope, this isn’t a flashback to that time you questioned the logic behind basic mathematics (“A minus times a minus equals a plus, Jon, for the 500th time!” *sob*); it’s a famed print by Anthony Burrill. The English graphic artist, print maker, designer and all-round good guy’s simple yet brilliantly provocative creations have titillated type fans all across the globe.
Are you ready to take the jump? Meet Sonia Padam who made the leap from accountant to entrepreneur with Eight Hour Studios, a luxury sleepwear brand. We spoke to her about her inspiration to change careers, the importance of strong brand values, how to create a network of influencers and that it’s OK to make a few mistakes along the way. Phew! Her brand may be called Eight Hour Studio but it took much more than a night’s sleep to develop. Read below to hear all about Sonia’s story.
Alongside her roles as a media director, events planner, editor-in-chief and all-round artist advocate, Lori Zimmer is the first of our guest curators for Paper View, our 2015 content series in partnership with SCOPE. We snatched some time in her busy schedule to discover more about her passions for paper and pulverized refrigerators, and how on earth she manages to stay sane with so much going on.
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