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desktop is Australia’s leading publication for visual culture and design. 

Relaunched in 2015, we’re adapting to a climate where the distinction between disciplines is collapsing. desktop exists in the intersection of graphic practices.

With a strong involvement with the international design community, desktop provides critical analysis of a variety of related disciplines, including graphic design, digital and interactive, industrial design, illustration, typography, photography, art and film.

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In This Month's Issue...

On Screen, On Paper:   We investigate projects that translate analogue experience into the digital realm, and vice versa.

One Thought From:   We get inside the head of Tom Uglow from Google Creative Lab, with a specially commissioned portrait of Tom from illustrator Kelly Thompson.

Opposites React:   Oslo Davis and Cleon Peterson talk about representing human behaviour.

The Culture of Design:   We take a look at the latest in wearable tech.

SPECIAL FEATURE:   We delve into design psychology with MA$H. AKQA explores the potential of design to affect human change. Sean Hogan from Trampoline confronts creative block.