desktop’s March issue is out now, with a cover designed by StudioBrave. The issue (#280) features an in-depth profile on Paper Stone Scissors, a studio with a reputation for its ongoing collaborations in the fashion industry (L’Oreal Melbourne Fashion Festival, Alannah Hill, Calibre etc). Atia Cader and Andrew Majzner open up about the studio’s processes and future plans, plus they share a few of their favourite projects.
Also in the issue: discussions around crowdfunding creativity on platforms such as Kickstarter, eight creatives share a piece of graphic design that inspires them, project review on InterBrand Australia’s rebrand of Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, and Moon’s work on the Sydney Mardi Gras logo.
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What’s inside the March issue:
Studio profile: Paper Stone Scissors
Paper Stone Scissors have provided collateral and identity solutions for LMFF, Alannah Hill and many others. Here they share some of their favourite projects.
Beautiful in its simplicity, crowdfunding is changing the way we consume, and the way creatives bring projects to life. Here we discuss a few popular crowdfunding platforms.
Project: GOMA/QAG rebrand
An overview of Interbrand Australia’s latest project – rebranding Queensland Art Gallery (QAG) and gallery of Modern Art (GOMA), written by Jake Smallman, creative director at Interbrand Melbourne.
Retrospect: Australian design artifacts
Influences often have a profound effect on a designer’s creative journey. We asked eight creatives to share a piece of Australian graphic design that inspires them.
The designer: Bianca Chang
Bianca Chang works alongside Mark Gowing during the day and hand-cuts the paper sculptures she is known for at night.
The logo: Sydney Mardi Gras
Sydney’s Mardi Gras rebrand, by Sydney-based studio Moon, reflects the change in response to the iconic event.