desktop’s Top 10 Features for 2011

Published:  December 23, 2011
desktop’s Top 10 Features for 2011

This year is drawing to a close, so we’ve decided to take a look at the features which grabbed your attention on in 2011 and got you talking.

We’ve spent some time studying the analytics and general feedback, and present, the most read features of 2011. The top 10 are a mix of studio profiles, rebrands, career advice and two paper-focused features. Read more below:

1. Folding techniques for designers
Folding specialist, Paul Jackson, explains how useful folding techniques can be for designers.

2. Studio Profile: Patrick Clair
We spoke to information graphics wizard Patrick Clair about sharing information and telling a story through motion design.

3. The Space: beautifully ugly Foster Street
Boasting at least 35 creative businesses of every description, Foster Street may just be the most creative street in Australia.

4. Paper engineer: Yoshinobu Miyamoto
We caught up with Japanese architect and paper engineer, Yoshinobu Miyamoto, about his intricate paper creations.

5. To intern or not to intern?
Internships aren’t everyone’s cup of tea – some people see them as a form of cheap labour. Beautifully executed, however, internships can be a fantastic experience.

6. Studio profile: Naughtyfish
Naughtyfish, founded by Paul Garbett and partner Danielle de Andrade, is a team of graphic designers residing in Sydney’s inner east.

7. Project: Fremantle Dockers Football Club rebrand
The concept behind the Fremantle Dockers Football Club rebrand.

8. Fashion photographer: Christian Blanchard
We chatted to Australian fashion photographer, Christian Blanchard about his career, and the editorial fashion photography courses he held in Australia in autumn.

9. Studio profile: Mark Gowing Design
Nestled in the back streets of Newtown sits a small, contemporary, light-filled studio owned and operated by home-grown designer Mark Gowing. Here’s his story.

10. Raph Rashid – Beatbox Kitchen + Taco Truck
We caught up with Melburnian, Raph Rashid, to find out the concept and design behind his two popular food trucks.

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