desktop’s February issue is out

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Published:  February 1, 2012
Desktop
desktop’s February issue is out

desktop’s February issue is now on sale, with a cheeky cover designed by Toko. The issue (#279) features a profile on Melbourne-based StudioBrave – Tim Sutherland opens up about studio culture, the name ‘Brave’, plus gives commentary on a few of his favourite projects.

Also in the issue: opinions on the future of independent publishing; revealing interview with John Maeda on his design ethos; discussions around the future of the Collingwood-based Keith Haring mural; project review on design resource The Noun Project, and thoughts on working 14 hour days.

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What’s inside the February issue:

Studio profile: StudioBrave
After working in the industry for over 10 years, an overnight decision led to Tim Sutherland setting up shop. He opens up about studio culture, the name Brave, plus comments on a few of his favourite projects.

Studio profile: StudioBrave

Feature: Independent publishing
Depending on who you listen to, the publishing industry is either doomed or getting healthier. Some of Australia’s leading independent publishers give us answers.

Feature: Independent publishing

Me: John Maeda
Artist, graphic designer, computer scientist and educator, John Maeda explains his design ethos, and why sometimes, the dirt is just as good as the cloud.

Me: John Maeda

Project: The Noun Project
Edward Boatman and Sofya Polyakov are on a mission to share, celebrate and enhance the world’s visual language, with The Noun Project.

Project: The Noun Project

The Space: Keith Haring mural
The mural that Keith Haring painted in Collingwood in the 1980s has seen better days, but the decision about its future is proving to be difficult.

The Space: Keith Haring mural

Talk: 14 hour days? Join the club
Should design be a slowly considered, thoughtful craft and not something to be rushed and fussed over 12 hours before a deadline?

Talk: 14 hour days? Join the club

desktop's February cover, designed by Toko

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