10 Ways To Be Creatively Inspired

A flash of sudden brilliance is all that’s required to push through the creative doldrums. These are a few tried and trusted ways we continually use to enrich our creative dry spells. Read more…

10 Plants Perfect for the Studio or Office

Our favourite plants that are best suited to the studio or office, so that your weekdays can be as fresh and clean as your weekends spent outdoors. Read more…

10 Must Have Graphic Design Books

The dominance of digital over print has proven accurate to an extent but in the process we have realised that the tangible will never be replaced completely. We explore ten awe-inspiring books and discover why they are page turners. Read more…

16 Creative Photographers on Instagram

Boasting 200 million active users monthly, Instagram is arguably the biggest social networking site for image sharing on the world wide web. But with so much visual stimuli spilling forth onto your feed, it can be hard to filter through the ubiquitous food shots and gratuitous selfies, to get to the truly breathtaking photography or simple ‘ah-ha’ moments. As avid users of this online photo album we thought it time to curate our top picks of the pics. Most of what we have chosen are not indeed professionally shot and are in fact executed on the humble iPhone. Read more…

Cut Concepts: Design Ideas from the Drawing Board

Behind the finished product are other valid ideas, that for one reason or another, didn't make it through to completion. For our initial round of concepts, we always present our clients with options – and the final result is an iteration of one of these, or an amalgamation of several of them. Here we unveil some of those unused (yet still loved) concepts. Read more…

Lifestyles of the Rich and Photogenic

As the end of the year approaches and we prepare for the holiday season, what better way to get inspired than to explore the lavish world of Slim Aarons’ Photography. He seduced us with the opulence of vacationing with the rich and famous. Whether it be along the shores of the Italian Coast, the luxury of Cannes or the bright lights of Hollywood, Aaron's gave us a sneak peek into ‘how the other half lived’. And oh how they lived. Read more…

12 Smartphone Apps for Graphic Designers

Another Colour handpicks our 12 must-have apps to keep every graphic designer inspired and entertained. Read more…

12 of History’s Greatest Graphic Designers

Although our industry is relatively young, there is a rich pool of talented lumineers from recent history that we can all draw upon for daily creative cues. Let us introduce you to twelve designers who have a far greater influence over current graphic styles than many people realise. Read more…

10 Vintage Vogue cover designs that make today’s look dull

Before the power of celebrity endorsement and the importance of ‘brand recognition’, what did the cover of Vogue once look like? Another Colour took a peek back in time at the British Vogue Archive to reveal how the cover of one of the most revered magazines in the world has evolved over time. Read more…

Homage to Shigeo Fukuda

Behind Fakuda's bold, bright colouring is a distillation of complex ideas, often achieved through juxtaposition. With this in mind we proposed to create our own set of modest illustrations, which are almost logo-like in their simplicity. Read more…

Numskull’s Surry Hills street art

Right around the corner from our studio is a freshly painted mural from the street artist who goes by the pseudonym of Numskull. In fact, in many of the surrounding streets and on any available surface lives a piece of art whose brush strokes or sprayed droplets are a testament to talented artists working outside of conventional galleries. Read more…

Dom Pérignon X Jeff Koons invitations

It’s not often that you get to work with two of the most renowned names operating within their respective fields but recently we were able to do just that. Known for their use of high profile artists (previously, they have worked with the likes of Marc Newson and David Lynch), French champagne house Dom Pérignon have recently teamed up with American Neo Pop artist, Jeff Koons, to create a limited edition sculpture to showcase their 2003 Vintage Rosé. Read more…

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