Tag: design

#ColorMyArtstor postcards

ArtStor has launched a set of five downloadable #ColorMyArtStor images for you to download, print and colour.  Colouring is a popular stress relieving pastime, while concentrating for five minutes in every 30 on something very different from your work is an established

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Introducing: Canadean Intelligence

Canadean Intelligence (formerly Canadean Consumer) is a business-to-business (B2B) database useful for country and consumer research. It offers a variety of reports, case studies and analyses into the consumer trends that drive global markets based on market research undertaken by a

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Homage to Pong

Do you enjoy computer games?  Before The Witcher and Dark Souls series, before even Sonic the Hedgehog and Golden Axe, came Pong, a deceptively simple game of virtual table tennis from Atari that in 1972 was the first ever computer arcade game.  

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 29/02/16

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll & Robert Sabuda. Last week I took a day off work to visit the British Library.  Along with other librarians we had a very interesting guided tour and I got to see the

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 22/02/16

This week I have chosen to have a look at I wonder what it’s like to be dyslexic? A typographic book on what its like to struggle with reading by UoP BA (Hons) Graphic Design graduate, Sam Barclay. Library staff were

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 04/01/16

Fashion entrepreneurship: retail business and planning by Michele M. Granger and Tina Sterling (2nd edition). This lovely book was ordered for the art and design unit Enterprise planning and retail and has just arrived. See the reading list here. The

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 07/12/15

The making of Avatar by Jody Duncan & Lisa Fitzpatrick This week’s Book of the Week is about one of the most famous films of the past few years.  In 1995, James Cameron began working on a story that would,

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Creative Arts book of the week 23/11/15

Setting the scene: perspectives on twentieth-century theatre architecture, edited by Alistair Fair Browsing the new book display, this interesting cover caught my eye. I love theatres as buildings and as places for performance. As a seasoned traveller who loves the classical

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Creative Arts Book of the Week 09/11/15

Welcome to Book of the Week and a peek into some of our Special Collections at the same time… I have always loved interesting or unusual book covers and Fully booked: cover art & design for books (edited by Matthias

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Pluralsight Creative – the new name for Digital Tutors

Pluralsight Creative? Will that ever catch on?  Perhaps it is only difficult for those of us familiar with its old name, Digital Tutors.  Whatever the name students, particularly those in the School of Creative Technologies, will love this resource.  It

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