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Font for sale

Stephen Banham of Letterbox talks to D*Hub about Australian graphic design, and his plans to auction the exclusive rights to his newest font Bisque on eBay this month.

Email Australia

While we know that paper records properly stored can last for hundreds of years electronic records ? like email ? may not be available in twenty. This is because computers, software and media quickly become obsolete and the information, including email records, cannot be retrieved...

Beyond art, the challenge of exhibiting architecture

Fleur Watson writes about the history and evolution of architecture exhibitions and the role of the curator. Unlike any other cultural endeavour, architecture is powerfully and intrinsically linked to our everyday experience and our collective culture. It operates at all levels of society and humanity...
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True design: a digital storytelling project

Seven designers participated in a recent Sydney Powerhouse workshop to learn and produce digital stories.

Bits and pieces

The 19th Century Industrial Revolution sparked moral debate about the virtues of the hand- versus machine-made. Today a similar debate is simmering as we embrace the digital information age. Rebecca Roke explores the middle-ground where craft and digital technology in design meet.