#FridayFive with Shillington’s Oli Stevenson

Inspiration can come from anywhere. So, on the first Friday of every month, we’re sharing some of our Shillington team’s favourite things from the past four weeks. This month, Marketing and Communications Assistant Oli Stevenson tells us what was on his radar in January. 1. To Follow: Lucy Ketchin To put it …

22 Shillington Student and Teacher Winners of 2018 American Graphic Design Awards

We’re so excited to announce that 15 Shillington graduates and 7 Shillington teachers were selected for the 2018 American Graphic Design Awards! Big applause for Shillington graduates—Alfred Cervantes, Ariana Louise Villegas, Brandon Lee, Forough Abadian, Jen Bishop, Jieli Wu, Judy DeMarco, Karla Lopez, Kelsey Chang, Kory Schulz, Kraitip Sivakrisku, Lana Mellis, Maruša …

Sylvan Hillebrand’s Shillington Student Work Featured on World Brand & Packaging Design Society

Congratulations to recent Shillington New York graduate Sylvan Hillebrand! His student packaging project is featured on World Brand & Packaging Design Society. Tasked to design whiskey packaging for dancers, Sylvan jumped at the challenge. “Aspects of magic and movement were the main direction.” Visit Sylvan’s website and check him out on …

Outsider Art Fair 2019

The Outsider Art Fair will be coming back to New York’s Metropolitan Pavilion featuring 67 exhibitors—representing 37 cities and 7 countries. A lot of the legendary artists within outsider and brut/primitive art were self-taught and many spent their lives in psychiatric care, using painting, sculpture, and drawing as a way to express their …

How to Become a Graphic Designer Without Quitting Your Day Job

You’re looking to kickstart a new career in graphic design. But you can’t afford to take a whole three years out of work to take a university degree? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. Many people in 2019 are seeking to retrain as graphic designers in a flexible way that enables …

6 Mistakes Designers Make and How to Avoid Them in 2019

New year, new start. Everywhere you look, people are joining a gym, loading up on healthy snacks, signing up for evening classes. And that’s all to the good if you really think those things will change your life. But the route to becoming happier, healthier and at balance with the …

Wave. Particle. Duplex by Studio Swine

The Wave. Particle. Duplex installation opens on 17 January and will introduce new works by Studio Swine (Super Wide Interdisciplinary New Explorers) as part of their tenure as designers in residence at A/D/O. The creative hub was created by MINI as a way of bringing people together from different backgrounds …