Very proud to be part of the Reverting to Type 2020 — an exhibition of contemporary letterpress protest posters. These are artworks with something to say: sounding a warning signal about the global climate crisis, railing against fake news and surveillance capitalism, calling out racism, sexism and...

With expert photographic assistance by Jeff Atkinson and an increase in submissions for 2018, this year’s Angelico Exhibition presented a big day of unwrapping, shooting and colour correction. The catalogue is produced at speed to be ready for the judging and opening. Learn more about Angelico...

We played host to one of the world’s hardest working, left-handed, graphic design legends on Saturday as James Victore kicked off his #feckperfunction world tour. This workshop is the catalyst to bring both your creativity and courage to the forefront. It is for anyone who feels...

Brilliant wrap up to last weeks Google Online Marketing Challenge (GOMC); a speed test live brief with diploma tourism students; an inspiration talk by three of Perth’s leading designers from three different eras of design, who explored their inspirations, recounted their creative experiences and shared their passion (Particularly ex-student...

It is always fantastic to have a round table of brainstorming with students after a coffee break and a solid session of 'what makes you memorable'? This year, Henry Quach did something different. He built his brainstorm out of the paper he should have written notes on. As we went...

A great flurry of activity prior to our first Work In Process with Music Business students who came across from Leederville. Students were able to listen to each other present, hear general feedback directly from the client groups and shortlisting of the various music festival was able...

Great to see students instructing students today as Jordan helps this weeks group with the finer points of setting type and printing from a ’newbe’ perspective. A few pics of Brad in full flight also. (*Behind the scenes all of staff photo also features in todays gallery...

A funky little brief put together at the last minute for our diploma graphic design students — The Central Library Bookmark project is now on show from June–July 2015 at 25 Aberdeen Street in Northbridge. Some good team-building and exhibition system practice for Diploma Group C as...

Work in progress session this week had D212 heaving with designers and musicians in an epic hour of power. Presentations, updates, feedback, conceptual juggernauts shot down and winners announced. Plus, a sneaky peak of 5/15/25 with Henry, Dan and Steve during question time… [gallery type="rectangular" size="medium" ids="3725,3726,3727,3728,3729,3730,3731,3732,3733,3734,3735,3736,3737,3738,3739,3740,3741,3742,3743,3744,3745,3746,3747,3748,3749,3750" orderby="rand"]...

Building on a year long relationship with the Equal Opportunity Commission, six Central Advanced Diploma Graduates were recently recognised for their marketing and design prowess. The Equal Opportunity Act came was enacted in 1984 and came into operation in July 1985. Its objectives are varied, but...

Central's Adv Dip graphics student recently had the talented Leandra Fallis deliver an outstanding ad-industry presentation (PDF) . Leandra also shared some golden insight into how to tackle a "REDISCOVER ROTTO" campaign for Perth's premier holiday destination, Rottnest Island. What would it take to get you back to...

Birth of a graduate group, the naming process, the sibling rivalry, students in tears, then their coming of age... Often it is so much better to 'show' rather than 'tell'. So, here is to the end of another year and the begining of some amazing careers.

Our recent diploma live brief to re-brand the Equal Opportunity Commission (EOC) has raised the issue of students working for 'free' during interships or in business learning experiences. Interestingly, this point was raised only hours after the AWIA talked about their new secret strategy for documenting...

Shortlisted Central Graphic Design students were treated to some fantastic hospitality at Chevron HQ in Perth last week for final concept presentations and have received a great deal of experience from this industry exposure. Chevron's committed has been illustrated by their comprehensive feedback to students (invaluable...

Our modern major manage project brief this semester is working with UWA medical students on their flagship event, The Red Party – Raising Money and Awareness for HIV/AIDS. Here are a few snaps from this live brief session. Check back in several weeks for a full run down of the new direction for this worthwhile cause.

Here are some photos from yesterday's play date with Chevron. Adv Diploma advertisings student's were able to get their prototypes in front of Jen O'Reilly from the Kellogg Joint Venture 'Barrow Island Quarantine team' and fellow lecturer Peter Lawton. Both were very impressed with the...

Last week, the KO'd Advanced Diploma students received a thorough briefing from Ebony, Evan and the amazingly well spoken and passionate Gorgon Quarantine Manager, Johann van der Merwe from Chevron Australia. The brief invites students to 'play', by developing a board game to help educate and protect Barrow Island. And it is all very timely as it keys in nicely to the overall Chevron Energy campaign of 'WE AGREE'.

A six page, comprehensive brief was developed for AREA 57 graduates as their integrated assignment for 2012. Students were required to develop a strategically robust definition of the Foyer Oxford brand and develop a distinctive, credible and appealing brand identity to support Foyer Oxford in achieving its goal.

Click here to see PDF previews of each Last semester, my diploma web development students took up the challenge of a comprehensive review of the more popular Wordpress plugin options and mechanisms to help create the first supa-awesome list of every plugin you would ever have...

The piece of work had to reflect values of tolerance, democracy and development. It could be an artwork, essay, story, digital media, or a project. Coupled with the work, students were required to complete a 200 word description of how their project addresses the competition...

We found the James Crofts Hope Foundation via GoodCompany and acted quickly to brief this into our Adv Diploma group as their final integrated assignment. The James Crofts Hope Foundation is committed to providing support and assistance to adults and children diagnosed with brain tumours,...

Congratulations to all my diploma advertising students who received an amazing brief from Parkerville Children and Youth Care, a non-government, not for profit organisation that has been providing care and protection to children and youth in need since 1903. This 'real life' advertising pitch and campaign...

Advanced Diploma 'Just Desserts' marketing students enjoyed a review session with Mike Edmonds at Meerkats HQ today. On the table was a bunch of raw gems that Mike expertly picked through and polished. Rocks with the 'golden thread' running through. Student's were encouraged to name these...

With semester one behind us, and some excellent work produced, pinned, printed and packaged, some students went above and beyond the AQTF levels they are studying. On the walls are the Parkerville Youth and Child Care campaigns, post first round client review. Not shot professionally in a...

My diploma students undertook their first peer-review session and the comments and feedback was extremely positive. Here you can see them in action, assessing the success of a 'substitution-wit' advertising exercise for a mock Mppegg Speaker system, developed into a full page Scoop Magazine ad....

Frustrated with constantly having to clean their walls of meaningless graffiti, Robyn Rennie from Centacare Employment and Training in Maddington has asked my Creative Process diploma students to propose a creative solution to decorate and deter graffiti artists from regularly ‘tagging or bombing’ their walls. Centacare Employment and Training delivers a...

Scott Weir and I have been busy progressing the Central Institute of Technology's main stairwell design. (From the low-tech paste-ups, you can see a clear path to the completion of the project.) After some final refinements Tom and Scott are now ready to hand over the...

Students were in for an aural treat last week as Lance Skelton (From www.pinkelephant.net.au, and a judge of last years Grad Show) give a presentation on RADIO Marketing and Advertising Lance spoke candidly about his career starting out in radio and went through his process, concepting scripts and how...

My Complex Imagery students have recently completed some stunning car wrap concepts for the Wrap2theMax, design competition that showcases modern car branding. The Roland Wrap2theMax vehicle wrap design competition closed this month and students submitted seven designs. Check them out below and don't forget to...