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Who to follow on Instagram

Looking for creative inspiration? Instagram is one of our favourite social networks for design ideas from typography to travel. So, other than @designstreetaus, here are five top accounts to help beat your next creative slump. @mrseaves101 – Gemma O’Brien is an artist, typographer and Volcom ambassador who...

Peace or Burger Wars?

Burger King’s McWhopper proposal to McDonald’s made headlines around the world last week. This quirky marketing tactic that created a huge amount of traction in social media. The campaign, a collaboration by Burger King’s agencies around the world, coincides with, and supports, International Peace Day on...

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Kicking goals with Fountain sauce

With footy final season upon us, DesignStreet was briefed to create in-store displays for Fountain’s Footy Finals promotion. The final design included display stands, A4 posters, header stands and shelf strips. These displays are in store now, so look out for them when doing your next...

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Customer satisfaction survey results are in

The results are in from our first customer satisfaction survey. We have created an infographic to show what you’re saying. Your answers highlighted what we’re doing right in design, client service and project management. It’s been a very positive experience receiving the feedback. While we are...

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5 Minutes with Jonty Hardy*

Ever wanted to find out more about DesignStreet’s General Manager, Jonty? Then read on. 1. Top campaign from 2015? There have been so many but I really enjoyed the work we did for White Ribbon. We developed a new concept for the White Ribbon Schools program, which...

Happy Birthday Linux!

This week marked the 24th anniversary of the Linux operating system. Confusingly, Linux has three anniversary dates: July 3, 1991: Creator Linus Torvalds, then aged 20, posted his first enquiry to a newsgroup from his home in Finland; August 25, 1991: Linus made his legendary announcement about the...

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Bauhaus sand castles

With all the beaches lining the coast of Australia, it has been every child’s dream to build the best sand castle possible. Most of the time, the turn of the tide beat us and washed the sculpture away before completion. New York-based sculptor Calvin Seibert recently...

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Is this the world’s worst website?

Meet Ling Valentine. Ling is a UK-based businesswoman who has turned the car leasing business on its head, largely through her own marketing, web design and PR strategies. Ling’s Cars* has been named variously the ugliest, weirdest and worst in the world. It has also been...

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Sydney rolls out World-first E-Ink traffic signs

E-Ink displays are a low cost, low power way of displaying information that can be read in variable lighting and updated when needed. The displays are most commonly used for devices such as e-readers and smart watches. Now, DesignStreet’s home town is rolling out E-Ink...

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Portobello by Stanley Rogers Kitchen

Portobello is a limited edition range of European-designed glasses by Stanley Rogers Kitchen. We were engaged to develop the look and feel for this innovative product and roll it out across four packages: stemless wine, mug, latte and espresso. Inspired by London’s eclectic Portobello Road, Portobello...