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Visual Communication Design: Applications, practice and history of design

VCE subject

Applications, practice and history of design

Architecture, graphic design, illustration, stationery, wallpaper, sustainable design

History of graphic design

A wide range of design inspiration

UK design studio with a broad variety of work

‘Between the Folds’ trailer and details. This film is about paper engineering and its incredible

applications in terms of pattern, texture, form.

Lots of interesting links, illustration, design, ideas, colour, pattern, building design with objects.

Excellent resource for packaging inspiration

Smashing Magazine - Website about the latest in logo, website and general design 

Coolhunter - Resource for current websites covering all areas of design.

Packaging design

Some case studies where designers talk about typography

A short video on letterpress by Naomi Ross (1.5 mins) 

Designer Daily - daily news with design inspiration and resources

Graphic, web and logo designer

Application for illustration – music - Lucy Everett

Vanity barcode

Flavorwire - Cultural news and critique

Grain Edit - book covers

Festival posters

Soviet posters

AGDA Poster Annual

AGDA Professional Practice

Postcarden - Creative use of cards; greeting cards, promotion, events (illustration, paper engineering)

Logo design, business cards, packaging

Teacher resources, lesson plans

International Council of Communication Design - education resource

Design resources and training (for teachers), design principles, colour theory, visual

communication, sketching, perspective, rendering techniques, model making

Design Victoria ‘A guide to Intellectual Property for Australia’s Graphic Designers’

Designs - IP Australia

Australian Copyright Council