The work of graphic designer is a continuous struggle against the ugly.
The team at Positive Posters have put together their first conference in Melbourne, specifically aimed at students named ‘Sex, Drugs & Helvetica’. Times have clearly changed… Helvetica was frowned upon when I was at uni. It is taking place on the 25th of August and tickets are just $40 for the full day event.
Speakers include AgIdeas, K.W.Doggett Fine Paper, Chad Willats (Finsbury Green), Studio Motherbird, Jono Wallace (Alter), Vali Valibhoy (Mag Nation), Simon Mundy (AGDA), Nick Hallam (Positive Posters), Mr. Singh and EMK Lawyers. Impressive.
Range of topics look fantastic also, covering everything from inspiration, what is good and bad design, general advice on starting out and a forum for pitching new ideas.
Think this would be worthwhile for young and old, at only 40 bucks a pop you have no excuse not to attend. Go grab a ticket and find out more here. [source: Australian INfront]