more London cycling

SE1 community website

Cycle show, Earl's court (8-11 oct)
Serpentine sport training sessions
Cycle safe London
Go Skyride (Putney heath to Bushey park circular/2.5 hrs/The Telegraph Inn, Telegraph Rd, Putney Heath/7pm Wednesday 26th August)
Bike Radar
Bikes on public transport
EVANS cycle voucher
Bike to work sampler book
London cycle network
The cycling experts
Mayor of London Skyride (20 Sep)
4 parks Skyride (13 Sep)
Richmond park ride (6 Sept)


Response to D&AD Student Awards brief set by Hewlett Packard.
"Present an idea which promotes HP Workstations ability to bring to life anything the creative mind can conceive."
Filmed, edited and directed by Matt Robinson and Tom Wrigglesworth


more YCN opportunities

Graphic design internship-1

The Institute of Contemporary Arts’ design team is looking for an open-minded talented graphic design intern. The ideal intern will be proficient in InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop as well as having experience of print and layout. Travel expenses are covered from zone 1-4 and the intern is offered a card for the duration of his internship that gives him free access to several art galleries in London.

Only successful applicants will be contacted. Please email sarah.boris@ica.org.uk sending your CV and examples of your work (no more than 4MB emails in total) or send your work by post to Sarah Boris, ICA, Senior Designer, 12 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH.

Graphic design internship-2

Fridge Creative is looking for a talented graphic design graduate to intern with them for a three month stint. The ideal candidate would need to be proficient in all the usual CS packages and have both print and web design evident in their portfolio. Our hours are 10am– 6pm. We would offer £50 a week to cover travel and food expenses. email: info@fridgecreative.co.uk.

3 months at YCN

We're looking for a friendly and organisational someone to join us for at least three months, to help with ongoing creative project management and marketing.
Those interested should have some experience in the organisational side of design projects, solid written and verbal communication skills and an interest in the marketing and PR side of a creative business. Each applicant will be judged on individual merit.
The role is initially for three months, with a view to potential extension. These three months will be remunerated at £1550 a month. Please email your CV and a covering note to nick@ycnonline.com with the subject line Three

Illuatration placement

The One Off, a creative brand and design agency is looking for a talented illustrator student or graduate to join the team for a couple of weeks. The chosen candidate will be helping to develop an illustration style for a new range of Eco-toys for kids. A good knowledge of illustrator is essential along with a down to earth, hard working and dedicated attitude. Please send your CV and a few examples of your work to laura@theoneoff.com.

Graphic design internship-3

J.W. Anderson is an exciting menswear designer that shows on schedule at London Fashion Week. J.W. Anderson is a growing brand on an international scale with ever expanding media interest. Magazines such as Dazed and Confused, Dansk and Ten Magazine shoot the labels collection. J.W. Anderson sells on an International scale and in London in places such as Liberty.

We are looking for a Graphic Design student or graduate who has very good knowledge of Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. Dreamweaver knowledge is a bonus. The student will gain experience in working in a creative fashion team with the opportunity of focusing on a season of re branding in a growing company. The student selected will be supervised by head of Print Design; Sam Cotton. Travel expenses will be paid. Please send your CV and a few examples of your work to sam@j-w-anderson.com.

Creative writing workshop

Ctrl.Alt.Shift comic competition

H&F events & places

The best of...:
...hamersmith & fulham
...southwest london
...kensington & chelsea
...central london!

The Fulham palace
British swimming
Simply swim
Western Kurdistan association
Give blood: session searcher
Parachute jump (contact Laura Busse on 020 8382 8018)


Waste & Recycle

Waste online – info on products recycling
Waste connect – find local recycling
Green choices – UK guide to greener living
Recycled products guide
Centre for Alternative technology
Scrap stores
Charity choice
Let's recycle
Recycle more
Recycle for London

Fonebank: sell & recycle your phone (mine is £5.50)
Simplydrop – phone, camera & players recycling + money (mine £5)

Natural collection

Organic & fairtrade goods

stop climate chaos

Stop climate chaos: green campaigns & events
(good font btw)

Give coal a boot

Greenpeace - Kick start a green energy future

Coal is a medieval atavism


Spare type blog

Oded Ezer's notes
Homage to Milton Glazer

Fonts for Financials

H&F article about Annual reports' typefaces

the Typographer's guide to the Galaxy

Oded Ezer's new book, review by Karen on design: related



T-shirt design competition (£2009 reward & commission) + logo redesign competition (£500)

the power of 8

interesting design blog & project space
'In this collaborative project, 8 people from different walks of life work together to build a public conversation about their individual aspirations for a desirable future'.


Jazz in London

Jazz bars
Jazz clubs
Octave/Covent garden

London stuff for Aug-Sep

Cycle Fridays
Portobello film festival/3-20 Sep
London Jazz festival/13-22 Nov
BBC Proms
Feast on Southwark bridge/ 13 Sep 12-22 pm
Sushi for free (£2.50 for service) at Tokyo sushi/Bank, 46 gresham st
Regents canal tasting trail/23 Aug 12-4 pm
Thames festival/12-13 Sept
The icecreamists/Selfridges/ 10 sep – 1 oct
Organic fortnight/5-20 sep

London design festival-2009

Range of events for Aug-Sept as part of Design festival

London theatres

Free London Theatre
A night less ordinary: FREE theatre tickets for under 26s
Bush theatre/Shep. Bush
GATE/(Notting hill gate, 11 Pembridge rd, above Prince Alb. pub)
Royal court/Sloane sq.
BAC /Battersea arts centre
TARA/Earlsfield, 12 mins from Waterloo
Orange theatre/Richmond)
The Tricycle/Kilburn
Soho theatre
Trafalgar studios (14 Whitehall)
Greenwich theatre
National Theatre
Young vic (Waterloo, The Cut)
The Blue elephant (59a Bethwin Rd, entrance in Thompson's Ave, Oval)
Hackney Empire
Royal court (Sloane sq.)
Donmar Warehouse (41 Earlham st., 7 dials)
Arcola (The Shawl Wed 9th & Thurs 10th Sept Mon 14th - Thurs 17th Sept
Elder Latimer is in Love
Mon 7th - Thurs 10th Sept
Mon 14th - Thurs 17th Sept) tel. 020 7503 1646
Dalston Kingsland Station, 27 Arcola st.
+ Pay what you can every Tuesday after 7pm
Half moon



creating free custom flash websites

lokesh dhakar

designer behind this 'coffee table' (possible to buy t-shirts or mugs with this print)

GOOD transparencies archive flickr set

whole lot of infographics from GOOD zine

Deliver magazine

online magazine for marketing people, but who knows...

Imagine Leadership

Great work for the Harvard Business School from XPLANE.com

Autokratz – Stay the same

infographic music video "Stay The Same" by Autokratz, directed by Laurie Thinot, she just earned recognition at the 19th Annual New Directors Showcase at Cannes. Links to videos from all of the winners are here.
via coolinfographics

eat real, eat local

Hellmann’s - It’s Time for Real from CRUSH on Vimeo.

$ 1 000, 000, 000, 000

Video based on the infographics from Jess Bachman, from WallStats.com
Created by/for Mint.com.

volunteering & charity

misc volunteering organisations online:
Young timebank
Time bank
Junction 49
UN volunteers
Save the children
Barnardo's charity
Citizens Advice
Volunteering England
NAB volunteering
Volunteer abroad
Cancer research UK
Leonard Cheshire Disability

'cool infographics' blog

another infographics blog of another infographics geek

overpopulation is a myth

so is it? overpopulationisamyth.com

rafael macho design

some good infographics and other 2D/3D work by Rafael Macho