Where do you turn for inspiration? Do you have a favourite blog, Facebook or Instagram account you follow? Well if you’re looking for a little extra inspiration to boost your next project, then you’re in luck! We’ve had a chat to our experts over at Martin and they’ve sent over their favourite tumblr and Instagram accounts. (more…)

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Top Trend of 2016: Material Design

Posted on 30/05/2016 by admin

If you live and breathe all things design, then chances are you have already heard about Material Design. Launched in June 2014 by the design deities at Google, this visual language incorporates flat design trends to create simplistic visuals. (more…)

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Six portfolio tips from a Senior Designer

Posted on 27/05/2016 by admin

First impressions count. This is true for any first impression you want to make. Whether it be during an interview, meeting a new contact or showing off your portfolio, you want to make sure you’re sending the right message. You want to tell your future employer, client or colleague that you’re professional, proficient and above all authentic. (more…)

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SlideShare: Street art around the world

Posted on 18/05/2016 by admin

Street art and graphic design have a lot in common. Both require technical skill and design savvy; both are powerful visual communication tools that convey a strong message. And both are incredibly pleasing to the eye. (more…)

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Secrets of the super successful

Posted on 10/05/2016 by admin

While there are no secret formulas for success, the majority of successful individuals do seem to share a number of very good habits. These tend to revolve around determination, self-discipline and an outstanding work ethic – all elements that keep them at the top of their game. (more…)

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Crack Mondayitis with Tyson Day!

Posted on 26/04/2016 by Tyson Day

I have always been fascinated by the people who answer the question, “hi, how are you?” with an “okay for a Monday”.  I think to myself, what does that actually mean? What would make your Monday better? Then I find myself asking further questions. (more…)

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Are you the creative type?

Posted on 15/04/2016 by admin

There are many different ways that someone can be ‘creative’, and at Martin we encourage all of them. Whether you are pursuing further studies for interest or for a completely new career direction, it’s important that you follow your passions – no matter how ‘different’ they may be. Authenticity is truly an asset. (more…)

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Brightly: Start Here, Go Places.

Posted on 07/04/2016 by admin

Martin, meet Brightly – Your hub of inspiration!

Your time at Martin should be filled with positive and transformational experiences – both inside and outside of the classroom. When it comes time for you to graduate, Martin wants you to feel confident that you’re prepared to enter the next chapter of your life. We believe that confidence and skills come from engagement with peers, mentors, experts and tools that guide you along your journey. (more…)

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Why you don’t need a New Year’s resolution

Posted on 13/01/2016 by Shalini Menon

It’s been almost 2 weeks since the New Year began and most of us beginning to powering through our ‘unique’ New Year’s resolutions. Whether it be losing weight, applying for that job, asking for a promotion or going on that date, everyone has their dream. That one thing that they can do in the next 352 days which will change their life. But why? (more…)

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Although she hasn’t been a graduate for very long, Michelle Joseph is well on her way to becoming the next big thing in the events industry. Having studied a Diploma of Events and a Certificate IV in Graphic Design at Martin, Michelle was well equipped to begin working within this dynamic industry. (more…)

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