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The Getty Research Portal

The Getty Research Portal

The Getty Research Portal™ is a free online search platform providing worldwide access to an extensive collection of digitized art history texts from a range of institutions. This multilingual and multicultural union catalog affords art historians and other researchers the ability to search and download complete digital copies of publications devoted to art, architecture, material […]

English Conversation Group @ DCE Library

DCE Library will be holding an English Conversation Group in the Library seminar Room. The first session will be this Thursday 2 February at 1pm. The aim is to practise English conversation, get to know each other, and there will be a few sessions on specialized design terms  a little later in the year. So […]

DCE Library Opening Hours- Summer Vacation 2016/17

Design Centre Library’s opening hours over the upcoming vacation hours will be as follows: Monday 28 November- Thursday 1 December  9:30am- 4.00pm Friday 2 December CLOSED Monday 5 December- Friday 6 January CLOSED Monday 9 January – Thursday 12 January 9.30am-4.00pm Friday 13 January CLOSED Monday 16 January – Friday 27 January 9:30am-4:00pm Thursday 26 […]

David Lynch books in the DCE Library

David Lynch books in the DCE Library

We have just added a donation of books on David Lynch from the Queensland Art Gallery to the Design Centre Enmore library collection. Titles are (click on the link to see the shelf list location): Catching the Big Fish: Meditation, consciousness and creativity David Lynch: Chaos theory of violence and silence David Lynch: Lithos David […]

DCE Library Spring Vacation Opening Hours

The Spring vacation is almost here! DCE Library Vacation Opening Hours will be as follows: Monday 19 September- Thursday 22 September 9.30am-4.00pm Friday 23 September CLOSED Monday 26 September – Thursday 29 September 9.30am-4.00pm Friday 30 September CLOSED Monday 3 October (PUBLIC HOLIDAY) CLOSED And yes, you can borrow over the holiday but to avoid getting […]

Need copyright free music for your animation or video?

  ccMixter.org is a community music site that promotes remix culture and makes samples, remixes, and a cappella tracks licensed under Creative Commons available for download and re-use in creative works. Visitors are able to listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in a variety of ways including the download and use of tracks […]

A Beginner's Guide to Comic Book Art: Characters

A Beginner’s Guide to Comic Book Art: Characters

    A Beginner’s Guide to Comic Book Art: Characters will help you to discover how to create impressive characters for comic art. From inking to colouring, to anatomy and poses- this book will help you to develop an understanding of the essential kills an aspiring comic artist needs. Shelf location is 741.51/BEGI.

New Nordic Design

New Nordic Design

New Nordic Design by Dorothea Gundtoft celebrates the wide reaching impact Nordic design has had on the world scene. The enduring appeal of Nordic design lies in simplicity, minimalist approach, quality materials and sustainable production methods. Featuring over 70 designers and commentators from throughout Scandinavia, the book is beautifully illustrated throughout. Shelf location is 745.40948/GUND […]

Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

Animal Earth: The Amazing Diversity of Living Creatures

This glossy soft cover picture book has been written by zoologist Ross Piper. There are some wonderful close up shots of  all sorts of creatures- big and small. Ever wondered what a cat flea looks like when magnified? Check it out on page 148- and be thankful they are not as big as the cats […]

Why Fonts Matter

Why Fonts Matter

The subtitle of this book by Sarah Hyndman is (and why they are lots of fun), and that is what the author offers- a fun little book about the impact of fonts on our lives. Try the personality test at the start of the book- there is an analysis of you based on which font […]