My name is
Joanne Mackellar

Web Designer & Illustrator


The future of storytelling

Posted on 22 Jun 2011 in Animations, Books | 0 comments

I recently brought (the unfortunately named) ipad 2. It is a great product, there are some flaws but that is not what I wanted to post about. The above video shows what I believe is the future of storytelling for children. Books are able to become more interactive and immersing for the users. This is […]

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A good read

Posted on 23 Nov 2010 in Books, Technology, Website | 0 comments

Nice book about the web and browser from the google team. The information is easy to read and very informative. There’s quite a bit of information that is new to me and has given somewhere to start my own knowledge base. What is even more impressive, it’s done in HTML5. Making the HTML5 fans scream […]

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Process Journal

Posted on 30 Oct 2010 in Books, Magazine | 0 comments

Another magazine you should add to your design collection is “Process Journal”. Beautifully designed, Process Journal showcases work from Australia and Internationally. It is something worth adding to your magazine collection if you have the money. I’ve gotten a subscription from Mag Nation since I’m a little bit lazy in going out. Process Journal Mag […]

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Posted on 11 Apr 2010 in Books, Type | 0 comments

Due to the huge amount of work I have this week I’m unable to do a proper post. However I have found some interesting examples of cities interpreted through type. Penguin books have adopted this idea in a small ad campaign shown here. Also there is a flickr set from insect54 that displays some of […]

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Little Golden Books

Posted on 20 Mar 2010 in Books, Illustrators, Packaging | 0 comments

Although I keep an analogue journal for the things that inspire me I thought I would share some of the items I have been collecting lately. I’ve been collecting little golden books you can find at the supermarket for a couple of dollars. Obvisously I’m not the target market for little golden books by look […]

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