Will you be our next Emerging Designer?


Are you a young designer a year or two out of uni? We know what it is like. Young designers graduate from the (relative) comforts of university only to disappear into the sea of, well, more designers. It is hard to find opportunities to get your names out there and your amazing talents recognised. Here at Ligature Journal, we’re all about showcasing the talents of young designers to the world.

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Meet Braille Bricks | An Experimental Project


This project might seem familiar to some of you and you’d be right! We visited Braille Bricks back in issue 2 – For Good. Learning and playing, these two things go hand in hand. But what if you could combine the two AND bridge the gap between children with and without visual impairment?

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Check out what’s inside past issues with our flick throughs

Hey there.You might have noticed we’ve been creating animated flick throughs for all of our published issues, it’s a great way for you to get a little sneak peek at what’s inside.


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Be a part of The Design Project


Are you a post-graduate student of design? Do you have important and interesting ideas about design—or an amazing design project —that you would like to share? We would like to hear from you.

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Emerging Designer – Emma Newnes

Emma Newnes | Designer



The journey to design starts early for some people. We interviewed Emma Newnes and found that was most definitely the case.

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Past Issues you say? Grab a copy of 0 to 5 today!


There’s nothing like a good magazine and if you’re missing a few issues of Ligature Journal? Well there’s nothing like 3! We’ve bundled issues 0, 1 and 2 and 3, 4 and 5 together in two neat little packages. Just to refresh your memory, this is what each issue is about –

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Two new subscription options!

Introducing two great new ways to get your hands on Ligature Journal—faster and cheaper.

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Check out our flick through animation of issue six!

Hey there. We have created an animated flick through of Ligature Journal issue 6, touch.

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Instagram: smccolldesign

When you talk to designers about how they found their way into the profession, you often hear a story with its origins a long way from design. Although Sarah McColl graduated from Billy Blue, Melbourne in 2015, her journey to a career in design – service design, to be precise – encompasses just such a journey. We wrote to her and asked her to tell us her story.

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Annika Keogh graduated from CATC in 2014 and landed her dream job with DKO twelve months later. Initially, Annika was hired as the receptionist for the architecture firm BUT after only a few short months was appointed the position of Junior Interior Designer. LJ04’s Sam O’Brien asked her the tough questions about her job and her views on disruption.

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