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From Mainstream to Indie by Gilamon Studio

Gilamon Studio is an independent collective of comic artist based in Malaysia. They share with students the challenges of earning and living the dream of being a comic artist. an initiative by CuriousCore, featuring Creative Professionals in Singapore

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What makes a good name card?

Before there was the Internet, a name card was the only way someone can track you easily. Even till today, a name card (also called a business card) is the second thing someone new receives from you and at times the last impression you leave on a person. It serves as an important professional exchange across all cultures whether you're representing a company or running your own business. I've given and received dozens of name cards during my course of work as well as designed our own. Here are a few simple tips to make your name card more user-friendly.

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6 Key Lessons for Young Creatives by Joji Jacob

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Key lessons a young creative should know through an introspective look into the success achieved and mistakes committed during Joji Jacob’s 16 years in the advertising industry. an initiative by CuriousCore, featuring Creative Professionals in Singapore

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Concept Art Design Process by Kai Ng

Kai Ng, a professional concept artist based in Singapore, talks about the application of design fundamentals in his work. an initiative by CuriousCore, featuring Creative Professionals in Singapore

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9 Simple Steps to Better Networking

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No man is an island. At some point in all our lives, we've all been touched by someone who went the extra mile to help us through challenging times. Most successful people believe that their social network played a critical part in their success; lending them support and opening doors for them to grow further.

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Infographics for Nokia + Truth

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We've had an enjoyable full day session stretching our creative muscles with the Nokia management team and facilitators from Truth, an award-winning market research agency based in UK. We've signed Non-Disclosure Agreements (NDAs) on all our work with them and the only thing we can share is this quick sketch done by our illustrator.

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Why Co-working spaces beats Starbucks

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Co-working has often been described as a "professional shared workspace with a coffee shop vibe." Unlike working from home alone, you actually work in the presence of people with similar interest. Starbucks was probably one of your favourite spaces to work until their management recently decided to seal off their power outlets.

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Marketing with Illustrations

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Marketing messages constantly face the challenge of competing for your attention. The Economist states that “information overload” is one of the biggest irritations in modern life. In a sea of advertisements that shouts “same old, same old,” it’s always refreshing whenever someone presents messages in a different manner.

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Keep it Social: The CuriousCore Story

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Before we decided to set up a company, we spent time thinking about our own circle of friends and how awesome it would be if we can work in the same office and collaborate on the projects we love...

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