Design News: June 18, 2010

Here’s news you can use this week … that’s you, designers!

We had word from our friends at Threadless that they’ve teamed up with Shutterstock on a T-shirt design contest that celebrates photography. Submit your T designs to Threadless now; the deadline is June 20.

Mohawk Fine Paper and label manufacturer Fasson have teamed up to adapt the Superfine brand to labels for premium packaging for products like wine, gourmet food, confections and more. Download more about Superfine Premium Label here.

MisterRetro has released Machine Wash Deluxe, a new version of its popular filter software, with new features like Live Preview and preset functions. Purchase and download the new version from

Benetton Group’s social communication research center, Fabrica, has established an educational partnership and internship program with the Vignelli Center for Design Studies at Rochester Institute of Technology.

School of Visual Arts in New York City opens an exhibit on June 22 of totebags designed for the legendary Strand bookstore .

Alamy has introduced a new search filter that lets designers search for images shot on white backgrounds that are suitable for cut-outs.

Veer has released dozens of new typefaces, including fonts from TypeTogether, Facetype, Alphabet Collection and Dunwich type founders. Veer is also introducing Brownstone, the latest exclusive from Alejandro Paul.