Illustration

MY TOP 10 FROM FITC

MY TOP 10 FROM FITC

This year, I had the pleasure of attending FITC Toronto 2014 (Future. Innovation. Technology. Creativity.). Still fresh from the jet-lag, and feeling inspired, here’s my (rather lengthy)…

Awards weekend in Alberta…

Awards weekend in Alberta…

Last weekend was a big weekend for advertising in Alberta. With Calgary’s Ad Rodeo Anvil Awards on Friday, and Edmonton’s ACE Awards on Saturday, our dapper ZGM…

Think outside the bounding box

Think outside the bounding box

“We want to stand out.” “We want something original.” “We want an idea outside the box.” “We want lots of WOW factor.” “We want something…

Creatives Unite: The Sketchbook Project

Creatives Unite: The Sketchbook Project

The Sketchbook Project is an annual traveling library of artists’ journals from around the world. People who are interested in participating simply sign up online, pick…

Type Re-imagined

Type Re-imagined

1. An art installation of type created out of a network of threads by Clodzine for the Open Doors 2010 exhibition at eikonEMF. 2. Yulia Brodskaya‘s whimsical…

Japan will Prevail

Japan will Prevail

I try and keep my Photoshop skills polished after the 9 to 5. It’s hard to find the time for it, but once I manage…

Fancy a cup of tea, would you?

Fancy a cup of tea, would you?

The weather forecast in Calgary calls for nothing but grey skies and rain all week which makes it the perfect time to cozy up under…

The Creative Herd

The Creative Herd

With a multitude of design related showcases winding down within Calgary’s institutes like SAIT, Mount Royal and ACAD, you can expect to find a herd of creative individuals about to enter this industry. If you’re one of these individuals, you can expect to find some tough competition amongst fellow graduates coupled with a reluctant ad agency base which is recovering from some economic turbulence. Don’t worry, here are some tips and what you need to know if you’re looking to get a good start.

Earth Day Inspired Design

Earth Day Inspired Design

On April 22, we will be celebrating Earth Day 2011. A day dedicated to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. To honour…