2nd Annual Dotgain Conference

On Friday, November 2nd I attended the 2nd Annual Dotgain Conference held at Holland College in the Florence Simmons Theatre. This year Jud Haynes of Newfoundland was the headliner and blew attendees away with his story, work examples, and client list. Just a few super cool things about Jud: His name is Jud – is that short…

DesignThinkers TO: Day Two

I just saw Michael Bierut speak on the main stage at the Sony Entertainment Centre in Toronto, Canada. Michael is a partner at Pentagon, a design firm in the US consisting of 22 partners. He has worked on some large campaigns, but the one I was most interested to hear about was the heavily criticized…

Design: My Little Stash Clothing

One of the great things about running your own clothing company is meeting others who are passionate about fashion! I met Danielle from My Little Stash through a mutual friend – Instagram! Our first project together was an MLS branded tee garnished with the local term “Who’s Yer Father?”. Since then we’re created other locally…

Project: Charlottetown Travel Guide

The Charlottetown Travel guide is an annual project I get to dive into just before Christmas every year! The guide is Discover Charlottetown’s off-Island lure piece, used to entice potential travellers worldwide to choose Charlottetown as their ultimate vacation destination! Custom iconography, extensive text layouts, multiple print ads, and photo layouts are used in this…

Green Willy’s Homebrew Challenge Entry

My fiance, Jonathan is an avid homebrewer. He and his friends, Will and Clayton spend every Thursday huddled around pots, talking brews, and planning their next big experiment. Recently they brewed an annual favorite; their Winter Warmer for submission into the Gahan House’s Homebrew Challenge. Fingers crossed it does well!