Archive for the “Montreal” category

Air Canada’s 75th Anniversary Videos

by Tanya on September 16, 2012

Karim Zariffa is the Montreal based artist behind the beautifully crafted 75th Anniversary videos for Air Canada. Commissioned by SpaFax, Zariffa was asked to create two promotion videos, one showcasing the flight attendants uniforms throughout the decades and the other (…)

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Amanda Mocci

by Tanya on July 28, 2011

Amanda Mocci is a Montreal based illustrator with an impressive portfolio. Working mainly with gouache, pencil and pastel and focusing the human figure as subject matter, Mocci’s work uses little colour which results in high contrast and dramatic images. Although (…)

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Cannes Lions 2011

by Tanya on June 27, 2011

The 2011 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity recently took place between June 19th and 25th. The very prestigious international award competition receives more than 24,000 entries from around the world which are showcased and judged during the festival. This (…)

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Design Montréal Open House

by Tanya on May 9, 2011

Montréal Mayor, Gérald Tremblay, recently kicked off Montreal UNESCO City of Design’s fifth anniversary. To celebrate this designation, Montréal is paying tribute to the people who shape our city and our everyday lives. Between May 2011 and May 2012 there (…)

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Upcoming and Noteworthy

by Tanya on April 8, 2011

Next month in Montreal the Infopresse RDV Design event will feature speakers Paula Scher (Pentagram NYC) and Pum and Jake Lefebure (Design Army, Washington DC). Taking place on May 26th, the lectures are presented in English and you can find (…)

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Créa 2011

by Tanya on April 8, 2011

Last week the Créa award winners were announced, featuring the best advertising in Quebec during the last year. The grand prize went to TAXI for their work with Bombardier. The current issue of Infopresse magazine features the winning work and (…)

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Raymond Biesinger

by Jill on April 4, 2011

Raymond Biesinger is an illustrator from Edmonton, Alberta who recently made the move east to Montreal. A self-taught illustrator, Biesinger’s authentic, hand-made style is crafted using many tools such as pens, inks, photos, acrylics, rubber stamps, photocopiers, Letraset, typewriters, exacto (…)

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Une année en quarantaine

by Tanya on March 22, 2011

Une année en quarantaine is the beautifully illustrated debut graphic novel by Claude Auchu. Released last week, the story recounts the year Auchu turned forty and the myriad of questions and discoveries he encountered along the way. Full of honest, (…)

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La Transformation

by Tanya on March 10, 2011

Pica Magazine is an initiative by l’École de design de l’UQAM in Montreal. Published once a year, the magazine invites contributors to reflect upon a theme in a conceptual or editorial way. The latest issue, La transformation, is about the (…)

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Grafika Awards 2011

by Tanya on February 15, 2011

Last week the winners of the 2011 Grafika Awards, celebrating the best design work in Quebec, were announced. As usual, there was a wealth of fantastic projects recognized with the Grand Prix 2011 going to Baillat Cardell & fils for (…)

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