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Sony Music Timeline

by Tanya on December 3, 2012

Alex Fowkes is the London based designer behind the Sony Music Timeline. The mural covers almost 150 square meters of wall space in Sony’s Derry Street headquarters. The typographic installation which uses only CNC cut vinyl as the sole medium, (…)

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Outside In

by Jill on December 23, 2011

Outside In is a house in Yamanashi, Japan designed by Takeshi Hosaka Architects. With the sky above and the forest close, this house was designed to bring nature inside. Below is Takeshi Hosaka’s design concept and rationale for Outside In (…)

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Food Rules, the Illustrated Version

by Tanya on November 29, 2011

Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, by Michael Pollan, was originally published in 2009. A guide to eating simple and smart, Food Rules is a resource for anyone interested in their health. Recently a second version of the book was published, (…)

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Shaun Kingerlee

by Jill on October 25, 2011

Shaun Kingerlee is a designer and illustrator based in Vancouver, BC. With nearly all of his projects, Kingerlee likes to integrate his illustration work into his design pieces, giving them a unique style. From minimal diagrams, to elaborate type treatments, (…)

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Virginia Johnson

by Jill on October 7, 2011

Canadian textile designer and illustrator, Virginia Johnson, creates colourful prints on fabrics for clothing, shawls, accessories, objects for the home and children’s wear. Johnson paints all of her prints with watercolours which are then silkscreened onto fabric in India and Toronto. (…)

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Tadao Ando

by Jill on September 30, 2011

Despite never being formally trained Tadao Ando is one of the most distinguished contemporary Japanese architects. Ando, has created many stunning works and I had the pleasure of experiencing seven of them during my recent trip to Japan. His design (…)

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We’re Back

by Tanya on September 19, 2011

Back from our summer vacations inspired and relaxed, we hope our readers will enjoy a few snapshots from our respective trips to kick off our return.Gion district, Kyoto, Japan Kiyomizu-dera Temple, Kyoto, Japan Parlee Beach, Shediac, New Brunswick Pointe-du-chêne Warf, (…)

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See you in September

by Tanya on August 11, 2011

As Tanya heads east to reconnect with nature on the beaches of the Atlantic ocean, Jill heads to Japan for some design and cultural inspiration. We will return mid-September with new posts and maybe even some stories from our summer (…)

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Eaton Hall

by Jill on July 25, 2011

Toronto based Matter Strategic Design created the identity and a welcome kit for Eaton Hall, an upscale Inn and Conference Centre. The welcome kit consists of six cards representing each of the services provided by Eaton Hall and are placed (…)

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Lotta Nieminen

by Jill on May 26, 2011

Lotta Nieminen is a designer and illustrator from Helsinki, Finland but is now based in NYC. She studied graphic design and illustration at the University of Art and Design Helsinki and at RISD. In 2010, Lotta received the Art Directors (…)

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