Posts Tagged “Toronto”

Switch Light

by Jill on November 21, 2013

Switch Light by UNIVERSAL PROGRAM is an object with no defined top or bottom in a traditional sense. This is because it has two functional sides, one to receive light and one to emit light. During the day, the photovoltaic (…)

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TIFF People’s Choice Awards

by Jill on September 24, 2012

This year’s Toronto International Film Festival People’s Choice Awards were created by the BlackBerry Design Team, which included a design student attending OCAD University as part of the Research In Motion co-op program. The design concept for the award began with an (…)

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Jacqui Oakley

by Jill on June 29, 2012

Jacqui Oakley is an Illustrator based in Hamilton, Ontario. She is also an instructor of the illustration program at OCADU in Toronto. Specializing in hand-lettering and portraiture, Oakley creates her stunning works with ink, acrylic and oil based paints. A selection (…)

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Creative Type Four

by Jill on May 14, 2012

Its the time of year for Toronto’s annual, curated exhibition of typographic artwork, Creative Type. The show’s work is made up of a selection of the city’s most talented illustrators, artists and designers. Since its beginning in 2008, the profile (…)

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Graven Feather

by Jill on February 16, 2012

Situated at the heart of the Queen Street West in Toronto, Graven Feather is a printmaking studio, workshop and gallery. With a focus on fostering creativity, the fully functioning studio is an open and accessible destination for the artist and (…)

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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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DesignThinkers 2011

by Jill on July 15, 2011

On November 2 & 3, 2011 the Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario is hosting their 12th annual DesignThinkers Conference in Toronto. The list includes Chip Kidd, George Lois, Eddie Opara and Jessica Hische to name a few of (…)

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by Jill on May 3, 2011

CONTACT is an annual photography festival in Toronto during the month of May featuring over 1000 local, national and international artists exhibiting at more than 200 venues. CONTACT is the largest photography event in the world that is devoted to (…)

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by Jill on April 29, 2011

Effektive is a Glasgow based, independent design studio who specialize in identity and brand development in print and digital media. The passion for their craft is evident in their projects which have rich print details and playful typography. They are (…)

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Creative Type No 03

by Jill on April 25, 2011

Creative Type is a unique opportunity for designers and illustrators of Toronto to exhibit their personal work and to “promote the idea of artful typography as a significant and valuable facet of our city’s visual culture”. It began in 2008 (…)

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