Beginning For my mentorship, I had the pleasure of working with Eric Pautz, one of the two art directors at Giant Ant. We decided on a brief and mapped out the check points and deliverables for each week. The Brief To begin the project, Eric wrote of a brief based on the format which … More My Mentorship With Eric Pautz
Wolf Boy final character design
From silhouetted ink blots to a full fledged character, the linked PDF is the visual development of my character development.
The project was to provide a design solution as our way of participating in the reconciliation to the First Nations people of Canada and USA. My project focuses on traditional aboriginal food and the ceremonies and festivals surrounding it. My solution was designing and branding a café/community centre. The café would serve only aboriginal food … More Reconciliation :: Long House
As my part in the redoing the Full Footprint aesthetic, I worked with Cynthia to create a storyboard for an explainer video. We felt it was necessary to create a short animated video to explain how offsets are used and how they work. First we created a script that asks and answers questions we felt … More Full Footprint Project :: Storyboards
For my magazine layout project I chose to ramp up your typical National Geographic magazine spread. I wanted to keep the typical style of the layout but add some more interest and depth. The official layout is effective as it accommodates for large images and content heavy body copy; the white space is effectively used … More Magazine Layout :: New Natgeo
I had a lot of trouble with designing my resume. But as I went along I learned that getting everything you need to say is crucial before attempting the layout; you need to know how much content you have to work with. I don’t have too much professional experience in the illustration and design field, … More Résumé
We were to write a manifesto in the form of a poster in response to what resonated with us with sustainable design. The target audience is would-be future employers, so I decided that the poster should reflect the values discussed in my manifesto. After writing, I tackled how to make a compelling visual that would compliment the manifesto. … More A Manifesto of Sustainable Design
Lousie Fili is probably one of the greatest retro typographers around today. Trained under Herb Lubalin, she keeps true the to the retro aesthetics from the 20s and 30s. Her studio, Louise Fili Ltd, has done a lot of work for branding and food packaging. Her work is truly unique, and the many awards she had … More Retro Words
Post-modernism became popular during the late 70s and 80s. Combining historical references to past design aesthetics, post-modernism widely consisted of excess. Non-functional geometric flourishes and sometimes unconventionally paired pastel colours are also common attributes. But, what about the strange title of this blog? Super Graphics developed during this time of graphic excess as computers allowed … More Super-Duper-Über GRAPHICS!