What is a Forest Friend?

What is a Forest Friend?

  A forest friend is a genderless, adolescent trickster spirit, mentioned since antiquity in stories and songs of rural coastal peoples on the Atlantic seaboard of North America. According to legend, forest friends live alone in burrows called...
Cute dogs wearing my work

Cute dogs wearing my work

FETCH, a canine social club and boutique pet shop in Toronto, had some adorable dog fashion printed with the logo I designed. Check out these little doggy friends in little doggy sweaters!           If you’re in Toronto and looking for...
Sci-Fi & Interface Design Workshop

Sci-Fi & Interface Design Workshop

I’ve taken over Michael LeBlanc‘s Intro to Interactive Design class at NSCAD University for 3 weeks while he’s in China. We’ll be doing a fun little workshop on science fiction film and interface design, inspired by the fantastic book Make It...
Working with Squarespace

Working with Squarespace

What is Squarespace? Squarespace is a website builder that’s becoming widely known and used for its intuitive building tools and beautiful templates. As a WordPress user/designer for many years, I was skeptical that a site builder (many of which have been...
When your client has no taste

When your client has no taste

“A few well-chosen words about Astrology Design?  Madam, I am only too happy to oblige: our aim is to serve.  The customer is usually wrong; but statistics indicate that it doesn’t pay to tell him so.” – Aleister Crowley, Magick Without...
Translating print documents to web documents

Translating print documents to web documents

Some degree of adjustment is usually necessary when adapting a document designed for print into a document for online use. This is because we use different technology to decipher each: hands and eyes for physical printed matter and a screen or device for digital...