When your client has no taste

When your client has no taste

The best clients in the world are the ones who acknowledge their need for a design professional and trust your expertise to turn out appropriate, attractive design that suits their needs.

But every once in a while, you’ll run into a client (or potential client, preferably) who can’t tell a butthole from a rosebush and has no idea they suffer from bad taste.

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...
Beijing: First Impressions

Beijing: First Impressions

1. Holy shit, it’s fucking huge. The streets downtown are 6-8 lanes wide. The buildings look like they were constructed by some brobdingnagian race and span blocks by themselves. The communist-built structures are built to impress — just like the ancient structures —...
Shanghai: First Impressions

Shanghai: First Impressions

1. Traffic. The last decade has seen a massive surge in the number of automobiles owned in China, which in Shanghai has prompted the construction of lovely new roads and highways (nary a pothole in sight). This means that traffic is bananas, as are driving habits — as...
China, Fall 2014: Shanghai // Beijing // Guangzhou

China, Fall 2014: Shanghai // Beijing // Guangzhou

This Tuesday I’ll be off to Asia for the very first time, visiting three of China’s largest cities over two weeks with my father, Michael LeBlanc. My dad has been to China a dozen times over the past decade in his capacity as faculty member at NSCAD...
Glitches Bitches

Glitches Bitches

Get some free glitch art, created with http://snorpey.github.io/jpg-glitch/. Folder contains 23 medium to high resolution glitched images. [su_nt_button url=”http://forestfriend.ca/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/glitches-bitches.zip”]Download...