One of my earliest creative memories

26 August 2013

ImageHere I am around age 10, entering the Canada Day poster contest. Without being too hard on my younger self, I can’t help but wince at my banal concept: a row of Canadian archetypes (see the coloured lumber jack, as well as an astronaut — Marc Garneau was a big deal — and I’m sure there was an Inuit guy too) with a giant maple leaf backdrop. It may have presaged my love of Soviet poster art:

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CPP/QPP Increase: All Signs Point to Trouble

17 June 2013

Another project I did for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). I had to experiment to get the right look for the moving highway – opting for a simple green field over a row of trees. Also notice the slight texture on the signs and the whooshing sound effects.


Rejected Canadian Flag Designs

17 June 2013

Rejected Canadian Flag Designs

http://mentalfloss.com/article/50022/11-rejected-canadian-flag-designs


Alberta PCs: Some Party That I Used to Know

15 April 2013

My first music video – a satire of Gotye’s “Somebody That I Used to Know.”


Manning Conference Visuals

11 March 2013

We just closed our annual conference. I (naturally) put a lot of effort into the visuals. The Pantone 274 U Blue turned out great!

Booklet, branded agenda, pen, and bag

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Booklet spread

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Signage

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Projected backdrop

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Ads

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Website

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FCM Project

12 February 2013

An animation I created for the Federation of Canadian Municipalities.


Red Tape Visualized

21 January 2013

A clip I created for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.


Idea # 35: EXPRESSION OF SPEED

18 December 2012

Idea # 35: EXPRESSION OF SPEED

One of many ideas that changed graphic design. Read about the others at http://www.brainpickings.org/index.php/2012/05/08/100-ideas-that-changed-graphic-design/


Mobile Payments Visualized

11 December 2012

A clip I created for Canadian telecoms giant Rogers.


This is amazing! Nothing like getting paid! Greeeat!

18 November 2012