DBA Pens

I had this video running at different times on two different pages and the lady’s voice started to mess with my mind. Makes for a good time if you’re bored. I’ve been wondering lately if such a thing as this -a ‘green’ pen- exists, and then stumbled upon this video in the midst of some blog-hopping. I love infographics, and thought these were pretty super neat. Also the logo is quite smashing. (I apologize for the poor linking job on the video, there was a lot of yelling at the computer, wasted time, and so this is the best I could do).

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Icograda Design Week: NEXT WEEK

Yes and yes! Design week next week! I am getting prepared to “reshape [my] understanding of the value of design”. Watch the cool video.

GDMA Grad Show

Hey all! I’m going to be graduating soon so here’s a bit of info on my grad show. Come and see what’s been taking up my time the past year!

You are invited to Take a Closer Look
Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Graphic Design for Marketing Program (GDMA)
Take a Closer Look

Kwantlen Polytechnic University’s Graphic Design for Marketing (GDMA) Class of 2010 is challenging their profession to Take a Closer Look.

After an extensive four year degree program, the GDMA Class of 2010 have attained modern marketing skills and business knowledge to help employees and clients achieve more than just “beautiful images”. And they are ready to prove it!

We are proud to present our Speaker Series Event – Take a Closer Look. Speakers include Paula Scher (Pentagram, New York) and Eric Karjaluoto (smashLAB, Vancouver).

Guests are invited to join us for speaker presentations followed by the opportunity to chirp in on our student-led discussions concerning the evolving role of graphic designers, the interplay of marketing and design, and the future of graphic design.
Take a Closer Look: GDMA 2010

Thursday, May 20, 2010, 7pm

Waterfall Building (near Granville Island)
1540 West 2nd Avenue
Vancouver, BC (map)

Click here for tickets and more information.

Boarding Pass Makeover

So when I first began my blog I had a few requests to post something about type when I was blogging more frequently. First of all, this meant someone else other than myself was reading my blog which even now puts a big ole smile on my face. Well I’m hoping I’ll have a bit more time to keep this thing going on the regular, so I thought I’d turn the page by fulfilling these requests. And here goes…

Tyler Thompson did a real stellar job of updating the Delta Airlines boarding pass, amazing how good type can transform an image. He describes his rationale quite well if you’re interested.



Birds rock out too.

If you can, hang in there til the solo.