Google doodle for Canada’s 150th

Google is asking Canadian students to submit a design for the banner atop the search engine home page to celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. Win $10000 See detail here https://doodles.google.ca/d4g/

New stamp marks centennial of women’s suffrage in Canada

      On 28 January 1916, Manitoba became the first province to extend the right to vote to women. The suffrage movement was led, predominantly, by Nellie McClung, who famously asked the legislature: “Have we not the brains to think? Hands to work? Hearts to feel? And lives to live? Do we not bear […]

PressPausePlay

Great movie to show students, “you are the designer of your destiny” PressPausePlay from House of Radon on Vimeo.

Our favourite Canadian logos, lovingly preserved.

http://preserve.northernarmy.com/ This site is our contribution to the celebration and preservation of Canadian logo design. Great design has become part of our landscape, and we believe that some of the world’s best is here in The North. Canadian designers have translated thousands of qualities across a hundred and fifty years into beautifully restrained, unforgettable icons […]

DEFINING THE DESIGNER OF 2015

DESIGNER OF 2015 COMPETENCIES  In order to fulfill the expectations placed upon designers in the future, they will need to employ a set of skills that include some beyond today’s typical scope. No single designer is likely to have all the skills required, yet this research revealed the range of competencies that a studio or […]

Steve Jobs on the secrets of Live

“Once you learn that, you’ll never be the same again.” <iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/kYfNvmF0Bqw” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe>       http://www.brainpickings.org/2011/12/02/steve-jobs-1995-life-failure/   When you grow up you, tend to get told that the world is the way it is and your life is just to live your life inside the world, try not to bash into […]