This is a strange time to experience what will become human history, since we in Toronto have been locked in our homes for more than 4 months. But also a … Continue reading Design History #3: Paula Scher
I write about art, design and life as a creative!
Everything. Everything went wrong. As far as I am concerned, the world has been on fire since the 14th of March 2020 when I returned from what became my final … Continue reading What Went Wrong This Week #2: Survive Today to Thrive Another Day?
Social isolation kills creativity completely, contrary to the popular belief that solitude fosters it. I seem to have hit a huge, invisible wall which has prevented me from working on … Continue reading Art [School] & the Craft of Creative Problem Solving
Motion design is an incredible field, but one which requires a lot of preparation and the right guidance from a capable mentor for those who enter it. In this regard, … Continue reading Review: Photoshop + Illustrator Unleashed by School of Motion
What better way to begin a satirical series on the state of modern international relations than to discuss the consequences of an allegedly state sponsored hacking of a private individual? … Continue reading What Went Wrong This Week #1: Ama-zoned
The name Saul Bass is so well-known in the design and motion graphics world that I feel stupid for not making him the first designer covered in my series on … Continue reading Design History #2: Saul Bass
Creatives across the world freelance and often choose to save money by working from home. In today’s atmosphere of constant engagement this can be a counterproductive move which could completely … Continue reading The 3 most important benefits of choosing a co-working space.
What can designers today learn from a group of 1920s creatives from Germany? This was a question I confronted as I dived into the history of graphic design. For those … Continue reading Design History #1: The Bauhaus School
One of the hardest challenges I encountered on my design journey was the process of learning and, eventually, mastering the Adobe Creative Suite. While I am fortunate to have received … Continue reading The Fundamentals: Learning Adobe Creative Suite
In my third year of university I began to work as a graphic designer at my school’s newspaper. I found the products created on-the-job, such as a full-page layout in … Continue reading 4 lessons I learned in between a career transition
I recently completed my bachelor’s degree and was wondering how I could convert what I learned at university into a full-time, paying job. The fear of unemployment and of discovering … Continue reading 5 Myths About Careers in the Age of The Millennial
Here’s page from the diary of the Eternally Confused Student: Dear Diary, What can I say? Life is one big millennial run which I am participating in while running on … Continue reading The millennial run