Category Archives: Design

Q+A with Emily Chafe and Steve Rankin

1. Name, age, where you live? Emily Chafe, 27, Glencoe. Steve Rankin, 30, Glencoe. 2. CB born and raised? Or recent transplants? (And however much biographical info you feel like giving.) I (Emily) was raised in Port Hawkesbury and Steve … Continue reading

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links loved special edition: Lumiere!

This is the glamourous life of a blogger: taking multiple selfies on a street while people drive by and think you’re a weirdo, in search of the perfect “casually reading the Lumiere guide” shot for posting to Instagram. I say, … Continue reading

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links loved / sept 20

This is the sunflower that I grew in my garden this summer. It’s in a little bed at the back of the house, which is in between the back staircase, and the wall of the house. I also have lavender, … Continue reading

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multitude monday / sept 15

My friend and former design classmate Katie MacLennan writes a great blog called Polka Dot Soup. On it she writes a post some Mondays called “Multitude Monday.”   She writes, “Mondays are about documenting the little (or big!) things in life that make me oh-so-happy. Let’s … Continue reading

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“Happen” post follow-up: stats

So it seems a lot of people are interested in the new brand at CBU! Yesterday my site traffic ballooned after I wrote about my reaction to the “Happen” brand, people left a bunch of comments (some anonymously as they … Continue reading

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what ‘Happen’-ed?

Recently the local university, CBU, went through a rebranding. It took a year or so. At the end of it, just last month, they released their new brand to the media and the public. It’s essentially one word: Happen. I’m underwhelmed. … Continue reading

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the rainbow keyboard

I get a lot of comments on my rainbow keyboard so I thought I would share a little bit about it. Basically, back in May I saw rainbow decals on a Mac keyboard, on a blog called The Dainty Squid. … Continue reading

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