Category Archives: Design

five things i learned from: a hackathon

I’m interrupting the “Photo A Day” series to bring you some radness!! So remember a week and a half ago when I told you all about the Marcato Hackathon and how I was going to enter it? Well, I did … Continue reading

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Brenna MacNeil: Graphic Design and I Love Cape Breton

What do you do if you find out that someone else is doing a similar-but-different product as you, on the other side of the island, and not only that, but that they’ve actually been doing it longer? Well, you support … Continue reading

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hack it!

I’m going to Build Something Awesome! At least, I’m going to try. I’m absolutely¬†not a developer, but I¬†am a designer, and I’ve been dipping my toes in the development “pool” lately, at work, learning some PHP for a database project. … Continue reading

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love what you love

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about this phrase: “Love what you love.” I’ve been thinking about how it’s something I’ve really learned as a result of putting myself out there, both in writing this blog, and in following my … Continue reading

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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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