Category Archives: Education

into the cave

Last week my teacher, Heather Kennedy MacIsaac, decided to ‘treat’ us in her Design Culture class. We spend so much time on the computer, either researching, or editing, that it’s a real joy to bust out the art supplies and … Continue reading

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extra extra

These days: eat, sleep, design. Repeat. (Above: a screenshot of designing an icon for a class project. I’ll likely share the process in whole at some point here on the blog.)  

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on being in second year

So as you might have been able to tell from the lack of the posts the last few days, I’m back in school and back “at it.” There is lots to do! Between all the assignments (which always take longer … Continue reading

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I’m engaged! With my community, that is…

I also have a post up today over at the blog “Civic Engagement from Local to Global,” which is part of a research study being done by Cape Breton University professor Tanya Brann-Barrett. I wrote about my tips for “making a relationship … Continue reading

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Q+A: Angelo Spinazzola

I’ve known Angelo for over ten years now, ever since I used to work for Deanie Cox when she ran her shop “Shape Shift” in North River. My best friends Will and Claire and my brother Mat worked for Angelo … Continue reading

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Tell me, tell me: crowdsourcing on creativity

Next week (March 25-27), the Cape Breton Centre of Craft and Design is putting on a rad conference in Sydney. (Click here to read my blog post from last week about why conferences are important to take the time to attend, … Continue reading

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Winter garden

“The best laid plans” – how does that saying go? Of mice and men, or something? The plans go astray, anyway. No matter how well-laid out. I came through the holiday with the thought, “Once 2013 rolls around I’m going … Continue reading

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