Tag Archives: design

photo shoot with Morwenna Hancock

Last year when I was a student at NSCC studying Graphic Design, I bartered with my friend Morwenna (who I met when I interviewed her for this blog, back in 2012!) to design a logo for her fledgling photography business. … Continue reading

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storefront dreaming

The more I think about it, the more I realize I was made to go into business. I mean, some guys and gals drive by houses for sale and dream about decorating the home, doing the garden, et cetera. I … 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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local design, part 1

Last week I had to be in downtown Sydney for an appointment and I was early. So I took a walk around. As I’ve mentioned before, when you’re a designer and studying it every day, and focussed on it so … Continue reading

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design i saw / BC trip

As a graphic design student, I’m constantly thinking about the way things look, and the way they¬†could look, in terms of layout, typefaces, colour, logos, etc. That means that I’m hyper aware of all the design around me in everyday … Continue reading

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Adding handwriting to photos

Inspired by Elsie of A Beautiful Mess, last spring I got myself a Bamboo tablet. I didn’t practice with it much until now, though, because I didn’t have a Mac nor did I have Photoshop. Excuses, excuses, I know. Anyway, … Continue reading

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