Tag Archives: graphic design

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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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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“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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project process // hand-lettering part 3

Back in February of this year I started on an independent project for school, learning some hand-lettering. I’m a huge fan of Mary Kate McDevitt’s work and wanted to learn some of the techniques of the beautiful art of letters, so I signed up for her Skillshare … Continue reading

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five things I’ve learned from: completing a diploma at NSCC

On Saturday I wore a black and white academic gown and I crossed the stage and got my diploma. I think a big “huzzah” is in order, so: HUZZAH!!! Two years ago I decided to return to school and work … Continue reading

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