An old college professor of mine sent me this link regarding the surge of creative shops popping up along the F-Train line in New York. He asked me to weigh in on whether or not Ottawa would follow suit. Below are my thoughts. Read More
We should all be aware of Dieter Rams’ Principles of Good Design, but in the changing landscape, we’ve got to be mindful of a little more than that sometimes. Teknision’s President Gabor Vida weighs in with a great manifesto pertaining to the world of user experience design. This is a must-read for anyone working today. Favourites include “fight the urge to ‘and’,” “embrace the snap decision,” and number one on the list: “Content is king. Context is good.” Read exactly what Gabor has to say about each by visiting the We Are Embedded manifesto.
A full-time freelance illustrator since 2001, Ottawa’s Remie Geoffroi consistently churns out brilliant work. His talents have landed him in a slew of different working environments, proving that he’s both stupidly talented and versatile. His work’s appeared in a bunch of publications, he’s snagged a few awards, and he’s showing no signs of slowing down. Take a look at a few select pieces after the jump and check out more goodness on his website.