Portfolio Spotlight: KidSport Richmond Fundraising Dinner

I recently was given the opportunity to create the artwork for the premier fundraising event for a local charity. KidSport Richmond serves the community of Richmond, British Columbia, and is a chapter of KidSport, a nation-wide non-profit organization with one simple goal: every kid should be able to play sports. KidSport Richmond’s fundraising dinner is […]

Design Spotlight: myVEGAS

myVEGAS, an online gaming platform by PLAYSTUDIOS, offers a unique system: a Facebook game and two mobile apps for online table games and slots, with the cash-out option being real-world comps though M life, Sugar Factory, Wolfgang Puck, and a number of other partners. (See my previous post on myVEGAS and other Las Vegas loyalty programs here.) The […]

Design Spotlight: Booty Parlor

There are few brands out there that I truly love. The product needs to be of high quality and value, the brand’s reputation must be respectable, and the packaging has to be tasteful and really leave you feeling, simply put, “wowed”. One of these brands for me is Booty Parlor. Booty Parlor is an American […]

Who Are You Blogging for?

When it comes to starting a blog for your company, it’s important to find out why you’re starting a blog. What are your goals? Who do you want to read the blog? What do you hope to achieve through the addition of a blog. There’s a number of reasons to start blogging. The first is […]

QQCC for Designers

As a designer, it can be quite frustrating having a professional blog, Tumblr, Instagram, Twitter or Facebook fan page. Not only do you have to keep up the skills of your trade and constantly innovate, you’re left sharing designs and concepts that you may not be happy or fulfilled with. After all, as soon as […]

Are You Tweeting Enough? Too Much?

Social networking sites require a watchful eye and dedication for brands, so much so that we have ‘social media experts’ and ‘social media agencies’ whose jobs revolve on said web sites. Facebook status updates should be upbeat and friendly; it is, after all, the mecca of friendly chat and atmosphere. Twitter, however, is very different. […]

Design Spotlight: BC Lotto Corp.

This weekend, my mom came down for a visit from the Sunshine Coast. Apart from the regular shopping and Starbucks trips, we had to go to BC Lotto Corp. (BCLC) to cash a winning ticket. The trip was nothing like what I expected. I was expecting the office where you are cashing a winning lottery […]