Archive for January, 2011
I’ve been a big fan of this site for a while now. The Canadian Design Resource is a constantly expanding library of Canadian design and material culture. It’s a blog/archive of Canadian Design—product, graphic, craft, etc..
The 2011 Halifax Canada Games torch was posted yesterday. I’m thrilled to see it up there. A little piece of Canadian cultural history.
For a few years now I’ve been doing the identity and label design for a fantastic local business: Osha Mae Soap. I’ve been meaning to post images of this work for a long time now and add it to my online portfolio.
Osha Mae produces an artisan soap using organic Nova Scotia oils, pure essential oils, medicinal herbal additives and without synthetics or animal fats. All soap bars are hand crafted in small batches by a cold soap making process. They smell amazing and it’s the only soap my family uses.
The label designs are intentionally rustic, yet professional and consistent across a wide range of inventory. Each soap or product label features a unique plant image—which is typically the prominent ingredient. The labels and soap wraps are printed in house, on sticker and craft paper.
This is an interactive photo kiosk, installed now at the Halifax Airport, which showcases the Halifax 2011 Canada Games medal designs. The medal designs were the result of an open competition which was won by local students, Amber Whyley and Marlon Solis.
The kiosk design includes the freestanding backdrop which features descriptive reading information on the side, as well as the medals podium in front which invites viewers to stand behind the mock podium for a photo op.
Anni & Sammi—mascots for the Halifax 2011 Canada Games—are riding in style with their very own RV to take them from venue to venue during the Games this February.
We designed this vehicle wrap artwork for the RV to mirror the look of their website: annisammi2011.ca which I’ve described in an earlier post.
The vinyl wrap was printed and applied by Atlantic Digital.
I had not updated my business cards since we’ve moved—over a year and a half ago. But I can now say that I’ve kept a new years resolution. I’ve designed and printed new cards.
These are double sided, digital colour, printed locally by Minuteman Press.