This Side of Random

The Typography of Speed ~ by BMW

When I applied to the Ontario College of Art, now known as—and in my opinion, detrimentally so…shhh, I’m still a student there—the Ontario College of Art & Design University, it was with the hopes of studying Industrial Design as a pre-cursor to a career in automotive design. It wasn’t long into my attendance there that I realized the realities of [...]

Artist Maggie Sutherland paints a nude of Canada’s Prime Minister…and his dog.

Rated PG — Artist Maggie Sutherland paints a nude of Canada’s Prime Minister…and his dog. “…Everyone knows the PM is a cat person”. I wish I had a witty comment, but I have nothing. It’s just one of those very interesting, albeit disturbing images that is difficult not to contemplate. Clearly, being PM does have its down days. full story [...]

David Airey posts a brief interview he did about crowdsourcing design services

Crowdsourcing has become one of the most controversial and hotly-debated aspects of the Graphic Design industry. Admittedly, I think the business model itself is genius. Yet, for the designers contestants and clients those who post the contests, the too-good-to-be-true scenario often rears its ugly head during and after the contest. For many reasons…many, many reasons.*shiver* I could honestly go on [...]