This Side of Random

Water and the Plant

The last several years have clearly seen a considerable shift in the global awareness of environmental issues facing our planet. Specifically, those highlighted by climate, the proliferation of plastics in oceans and waterways, and an ever-growing need for transitioning to low-impact, consciously-sustainable living. For myself, this has initiated an abundance of academic and self-directed study subsequently enhancing my efforts to […]

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 […]