January 7, 2018 Inspiration

Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated. — Paul Rand   ...

January 1, 2018 studiochartreuse.ca 2.0

After two years of starting and re-starting studiochartreuse.ca 2.0 it’s finally here! Sending a big thank you to all my amazing clients. Without you, I wouldn’t have the amazing projects and inspiring design challenges that make my job 'not feel like a job’. Also a big...

January 20, 2013 studiochartreuse

Branding studiochartreuse has been a project in the making for many years now. After 16 years in the design industry, it was definitely past due to put an identity and web presence together. I choose ‘chartreuse’ because this colour has followed me for quite some time....

November 18, 2012 Barbara Kruger

My latest Pinterest addiction has been all things Barbara Kruger. I rediscovered her work last week and immediately became nostalgic for an artist that has inspired so much for me in the past. It started back many years ago during one of my Foundation classes at Emily...

October 30, 2012 Why Design?

Since grade 9 art class I’ve known that I wanted to become a graphic designer. My teacher Mr. Petrasko gave me a 'Graphis' magazine to go through as inspiration for our latest project. I asked him, ‘What type of art is this?' He then went...

September 30, 2012 IDSwest 2012

On Friday I checked out the 8th annual Interior Design Show West with my friend, Tanya Tweten (Promoter at Heart). With over 350 exhibitors it was a lot to take in, but there were certainly quite a few booths that caught my eye. My fix for...