Long, dark Canadian winters can take their toll on our mental health. This illustration series accompanying an article on beating the winter blues brings light to the challenges of seasonal affective disorder.
Reader's Digest Canada
Art Director: John Montgomery.
City of Vancouver Planning: Thomas Daley
Communications Manager: Stephen Irving
Working with archival images from Stawnichy's half century history, I produced a series of illustrations and custom type samples for the butcher paper used to wrap products at their in-house deli.
My grandparents have been buying their Christmas ham from Stawnichy's for the past three decades — knowing this paper would be floating into their home each holiday made this a special process.
Art Director: Kyler Zeleny
Starting from Scratch is a manifesto on food that will help kids relate to what they eat, whether on special occasions or every day, inspiring both budding chefs and budding food lovers in the process.
"An intelligent introduction to food and cooking." —The New York Times
Written by Sarah Elton
Published by Owl Kids
I spent April of 2016 getting to know the City of Calgary's water treatment system in nitty-gritty detail.
An image for the front page of the books section reflecting a year with a surfeit of feline fiction.
The National Post
Art Director: Daniel DeSouza
A series of images commissioned by the City of White Rock, B.C. in celebration of their 60th anniversary. Each work was developed in conjunction with residents through workshops and consultation, then applied across city sidewalks in a water-repellent spray. The images are invisible when dry and last for several months.
A map and walking tour helped residents locate the each work.
The business of legal weed.
Art Director: Brian Morgan
A buoyant illustration to accompany an article about rediscovering high tea – a gustatory tradition dating back to the 1800's.
Art Director: Kim Larson
Identities for a range of clients.
A series of spots selected from a few different issues of the Literary Review of Canada.
Art Director: Alastair Cheng
Robot Feels Sleepy is a self-published colouring book written in collaboration with Patryk Stasieczek.
The nature of the illustrations makes it impossible to colour outside the lines. A bit dictatorial perhaps, but also an advantageous limitation for tiny people with unrefined motor skills.
English, French, Japanese, and Swedish editions.
✱ 2nd Place in Children’s category | 2012 Alcuin Society book design awards
Spot illustrations appearing across several issues of Nouveau Projet.
Art Director: Jean-François Proulx
The Learn to Speak series introduces young readers to the worlds of music, dance, fashion and film. Each discipline is broken down clearly, from taking your first steps to the details of organizing an event.
"Inspiration is addressed and not solely in words, but also through the exceptional graphic design and illustrations, which enhance and broaden the musical themes addressed with humor, wit, and style. This book will wow anyone who is ready to recognize that creative spark within themselves." —School Library Journal, Starred Review, Learn to Speak Music
✱ 2nd Place in Reference category (series)
2011 Alcuin Society book design awards
Published by Owl Kids
Korean, Thai and Spanish editions available for some titles.
Poster and collateral print materials for the University of Alberta's new MA program in Gender & Social Justice.
Sound and sculpture at pfoac221, Montréal
December 2014–January 2015
Epoxy, foam, pine, enamel, plaster, found objects, tapioca, 60-minute stereo tape loop.
The Belfry in Victoria, B.C. produces contemporary theatre with an emphasis on Canadian work. It has been a joy to be their graphic designer since 2015 and to work alongside a team of individuals dedicated to producing exceptional theatre.
Art Director: David Donald