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So what’s Twitter good for, anyhow?

May 12th, 2010 · No Comments

My cocktail-party rebuff to Twitter Doubters.

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Tags: Art · Social Media · Sustainable Businesses · Unicycle Case Studies

Concerts are garbage these days.

November 16th, 2009 · 4 Comments

Saturday night I attended the Corb Lund show at Vancouver’s Commodore Ballroom. One of the best (and only remaining) mid-size venues in the city. The music was fantastic. Corb Lund (and his band the Hurtin’ Albertans) are a tight ‘alt country’ act that brings a genuine thinking person’s perspective to the dusty boot-stompin’ genre. Too […]

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Tags: Green Points of View · Sustainable Lifestyle

Which rocks more: A greener CD package or a digital download?

October 7th, 2009 · 5 Comments

I recently completed a very fun project, the CD and package design for The Bent Nails, a band I have been involved with off and on for more years than I care to admit. I have always rather detested the classic ‘jewel case’, so I was eager to find a solution that was more compact […]

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Tags: Green Creative · Printing · Production · Research · Sustainable Lifestyle · Sustainable Products · Uncategorized · Unicycle Case Studies

How can a small brand take a big idea to the next level? Let’s look at The Beaumont Organic Winery.

August 31st, 2009 · 1 Comment

I love seeing a brand start out with a great idea.  An idea so strong and genuine, that with just a little ripening, it could set a new standard for its category. On a recent trip to the Okanagan, I discovered just such an opportunity. The Beaumont Family Estate winery has 36 acres of grapes […]

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Tags: Sustainable Businesses · Sustainable Lifestyle · Sustainable Products · Uncategorized