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Hope Blooms

Hope Blooms is a community social enterprise run out of the Halifax North end. They take care of community garden plots and a greenhouse, they provide food and cooking workshops for their community and as an entrepreneurial initiative, they produce and sell their own Fresh Herb Salad Dressings. This is a fantastic and inspiring organization where youth learn how to grow…Read More

Canada Games Centre 2011-2012 Annual Report

I've recently completed work on the 2011-2012 Annual Report for the Canada Games Centre. It's their first annual report, published as an interactive online .pdf. For the design of this report, we continued a theme of that was established for the membership appreciate day at the Centre—using the idea of sports pennants to portray a feeling of celebration and victory. The…Read More

Canada Games Centre

The Canada Games Centre is Halifax’s newest fitness, aquatic, & recreation facility, established to integrate both the need for high performance sport & athlete development, while promoting recreation and wellness within the community. It's run by a not-for-profit society who operate the centre on behalf of the Halifax Regional Municipality. It's an impressive facility—with striking architecture. Some of the highlights…Read More

Halifax 2011 Canada Games – Corporate report

Yesterday, the Halifax 2011 Canada Games released the Final Corporate Report for this past winter's successful event. This report was a privilege to work on with such a great resource of amazing photography from Games time. It's a beautiful, colourful, 9.5 x 7.5 inch book peppered with full page photos which are paired with memorable quotes from the event. I had completed most…Read More

Celebration Square stage

For the two weeks of the Halifax 2011 Canada Games, there was a stage setup in downtown Halifax at Parade Square—dubbed "Celebration Square" for the duration of the Games. I was tasked with design of the surrounding banners. This design featured silhouettes of dancers and fans which mixed with real shadows during the shows to enhance the fun, party atmosphere…Read More

Halifax 2011 Canada Games – Souvenir program

The Souvenir Program for the Halifax 2011 Canada Games was provided to each participant and given out at various venues and events throughout the Games. This is a full glossy, eighty page magazine style publication, fully bilingual throughout. The program contains general information about Halifax, Nova Scotia and the Canada Games, as well as information on the sports, venues, cultural events,…Read More

Foldout sport schedule

For the Halifax 2011 Canada Games we produced a detailed sport schedule which was handed out to the general public throughout the two weeks of the Games. This was a challenge, to reduce what is a very complex schedule—for 22 different sports at 13 separate venues—to a simplified and unified chart. Each sport has it's own particularities, so maintaining a…Read More

Athlete bib designs

Another exciting project for the Halifax 2011 Canada Games was designing the bibs worn by athletes during competiton. There were about twenty variations on this but it was essentially the same design—with modifications on size and style for particular sports. See a sampling of the design mockups below, and some of my favourite action photos taken during the Games which…Read More

Brick vinyl application

Among the many interesting projects that I've worked on for the Halifax 2011 Canada Games was building or wall applied artwork. A unique approach to this a high performance vinyl designed for application on rough textured surfaces. These were applied directly to brick walls on either side of one of the entrances to the Halifax Metro Centre. The vinyl is heat set, and moulds…Read More

Halifax 2011 Canada Games – commemorative gift

The Halifax 2011 Canada Games wanted to produce a unique, custom gift item to present to the Provincial Sport Ministers, and various VIPs for their contribution to the Games. I designed this in collaboration with local company, Yachtsmith International who fabricated the torch for us. It's about five inches tall, and sits comfortably on a desk or mantle. As with the torch,…Read More

Media backdrop

You've seen them a million times, but what you might not know is why they always have that same repeating pattern of logos. There is a functional reason: It's so that no matter what angle you take a photo from, there will always be a full logo visible in the background. Sneaky. Here is what I designed for the Halifax…Read More

Gamestime billboards, busboards & transit shelter posters.

The Halifax 2011 Canada Games are in full swing and I've caught my breath enough to post a few designs that are in market right now. We've got a campaign that includes transit shelter posters, busboards, and billboards of various sizes throughout the HRM. The concept mirrors the television spots which are on air now, focusing on the "it" factor—the motivating force—behind the…Read More

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