Osha Mae Soap is one of my oldest clients, and a fantastic local business here in Halifax. They provide handmade artisan soap and aromatherapy products—it's all my family uses. Products are made with Atlantic seaweed and kelp, indigenous plant herbals, certified organic Nova Scotian oils and therapeutic grade essential oils. You might have seen Osha Mae products at the Halifax Seaport…Read More
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
I've been a big fan of this site for a while now. The Canadian Design Resource is a constantly expanding library of Canadian design and material culture. It's a blog/archive of Canadian Design—product, graphic, craft, etc.. The 2011 Halifax Canada Games torch was posted yesterday. I'm thrilled to see it up there. A little piece of Canadian cultural history.Read More
For a few years now I've been doing the identity and label design for a fantastic local business: Osha Mae Soap. I've been meaning to post images of this work for a long time now and add it to my online portfolio. Osha Mae produces an artisan soap using organic Nova Scotia oils, pure essential oils, medicinal herbal additives and without synthetics or…Read More
[caption id="attachment_370" align="alignright" width="219" caption="Halifax 2011 Canada Games torch"][/caption] I'm really proud of this. I've had the opportunity through my employment with the Halifax 2011 Canada Games Host Society to design the 2011 games torch. I'm excited to see the impact and exposure that the torch is going to have over the next year and it's just a great legacy…Read More
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