Brand Design

Comprehensive brand identity for Ottawa custom home builder.

They say that sometimes when one door closes, another one opens. As some of you will know, we lost our house (and my studio) to a double whammy furnace accident and fire 3 years ago. It ended up being kind of funny that I had been trying to woo Paul Kealey of Kealey Tackaberry Log … Continue reading

Brand Design

How do logo designers come up with ideas?

We have a deep, dark secret. Okay, it’s not really that much of a secret. I find that my clients are often surprised at how I am able to capture exactly what they want to convey in a logo, as a rule on my first try. But here’s the thing; when you hire me to … Continue reading


The one big thing I’ve learned about client requests.

The customer is always right. Every once in a while, this crazy thing happens. I’ve been working hard on a job, let’s say it’s a logo for a new client, and I finally get the design to a point where I’m really happy with it. Imagine it is one of those projects that, for whatever … Continue reading