Graphic Design

Next Month It’s All About The Bicycle!

June is Bicycle Month in these here parts. For the past eight years, the town of Mississippi Mills has made the month of June officially "bicycle month". Each year a group of dedicated volunteers who believe passionately in the importance of bicycle friendly communities put together dozens of fun events for lovers of two-wheeled transportation throughout … Continue reading

Website Design

New Logo & Website for Charming Carleton Place Hotel

Economical branding & website development — It's an actual thing! My lovely web partners and I just finished this nice quick branding & website development project for a local small business, Baron's Motor Inn in Carleton Place. The current owners bought the hotel about 25 years ago, and lately have found it more challenging to … Continue reading

Anecdote

Sometimes a Cup of Coffee is Just a Cup of Coffee!

Is this a nice chat over coffee or am I trying to win your business?   You know what? I've realized over the last few years that a cup of coffee with someone who's approached me about doing business really doesn't have to be any more than a just a great chance to get to … Continue reading

Graphic Design

Destemming Spinach & Designing for Brand, Print & Web

What on earth do they have in common? I like to cook. In fact, I love to cook! Especially for company. I'm not a chef — I just look for cool recipes that sound amazing; I enjoy trying different things; and I do very occasionally improve on these recipes if I can figure out a way to do that. Once … Continue reading

Anecdote

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

Website Design

Want your website to get found by the right people?

You too can get found fast and easily. So you’ve got a website, but you know darn well that your business isn’t showing up until page 4 or 5 or even 10 when people Google your business stream in your area. Your competition is coming up long before you, but you don’t know what to … Continue reading