TED Comes to Vancouver : Speaker Nominations for TEDxVan

TED is a great conference format that is focused on the theme of ‘ideas worth spreading’ in technology, entertainment and design. Showcasing the brightest and coolest minds our times, TED is an all around impressive event that videotapes all their speakers and puts the videos up for free on their TED talks list. They really Read More …

Burnkit Website Reboot

My buddies over at Burnkit, the hottest web design and creative services firm in Vancouver, launched their new website today… and it’s smokin’. They are a part of a bunch of boutique design agencies that are participating in a web redesign contest called May 1st ReBoot. The site features video embedded in Flash and lots Read More …

Sneak Preview of Drupal Flickr Module

SillyGwaiLo is sitting here giving us a super sneak preview of the Drupal Flickr module he wrote this weekend (based on Boris‘ Skype Drupal module by the way). This thing is very alpha… and very hot. Unlike other implemenations of Flickr/Drupal modules I’ve seen this one is multi-user… perfect for community sites! It adds your Read More …

New Website By Raincity Studios is Now Online

Raincity Studios launched their new company website and blog today. Mark Yuasa and the rest of the crew worked on the design of another site I’ve been developing and now have a beauty of their own too. If you are looking for custom web design or themes for blogs and content management systems you should Read More …

Conversation with Vancouver 2010 Logo Designer, Gonzalo Alatorre

I also posted this on another blog that I write, 2010.dailyvancouver.com. If you only read the newspapers and watched the news you may have thought that the 2010 Vancouver Olympics logo was developed solely by Elena Rivera MacGregor, owner and principle of Rivera Design Group who was mentioned several times as the logo’s designer in Read More …

The Home Page is Dead – Every Page is a Hub and Portal to All Others

The Home Page is Dead – Every Page is a Hub and Portal to All Others The home page — where Web designers and editors have for so long poured much of their effort is no longer the be-all, end-all. You to pay serious attention page, course, but equally important these days template used article Read More …

Ilanaaq – The Emblem for the 2010 Vancouver Olympics

Ilanaaq, the emblem for the Vancouver 2010 Olympics, was unveiled tonight at Imagine 2010 in Vancouver. What do you think of the mark? Love it? Don’t? Leave a comment! The press release states that it’s a symbol of friendship, hospitality, strength and teamwork. My intial reaction was that I really like it. The colors work Read More …

Target’s New Pill Bottle: Better Living Through Design

The New York Post has a detailed design case study on Target’s new prescription bottle by Deborah Adler, a 29-year-old graphic designer whose ClearRx prescription-packaging system debuts May 1. How the pill bottle was remade—sensibly and beautifully. “By the time an object, or an apartment, or a company hits the half-century mark, it’s usually been Read More …

Eames Demetrious – The Keynote @ Industrial Designers Conference

Last night I caught the keynote address by Eames Demetrious at the annual western conference of the Industrial Designers Society of America. Below are notes and a write-up by Stephanie Munson who is also blogging the event for Core77. “The audience packs into the main auditorium at Emily Carr and are eager and ready to Read More …

Minutes Before the IDSA Western Confernce Kick-Off

Well, the wireless is sketchy, several hundred of us are sharing a couple power outlets, and we’re an hour behind schedule already…. but I’m stoked to be here nonetheless. Tonight is the kick-off of the Industrial Designers Society of America‘s annual western conference in Vancouver BC. I’m here at the Emily Carr Institute of Art Read More …

GoodBasic and Bryght Selected as Approved Vendors for the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver

Many of you know I’ve been working with Bryght lately… a technology startup here in Vancouver. Today we recieved a letter of confirmation stating that GoodBasic and Bryght have been selected as approved vendors of weblog services for the 2010 Winter Olympics to be held in Whistler and Vancouver. Here’a a photo of WillPate.org showing Read More …