Appropriate Joy

I was walking by an ad yesterday on my way to a meeting. The man in the ad was beaming, starry-eyed, overjoyed and bubbling over with laughter, looking straight into the camera.

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A brief defence for (good) design.

– A tip sheet for designers: 4 short and easy defences for (good) design 

If you’re a designer, then you are familiar with clients (or your friends/family/person sitting next to you at the coffee … read more

A side of salsa.

We take a break from the regular broadcast topics of this blog to bring you niche side-rant on a non-design related love of mine… salsa dancing. This post is split up into two sections. The … read more

A woman in advertising.

Different voices in a room expand your world view. I just read an interview that Rebecca Huval did with creative director and copywriter Janet Champ on The Toast and I’m feeling head-over-heels inspired by her. … read more

The gritty self.

I did a gritty, real-life photoshoot with photographer Cory Johnn this week. For me, it was challenging to have unedited, raw-feeling photos of myself out for the world to see… but it also feels good. … read more

Small, yet big.

Some recent interactions have reminded me about something I would like to rant about in word-form for a bit here, and that is society’s impression of  “small”. It seems that it’s always about being BIG read more

Let’s talk about… cars

For those of you who know me even remotely, you know that I don’t like cars. I’m talking pretty much everything about them: car culture, car ads (especially car ads), the way they look, … read more