ideas, critiques, musings, discoveries

Online learning…CreativeLive

The more I learn, the more I realize I have SO much to learn, yet I am loving all the ways my brain is being stretched these days. Take for example I discovered this website/learning tool at the CreativeMorning lecture I attended in August.... Continue Reading →


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Inspiring creative women

Today I want to introduce you to three inspiring women who have touched me, made me think, and awed me in their accomplishments, their naturalness, and their eloquence. Monday I met Maira Kalman.  Illustrator and writer, designer of handbags, clothes... Continue Reading →

Looking forward (on the web)

On my weekly hike up the Grouse Grind, I've been listening to podcasts about anything related to web design and this past week I encountered yet another new term: Responsive Design! Ahhh yess! Karen McGrane on The Web Ahead talked... Continue Reading →

Helpful design sites (and blogs)

Which which is learning curve keeps escalating, an ever invigorating ride up! So, along with the books I'm reading and the podcasts I'm listening to, here are some of the sites and blogs i've become hooked on as they... Continue Reading →

Learning while hiking

My 21-year-old son told me recently that on his 30-minute walk to work/school each day he now listens to books or podcasts. Learning while commuting...great idea! So now instead of just listening to music as I hike my beloved Grouse... Continue Reading →

Storytelling, typography and typesetting

On this steep learning curve of understanding my new world of Interaction Design, I signed up for what proved to be a challenging 4-day Basics of Communication Design course at Emily Carr University. With the guidance of an intelligent and... Continue Reading →

The more I read the more I want to know!

As I embark on this new "interaction-design" journey I realize how much information is out there, not only on the web but also in books and there is so much to learn! One of the first things i did was... Continue Reading →

Time for something new!

I very recently realized that, as a mother of two young men off to university in my hometown of Montreal, I want to do something new, something that will put a new energy and exhilaration into my life...because I'm still... Continue Reading →

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