// Current  07.2020
/ Signage for an independent girls school 
/ Signage for an HIV/AIDS clinic with Frontier Design
/ A press kit for a one-man band
/ Wayfinding for a teachers' union headquarters

// (New) Projects  Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation Headquarters  /  Havergal College Junior and Upper School Expansion
Renders courtesy of Moriyama & Teshima Architects + Norm Li for Diamond Schmitt Architects


We are thankful to be working on a selection of existing and new projects in these challenging and changing times.

"We never arrive and we are going nowhere." -G. Nye


// Project  mform Construction Group
Workspace Environmental Graphics


// In Progress 
Production for Clare Morneau's book project  Journey to Canada continues. We are seeking interview candidates located in Quebec and Manitoba who are interested in sharing their experiences. Please be in touch via the Journey to Canada website.


// 2020
New Year - No... Yes! Best wishes for a year of choice and reflection. Screen printed with grey and a random double-hit of fluo yellow.


// Event
Down but not out - originally intended to be an in-store installation, Phillip's contribution the Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival is online here.


// Project  mform Construction Group


// Project  mform Construction Group

// Project  mform Construction Group


// Contest Winner 
T-shirt design for the Sign Research Foundation: the perils of wayfinding - there's always a different and sometimes even better... way. See you in Orlando!


// Inspiration 
A great time having our work shot with Tom Arban - pictured here with one of several large wall pieces we designed for mform

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// In Progress 
Kathryn continues working with Canadian-based Fütz Socks, providing brand voice and narrative for their refreshed online presence


// Project  IMAX Canada
Workspace environment, signage and wayfinding


// Event
Join us for the opening of "View Inside", a series of photographs by Phillip exhibited as part of the Contact Photography Festival. More Info to come - there will be cheese! 

// Event 05.05.2020
Join us for the opening of "View Inside", a series of photographs by Phillip exhibited as part of the Contact Photography Festival. More Info to come - there will be cheese!


// Project  IMAX Canada


// In Progress 
Office graphics with visual speed and oomphatic colour


// In Progress 
Phillip is currently assisting Frontier Design with the implementation of their signage program for The New Toronto Courthouse. Image courtesy of Renzo Piano Building Workshop.

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// Fall 2019
Lazy days, slow fades - gloss and yellow screen print on warm paper


// Project  Aptus Centre Teaching Landscape
Signage, recognition and interpretive program with Amy Turner Landscape


// Inspiration
When planning a garage directional system, simplicity is key - calmness is called for - a rational approach should always lay the foundation. Inspiration can be pulled from anywhere, even the piping system above.


// Project  Aptus Centre Teaching Landscape


// Draft
Adventures in reduction. Overheard at the first ever Rick Hansen Foundation Accessibility Professional Network Annual Conference: the typical ISA wheelchair symbol is out of date and generally disliked. Hardly surprising but nice to hear it from the actual user-group.


// In Progress  
Kathryn is currently working with Clare Morneau and Gas Company in producing Clare's book Journey to Canada that documents the immigrant experience. Clare is the author of Kakuma Girls.


// Event 12.03.2019 
See you at the SEGD YYZ chapter tour of Centennial College’s Downsview Campus Centre for Aerospace and Aviation. Thanks to the teams at MJMA and Acumen Visual Group.

// Event 12.03.2019
SEGD YYZ chapter walk-though of Centennial College’s Downsview Campus Centre for Aerospace and Aviation with the project team at MJMA and Acumen Visual Group. A ride back and forth on the big bus is included!

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// Project  Motive - Electronic Arts for Frontier Design
Lots of fun supporting the team in the rollout of their identity, graphics and signage program


// Event
We were happy to participate in this years Swash & Serif #6 with 3 prints combining inket and screen printing.
Photo courtesy of Toronto Design Directory.


// Project 
Identity for Prevedello Design Build townhouse development


// Inspiration
A push and pull of beefiness and outlines - spotted on a 30 year Swiss press.

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