// Current  06.2022

Wayfinding and signage for // a municipal library // an aquatics and arena complex // a multi-building office centre // a long-term care campus // a place of worship  
Strategy for // a national broadcaster // 900k+ s.f. of healthcare

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// Project  Daniels Faculty - UofT
A great collaboration with the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design advancement team and architect Steven Fong, bringing the "Boundless by Design" Campaign donor wall to life

// Project  Daniels Faculty - UofT
A great collaboration with the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Design advancement team and architect Steven Fong, bringing the "Boundless by Design" Campaign donor wall to life

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// 2022
(Wishing and hoping) for a new year filled with delight!
Digital print with foil stamp

// 2022
(Wishing and hoping) for a new year filled with delight!
Digital print with foil stamp

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// Generating Motivation
Bring the energy!

// Generating Motivation
Bring the energy!

// In Construction  455 René-Lévesque West, Montreal
The complete signage program realizes GWLRA's Livmore Residence brand designed by Community Inc.
NEUF architect(e)s with IBI Group and ACT Design 
Photos by Alex St-Jean

// In Construction  455 René-Lévesque West, Montreal
The complete signage program realizes GWLRA's Livmore Residence brand designed by Community Inc.
NEUF architect(e)s with IBI Group and ACT Design 
Photos by Alex St-Jean

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// Flower City Revitalization 
The City of Brampton has initiated the revitalization of several older community hubs - alongside Diamond + Schmitt Architects, we've developed a unique wayfinding and celebratory graphics program for the Chris Gibson Centre

// Flower City Revitalization  
The City of Brampton has initiated the revitalization of several older community hubs - alongside Diamond + Schmitt Architects, we've developed a unique wayfinding and celebratory graphics program for the Chris Gibson Centre

// In Search of the Letter M 
Our intern Mitchell returned from his travels having been tasked with photographing "inspirational stuff" for our ever-growing reference library - a selection of those images are shared here.
Mitchell has been working with us on on several fronts, from typographic research to model building. Good times!

// In Search of the Letter M 
Our intern Mitchell returned from his travels having been tasked with photographing "inspirational stuff" for our ever-growing reference library - a selection of those images are shared here. Mitchell has been working with us on on several fronts, from typographic research to model building. Good times!

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// No Words - Just Letters
Experiments in type and texture; lettering formed, molded, shaped by the building  users themselves

// No Words - Just Letters
Experiments in type and texture; lettering formed, molded, shaped by the building  users themselves

// In Progress  Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation Headquarters
Exterior and Interior Signage with Moriyama & Teshima Architects 

// In Progress  Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation Headquarters
Exterior and Interior Signage with Moriyama & Teshima Architects 

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// Project  Havergal College
We have designed the interior signage program for the Junior and Secondary School Expansions, as part of Diamond and Schmitt's masterplan vision for an expanded and sustainable campus

Photo by Tom Arban

// Project  Havergal College
We have designed the interior signage program for the Junior and Secondary School Expansions, as part of Diamond and Schmitt's masterplan vision for an expanded and sustainable campus
Photo by Tom Arban

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// Inspiration
It's the samples you don't keep that you end up needing afterall!

// Inspiration
It's the samples you don't keep that you end up needing afterall!

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// 2021 Mid-Year Card
Stay well

// 2021 Mid-Year Card
Stay well

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// E-mail Typo  
It didn't get sent.. and the meeting went very well

// E-mail Typo  
It didn't get sent.. and the meeting went very well

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// No(n) Gender Pictogram Program 
In the works with Neil Collyer

// No(n) Gender Pictogram Program 
In the works with Neil Collyer

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

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// Project  mform Construction Group
Workspace Environmental Graphics

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// 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.

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// 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

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

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// Project  mform Construction Group

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// Project  mform Construction Group

// Project  mform Construction Group

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// 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!

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// 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

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// Project  IMAX Canada
Workspace environment, signage and wayfinding

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// 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!

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// Project  IMAX Canada

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

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// 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

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

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// 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.

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// Project  Aptus Centre Teaching Landscape

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// 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.

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// 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.

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// 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

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// 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.

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// Project 
Identity for Prevedello Design Build townhouse development

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

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