CNE Gaming Garage

Posted Posted in Field Trip, News

I haven’t been to the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) in Toronto in a very long time. So I decided to go this year, but not just for the outrageous junk food. I wanted to see the Gaming Garage. It actually started a few years previously, but this seems to be growing in popularity, and I […]

Introducing Rewind 88

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After a very long time, I had the itch to get back to making t-shirt designs. However I didn’t want to make one-off designs and focus in a new theme. Rewind 88 celebrates my love of Saturday mornings during the 1980’s. A time where you could sit down early mornings with a bowl of cereal […]

Cool Concept 5

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I came across this meetup series organized in Toronto called Cool Concept. I finally had a chance to attend one to see what the event was all about. Cool Concept is developed by Toronto Design Directory’s Margot Trudell. I actually met her for the first time during an Adobe XD Creative Jam to learn about […]

Be Our Guest : Issues With NBAStore.ca

Posted Posted in News, The UX Files

As many long time Toronto Raptor fans since day 1, I finally got the chance to see them win their 1st NBA Championship. So after the final buzzer went off, I wanted to immediately purchase some NBA Champions merchandise. My regret during the 1992-1993 World Series championship run of the Toronto Blue Jays, I don’t […]

How Rude! – Defensive Design In Canada

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https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/how-defensive-design-leads-to-rigid-benches-metal-spikes-and-visual-violence-in-modern-cities-1.5192333 I had never heard of the concept of “Defensive Design” before. When I read this article I could not comprehend why people would go through this much effort, to self destruct their own design work. The park bench should be able to accommodate anyone who would like to sit outside. When I saw the […]