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Reel Girl: Ava Karvonen

I grew up working in the film and TV industry here in Alberta.  My first paid job was when I was 12 years old and voice acting on a series of radio plays that were part of a three year … Continue reading

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Clay Lowe

My skill set is as diverse as the projects. I have photographed art, architecture and people used in campaigns, exhibitions and publications. I specialize in identity design, advertising design, product development, creative direction and typography.

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Illustrating the Feminine

Since I was a child, I’ve always had an inclination for the arts, especially drawing. I suppose I ended up choosing illustration because it felt more practical to me, there seemed to be more job opportunities directly out of university … Continue reading

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A Career That’s Jellyfish Friendly

For the past twelve years I’ve run my own solo design studio, jellyfish design. My main focus is print and web design.  I operate it out of a home-based studio, so I’m one of those lucky individuals who can occasionally … Continue reading

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Lessons from the School of Design

I’m glad that I chose design as my career for its flexibility, its challenge, and its constant room for growth and diversity. As a family-oriented woman, I loved the idea of being able to work from home as much or … Continue reading

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Aiming at Aimee

I was always a creative person, and I was really unsure of where that left me in the real world. When I was in high school I was inspired by Picasso and Salvador Dali. The abstraction and surrealism always held … Continue reading

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Keenan is Keen on Illustration

Honestly, I don’t know how or why I chose the Design program at MacEwan. It was a big series of seemingly random events that made me even apply in the first place. I was recommended by a friend to look into MacEwan’s program. … Continue reading

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Eldon Waddles to the Right

Earlier in life I’d always had an interest in art, however I never took it seriously as I never really saw a future in it. I began down the road of science and found myself uninterested and unmotivated. Then one … Continue reading

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Seeing RED

Meet Lori Billey, managing partner of RED The Agency What is good design? If we knew we’d all be the greatest designers, wouldn’t we? I guess we’re trained to know the theory behind it, but how do you apply that … Continue reading

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Meet the Michie

I think good design is about nailing an objective that will resonate in some way with the target audience. I used to think design is a process, but I think that’s changed. It’s more to do with making something…a system, … Continue reading

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