"Just have fun with design, it's not a serious thing, it's a fun thing."
Dougie Kerr is considered a Toronto legend, and he has been painting signs since the 60s. When he first moved to Canada in the 70s, his first job was painting totem poles. He is now one of the two only sign-makers at Honest Ed's, the most iconic department store in Toronto. He does a variety of in-store signage, sometimes producing 40-50 hand-painted signs a day.
Kate Malone and Stephen Pey worked together to create a building with hand made glazed tiles and design. After many trials and errors of cracking ceramic tiles, the finished product was to make something sexy but have the sense of community in the finished building. Which makes the hard work all worth while.
Alejandro Magallanes, shows some simple graphic solutions to subjects that might seem complex. Magallanes studied graphic design and has worked in a wide range of projects. His posters have been shown in Japan, Czech Republic, Argentina, United States, China, Rusia, Ukraine and Mexico, among others.
Молодой дизайнер Кирилл Маркес, увлекающийся созданием постеров, плакатов и электронными шрифтовыми картинами, рассказывает откуда он берет идеи для вдохновения. А также, делится мыслями почему он считает, что все гениальное просто, и что для представления чего-либо, например, тех же постеров, совершенно нет никаких границ в воображении.
Bedfordshire-based Illustrator, Georgina Westley tells us how I became the "lady that does those travel posters" by developing a unique style that creates beautiful artwork of places that people call their happy place.
This was "Presentation of the Day" on June 16th, 2017.
"Can you imagine that in a school playground? It would be a wonderful thing to have. At the moment, it's sitting in a landfill."
From "2nd Hand Scenery" from PechaKucha Night Glasgow Vol. 31, Matthew Doolan presents 2nd Hand Scenery, a fledgling organization based in Glasgow that aims to find creative ways to help the Scottish entertainment sector reduce the amount of scenery, props, and furniture going to landfill once a production cycle has finished. 2nd Hand Scenery's primary goal is to connect the different elements of the industry with one another, to let the school drama club see what the National Company no longer needs and to facilitate the exchange, to let amateur dramatics groups share a show and to make it as easy as possible for companies and individuals to display their used items before they run out of time and space.
It was founded by two scenic carpenters who after many years in the industry had become dismayed a the sheer volume of useful materials that are lost due to relentless production cycles and crushing time pressures inherent across the sector. So they decided that something had to be done about it.