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Rack Cards that Rock

A whopping 1.9 billion tourism dollars are spent in Victoria every year – a city of just 350,000 residents. From a communications standpoint, this means rows and rows of 4” by 9” Rack Cards at visitor kiosks throughout the city. A friend recently visited the main Tourism Victoria kiosk at the waterfront and grabbed a …

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Open Gate Church

I recently completed a new logo design for the Open Gate Church in Victoria. I made nearly a dozen draft logo designs with open doors and gates of various kinds. But the final design ended up being a visual metaphor. The three rings in this logo depict the initials of the Open Gate Church (O …

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Finding the Font

It didn’t happen right away, but over the past seven years of doing graphic design work, I’ve come to appreciate how typography has more impact on design than I ever imagined.