April 2009

And What Were You Doing When You Were 15 Years Old ?

29 Apr 2009, Posted by Julie Dufour in Art

<p>A much too short time ago, I discovered the photographic talent of <a href=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/-oliviabee-/page3/”>Olivia Bee</a>. At barely 15 years old, this young lady does surprising work for her age. The staging, subject and light treatment come together to bring us somewhere where poetry, enigma and…


28 Apr 2009, Posted by Lionel Michée in Art, Tools, Type

<p>It is good to know that our trade of communicators isn’t losing its history or its know-how!</p> <p>Ink, metal and wood; arms, a good eye and the love for a job well done!</p> <p><a href=”http://vimeo.com/2170116″>Letterpress Poster Printing</a> from <a href=”http://vimeo.com/niceredshorts”>Joshua Gerken</a> on <a href=”http://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p> <p>Via…

Binary Earth !

28 Apr 2009, Posted by Lionel Michée in Art

<p>Dutch artist Helmut Smits created a “Dead Pixel in Google Earth”. It’s a 82cm_ patch of burnt grass, which is the size of a pixel when you’re at an altitude of 1km in Google Earth.</p> <p>I love the idea that reality and virtual reality can…

Daddy! How Are Babies Made ?

27 Apr 2009, Posted by Julie Dufour in Life

Tricky question to answer, isn’t it? Here is a lovely way to do so that you can discover by clicking HERE.

Chaplin, Hitler and Che Highlighted

27 Apr 2009, Posted by Annabelle Fiset in Advertising, Design

<p>Leo Burnett Mumbai had a stroke of genius to sell Luxor highlighters.</p> <p>What does a highlighter highlight? Whatever is important in a text, in a story (the story). Here, in addition to depicted the well-known portraits, and well-done at that, if you read the highlighted…

360° Photo Shoot, Only 500 More to Go

22 Apr 2009, Posted by Alexandre Gravel in Work

As part of our interactive development mandate for the Avataq Cultural Institute (a complete overhaul of the website), part of the job is to include nearly 500 360° photos of objects in their collection. We headed to the Museum Collections Centre (where a large number…

What If We Took the Time?

22 Apr 2009, Posted by Julie Dufour in Art

Now that practically everything can be done at the speed of light (for real!!), there is one trend that has developed over the course of the past few years: Slow Food. Its leitmotiv? Take the time. Learn more about it here. This way of life…

Photo: Suitcase looking for owner

08 Apr 2009, Posted by Alexandre Gravel in Art, Life, Voyeur

Your suitcase’s contents, pictured flat. Simple description for the Is This Your Luggage? project. It isn’t ours, but we haven’t been able to find the name of the project’s photographer, male or female (rather difficult to know if lunalaboo@googlemail.com is a woman or a man)….

Discovering or rediscovering Montreal

07 Apr 2009, Posted by Julie Dufour in Urban

Design*Sponge offers a lovely city guide. It is rather design-oriented, but not exclusively… Something to help make beautiful and surprising discoveries. Isn’t playing tourist in your own city a luxury? Via: Design*Sponge. Photo credit : Nino H


06 Apr 2009, Posted by Alexandre Gravel in Toast

A few weeks ago, we announced on Twitter that we had three new recruits in our team (yes, Toast is on Twitter, and so am I). You’ve already met Lionel and Julie on the blog. As for Karim, he is looking at it and quietly…