Category Archives: Behind the Scenes

Milking the Cut: A Team Effort

What business does a lactose intolerant person have promoting milk? I asked myself this when asked if I would like to design promotional material for Baxter Milk. My taste buds were fine with the idea but my stomach made a few protests. The taste buds (and wallet) won the argument. Bruce Wright of the Wright […]

One Happy Illustration

I was given an assignment back in January in a course called Text, Image, and Meaning. The challenge was to illustrate a number and include it in both symbol and written form within the illustration. I settled on the cyclops theme to represent the number one. One of my brother’s owns a book titled Art […]

Strike Pushes Website Traffic Through the Roof

I said that I would talk about the strike at the University of New Brunswick and how it affected the Brunswickan website. This is it then, a memoir of sorts. The teaching staff at the University of New Brunswick were not happy with their working conditions and wages (Read more here). They began their strike […]

Taking a Paper Online

I mentioned previously that I have been working for The Brunswickan. The Brunswickan is the student newspaper for the University of New Brunswick. It is Canada’s oldest official student publication. My job as the Web Developer was to create a blog style website for the paper. The staff at The Brunswickan was not satisfied with […]

A Long Wait

Has it been almost a year since I posted last? Wow. I have been much busier this year partially because I took a part time job at The Brunswickan. I worked for them as the web developer and maintained my web administration work. I also took an extra course last term. I knew it would […]

The Creative Progressional

– Note: This post was posted from my old blog on March 25, 2014 – You may have noticed that I have not posted anything for a while.* I have been posting but to a different blog, a blog called The Creative Progressional. Why would I start another blog? Back to School I am currently […]

A Wolf in Coyote’s Clothing

Wolves are returning to New Brunswick disguised as coyotes. This hybrid is known as a coy wolf. This peaked the interest of Janice Wright Cheney who created the coy wolf sculpture above. (Photo by Jeff Crawford) I recently wrote a post for Design Soak about this Canadian artist. Her work was an obvious choice for […]

How I was Pushed into Web Design

It started when a young woman visited my church. She had known about us for a while, but had never entered our doors because she could not find out anything about us online. I knew something had to be done so that her story would not be the experience of others. The Dilemma I approached […]