The Design World Needs More Photos of Women by Women

In the 1940s and 1950s, Lillian Bassman was one of a small cohort of prominent women in fashion photography, the significance of which was not lost on her female models. “It was sexually a very different thing when they worked with men,” the photographer would later say. “They were posing for men. I caught them […]

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Photographer David DeStefano

Montreal based food/lifestyle photographer David DeStefano’s path to photography has had some twists and turns but always had food somewhere in the equation. From his early teens, David DeStefano worked in the Montreal restaurant scene, and once he graduated in Communication Studies at Concordia University, he went on to work as an AD at McCann’s […]

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In Wade Hudson Portraiture, Subjects Shine

Wade Hudson portraiture is sharp and clean; through his understanding and use of light, his raw and seemingly effortless aesthetic allows his subjects to shine.     Born and raised in Jamaica and currently living in Toronto, Hudson is a graduate of Humber College’s photography program. With an impressive list of clients including Def Jam […]

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McMillan Brings Ottawa to Life

Ottawa-based B2B agency McMillan has been creating the design aspects and campaign for the Ottawa International Animation Festival (the second largest animation festival in the world) for the last five years. For this year’s campaign, McMillan’s core team (designer Jared Barter, illustrator Michael Zavacky and writer Ian Driscoll) decided to push the envelope even further, in hopes of broadening the festival’s attendees beyond industry insiders and animation nerds.

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Creative Futures Grad Week

For almost a decade now, Applied Arts has had a two-day in-person career fair in Toronto for high school students every fall. The Creative Futures Expo has become a must-attend for colleges and universities with visual arts programs who want to reach high-schoolers in the Greater Toronto Area. About 1,800 high schools students attend the free event.

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