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Entries from June 2006

van der Leek stamp released by Canada Post

June 28th, 2006 · Comments Off

My old boss, and all-round great guy, Kevin van der Leek sees his hard work come to fruition with a beautiful new stamp for the Vancouver Aquarium’s 50th Anniversary. Congratulations Kevin!Full press release below: Vancouver Aquarium: 1956-2006 Article published in Canada’s Stamp Details (Vol. XV No 2; April to June 2006) As a frequent visitor […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Canada · Design · Friends · Graphic Design

TED Talks Podcasts

June 27th, 2006 · Comments Off

http://www.ted.com/tedtalks/ Recently released audio & video transcripts of talks by smart folks at the TED Conference in California. It includes a great 15 minute chat by Al Gore loosely based on his “Inconvenient Truth” material. Funny, smart, inspirational & topical.

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Ideas · Inspiration · Podcasts · Sustainability

Manitoba "Spirited Energy" Rebranding

June 15th, 2006 · 6 Comments

Friendly Manitoba rebrands with “Spirited Energy,” a new positioning statement and accompanying campaign designed to re-introduce the province to the world. Completed over two years by Interbrand (NYC), the new idea was launched yesterday at the Winnipeg Art Gallery. More from the site: Spirited Energy Manitoba’s rich history of diverse cultures, varied climate, and northern […]

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Tags: Archived from Blogger · Branding · Canada

Nike+ launch

June 1st, 2006 · 1 Comment

Sneaker fetishist/designer Jeff Staple describes the buzz and atmosphere at the day-long Nike + Apple launch of the Nike+ iPod integration kit. Too much fun. I can’t wait to try these out. I think it’s a great idea, done the right way by two smart companies. -photo courtesy of Jeff’s site.

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