What’s in a name: Working Design (and some other “working” titles)

July 9, 2010 Posted by Kris in Working Design

When we named our company more than 20 years ago, we chose Working Design because of its multiple meanings. A “working design” or drawing is a step along the way towards preparing a finished piece of art or design whether it’s for a magazine, product or something else. It refers to a work in progress. We like the name because it speaks to our approach of client collaboration as we work together to build a website, a brand, a poster or piece of direct mail. More...

Shooting Vancouver one day at a time

July 7, 2010 Posted by Kris in Arts

A couple of days ago I ran into photographer Tim Van Horn as I was cycling by Jericho Beach. The strip of foot-high photos around his van accompanied by some signage on top caught my eye. Van Horn is working on a project he calls Vancouver 125 to mark the city’s anniversary in 2011. Currently travelling and living in his van, Van Horn is taking an on-the-ground, on-the-street approach to his project meeting people and capturing images. More...