When you think of paper, what comes first to mind: a blank white sheet that goes into your printer or a stairwell decorated with beautiful oversized paper flowers, or perhaps an origami?
In our latest blog "Criticize This!" we learned why at times negative feedback has such a strong effect on us. Hopefully you discovered something new about yourself (if not, may I suggest you reread the first part: "Criticize This!" ) and have been practicing paying attention to the way your react to criticism.
Have you heard? Kallima has a new swatchbook!
The recent poster series The Client is Always Right by speckyboy magazine was quite brilliant and made me laugh. Although it also made me think that designers must face criticism and misunderstanding of their work quite often throughout their career.
In this second part of our interview with Giuseppe Pascale, an up-and-coming Montreal based photographer, we talk print, production, and the benefits of working with a local photographer.
When taking a photo do you have a different approach if it's intended to be used digitally or printed?
Like many of you already, at Kallima, we love paper. But what we love the most are beautiful things created with paper. A few times a year we send out a couple of paper boxes to various schools and college, for the students to have an opportunity to create something beautiful with their hands. This year, one of the schools was the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Elementary.
Belonging to and working with a community is something Tembec is familiar with. The company's roots lie in the community, when in 1972 it was founded by the citizens of Temiscaming in the province of Quebec (Canada). Being a forest products manufacturer, you've often heard us say how much we love trees. It’s indeed very important for Tembec to wisely manage and protect its initial resource.
The internet, and all the digital mediums it involves has become a massive and inseparable part of the way we work, communicate and play. We love the internet as much as anyone but as it usually turns out, there is never a free lunch.
Meet the creative people behind the Kallima 2011 Calendar. Copywriter Ross Rogers and Creative director Didier Plantard from Montreal-based CGCOM Communications tell us a little about themselves and what inspired them to make shoes the running theme.
Most of us are lucky enough to know the feeling of being inspired. This feeling lifts us up and energizes our entire being, giving us energy to create or accomplish something unique and extraordinary. Sometimes, inspiration sparks our imagination when we least expect it and comes from the most unusual places.