I got to work with the awesome Melanie MacDonald last week on this giant Google G. Mel needed a tight cutter to get this pop-up shop job done in a hurry, so she gave me a call. Cool job to work on, and the installers and project designers were super nice folks.
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Mike Thompson of Emond Publishing asked me to create a new round of cartoons for David Doorey’s Law of Work textbook series. David has a good sense of humour, and I always enjoy refining his ideas into finished artwork.
I designed a map of Toronto’s Junction Triangle for Ryan Bigge’s project Long Weekend Monday (@long_wkndMonday). This Twitter project shows which bars and coffee shops are open on long weekends in a quick snapshot.
The map posed an interesting challenge, conveying a lot of specific information in the small space of a tweet.
I used a modern typeface (Helvetica Neue Bold) for readability. I drew the icons and map by hand to counter the machined aspects of Twitter. A mix of colour fields for the grid added a mid-century modern feel.
Ryan also turned the icons into this nice atavar: