Posts Tagged ‘design’

Harry Mayerovitch | Meet the man behind the NFB’s most beautiful propaganda posters

Meet painter, architect, caricaturist, accordion player, poet, author and brilliant World War II NFB poster designer Harry Mayerovitch (1910-2004.)

Cordell Barker

(Relatively) Pain-Free Sketching


Animator Cordell Barker returns for a quick post on the pains of sketching and the tablet apps that significantly lessen them.


Hyperlocal: Integrating Past and Present in Interactive Design


This is a guest post from NFB Interactive producer Jennifer Moss. Paul Shoebridge and Michael Simons are the dynamic creative duo known in the back alleys and coffee shops of Vancouver as “The Goggles.” They are the creators behind the NFBs wonderful interactive documentary about a vanished Canadian town, Welcome to Pine Point, and were

MORE... – Designer Denis Gagnon’s glasses


The following is a guest post by Anne-Marie Lavigne. * This post is a translation. Read the French original here. BAR CODE hinges on the concept of “mining” everyday objects for the stories they harbour. Through the project’s website and iPhone app, explore the secret world of day-to-day items by watching the short films triggered


Art and Design: The Process for Claire Blanchet’s “The Interview”


This guest post was written by Claire Blanchet, director and animator of the latest Work For All film, The Interview. I loved Jean-Hervé Désiré’s concept for the film, rooted in the discrepancy between what’s being thought and what’s being said. I wanted to illustrate this concept through icons in some way, since the film takes

MORE... listed in Top 50 Web Designs


The designers at have included in their Top 50 Canadian web designs. We’ve always loved site design, so it’s nice to be recognized by the community like this. is a collective of web designers whose mission is “to showcase good website design done for Canadian companies, or by Canadian designers.” Congratulations to