In my thinking, I am a designer. In my feeling, my intuition, I am an illustrator.
Tom Froese – Freelancer

Creative Interviews


I prefer to use the term commercial artist. In many ways, this encapsulates both design and illustration, and I don’t think I could ever simply be one or the other. In my thinking, I am a designer. In my feeling, my intuition, I am an illustrator.

Blok Design

Blok has always been a space for collaboration, for questioning, for exploration. I don’t believe in defining narrowly what we do since it limits the possibilities of where we can go …

The White Room

With an emphasis on art direction, TWR specializes in branding fashion, arts and culture. Our clients vary, but we have developed a following among artisans who have come to us by various routes…

Vallée Duhamel

We feel extremely lucky to have gained the trust of such amazing clients, this is a big part of what makes me love what I do.

Formerly – Kramer Design Associates. Now – Painter

I have always, for good or for ill, been an artist. At school, I made wood cuts, lithos, etching, engravings, photographs and sculpture, and informed myself in those areas. I was entranced by architecture, and always music…

Hulse & Durrell

We are both very passionate about making the world a better place and we believe design can contribute to that.

Freelance Illustrator - Jacqui Oakley

Thinking you can only be creative at a certain time of day is quite silly. You can train yourself to get into a creative mode.

Laura Stein - Bruce Mau Design
Bruce Mau Design

“I’ve had a fairly circuitous route to design and to BMD in particular. I did a Fine Art BFA and was mostly interested in conceptual work…”

News & Discoveries

Leo Jung

Leo Jung is a Canadian-born, San Francisco-based art director, designer,…

Annie Pootoogook RIP

Annie Pootoogook was an Inuk-Canadian artist who recently passed away…

Believe In

There’s a new studio here in Canada. Led by Creative…

Eric Pautz

Eric is an Art Director (at Giant Ant), Animator and…

Anthony Prestanizzi

Anthony is a designer living in Toronto and currently working…


Based in Halifax, Wonderlust are a small motion design studio…

Coppers and Brasses

At HeyThere we have a real soft spot for anything…

Stephen MacLeod

Some technically wizardry here as done by Stephen MacLeod (aka…

Aaron Campbell

Wow. We just stumbled onto the work of Vancouver native,…

Narani Kannan

The portfolio of Toronto based freelance designer / illustrator /…

Orange Tango

More beautiful work coming out of Montréal. This time from…