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

Taking a Break

Ian here. Founder of As you’ve probably noticed things…


BLVD are a rock solid design studio in Toronto. They…

Norman Studio

Here’s a real treat for you. Norman are one of…


Toronto based ViVA&Co. have a diverse and eclectic range of…

Office / Bureau

Some great work here from Toronto’s Office / Bureau. A…

Marie Mainguy

Some lovely illustrations here by Montreal native, Marie Mainguy. She…

Studio Wyse

Studio Wyse is a little collaborative design studio founded by…

lg2 boutique

With over 20 years experience lg2boutique has a powerful and…

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…