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A Portfolio of Logos and Poster Designs by Edward Lum

A logo design for a farm based in CaliforniaLogo design

Edward Lum is a designer and illustrator who specializes in logos and poster designs. The artist’s current portfolio merges modern brands with a classic “Americana” aesthetic and bright, simplified graphics.


A poster design for a brewing companyPoster design

Edward’s gallery of posters has a very cohesive aesthetic -- it’s interesting to browse through this series and see the wide variety of different clients and industries that these works have been…

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The Art and Design Portfolio of Alex Cruz Studio


A photo of a before and after renovation of a private homeSingle family residential renovation design, North Burnaby, BC

Alex Cruz works in architecture and design, creating sleek, updated designs for residential buildings and houses through Alex Cruz Studio. Alex also has an impressive photography portfolio, packed with images from his travels around the world.


A photo of a house next to the design render of the houseReal versus Render, Maple Ridge, BC

 

It’s interesting to see the way that Alex’s studio addresses different concerns for…

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Studio Sunday: Bart Hess


A photo of the studio of Bart Hess

 

Our studio Sunday artist this week is Bart Hess. Hess is a Dutch artist and designer known for dressing Lady Gaga in her “Born This Way” music video. The artist’s works often weave together elements of fashion, fine art, industrial design, and other tactile and material experiments. Recently, Hess has also been creating works with digital elements.

 

Hess’ studio looks sleek and clean, like a model of a modern designer or…

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Zinski Design: The Design Portfolio of Robert Porazinski

A design for a proposal system for Pratt Design StudioPratt Design Studio proposal system

Robert Porazinski creates streamlined communication designs under the name Zinski Design. Robert’s portfolio includes examples of designs for print media, advertising, presentations, and user interfaces.


A design for a sleek powerpoint presentationHu Friedy Powerpoint presentation

 

I like the way that Robert balances functionality with sleek aesthetics that are easy to view and navigate. Many of the examples in the artist’s portfolio…

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The Design Portfolio of John Greg Ball


A memorial time capsule build for the SAIT's centennialSAIT -- 100 year time capsule

John Greg Ball is an artist and industrial designer based in Calgary, Alberta. John’s design portfolio includes numerous designs for household objects, as well as pieces devised for public spaces.


A digital rendering of a time capsule memorial for SAITSAIT 100 -- final rendering

 

It’s interesting to see all the collaborative work that’s gone into the projects in John’s art portfolio. One recent collaboration, between John and a planning committee of…

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Minimal Lines: The Design Portfolio of Joel Yatscoff


A product design for a sleek burn kitTokyo Smoke Burn Kit (collaboration with Hiku brands)

Joel Yatscoff is a product designer who lives and works in Toronto. As a designer Joel favours sleek, minimal lines, sparing use of colour, and an approachable overall aesthetic.


A product design for a freshening mistTokyo Smoke Cloud Mist (collaboration with Hiku Brands)

 

Joel’s recent designs for products in a medical and cosmetic vein are pleasantly modern and impactful. Recently, the artist worked with Hiku to…

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Clean Lines: Communication Design by Brooke Allen


A logo design for the International Schulich Business AssociationLogo design: Internation Schulich Business Association

Brooke Allen is a B.C.-based communication designer and graphic artist. In her portfolio, Brooke showcases an eye for clean lines and impactful use of color, treating each image with her own distinct style as well as an awareness of the client’s aesthetic and goals.


A poster design for Vancouver's annual Car Free DayPoster design: Car Free Day Vancouver

 

In our previous feature of Brooke’s work with logos, packaging, and…

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Theatrical Masks and Headdresses by Pamela Schuller


A photo of a paper-mache face maskWearable face mask

Based on Ontario, Pamela Schuller is active in fine arts and theatre, producing works that blur the lines between the two. Pamela has been involved in numerous workshops and art projects to engage communities in the arts – often helping participants create theatrical masks and headdresses.


A colorful paper-mache face maskWearable face mask

In our previous feature of Pamela’s dramatic masks, we saw how the artist begins each mask with a cast of…

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Informative Layouts: Visual Design by Nathalie Gribinski


An editorial advertisement in a fashion magazineFashion Fair, journal advertisement

Nathalie Gribisnki is a graphic designer, artist, and illustrator based in Chicago. Nathalie’s work in advertising and marketing showcases an eye for composition and informative layouts.


A mock-up of a brochure for a law firmRooney, Rippie, and Ratnaswamy, law firm brochure

 

It’s interesting to see work for clients from a wide variety of different fields compiled in Nathalie’s Marketing portfolio. The artist has a talent for…

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Psychedelic Wearble Textiles: Art by David Faulk


A painting of a combination bird and pyramid figureWings, gouache

David Faulk is a mixed media artist and costume designer who creates works of bizarro pop-art and psychedelic wearable textiles. David’s paintings tend toward flat, saturated color planes and simplified, almost naïve-style figures.


A photo of a pair of surreal platform shoes worn by a performerBlue Platforms

 

In our last feature of David’s surreal pop-art, we looked mainly at the artist’s paintings. I really enjoy the way these works combine a very contemporary cartoon style…

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Modern Interiors: Design by Kolme


A photograph of an interior design scheme for an advertising firm

Advertising and marketing headquarters

 

Kolme is an interior design firm, based in Taipei, Taiwan, that specializes in sleek, modern interiors for homes and businesses. Kolme interiors tend toward right angles and combinations of industrial materials and warm wood accents.

 

A photo of interior designs for a law officeLaw Office

 

It’s interesting to be able to see the difference between Kolme’s designs for business and private interiors on the company website, as subtle…

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Branding Art and Design by Stephen Plunkett


A digital drawing of a rotund space airplaneSpaceplane 3

 

Stephen Plunkett is a graphic designer and digital artist based in Toronto, Ontario. Stephen has worked professionally with corporations like Sportsnet, CBC, and Alliance Atlantis. His portfolio features examples of advertisement and branding art and design as well as fun personal projects.


A digital artwork by Stephen Plunkett featuring a drawing of a dogLola Report 13

I like the range that Stephen displays in his portfolio, which includes detailed drawings of fictional and realistic…

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Studio Sunday: Tokushin Yoshioka


A photograph of Tokujin Yoshioka working in his studio

 

Tokujin Yoshioka is an artist and designer originally from Japan’s Saga prefecture. Yoshioka works as a designer and has collaborated with numerous well-known companies throughout his career. His visual artworks often take the form of room installations, and have been collected by institutions including MoMA, Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, and the Victoria and Albert Museum. Yoshioka’s office and studio space is located in…

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Looks for Live Theatre: Costumes by Kathryn Burton Cover


A photo of a performance of Oklahoma, with costumes by Kathryn Burton Cover"Oklahoma," Northwest Missouri State University

Currently based in Weeping Water, New England, Kathryn Burton Cover is a costumer who creates looks for live theatre. Kathryn’s portfolio includes costumes for both men and women, in modern and period styles.

 

A handmade 1880's evening dress1880's evening dress, flat patterned

Kathryn’s costuming work has been used in various productions including productions of Shakespeare plays, restaged Broadway acts and operas.…

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