Happy International Artist Day…something I think we should celebrate or at least contribute to everyday. Here’s an inspirational video of Jake Nickell at TED talking about the need to Never Stop Making.
Here’s a little animated video Ellis and I made for the 2013 Woodcliff Fair Trade sale. It’s short, but a lot of fun.
Our new infographic designed to help promote the idea of sharing stories through design.
Nike Gets It. They understand how to tell a story to send a message. Check out this video and see for yourself.
Went to a friends book release party (Clear Water) and found a couple other great books. Work life is about inspiring designers and their illustrations, Lost Sloth, has some awesome images inside (and out), and Clear Water is a fiction written by a friend of Shawna’s.
Evan Woolley is a friend I met while working for Calgary’s Public Art department. He has since moved on from this position and is now running for Ward 8 Alderman. We recently got together and filmed this video, Neighbourhoods First. Check out more on Evan at www.evanwoolley.ca
Thanks to my parents, Fred and Bette Hays who drove while I filmed out the back.
Follow our 2013 trip from our Habitat for Humanity build in Zambia to our wedding on Victoria Falls and Honeymoon all over Africa, plus visits in Dubai, New York and Toronto.
Entrepreneurs we look up to who have inspired Design Cause and Artica through their stories, ideas, action and entrepreneurship. Thank you.
Kevin Rose is a former American Internet entrepreneur who co-founded Revision3, Digg, Pownce, and Milk. He is now a partner at Google Ventures.
Sarah Lacy is an American technology journalist, author, and has now founded the technology news site PandoDaily.
Jason Calacanis is an American Internet entrepreneur and blogger and runs the online interview series, This Week in Startups.
Jake Nickell is the founder of the innovative, online t-shirt site, Threadless.com
Jay Adelson is an American Internet entrepreneur who has founded and run numerous successful online business
Chris Sacca is a venture investor, public speaker, private equity adviser, and former employee of Google Inc.
Yvon Chouinard is an environmentalist, outdoor industry businessman, author and founder of Patagonia.