On March 9, along with about a dozen or so presenters, I made my debut at PechaKucha Night in Winnipeg. PechaKucha Night was devised in Tokyo in 2003 as an event for young designers to meet, network and to show their work in public. But the concept has since turned into a massive celebration, with events happening in hundreds of cities around the world, inspiring creatives worldwide. Drawing its name from the Japanese term for the sound of conversation (“chit chat”), it rests on a presentation format based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds – keeping presentations concise and moving at a rapid and entertaining pace.
I had the honor of being selected as this year’s featured artist for Friesens 2011 limited edition corporate calendar. Friesens is arguably one of the world’s finest book printers and this prestigious, exclusive calendar features 58 of my “signature images”. The calendar is distributed to Friesen's clients and is also used by the corporation as a 'showcase' to attract new clients around the world.
January 1, 2011
Want to have a little fun to start the New Year?
If you have ever wondered how well you can differentiate between different colors (hues) and the subtle nuances between various tints, shades and tones of a color, try this simple little test at the link outlined below. I had a few colleagues take the test with some very interesting results. My good friend Anil Sud sent me the link.
For what it's worth, my score was " 0 " ! That's good by the way!