Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Bright Future for Canada and the UAE

Posted By admin October 31, 2016

 

 

Great Expression of a Brand

Posted By admin October 26, 2016

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What a great display for a high-quality hand crafted carpet company, the copy on the wall is really good. “I was a thread once and the I found my way . . . “. It transforms the perception of carpet from a commodity into a person story, well done.

 

Precious Materials Need Respect

Posted By admin October 26, 2016

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Solid planks of wood as seen at Dubai Design Week. The design and use of such a precious commodity needs to be carefully considered and shown the respect it deserves

Failure to Deliver on Expectations

Posted By admin October 23, 2016

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The is the main lobby in the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, part of a major renovation by Daniel Libeskind. While the exterior is a powerful example of historic/modern contrast with bold forms and striking geometry, the interior is a letdown. It fails to deliver on the expectations set up by the exterior, it feels like they may have run out of budget.

 

 

 

 

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Great New F&B in Dubai

Posted By admin October 23, 2016

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One of the great things about Dubai is that so much is going on you are often surprised by hidden gems. This is “Pantry Cafe” at Bay Square, a sophisticated restaurant that serves great contemporary food at great prices in an urban chic environment.

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Value Add Coffee Selection – Effective Communications

Posted By admin October 23, 2016

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I saw this in a cafe menu and thought it was a great example of simple graphic communications that explains a common consumer decision in a very clear and effective manner, true value add. The challenge is that the selection is even greater and now I have to remember what is in a “con panna”.

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