Things that interest me like... the design of performance apparel, women rocking snow sports, the craft of soft-goods, & the evolution of textile-related technology. Plus my life in Vancouver.

Learn Hack YOW

Today Nick and I woke up early (8 am on a Saturday??) and bused over to City Hall for Learn Hack YOW, an event put on by Open Data Ottawa. I do enjoy going to design talks when I can, but this is the first time I've gone to an event that is: 1. more focused on data and apps (generally something ... Read More

Color Collective

It's funny how I can be so sure about some things, and so completely indecisive on others. Colours tend to fall into the latter category for me. I have an instant gut feeling on if I like a colour or not, but when it comes time to pick a colour scheme there are just too many options! I struggle ... Read More


My friend and classmate, Kevin Spencer, approached me about a local charity project for Sole Responsibility. The Ottawa Running Club coach, Geordie McConnell, was looking for a couple of designers to help him build a giant shoe costume to wear while running the Ottawa Marathon. The goal was to ... Read More