Monthly Archives: February 2017

Pantone: Working with color

Pantone is a company synonymous with color management in the commercial world – particularly print media. It was started in the early 1960s by Lawrence Herbert who recognized the need for colors to be standardized when design projects moved from … Continue reading

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Anila Quayyum Agha’s Metaphor of Union

In light of the many unconstitutional moves made by our truth-challenged leader with the support of our ethically-challenged Congress I’ve been thinking a lot about what are the real values of the United States. What does make us great? The … Continue reading

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Crossing A Cultural Divide: The Art of Sanaz Mazinani

Speak a new language, so that the world can be a new world. – Rumi This quote from the 13th century Persian poet and scholar Rumi is an apt one to use in discussing the work of the Iranian-Canadian artist … Continue reading

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Response and Resistance: Artists Push Back

In our last blog post, A Sea of Signs: Resistance, we discussed the recent wave of marches here and all around the world protesting Donald Trump’s inauguration as President of the United States. The hand held signs at these marches … Continue reading

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