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June 30, 2015
Beauty, eh?

Beauty, eh?

Summer is in full-on golden sunsplash mode here on the West Coast. Just perfect for the hikes, bikes, beaches, and barbecues that make Canada Day so brilliant.  What are you waiting for? Get out there and enjoy – wherever you are. Do it for your country.

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June 19, 2015
Too hot to handle. Even in socks & sandals.

Too hot to handle. Even in socks & sandals.

Mortifying as they can be, our dads are still pretty much our favourite humans on earth. Dad jokes and all. Happy Father's Day, dads. We would be nothing without you. Like, literally we would not be born or exist.

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April 23, 2015
Type talk with Bruno Maag

Type talk with Bruno Maag

A couple of weeks ago, a handful of Toolbox designers went down to Emily Carr to see renowned type designer Bruno Maag talk about the state of his trade. The talk was part of an ongoing series put on by Type Brigade.   If you're not a designer, you might be surprised to hear that there’s even a lecture series on type design, much less a celebrated, iconic font foundry in London. In fact, an enormous amount of human ingenuity goes into typefaces; there’s a giant worldwide design

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April 10, 2015
Minting a legend

Minting a legend

We’re putting the finishing flourishes on the Vij’s At Home packaging – including this incredible foil-stamped shelf box. The whole project is so close, we can almost taste it!   Stay tuned for the big reveal (and plenty of other breaking news in the Vikram Vij universe)! 

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