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Comfort Beyond Decals and Fuzz

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 The Bigger Picture writing home Design Lesson Aesthetic Philosophy

A nursery for the budding Bohemian? (via A Detailed House)My husband and I are expecting our first child, and she's due in about a month. The most common question I get asked, afterDo you know what you're having? Likely a girl, but we're not 100% sure. And no, we have no preference.Are you excited? ...

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Mood and ExperiencePart II – Cool and Hard

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Design Lesson

Yesterday morning, I met with Clayton Rodney, technical manager for the Edmonton Opera. Clayton graciously agreed to answer my questions and chat about lighting design and how light, texture and colour can be shaped to effect a particular mood. He was so sweet and engaging that our "quick coffee" ...

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Design Lesson: Mood and ExperiencePart I – Soft and Warm

Wednesday, November 24, 2010 Design Lesson Research

I'm looking into making future event projects more interactive and, as part of my research, am investigating lighting technique, film and projection, and how they contribute to mood and atmosphere. For you: a collection of videos in two parts!Patiences - A short film produced, directed and ...

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Make It Like You Mean It

Friday, November 19, 2010 weddings ID Bohemia Design Lesson

My friend Scott and I were having a conversation yesterday about Darren Aronofsky and how he made Pi. The aesthetic of Pi was a consequence of its low budget, but because the film was so successful1, the style that might never have happened, had Aronofsky had "enough money", has since been ...

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Design Lesson: Inspiration Boards

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 weddings ID Bohemia Design Lesson inspiration board

Aaron and I took a trip further northwise yesterday evening to deliver a décor package I prepared for Shaun Scade and Stephanie Emmerzael of Scade Photography, the winners of our Bridal Fantasy drawTWO + 2 + 2 = WIN!When asked,If "fortune favours the bold",HOW ARE YOU BOLD?Stephanie answered, "I ...

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