DIY Guides

DIY Guides

 

DIY: No-carve typography pumpkins

DIY: No-carve typography pumpkins

What you’ll need:  Chalkboard and gold spray paint Painter’s masking tape Newspaper or cardboard Pumpkins Chalk Pencil Black Sharpie Typefaces! We used Lust Script by Neil Summerour &  ...Read more

DIY: Halloween piñata

DIY: Halloween piñata

What you’ll need: Cardboard Glue gun Scissors X-ACTO knife Sharpie Candy Black garbage bags Proxima Nova typeface by Mark Simonson STEP ONE You’ll need to create a template of your design out of ...Read more

Type Paris – Week Three and Four!

Type Paris – Week Three and Four!

Week three – how quickly time is moving in this program! Monday, July 4th we welcomed Alice Savoie, and Xavier Dupre as guest instructors for the day. Our tracing paper sketches were mostly refi ...Read more

Type Paris – Week Two!

Type Paris – Week Two!

Fairgoods Brand Director Shauna Hartsook is in Paris studying type design. TypeParis is an intensive 5-week programme based in Paris. Their unique approach continues the long tradition of type design ...Read more

Type Paris – Week One!

Type Paris – Week One!

Fairgoods Brand Director Shauna Hartsook is in Paris studying type design. TypeParis is an intensive 5-week programme based in Paris. Their unique approach continues the long tradition of type design ...Read more

Fort McMurray Enamel Pin

Fort McMurray Enamel Pin

As a Calgary-based company, we have been saddened by the events affecting Fort McMurray, Alberta. The wildfire that started on May 1st is now almost the size of Prince Edward Island has displaced many ...Read more

How to Eat Poutine

How to Eat Poutine

Sure, we’ve got Tim Horton’s, ketchup chips and Smarties, but Canada’s greatest food staple (and, arguably, our greatest achievement as a nation) is the poutine. Pairing piping hot gravy with squeaky ...Read more

A Guide to the Best Film Fest Etiquette

A Guide to the Best Film Fest Etiquette

The 13th annual Calgary Underground Film Festival is in full swing, meaning there are some seriously strong movies taking over Calgary’s resilient art house theatre the Globe Cinema. Whether you’re at ...Read more