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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 &  ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Cry Your Way Through Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

Cry Your Way Through Beyoncé’s ‘Lemonade’

Game of Thrones may have returned over the weekend, but that wasn’t the most intense battle we witnessed. Instead, Beyoncé graced her fans with a surprise new “visual album” called Lemonade. It’s an h ...

Taylor Swift’s Trip to Coachella Was Everything

Taylor Swift’s Trip to Coachella Was Everything

Last weekend, the first of two Coachella music festivals took place in Indio, California. The weekend was packed with highlights, from out­there festival fashion to amazing live music featuring everyo ...

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 ...

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 ...

Which mom is yours?

Which mom is yours?

We don’t mean to alarm you, but in the same way that your taxes will soon be due and you’ll either get a nice little return or go to prison for tax fraud, there’s another big annual milestone creeping ...

How to Party at Work

How to Party at Work

There are plenty of articles out there about how to act at your office’s holiday functions. You know — don’t drink too much, don’t insult the boss’s spouse, don’t tell everyone what you secretly think ...