Earth Day 2021 is upon us. Of course, every day is earth day but April 22nd is an opportunity for us to make a more conscious effort. Even though larger events won’t be available to us this year, there are still lots of ways to help our planet and forge some new earth-friendly habits. Here are just three ways to have some fun while showing mother earth some love!
Giving has been a priority at Backyard Creative since we started. We see giving as a way to not only support the organizations and causes we care about, but to also lift small organizations up as they grow and evolve. … Continued
Like everyone else in the world, we had other plans for this month, and for this month’s blog post. But here we are, alongside you, doing our best to adjust to the new normal in the midst of the COVID-19 … Continued
As a member of LOCO BC since its inception 10 years ago, I always get a little excited when Buy Local Week comes along the first week of December. This year, I had the pleasure of collaborating with LOCO BC … Continued
Sustainable communications design infographic designed in collaboration with the GDC showing different areas designers can create a positive impact.
2018 was an exciting year for all of us at Backyard Creative, and it flew by! It seems like just yesterday we were writing the year in review for 2017, and now here we are, a whole year later, with … Continued
Staying connected to the global creative community helps keep Backyard Creative’s design team current and inspired. Some of us attended the second annual DesignThinkers Conference in Vancouver at the end of May, which was programmed around the theme of “Speak … Continued
Before we sign off for our holiday break, we wanted to share our gratitude for a great year and all the good things that have happened at Backyard Creative over the last 12 months. 2017 is the year we focused … Continued
We love supporting local businesses in our own backyard (pun intended!) especially during the holidays. Get an early start on holiday shopping and put your money to good use during BC Buy Local Week, taking place from November 27 to … Continued
In the midst of ramping up heading back to work after taking a mat leave, I was asked by a fellow collaborator, Jackie Kelly, to present at Pecha Kucha Night Nanaimo early in 2016. If you’ve not yet heard of Pecha … Continued