As we gear up for the end of a very full-on year, we’ve been enjoying working with LOCO BC on their annual BC Buy Local week campaign (by creating graphics like the one above). We love supporting LOCO BC and … Continued
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!
As someone who is intrinsically motivated to be inclusive, I’d really only seriously begun to think of accessibility as a principle of sustainable communication design recently. Of course, like many of you, I default to considering environmental aspects of sustainability but inclusivity and accessibility has been top of mind these days.
Given 2020 has been full of challenges, the updated First Things First Manifesto has truly re-inspired me to recommit and refocus my own efforts with my business.
Values connect people, and people activate ideas. At Backyard Creative, we activate our shared values for sustainable design by aligning our workflow and process with them. Below I’ve outlined our Integrated Sustainable Design Approach.
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.
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
We wanted to show that we really are committed to supporting organizations who are working towards making the world a better place. By committing to become a member, we donate 1% of revenues to non-profits that are doing good in the … Continued
I’m proud to share that our work for Vancouver Island Expeditions was selected to be a case study in Design to Renourish by Eric Benson & Yvette Perullo of Renourish. Design to Renourish is a book for graphic designers that helps to integrate sustainability … Continued