10 Creative Workshops in Edmonton
10 Creative Workshops in Edmonton

There’s nothing like attending one of the many creative workshops available in Edmonton to get your creative juices flowing.

Introducing the KEEN Cookbook!
Introducing the KEEN Cookbook!

Creativity comes in all forms. We decided to let our creativity loose in the kitchen. Back in December, we took some time to work on a bit of a passion project of ours. It was something the entire KEEN team had a hand in creating, and we’re so proud of the result! Introducing, the KEEN Cookbook!

Daily Creative Challenges: Jumpstarting creativity
Daily Creative Challenges: Jumpstarting creativity

If you are an avid user of social media (namely Instagram, Twitter, or Dribbble), you may already be familiar with daily creative challenges. These are challenges set out by individuals to do or create one thing everyday for a certain number of days. What is created varies depending on each person’s personal interests and it really could be anything: drawing an illustration everyday for a year, creating an animated GIF each day for a hundred days, or taking one photo a day.

The Design Rut: Tips + Tricks to Stay Inspired
The Design Rut: Tips + Tricks to Stay Inspired

As creatives, we can all relate to hitting “the wall” or the “design rut” at some point in our careers. Maybe it’s at the start of a project and the design brief just isn’t speaking to you. Or perhaps it hits you midway through the process and things aren’t jiving like they used to. At KEEN we all work together to keep each other inspired. Sometimes it involves an impromptu brainstorm, some research, or passing the project over to some fresh eyes.

My Journey to #YEGCANVAS Part 2: I’VE ARRIVED
My Journey to #YEGCANVAS Part 2: I’VE ARRIVED

Have you ever worked at something SO HARD? How did it feel when you were done? Wonderful. Rewarding. Satisfying. I’ll bet. I know the feeling. I (Lon) was chosen as one of 32 local artists to have my artwork displayed on billboards and LRT stations across Edmonton for #YEGCANVAS. On Tuesday, December 8th the 

My Journey to #YEGCANVAS: Part 1
My Journey to #YEGCANVAS: Part 1

The cat’s out of the Bag! OR, more appropriately, the art’s out of the gallery! AND onto the streets!

CreativeMornings Edmonton
CreativeMornings Edmonton: SHOCK‏

CreativeMornings CreativeMornings Edmonton has been on my radar for quite some time now so I was delighted when our two paths finally crossed. This month’s talk was by David Candler in his space at his contemporary art gallery dc3 Art Projects.

Design Process - Don't Forget the Messy Middle
Design Process: Don’t Forget the Messy Middle

I recently listened to Rob Lowe on the Nerdist Podcast (best podcast ever, by the way, check it out!), and there was one little gold nugget of wisdom that stood out to me:

CAMP Festival 2015 – Aaron Draplin Workshop

Aaron Draplin Workshop “Logo Tips, Tricks, Triumphs, Turds, Threats, and Tales from the DDC”  

The Value of Rebranding

Unless you’ve been hibernating under a rock, you’ve probably noticed something different when you opened your browser to Google in the morning: Google has a shiny new logo. The brand refresh has been a long time coming, with its serif font, awkwardly spaced letters and out-dated gradient effects.