Celebrations of Montreal’s 375th anniversary are well underway with the recent launch of several new and ongoing events incorporating digital projections, banners and other types of graphics and signage.
Toronto-based environmental graphic design (EGD) firm Entro recently helped the Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Group develop appropriate signage for ‘universal washrooms’ in health-care facilities.
Having rebranded just over a year ago, polymer material manufacturer Covestro needed to update the directional and wayfinding signage at its North American sites, which gave it an opportunity to showcase how its own products can be used.
Greater Vancouver’s Tsawwassen Mills, which opened in October 2016, is the biggest shopping centre built anywhere in Canada since 2009. At nearly 140,000 m2 (1.5 million sf), the facility is roughly as large as Granville Island.
Grocery store operator Calgary Co-op recently retained Toronto-based design firm Shikatani Lacroix to develop signage for its ‘store of the future’ concept location in Calgary’s Auburn Bay neighbourhood.
Luxury automaker Lexus has unveiled a custom version of its 2017 IS car wrapped in nearly 42,000 programmable light-emitting diodes (LEDs), turning it into a mobile, interactive screen capable of displaying dynamic graphics.
The Bell Centre, home to the National Hockey League’s (NHL’s) Montreal Canadiens, is using Navori Labs’ QL Professional software to manage a mix of video, animation, graphics and data for a growing number of digital signage displays.
Toronto’s Casa Loma, a Gothic Revival-style estate that has become a major tourist attraction and special event venue, was recently transformed visually with projection mapping for a Halloween attraction dubbed ‘Legends of Horror.’
Earlier this year, for the 10th annual edition of Toronto’s Luminato festival of art and creativity, Beyond Digital Imaging (BDI) in Markham, Ont., printed and installed poster-size versions of photographer Scott McFarland’s series Trove: A View of Toronto in 50 of Its Treasures.
Toronto-based Kramer Design Associates (KDA) recently designed a distinctive brand mark, digital signage and wayfinding program for the expansion and revitalization of the city’s Yonge Eglinton Centre (YEC).