From student to designer: Understanding oneself

The transition from a college to a studio environment is a huge jump for new design graduates. The fictitious character of the client for class briefs becomes a very real factor in the design process, and initially for most, it can be quite a hamper on one’s...

Welcome our latest staff member…

Mystique Creative is proud to introduce and welcome our latest staff member, graphic designer Rene Tan, to the company and our clients. Rene graduated from Ontario College of Art and Design. Rene brings a fresh and energetic approach to his work and has already...

Soup’s on

As most of us know, ‘Pop Art’ is short for Popular Art and that in a sense, says it all. It is a celebration of the popular, the famous, the mass produced, the iconic image. It all began way back in the late 50’s and 60s when a few ‘Pop Art’ shock troopers decided it...

Old is New

To me anyway, Helvetica is a kind of paradox – it is both old and modern. When you stop to consider that this font has roots that go all the way back to the Bauhaus movement of mid 1920s (Germany), in terms of years anyway, it is very old. When you consider the...

“Green” becoming mainstream?

There is justifiable concern out there for the environment, therefore a colour shift toward more natural looking colours is occurring in consumer products. So predicts the Color Marketing Group (CMG), an international association of colour design professionals. This...