Passion Projects

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To chatbot, or not to chatbot?

A bot designed to help brands decide whether or not to create a chatbot.

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The astronaut and the Arctic

Chris Hadfield and a bunch of creative folk recently explored the ice-riddled area. Here’s what they found.


Quilting by code

Toronto designer Libs Elliott applies new methods to an old art.


Taxi founder to display ‘stolen’ art

The exhibit in Toronto takes on authorship, anonymity and the internet.

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Bike love (not war)

Agency59 puts a bird on its creative guide for bike signals.

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Change the work climate

Freezing BBDO female staffers take matters into their hands to close the gender climate gap.


Dicks4Dicks come in all shapes and sizes

Calgary creatives create a hand-drawn adult colouring book (that features one-eyed snakes) in support of HIV education.

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Lucky Beaver in the house

Jacknife Design couldn’t be any more patriotic with its series of dam-dwelling mammals that now come in shelf size.


Being a better human

Extreme Group launches a clothing line that encourages people to be kind to each other.


Funny food for thought

Tribal’s Frank Macera has some thoughts he’d like to share in a pair of books that’ll make you think while you laugh.