Passion Projects


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.


JWT Canada gets dads to talk about consent

The agency wants to change what “20 minutes of action” means.

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Lost My Name

Ex-digital ad folks have launched the second in their book series that incorporates a child’s name and neighbourhood into the story.


Honey you can feel good about

Nude Bee Honey helps its little bees access certain plants (from wild flowers to pumpkins) to create artisanal, flavoured nectar.


Feel like a child again (in an adult body)

Tantra Bicycle was launched by an ad guy at AlterSpark who has a penchant for peddles with stylish design.

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Creatives can build things, too

The Rooftop Agency’s Matthew Parish can build you a bed, a table and (our favourite) a light in the shape of an “M.”

Sid Lee

Proudly wasting time and money since 1993

Ever wonder what goes on OUTSIDE the walls of Sid Lee? Now there’s a hub for all those passion projects you’re curious about.