Category Archive: Lifestyle

Unplugged

It’s August in Northern Ontario. Baby rock bass are schooling between my feet. The water is cold, the sun is enjoyably hot without a trace of humidity and the sky is blue with marshmallow clouds. Our tethered pontoon boat creaks against the floating dock as the cool wind calls it out into the rippling lake….


World Health Day: Being a Healthy Designer

Ah, the famous neck cramp. Long hours at a desk can produce amazing work and leave you feeling like you’ve just left the gym, in all the worst ways. Designers are notorious for craning their necks, sitting in yoga poses in their chairs, and drinking too much coffee to ensure a productive day. But at…


My Rookie Season of Fatherhood

I’m a terrible juggler. It’s 5:53 am. I just turned off my alarm after hitting snooze three times. I’m having a mental argument with myself to get up and do my morning run, get up and get my work day started, or roll back into bed and sleep, because our 6-month old daughter Isla and…


Generator’s Holiday Gift Guide

Welcome to our Christmas 2015 gift guide. With the help of the team, we’ve compiled a list of gifts that are both useful and cool. Hopefully, this will help you come up with ideas on what to get for your loved ones! *Part gift guide and part list of really cool gifts. Enjoy a gift?…


Conquering (The Dreaded) Creative Block

Creative block. We fear it and yet it happens to us. It’s hair-wrenching, nail-biting, sigh-inducing, and it looks a lot like crumpled up papers and a ton of sketches strewn across the desk. Good news is, with a few tricks, you can beat it.   1) Start fresh. The first problem you will probably run…


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