Chris Miller & Dominic Wong – Solving Problems With Sharpies

What if you could solve any problem with a Sharpie? Last night Chris Miller and Dominic Wong (from Invoke Media) spoke at Creative Pulse. They talked to a jam-packed room about paper prototyping. If you don’t know what paper prototyping is, it’s a smart way to solve problems. Here’s the basic idea: Sketch a rough solution Show it to people Use feedback to influence[…]

Damn Good Advice (For People with Talent!)

Thirsty Thursday is this week—so we are giving away “Damn Good Advice” by legendary art director, George Lois. It’s one of the few books I like to re-read every once in a while. It’s super-visual (you’ll burn through it in one sitting), but full of actionable advice for creatives. How To Get “Damn Good Advice” [2 Steps] 1. Click to register for[…]

How To Get A Free Growler Of Beer

Boris Mann’s Talk + Social is just a week away—so we thought it would be fun to team with Main Street Brewing and give away a growler and a free fill (1.89L of tasty goodness). A photo posted by Creative Pulse (@cp_yvr) on Jun 17, 2015 at 11:04pm PDT How To Get A Free Growler [2 Steps] 1. Click to[…]

270 Portfolio Reviews In 15 Seconds [Video]

Creative Pulse recently partnered with Textbook to produce the Behance Portfolio Review at the Museum of Vancouver. Behance Portfolio Review May 14, 2015 Here’s a super-short timelapse produced by Chad Jones. It shows all 270 portfolio reviews that happened over the course of the night. There was a ton of talent in the room! 270 portfolio[…]

623 Reasons Why Vancouver Needs A New Creative Community

In 2013, I returned to Vancouver after nearly two years working as a freelance commercial photographer in Asia. The time away left me feeling disconnected from the local creative community. So I started searching. I quickly discovered that Vancouver has events that act as hubs for creatives in the advertising and marketing industry. Here’s my short list. Events[…]