PeopleCharity Matters

If you look up the word origin for the word ‘jewellery’ on Wikipedia, here’s what you’ll find:  derived from the word jewel, which was anglicized from the Old French “jouel“, and beyond that, to the Latin word “jocale“, meaning “plaything”  “Plaything” perfectly encapsulates the spirit of Pecas, a local jewellery brand started by Chimp’s visual designer Jen […]

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If you’ve recently visited the Vancouver Aquarium, the Central Library or strolled along the False Creek seawall, you probably came across a scenario like this: a brightly painted piano played by a random stranger surrounded by a small crowd of bystanders tapping their feet to the rhythm. What you stumbled upon is Vancouver’s latest public piano […]

PeopleCharity Matters

For his latest creative project, stand-up comedian Graham Clark has swapped the stage for a paint-splattered desk. Hunched over his work station, he’s busy putting layers of black on the canvas in front of him. In the middle of the growing sea of black, stands a creature combined of two icons on polar opposite sides of pop culture: […]