If the Plants Could Speak: A Brief Listen into the Jackpine Studio Soundscape

Feb 12, 2016

Much of what Jackpine produces is dominated by strong visual components. We create and deliver so many photos, drawings, and graphics into the world every day which makes it very easy to visualize exactly who we are as a company. Unfortunately, the aural part of our identity sometimes gets forgotten in the process. The sonic […]

Where in the world is Matthew Stella?

Nov 5, 2015

Our dear friend Matthew Stella (Creative Advisor at Jackpine) embarked on the journey of a lifetime recently across the continental United States. For close to a month now, Matt has been is riding his motorcycle, ‘Charlene’, far and wide in search of America. We were sad to see him go, but excited to hear about […]

Mellos, let’s stay neighbours.

Oct 29, 2015

If you walk into Mellos today, you will notice something special. Despite recent news that their landlord will not be renewing their lease at the end of 2015, there is a sense of hope. If you walk into Mellos today you will see an owner who is ready to roll up his sleeves and wash dishes, you will […]

What’s the deal with True Writ?

Oct 9, 2015

We’ll be honest with you, partner. You may look at the True Writ project and say we’ve spent a little too much of our time on a satirical short film. You may say we’ve gone a little overboard. You may wonder, “How could this possibly be a worthwhile use of a company’s time, resources and […]

Bursting Bubbles: The 2015 Macleans’ Debate

Aug 7, 2015

No politician ever wants to answer questions. It’s a no-win scenario. Most of the time questions are about things you’ve done wrong, or that your party has done wrong, and even if someone genuinely wants to know your opinion, you can’t even tell them that because things you say today will become things you’ve done […]