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Craft Show Season
This is a post that I have had swirling in my head for over a year now. We just showed at our last event of the year this past weekend, so it seems fitting that I finally share some thoughts on the...
Slow Goods Movement
As a design team, a company and a married couple, decisions flow through a myriad of factors before finding its final destination. One decision in particular has never wavered. The Deckster must b...
2014 Review & 2015 Preview
Where did 2014 go? No, seriously. It was January, the entire year was literally just ahead of us. With hope and promise in our hearts, we put our heads down and got to work; when we looked up next,...
Made in Canada: Capital City Capsule
We're based in Ottawa, Canada. We never shy away from the fact. We never down play it. We grew up here. We left here. We came back here. We met here. We decided to stay here. 'Pride' would be an...
Big thanks to a great year
A few emails, text messages and pics are starting to come our way since the 25TH. Thank you. Thank you. Thank you. It's such an honour for us to be a part of your Christmas/Holiday celebrations. Pe...
Victoire x N-Product: Feathers of Confederation
A couple of months ago, the ladies behind Victoire approached us with a simple question. "Would we be into designing a window display for the shop on Wellington?" Katie and Regine have created some...
Corporate Family Values
Months before we flipped the launch switch for our little company, we sat across our dining room table and made some big decisions. Way before sketching logos, picking Pantone swatches or the perfe...
This is Good Things
This post has been long overdue. Last November, we were crazy lucky to be a part of something pretty special. We were approached by a friend and the founder of Fancy Boys, Martin Gomez. Gomez and I...
A Night Market at the Museum
This past Friday, The Holiday Assembly happened. It was an inaugural night market slash party at the Museum of Nature, as part of the Museum's monthly event Nature Nocturne. There are two very big...
Hustle & Go
It's been almost a year since I left my full-time job to dive head first into this little entreprise of ours. In my past life, meetings were an essential way of doing business. Meetings to pitch cl...
Fifty Six Seconds of Fame
We have been using Shopify as our e-comm platform since day 1. At the end of last year, we were lucky enough to be selected as their spokespeople in a promo video for their big website relaunch. Pr...
New All The Things. Sort of.
A few things happened. New web store. New designs. New(ish) brand. It was always part of the master plan, we would always roll back under the N-Product roof once after we launched Deckster. We took...
N-Product Hearts MEC
When we mapped out our course for the company and our designs, we had a very clear perspective on the colours and materials we wanted to use. We were methodical in this process, because in the worl...
Steve McQueen x Le Mans x Tag Heuer Monaco
As designers, you're always inspired by everything you see, read, smell, taste and feel. From the beginning, our design inspiration for the Deckster's aluminum jacket and the leather bands comes fr...
NYIGF Show & Tell 101: Intro
2012 saw a huge increase to our marketing budget, but going up from zero wasn't too much of a challenge. While we have never spent a dime on advertising or pr, we knew that we needed to set up shop...
Juggling Act: Life, Family and Business
Our one year anniversary came and went, and in keeping with the current pattern we were too busy to really notice. September 12 the day was, if anyone is keeping score. There may have been a quick ...
We're into movies, it's a fact. Cinema, film, celluloid, talkies, flicks, silver screen, motion pictures; however you like to classify it, we love it. The only thing better than watching a good fli...
NYIGF SHOW & TELL 101: Pre-Show
Previous post: NYIGF SHOW & TELL: INTRO Registration In typical fashion, we first learned about the NYIGF in November (2011) and the winter edition was happening in 2 months. Bad news, applic...
Dodocase and Glif, Two Cases for Being
As two new entrepreneurs, we get unsolicited advice, opinions, insights, and warnings around each and every corner. While they may or may not add any real weight to our decision-making process, but...