Alison Garwood Jones

Street smarts

Originally published in April 2014 in Blog

A version of this post appeared in the April issue of Applied Arts Magazine. “Electric City”: The author at the Shibuya Crossing, Tokyo, Spring 2014. Partnerships with big-name brands are the bread and butter of most multinational ad agencies. They are what built Tokyo’s “Electric City,” New York’s Times Square and Toronto’s rapidly expanding Dundas Square — all […]

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Winter’s last blast

Originally published in April 2014 in Blog

I hope …

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A foot in the door

Originally published in April 2014 in Blog

Republished on J-Source, The Canadian Journalism Project. Every era has its hiring challenges. In the Dirty Thirties, when there was no work, men spent more time in soup lines than job lines.  “You couldn’t even buy a job,” so went the popular catch phrase of the era. By the 1950s, there was plenty of work, although […]

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