Yearly Archives: 2014

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42 Years Ago Today British Columbia Provincial Museum (BCPM) Opens History Gallery!

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Jean Jacques sent a note today to remind us all that 42 years ago today the Modern History Gallery at the then BCPM opened to the public. Now the Royal British Columbia Museum, the exhibits have stood the test of time. Congratulations to Jean Jacques and the “Dream Team!”         This posting […]

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Tom’s Thoughts…

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When a valued colleague moves on it is both an opportunity to rejoice in their future prospects, and to reflect on the impact that colleague has had on you professionally, and inevitably, personally. Amy has shaken my design world in a positive way through her thoughtful and fresh approaches and solutions. With an informed enthusiasm, […]

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Amy Willson Wonder Woman!

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Jean Jacques Shares a Word… Amy Willson Wonder Woman! It has been said that in some very rare instances I may tend to exaggerate to emphasize a certain situation or quality. Not in this case. I have known, worked with, taught, and collaborated on many projects in these past eight years with Amy. Very few […]

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Amy Willson: Bitter Sweet

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I first met Amy when she came to our studio for a lecture Tom Palfrey and I were giving for John Adam’s “Principles and Practices”—a UVIC Cultural Resource Management Course. After our session she came up to me and asked, “what would you look for when hiring staff?” She explained that she was just finishing […]

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Never Never Land – 50 Years Ago Today!

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From the Tacoma News Tribune… June 7th, 1964 Visitors to Point Defiance Park will soon be able to walk through an “enchanted forest” where Humpty Dumpty, as big as life, is perched on a wall, Little Boy Blue is blowing his horn, Jack and Jill are carrying their buckets up a hill, and Old Mother […]

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