As a graphic designer and illustrator, Carl has broad experience in marketing and communications, brand identity, exhibition design, environmental graphics, and type design. Before joining the team at ERA, his design practices in Winnipeg and Toronto focused predominantly with non-profit and community-based organizations like Pride Winnipeg, the Indigenous Bar Association, the Canadian Journal of Human Rights, Winnipeg Architecture Foundation, and the Canadian Museum for Human Rights.
As a community mobilizer, Carl was a founding member of Winnipeg’s Downtown Neighbourhood Association which worked closely with government and community stakeholders and facilitated the growth of new neighbourhood associations across the city.
Carl also consults on the history and development of type design and lettering. He is regularly involved in projects relating to letterforms, hand-lettered advertising, stone inscriptions, and the (re)creation or conservation of signage and lettering in the built environment.