Matthew is the publisher and creative director of Spacing. He is the winner of the 2010 Jane Jacobs Prize along with the other founders of Spacing and was also named editor of the year in 2007 by the Canadian Society of Magazine Editors. He contributes a regular feature to “Here and Now” on CBC Radio.

A closer look at the City of Canada transit map

EDITOR’S NOTE: On Canada Day this year, Spacing’s creative director Matthew Blackett published a map of a fictional City... Read More

We’re looking for creative mappers!

Back in 2012, we ran one of our most popular cover sections in Spacing magazine’s history: creative mapping. For our summer 2018... Read More

The Robbie collection of Expo 67 objects

Rod Robbie is a Canadian architecture legend, but to Caroline, Angus, Karen, and Nicola ­— the keepers of Rod’s vast archives — he was... Read More

SPACING: Celebrate release of summer issue & Jane Jacobs Prize winners

WHAT: Summer 2015 issue release party & Jane Jacobs Prize ceremony WHEN: Wed., July 15th, 7-11:30pm (Prize ceremony runs from... Read More

ROBSON REDUX: Voting and viewing of submissions begin tonight

VANCOUVER — I have the unique opportunity to help pick the public art installation that will take over Robson Street in downtown... Read More

Spacing partners with Vancouver on Robson Street Redux

Spacing is proud to be the media partner for the City of Vancouver’s Robson Redux. VIVA Vancouver — the City of... Read More

Exploring evolution of bike infrastructure in Toronto and Montreal

Both Toronto and Montreal have made progress towards creating a connected network of bike lanes, yet each has taken a different... Read More

Spacing named one of world’s best sources of transportation news on Twitter

It’s with great pride that we share the news that the Urban Land Institute has named Spacing the ninth best source of... Read More

008: The haphazard city Play in new window | Download (17.0MB) Episode 008 of Spacing Radio... Read More