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3 Things for Canada’s 150th!

    3 THINGS FOR CANADA asks all Canadians to give three acts of service in honour of Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017.   We are honoured to take part in this initiative of the Mayor’s Civic Engagement Committee — inspired by Mayor Nenshi (and 3 Things for Calgary). The brand

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Education

Wonder lives at River Valley School

A school for children, but its website’s users are adults.   The problem to solve was: How do we create a website that is a useful tool for adults, but embodies the whimsy, personality and energy of River Valley School and its students?   Our answer was to create something that is

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Health

Quality Forum 2016

The 2016 Quality Forum brand was created to illustrate this year’s theme; “Growing Ideas for Action”. The Forum features sessions, presentations and interactive workshops that cover topics related to improving quality across the continuum of care. Our concept sprouted from (yes, pun intended) a logo that could represent an “idea taking hold”.

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Environment

Three Big Moves toward a 100% Renewable Energy System

Canada’s Climate Action Network writes: “Canada can create a renewable energy economy in the next decade that is accessible to everyone, respects indigenous rights, and makes oil sands expansion unnecessary. It’s 100% possible.”   That inspiring message made it easy for us to visually convey

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Arts + Culture

CUFF Docs

Our series of posters for  CUFF Docs’ film festival attempts to depict the process of documentary filmmaking.    Our concept was based on tracing the path of a documentary filmmaker as that person follows their subject to tell their story. The patterning is seen from

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Political

Matt Masters Burgener: Taking the fight to Harper

Well, around here it’s no secret that we think it’s time for a change in Canada’s federal government. That’s why we’ve been excited to work on campaign materials for Matt Masters Burgener who is running in the Calgary-Heritage – Stephen Harper’s – riding. Here’s a look at how the

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Environment

Environmental Law Centre

Alberta’s Environmental Law Centre reached out to us for help with their branding when they realized that their logo no longer met their needs in a digital environment. The organization was also changing its core mandate from providing unbiased information on environmental law to taking a

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Community

Montgomery Community Association

Spring has officially sprung here in Calgary. The telltale signs are popping up everywhere: new buds, bumble bees, and blossoms. Brighter and more vibrant colours crop up in our clothing, produce, and even in our brands. Yes, brands – this is a design blog after

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Environment

Sustainability Resources

is about sharing knowledge and ideas, and taking action towards a better future. They are dedicated to building the capacity of municipalities, industry, professionals, academics, and other organizations to participate in sustainability planning and implementation.   These are wide-reaching and long-term goals, so do to

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