UA Pharmacy Magazine

Curio is gearing up to produce the second issue of the University of Alberta Pharmacy Magazine. UA Pharmacy is a new client for the studio and we were happy to develop a look for the magazine and produce the very first issue, officially published last Fall. Many of the photos taken throughout this issue were shot by the lovely Christy…

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Northern Light Theatre 2015-16 Season

We have been working with Northern Light Theatre on their seasonal materials for 12 years! In fact, they are our oldest client, so they’ll always be special to us.  Northern Light Theatre is a theatre company that prides itself on producing work that is thought-provoking, intimate, and affecting. They’re an enthusiastic and supportive client who let…

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ASEBP Day Planner 2015-16

The Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan Day Planner is a project we’ve been working on for quite a few years now. Each month of the day planner has a feature illustration with tips on how to stay healthy through eating, exercise and maintaining good mental health. We took a bit of a different approach to the…

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Deepika Mittra Branding

We had the pleasure of creating a brand for Deepika Mittra. Deepika is a Therapist, stress expert, and self-care advocate. She’s done amazing work to raise awareness around the importance of self-care. You can check out her TEDX talk online to learn more about what it means to incorporate self-care into a lifestyle. Deepika came to…

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Look North Brand Book

We completed an Edmonton focused brand book for the EEDC (Edmonton Economic Development Corporation) in August, and finally able to share this amazing project with you! The idea behind this piece was to introduce the Dubai market to Edmonton, in terms of its location, competitive economic advantage, and values of education, healthcare and quality of life. The…

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Startup Edmonton Robots

Happy Monday! We created a series of inky robot illustrations for Startup Edmonton’s Startup week. You can download them all in poster format on their blog. You can also check out some of the unused sketch concepts, too!

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Arrow Engineering

Check our a new design project we completed over the summer for Arrow Engineering. We started working with Arrow about a year ago, developing print and event collateral. Arrow has completed engineering projects all over Western Canada and needed to strongly showcase this photographically throughout the booklet. Basically, it walks a client through the company…

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Curio in NYC

Curio Studio shut down for 1 week in September to attend the Brand New Conference and take in design inspiration all over NYC! A few highlights from the trip: – Seeing how brands can move from Gretel (big fave)– Bakeries – Peeking into process of the AirB&B rebrand – Sandwich shops– Peeking into the in-house team at Etsy– Ice cream…

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BWDC 2015-16 Season

Check out the new season brochure for the Brian Webb Dance Company 2015-16 Season! We wanted the creative for this year to be a continuation from last year, which you can see in our online portfolio. Last year, we used ink to create an expressive typographic system. This year, we used the ink blotches to…

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Harvest Celebration 2015

  The Harvest Celebration is a fundraiser for the Lois Hole Hospital. We’ve developed print materials for this fundraiser for many years, and the 2015 gala is happening in a few weeks. This year, the event is raising funds specifically for MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) Program. Curio had the fortunate opportunity to really explore with the…

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Arden Theatre 2015-16

Curio Studio was hired to illustrate and provide design consultation on the overall creative look for the 2015-16 Arden Theatre Season. Check out the main illustration (we call her Ms. Arden), spot illustrations and some other sketch concepts we presented to the client.  As far as design consult, Curio provided recommendations for typography, initial layouts for covers and program guide, colour palette…

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Fuge Fine Meat

We recently completed a brand for Fuge Fine Meat, A local cured meat maker. Steven Furgiuele is the head chef at Culina Millcreek but he also makes these beautiful meats that are lovingly crafted and cured. You can try the product on the charcuterie taster platter they serve at the Culina. This dish was recently featured in Avenue…

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