We’ve been working on many different logos this year. Here are a few for sharing! Top to bottom: Thumbnails and concepts for various projects, logo for the local elementary school, logo for a dog groomer and logo for an environmental project manager.
We have magazines and books we reference at the studio. I also like to recommend lots of books (especially on visual identity) to my design students. What books on creativity and design are you reading these days? A few on the list to read: Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits – Debbie Millman
Hey everyone! I (Amanda) will be doing a talk with fellow illustrators Dwight and Jeff at the end of May for the GDC. I hope you’ll come out. GDC Alberta North Chapter & Grant MacEwan University present 3 3 illustrators, 3 designers, 3 typographers, 3 photographers, 3 art directors 3 local creative talents speaking… Take a look
We have been working on a few pieces for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra this year… both illustrative work and design. It started with family and educational programming pieces and recently we completed their season brochure. You can see all of the different performances they have booked for the year by learning about the season on… Take a look
This will sound geeky for all you non print designers out there, but our business cards came in and Kristin used a gold metallic and raised spot UV varnish on a brown uncoated stock. Thank you to Dale & Burke Group for seeing through the details on production of these beauties 🙂
Beautiful Korean book covers from the 40’s-50’s. Via Drawn.
Great photo project: The Local Creators. Jacqueline Jaszka meets the locals in her San Francisco neighbourhood by featuring what her neighbouring businesses are creating. The studio above is three fish studios – love their space!
Happy New Year to our clients, collaborators and friends! We realized we never really shared pictures last fall of our new studio that we moved into a couple months ago. Here’s a peek, along with a sneak peak of our new branding on the signage that was recently installed 🙂 Our studio is bright butter yellow, the… Take a look
I’ve been teaching Corporate ID & Self Promotion to Macewan students this Fall/Winter. We’ve been doing many different fun things, one of them being quick workbook exercises at the beginning of each class to push creative thinking. I thought I would start sharing some of them! Many of them are inspired from the book Graphic… Take a look
Upcoming event – FREE Grant Bailey colour lecture (December 1) ABN is excited to invite Grant Bailey to share his colour expertise. This event is FREE to our ABN Members . Please RSVP as seating is limited. GDC Alberta North presents Grant Bailey, prepress colour specialist Thursday, December 1, 2011 at 7:00pm SNAP Gallery (10123… Take a look
Making this beautiful with a UV varnish, one business card at a time… 🙂 Clients Featured: Alexis Kienlen (writer) and Infused Studios (photographers)
A few logos we’ve designed in the past 6 months that shine best in black and white. I’m teaching logo design to Macewan design students this term and we’ve been having lots of discussions about how logos should be conceptualized and executed. One of the many considerations that has come up is how the logo… Take a look