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Jazzfest 2014

April 13, 2015

We’re gearing up with new creative concepts for Jazzfest 2015, take a peek at the work that we created for the festival last year!


The Pets of Curio

March 30, 2015

It’s been alot of pet talk around the studio, given we are currently working on a project that involves dogs in costumes and that Rachel has a new puppy!  We thought we’d do a post featuring all the awesome pets that have hung out at the Curio Studio over the past 12 years: Isis was… Take a look

Color De Vino

March 26, 2015

Color de Vino is a family-run, boutique wine shop located in Mill Creek. In the summer of 2014, we had the exciting opportunity to work with them to create a brand from the ground up, and to design additional marketing collateral. Influenced by the hands-on nature of both the business and the products that they… Take a look

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Curio Inspirations

March 23, 2015

When we started searching for the new studio name and what the brand could look like, many inspiring images came through the research. We collected images and made mood board, sparking further discussion. Many of these inspirations came from old books, vintage tools, obscure objects and scientific diagrams. Sometimes we will use this info-gathering process… Take a look

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The Alberta Centre for Child, Family and Community Research

March 18, 2015

The Alberta Centre for Child, Family & Community Research is a not-for-profit that exists to improve child wellbeing. The Centre works closely with Alberta’s universities, the community, and the Government of Alberta. In the Fall of 2014, we had the opportunity to design three print pieces for them; their Annual Report, “The Centre’s Story,” and… Take a look

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Teaching at MacEwan

March 16, 2015

A great perk of teaching at MacEwan is collecting material for students to help inspire them and understand what is happening in the industry. I do this through showcasing illustrator process, instructing on printing techniques and profiling rebrands as a discussion piece in the classroom. I’d like to share a few of my resources with… Take a look

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Tuun Consulting

March 11, 2015

We worked with Tuun Consulting in Fall 2014 to create a new brand and marketing collateral. Tuun is a business that provides consultancy services for the mining industy. The name for the company, Tuun, is the Mayan word for stone. Using the meaning of the brand name as a basis, we created a logo that… Take a look

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Streetfest Rebrand

March 10, 2015

We’ve worked with Streetfest on different promotional campaigns over the years. In fact, we have a case study, explaining the work we have created for this client. In the Fall we were hired to update the brand with a new logo, keeping with the overall vision of the festival: Putting a Smile on the face… Take a look

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Curio Studio Launch

March 4, 2015

We’d like to announce the relaunch of Woodward Design to Curio Studio! Over the past 12 years we have had the absolute pleasure of building a strong base of talent, resources and a wonderful client base. It has been a great journey.

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BWDC 2014/2015 Season

December 23, 2014

The creative for 2014/2015 Brian Webb Dance Company features bright colours and hand rendered type that was created in studio. The brochure folds out showcasing each of the 6 dance companies. The back side showcases the dancers from Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal in a full size poster. A variety of promotional pieces were created,… Take a look


Adsotively! Vintage Ads from Edmonton

November 27, 2014

We have officially launched Adsotively, a blog dedicated to showcasing vintage ads from Edmonton. From the Royal Alexandra Hospital archives we have collected ads from yearbooks as early as the 1930s. Lots of exciting things still to come! Follow this project here! A special thank you to the Edmonton Heritage Council for providing us with a… Take a look


ESO Symphony for Kids

November 30, 2014

These are a new series of illustrations for the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, Symphony for Kids program! Many fun steps came out of this project, including a photo shoot on the Winspear centre roof with the symphony artist in residence, Lucas Waldin, dressed as a superhero in the wind. Lucas in the main character in all… Take a look