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Devonian Botanical Gardens

A project for Devonian Botanical Garden! We gave a workshop on Japanese hand binding to the staff to accommodate budget, so we and the client bound them all in-house.

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ASEBP Chocolate-ifed

Alberta School Employee Benefit Program (ASEBP) is one of our largest corporate clients. We developed branding, collateral, advertising for them over the past few years, all with a bright and illustrative aesthetic. The piece featured above is the logo, in chocolate form! Check out some of our other work for ASEBP!

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Rocky Mountain Dessert Co.

Some branding & packaging we designed for a gf/vegan/dairy free ice cream last year, Rocky Mountain Dessert Co. Photo by Lindsay Forslund.

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percolate 2013

Percolate has started again! We’re happy to be a sponsor for this arts & cultural management speaker series.

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BWDC 2012

New season brochure and look for the Brian Webb Dance Company. This is the 7th year we have created the the look for their season materials. This year we are an official sponsor of the BWDC 🙂

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Meet Milo gathering

We had some clients, peers and friends come over for a babypoloooza on Friday. First photo is Kristin with her son (Milo), AnaMInnoDB and myself holding the Oops! Design twins 🙂 Second photo is Trevor Schmidt with baby Milo!

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Streetfest 2012

Look for our hot pink design on the street! Only a few days left to enjoy the International Street Performers Festival.

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Edmonton Chamber Music Society

  The font Restraint, created by MInnoDBn Bantjes, was an excellent base for the creative we developed for the Edmonton Chamber Music Society! Also, a fuchsia and metallic gold colour combination 🙂  

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2012: year of the logo

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.

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Good Design Reads

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

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news/events

3 speaker series – Illustration

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…

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