Curio Fall Lookbook

Curio has launched an Autumn 2016 look book! We’ve started developing mini portfolios which we plan to share seasonally, showcasing recent work. Given that so often we work in print, it seemed natural to use an online tool (issu) to showcase the work in a flippable format, giving the feel of a real booklet. More…

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Glenrose Stories of Hope

In the spring, we had the pleasure of designing and and illustrating the annual report for the Glenrose Hospital Foundation. It features beautiful and heartbreaking patient stories about their rehabilitation. Reading the stories and poems, we interpreted them with a blend of traditional pencil and digital techniques. It is such a pleasure to work on projects that…

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Punchcard

Punchcard is a web, mobile and sharepoint solutions company based out of Edmonton, Alberta. They work closely with organizations to improve their effectiveness by streamlining access to data through portals, creating web & mobile applications, and consulting services. Punchcard’s target audience is any company, small or large, that values smart access to knowledge and information through technology. …

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Crawford Block

A few months back we wrapped up branding for Crawford Block, a new apartment building going up in Old Strathcona. Crawford Block was originally constructed in 1912 and was, for many years, the home of Strathcona Furniture. It has since been declared a historic building and is being transformed into a mixed-use development, with 40 micro-apartments…

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Artshab Logo Series

A favourite project from late 2015 was creating a suite of logos for three new Arts Habitat buildings. Arts Habitat Edmonton is a non-profit company engaged in finding, managing and developing space for the arts. The organization sees Edmonton as a mecca of dynamic, sustainable, and entrepreneurial artistic communities. They nurture, advocate for and build vibrant, healthy,…

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AIM Athletics

We created a brand for the University of Alberta’s AIM sports programming this past summer. The program is geared to train and prepare children to excel at different types of sports. The goal is to make sports an integral part of these kids’ lives, and for some, even reach for an Olympic level. It was…

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Old Strathcona Mural

This summer we’re creating a typographic mural in Old Strathcona in partnership with the Old Strathcona community! This project has been in the works for a long time and we couldn’t be more excited. What positive message would you like to see on the wall? Head to the Old Strathcona website for more info and…

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An Old Street Fest Campaign

We have been working with the Edmonton International Street Performers Festival for over 6 years. Each year it’s both a challenge and a pleasure to come up with an eye-catching campaign that promotes the festival, and if we’re lucky, makes people laugh too.  At Curio, campaigns are pitched to clients by presenting them with several…

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Moneta

Moneta is a branding project we wrapped up in 2014. Brad from Moneta is a financial planner who values his personal relationships with his clients. He’s a client we’ve been working with for many years and is very dear to us. This logo pairs the refined, trusted feel of a serif font, appropriate for a financial…

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Adsotively

Adsotively is a project we launched in the fall of 2014; a blog dedicated to showcasing vintage ads from Edmonton. We dug up old ads from old Royal Alexandra Hospital yearbook archives dating all the way back to the 1930s! We even wrote a couple articles about our process. Read them on the Edmonton City as Museum…

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Curio turns one-year old!

Curio Studio just turned one! After twelve years of continued success in the Edmonton design industry, Woodward Design rebranded to Curio Studio in Spring 2015.  First off: when you’re in the business of branding other companies, it can be very daunting to do your own branding. We started by interviewing some of our existing clients, getting…

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Edmonton Brand Book

This is a project we wrapped up a few months ago for the EEDC (Edmonton Economic Development Corporation). This booklet is meant to help Edmonton businesses further their marketing objectives. Each spread featured beautiful images and write-ups on local artisans, businesses that started in the city, and shows the different activities and festivals that Edmontonians participate in…

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