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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2015 Streetfest

It seems strange to be talking about a summer festival in the cold of February, but we are gearing up for developing creative for Streetfest 2016, and thought we’d share images from the work we created for the 2015 Festival. The original concept of dogs dressed up as people was conceived by Kristin and Rachel…

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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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