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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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Startup Edmonton Robots

Happy Monday! We created a series of inky robot illustrations for Startup Edmonton’s Startup week. You can download them all in poster format on their blog. You can also check out some of the unused sketch concepts, too!

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Arrow Engineering

Check our a new design project we completed over the summer for Arrow Engineering. We started working with Arrow about a year ago, developing print and event collateral. Arrow has completed engineering projects all over Western Canada and needed to strongly showcase this photographically throughout the booklet. Basically, it walks a client through the company…

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Curio in NYC

Curio Studio shut down for 1 week in September to attend the Brand New Conference and take in design inspiration all over NYC! A few highlights from the trip: – Seeing how brands can move from Gretel (big fave)– Bakeries – Peeking into process of the AirB&B rebrand – Sandwich shops– Peeking into the in-house team at Etsy– Ice cream…

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BWDC 2015-16 Season

Check out the new season brochure for the Brian Webb Dance Company 2015-16 Season! We wanted the creative for this year to be a continuation from last year, which you can see in our online portfolio. Last year, we used ink to create an expressive typographic system. This year, we used the ink blotches to…

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Harvest Celebration 2015

  The Harvest Celebration is a fundraiser for the Lois Hole Hospital. We’ve developed print materials for this fundraiser for many years, and the 2015 gala is happening in a few weeks. This year, the event is raising funds specifically for MIS (Minimally Invasive Surgery) Program. Curio had the fortunate opportunity to really explore with the…

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Arden Theatre 2015-16

Curio Studio was hired to illustrate and provide design consultation on the overall creative look for the 2015-16 Arden Theatre Season. Check out the main illustration (we call her Ms. Arden), spot illustrations and some other sketch concepts we presented to the client.  As far as design consult, Curio provided recommendations for typography, initial layouts for covers and program guide, colour palette…

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Fuge Fine Meat

We recently completed a brand for Fuge Fine Meat, A local cured meat maker. Steven Furgiuele is the head chef at Culina Millcreek but he also makes these beautiful meats that are lovingly crafted and cured. You can try the product on the charcuterie taster platter they serve at the Culina. This dish was recently featured in Avenue…

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StartUp Edmonton

We had the pleasure of working on our first project for StartUp Edmonton, we designed a clean and simple notecard highlighting their branding.  The awesome highlight of the project was finally getting the opportunity to work with local letterpress fella, Fort Heavy. The entire process was great, we highly recommend working with Mike on a project if you want to execute…

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ESO 2015-16 Season

We recently worked with Edmonton Symphony Orchestra once again to develop the overall look for the season through the development of the 2015-16 season brochure. We presented two directions for creative and ultimately took the direction of expressive ink illustration, created in a technique that is a combination of traditional (india ink) and digital (photoshop) techniques….

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Family, Friend & Lover Logos

  Have you ever been curious about the process behind the creation of a logo or brand? Come on down to the Design Habitat Pop Up at The Works Festival to find out! Curio Studio will be creating logos in churchill square from 11am – 5pm on Monday, June 29. Sit down for a consult, flip through the Curio…

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Edmonton Jazzfest 2015

Curio just completed all the design work for Edmonton Jazz Fest 2015! We developed a consistent and energized look for posters, programs, brochures, outdoor advertising, print advertising, social media and apparel. Awesome acts performing like Lisa Fischer, Banda Magda and The Bad Plus Joshua Redman, plus many more! Performances happening from June 19-28, 2015, check out EdmontonJazz.com  for the full line…

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