Posts Categorized: general

QR Codes are back…wait, really?

QR (Quick Response) codes were a touchy subject in design circles when they first started popping up all over North America in the early 2010s. If the term doesn’t ring a bell, you’d know them to see them—those little squares full of black dots and lines that look like 8-bit TV static:  Remember when? In…

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Working with Curio: Project Timelines

Different clients have different projects, and different projects have different timelines. To a great extent, our success depends on being as respectful as possible of our clients’ time, and that means being as precise as possible with regards to scheduling. Early in the planning process, we will work with you to establish a realistic timeline…

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Working with Curio: Asset Requirements

Great design is the result of a million little things done right. Vector logo files. 300 dpi photography. Content that is approved and finalized. All of this may or may not be in your wheelhouse, and regardless, we’re happy to explain in further detail (or to work with your writers, designers, and photographers directly). If…

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Working with Curio: A Healthy Relationship

Whether we’re just getting to know you or we’ve gotten along famously for years, Curio wants to be a good friend to our client. To know what makes you unique and special. To be honest and dutiful. And to visually show the world how amazing you are. Of course, we realize it takes time to…

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Working with Curio

Over the years, we have worked on countless design projects. The Working with Curio booklet shares the tips we have learned along the way that help a project to be both successful and enjoyable for everyone involved. Whether you are new to collaborating with a design team or this is a familiar process, we’re so…

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Happy 2017 from Curio!

Happy New Year to our clients, friends and collaborators!  This is a nice time of year to appreciate you and each other. We love our studio culture here and we hope that translated through our #24daysofCurio advent calendar. The project was featured a day at a time on our @whatiscurio instagram page, featuring all sorts of visuals and…

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The Pets of Curio

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…

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insta-wood

Get studio news and process on our projects by visiting our new instagram! Insta-wood: @woodwarddesign

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Uniquely Me Fashion Show

Client: Edmonton Down Syndrome Society Project: Uniquely Me Fashion Show/Fundraiser Woodward Design was pleased to be a sponsor of this amazing fundraiser for the EDSS!

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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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