Enoki is the company name for a pair of passionate foodies as well as technical professionals. How does one create a graphic mark that encompasses both sides of their work and personal lives? By exploring the attributes of what they do for their livelihoods, combined with the positive qualities of this particular fungi as its namesake. As enoki mushrooms are resilient, versatile and ever-changing in its forms, the logo visually brings forth feelings of solidity, earthiness and approachability wrapped up in a tidy circular symbol.
Sacred Canopy is a storytelling guild sharing sacred stories to connect and unite cultural communities. The guild acts as a hub for developing and distributing story guild resources, connecting deeply with the human experience via theater arts and performance. The logo design hints at storytelling and building blocks using a combination of symbolic shapes to suggest sound, digital feeds & window frames (with both artistic and holistic meaning). This combination of graphic elements serves the idea of linking different stories, faiths, cultures, performers, and audiences.
Emergent Properties is a development company that leads the design, development, ownership and management of large, mixed-use buildings. Building upon the philosophical approach of emergence, the theme of “Gestalt” (a form or shape, where the whole is greater than the sum of its parts) was chosen to describe the creative process. This direction informed the design concept as it relates to Emergent, leading to innovative solutions.
Based in Denmark, Numena (meaning “a thing in itself inaccessible to experience”) is a secure online space for exchanging information as “your safe window to the world.” The notion of safeguarding data in a connected world (the internet) focuses on shared user connectivity within layers of encryption and a solid wall of protection. Whatever type of work being executed or shared from end to end via zero-knowledge services, Numena offers secure community services for online productivity and collaboration.
With over 30 years of diverse skills and international experience, Thomas Llewellin Architect specializes in architecture, landscape and project management. The brand concept highlights the value of connections between the duality of what TLA brings: site planning and design with project management, sustainability with vernacular architecture, and architectural knowledge with user experience. Thomas' expertise and well-rounded approach offers clients an unique, integrated point of difference.
Midori is an modern, sophisticated urban development located in the heart of Metrotown. The unique, art-inspired architecture of the building incorporates a curved exterior detail, bringing forth a sense of fluidity and movement. Thus the handwritten, human quality of script lettering (reminiscent of distinctive upscale fashion brands) reflects the clean, stylish fashion-forward sensibility of the target audience and the surrounding location.
Privately owned and operated for 35 years, Westcoast Air specialized in business and scenic travel in the Vancouver/Victoria area. With changes and growth within the company (prior to Harbour Air Seaplanes' 2010 acquisition), a contemporary identity was created while remaining mindful of their successful track record and heritage. The seagull continues to be a powerful symbol for longevity and reflects the natural beauty of their travel routes.
Infographic series created for the Vancouver Sun’s Weekend Review. Content would be supplied by newspaper librarian, Kate Bird, who compiles all the statistics and information. Concept, design, typographic layout and illustration—or on the rare occasion, photography + Photoshop—would be developed and completed within 1-1.5 weeks time, always working within the same rectangular space.
CARAVAN is travelling festival initiated to celebrate the best of the Thompson Okanagan region, including fresh produce, wine, recreation, First Nations culture, and yoga retreats. The logomark brings together varied letterforms travelling in single file, adopting cues from the Thompson Okanagan Tourism Association brand palette and textured qualities from the BC Tourism identity. The variations in type evoke the rugged, ever-changing landscape of the beautiful country as well as the exciting diversity of events, vendors & goods featured.
Rosewood Hotel Georgia’s luxurious five-star Vancouver bar experience, led us to build upon themes of mystique, taboo and "half-hidden" as per the Prohibition era. The concept of "Vintage Modern” uses sophisticated letterforms and timeless stylistic cues to bridge the past with the present. A graphic florette comprised from logotype elements, evoke a sense of gathering and energetic celebration, while referencing the mixology aspect of drink ingredients.