The BCNDP is the provincial arm of The New Democratic Party in British Columbia. A brand refresh was initiated in preparation for a pivotal 2017 election year. Starting with a historical audit of the visual language for provincial, federal and competitor parties, common strengths and areas for forward momentum were highlighted and built upon. Every logo element was scrutinized and refined, from the smallest graphic detail, to typography and colour for every use of print and digital branding.
Attendease is a cloud-based events management platform for users to effortlessly create, manage and organize event planning. Supporting their positioning line of “Simplify. Organize. Grow.” the Hive/Bee concept was developed to tie in with themes of strength, sharing, collaboration, organization and productivity.
Harrison Hot Springs Resort & Spa has been the favourite short trip getaway in the lower mainland area for many families and couples. With the same visual identity for over a decade, it was time to refresh the main brand & spa while keeping focus on their core audiences and main features: their unique hot springs, water recreation and relaxation.
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 shapes to suggest sound, digital feeds & window frames (with both artistic and holistic symbolism). This combination of graphic elements serves the idea of linking different stories, faiths, cultures, performers, and audiences.
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.
For over 40 years, Colette Gouin has been passionate with her painting, emotively capturing the raw colour and textures of nature on large scale canvases. Promotional pieces for Colette's 2014 Vancouver exhibition celebrate her “Seduction by Colour”, providing viewers and fans alike a closer glimpse at the dynamic energy found in her beautifully layered brushwork. The show was a resounding success with the majority of works sold and proceeds of select pieces donated to Pediatric Cancers Survivorship Society of BC.
Webtech Wireless develops and delivers end-to-end technological solutions providing effective, efficient remote management of vehicle fleets. The iconic W speaks of their integrated computing, wireless communications and global positioning systems for sending, receiving and storing info over vast networks, as well individual parts coming together to form a single solution. The directional arrows suggest themes of speed, efficiency, reduction (costs, environmental impact) and enhancement (service & instant communications).
Sudden Technologies is a full-service systems integrator with innovative technology services, solutions & technical expertise. They take pride in providing solutions that take the complexity out of the technology, linking business goals with desired outcomes, and connecting systems via knowledgable and skilled personnel. The brand redesign made way for a new color palette, simplified company name and a bold graphic mark that speaks to strategic partnerships, connections and networking with confidence and stability.
Family-owned Austeville Properties has been offering exceptional rental accommodations in Vancouver for over 40 years. This brand refresh highlights the diversity of buildings and neighbourhoods for those requiring flexible living, and Austeville's fine management of commercial space for retail, office and industrial. I was tasked to update their existing logomark to reflect their new modern approach, working with custom watercolor illustrations by New York-based illustrator, Barry Blitt.
Shapray Cramer Fitterman Lamer is a boutique litigation firm that specializes in corporate and commercial conflict resolution and strategic advice. Originally established as a partnership with Howard Shapray and Brad Cramer, the growth brought on with additional lawyers initiated a brand refresh to replace previous print materials and add video and news content. Modern simplicity, professionalism and experience were the key attributes addressed in the crisp typography and clean execution of the brand materials.