26 Projects

We engage brands and their audiences through visual language, narrative and strategy.

We bring their stories to life through thoughtful design, writing, photography, digital media and print mediums.

Above all, we strive to communicate with clarity, authenticity, beauty, and emotion.

 

Gourmet Inspirations

Gourmet Inspirations is a Manitoba-based company in the business of making one of a kind finishing sauces. Each recipe has been tried, tested and perfected using only the most natural ingredients. The creator of these classic and adaptable sauces came to us to refine the existing brand identity, packaging, and influence their Online presence with a new website. Our approach to photography and brand narrative brought movement and a play with the many acts and articulations of saucing.

Every good culinary experience requires that finishing touch, and especially with a little help from this delicious product.

 

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caffeine routine

This photo series is an exploration in our own creativity within the studio, inspired by coffee (and perhaps our newly acquired espresso machine and coffee beans from De Luca’s). Drawing from a collection of beautiful tactile ceramics, wooden surfaces and utensils made by the hands at Root Cellar design collective, using elements (fire and dust) and materials (clay and wood) found in Manitoba – we photographed the arch of our coffee desires throughout a day.

We made and drank quite a lot of coffee that morning, crowded into our small studio kitchen full of morning chat. Shoot days are extraordinary. And, yes, the coffee is some the best we’ve ever tasted – robust and delicate at the same time and not in any way short of caffeine.

In the morning, we sip coffee and simple accompaniments steeped in a pool of morning sunshine. Toast and jam. Buttery pastries. Fruits and cheeses.

At noon – something savoury with moody espresso 

Late afternoon, our tired eyes get help from sugar and a late mild coffee with milk – just enough to keep us going. 

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caffeine routine

This photo series is an exploration in our own creativity within the studio, inspired by coffee (and perhaps our newly acquired espresso machine and coffee beans from De Luca’s). Drawing from a collection of beautiful tactile ceramics, wooden surfaces and utensils made by the hands at Root Cellar design collective, using elements (fire and dust) and materials (clay and wood) found in Manitoba – we photographed the arch of our coffee desires throughout a day.

We made and drank quite a lot of coffee that morning, crowded into our small studio kitchen full of morning chat. Shoot days are extraordinary. And, yes, the coffee is some the best we’ve ever tasted – robust and delicate at the same time and not in any way short of caffeine.

In the morning, we sip coffee and simple accompaniments steeped in a pool of morning sunshine. Toast and jam. Buttery pastries. Fruits and cheeses.

At noon – something savoury with moody espresso 

Late afternoon, our tired eyes get help from sugar and a late mild coffee with milk – just enough to keep us going. 

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Ellement Wine + Spirits

Ellement Wine + Spirits is an independent wine shop located at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine rivers in Winnipeg, Manitoba – a new identity that has transformed an existing wine + spirits shop, both in its look and business approach. The shop – beyond offering a wide selection of well-loved vintages, puts significant effort into sourcing natural and biodynamic wines from all over the world, and are just as passionate about sharing the stories behind each of the bottles they bring in-store.

Tasked with creating a unique identity, we looked toward the product for inspiration.

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Morocco

Morocco is visually striking and so palpable, both in its aridity and its lushness – a country of pinks and blues.

These photos were taken in the city and country side of Marrakech for the Capaldi Luxury Hotel, located just beyond the bustle of the city.

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Morocco

Morocco is visually striking and so palpable, both in its aridity and its lushness – a country of pinks and blues.

These photos were taken in the city and country side of Marrakech for the Capaldi Luxury Hotel, located just beyond the bustle of the city.

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