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Blog posts : "Corporate/Non Profit"

Palladium Insurance website

New website content for Palladium Insurance. Site by BV02.

greenmelon inc. website

Website content for an award-winning Ottawa design firm.

McGill/Seeds of Change Video

This video features a bobblehead of university founder James McGill calling on students and alumni to support the Seeds of Change initiative. Produced by BV02.

Collection Canada Ad




Admittedly not the most creative piece I've ever written, but a good example of effective direct sales copy.

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Ascentum Corporate Brochure


The classic corporate brochure. This was created for an Ottawa-based consulting and research firm. Design by greenmelon inc.

Canadian Museum of Nature Corporate/Fundraising Brochure


This brochure not only help create awareness and raise funds, it provided a tagline used by the Museum in many other materials -- and it also picked up an Ottawa Ad and Design Club award. Design by Victory Design.

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Victory Self-Promo


Not only did this self-promo pick up an Ottawa Ad and Design Club award, it was also singled out for a merit award in Applied Arts. Art direction by Daniel Lohnes, design by Daniel Lohnes, Mario Scaffardi and Graham Rapsey, all formerly of Victory Design.

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During the tech boom, everyone was worried about the "brain drain." DY4 held a competition to encourage tech entrepreneurs -- and we satirized the usual fundraising formula in this piece. Design by Robert Smith, then of Storm, currently of Greenmelon Inc.

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Smokefree Ottawa


These ads encouraged citizens of Ottawa to make it clear to their city representative that they wanted council to support the smoking ban in public areas. The vote in council was unanimous. Designed by Robert Smith, then of Storm, now of Greenmelon Inc.

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Proslide Brochure


Proslide is an amazing water ride designer and manufacturer that has built water parks all over the world. This was a lot of fun and I think that comes through. Design by Hewson, Bridge and Smith.

Ottawa Hospital Foundation


The Ottawa Hospital had a five year window to raise $100 million and be eligible for another $160 million from various government bodies. This was the tier one donors brochures, created to look like a hospital file. That's more evident in the print version. The good news is the hospital ac…

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Hilan Catalogue Pages


Hilan made structures for children's playgrounds--and produced great catalogues. These are some of the intros. Designed by Allan Stanley.



Codedogs was a renegade coding/development company that had plenty of personality. In addition to giving it a name, we came up with a brochure that mixed a "borg" sensibility with its "top dog" brand. And Communication Arts liked it too. Designed by Robert Smith and Chantal Lancaster, both…

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