Client News: December Holiday 2016 Edition

DECEMBER DIGITAL DESIGN December is here, which means two things, busy clients and the anticipation of holiday festivities. While each month in 2016 has offered up exciting challenges and design work, we’re happy to cap off the year with three website redesign launches. Two out of the three website redesigns feature a cinemagraph, which is […]

Client News: August 2016 Edition

August is finished, you say! How? Well, that’s easy, because that’s how calendar months work. In any case, this year is moving so fast it’s hard to imagine we’re way past the halfway mark. August, like most months here, has been especially eventful. Let’s dive into some notable events taking place in the Skunkworks office […]

Client News: July 2016 Edition

Summer has finally arrived and July in the Skunkworks office was a scorcher. Let’s fire up some notable events our clients have been involved in for the month of July. EVENTS Trial Lawyers Jarvis McGee Rice had a great start to the month with an open home event in their brand new office. We designed and coordinated […]

Be Image Conscious: Using Images From the Web and Copyright

Tempted to enhance your blog posts, presentation or marketing project with images found on the web? Before you copy and paste STOP and  think about whether the image you want to use is subject to copyright. Don’t believe this is an important step? For an excellent case study on how failing to use properly licensed […]

The Deal with Fonts

Talk to any creative director or art director in the world and they will provide you with a litany of under appreciated design elements: from the proper use of negative space to the importance of adding appropriate texture. However, there is probably no element of design as under appreciated as font design. This is particularly […]

Rich Media Done Right

At Skunkworks we increasingly receive requests from law firms interested in creating YouTube video advertisements. As a result, we’ve invested a good deal of time familiarizing ourselves with the platform and producing videos. Generally speaking, these video ads have done quite well. Further, with a little foresight, you can get ahead of a legal trend and […]

Out of Stock

They are everywhere. From the bright-eyed models hocking cell phone plans to the classically styled courthouse steps and pillars that are ubiquitous on websites throughout the legal industry, stock photos abound. However, here at Skunkworks we are increasingly counseling clients towards custom photography. This is not to say that stock photography does not have its […]

“Agency, Rebrand Thyself!” (a.k.a. Eating Our Own Pudding)

When is it time for a marketing agency to rebrand itself?  For us, the answer is right now. I founded Skunkworks Creative Group thirteen years ago this month in the living room of my then bachelor apartment in Vancouver’s Kitsilano neighbourhood.  Back then it was a one-man show, focused on providing freelance copywriting services for […]

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