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06.10.2014 2 comments

Snap Chat Challenge wins International Award

by Neil Stephen

Remember that Snap Chat Challenge we told you about a few months ago? Well, we’re proud to announce that we won the 2014 Hermes Creative Platinum award in the Social media Game/Contest category for that innovative idea! The client? Mic Mac Mall - an institution in Atlantic Canada’s retail market. The…

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by Alex Hill

Many of you have undoubtedly already read about the tragic shooting in Isla Vista California on May 23rd. While I won’t rehash the details here, for this post it is important to note that the day started with a bizarre video uploaded to Youtube, detailing a revenge plot against women…

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Working remotely: a semester in review

by Eleanor

I just finished year one of my Strategic Design and Management Masters in New York. I'm also working at Aasman Brand Communications in Whitehorse. And I'm living in Vancouver. Say what? That's right—I function in three places at once right now! The virtual office, remote work, telecommuting—call it what you will—is a…

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More than Hacks

by Kristen

What do healthcare professionals, programmers and designers have in common? The answer: HackingHealth North. Over the weekend I participated in this absolutely wonderful event. HackingHealth North was designed to mix hackers with healthcare professionals who have a deep understanding of problems that need to be solved in their industry. Through…

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05.07.2014 3 comments

Just a bunch o’ garbage pickers

by Krysten

Another spring, another spring cleanup! Although aasman has been participating in the annual Cleaning Whitehorse event for years, this was my first time participating in the initiative organized by The City of Whitehorse -- Community Events. I was very impressed that our entire office was eager to pitch in and…

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Borrowing from Brands: Identity to Personality

by Steve

Personality. You’re the funny guy, Jen is the introspective one, your dog Spot is as spunky as they come; personalities are natural components of day-to-day human (and often animal) life. But what about a brand’s personality? It’s not uncommon to describe brands in similar language. Jeeps are rugged, Armani is…

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Innovation, Awards and Aasman: Web design honoured at Ma Murray awards

by Alex Hill

For the second time this year Aasman is being recognized for innovation, this time in partnership with our friends at the Yukon News. The newspaper took home the bronze for best website and online innovation, a website that Aasman Brand Communications partnered in creating. Perhaps the biggest honour for us…

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04.23.2014 3 comments

From a Forrest in the North to a sensation across the internet: The Design Deck

by Alex Hill

Driving into work today, I was pleased to hear a familiar voice when I tuned into the CBC. Familiar mostly because of his work, his videos and his blog posts, which I have seen much more of than the creator himself. Ben, the voice in question, was aasman’s summer student…

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04.17.2014 1 comment

Hunting for the next big egg

by Eleanor

Easter is first and foremost a meaningful story of resurrection, hope and renewal. For two millennia, the Church Universal has recognized Easter as the holiest day of the Christian calendar. But the cross, a thorny crown, death and resurrection is a pretty hard sell. The solution? Brand it with bunnies,…

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