Welcome to Straydog — We’re an award winning Vancouver Branding, Website Design & Graphic Design agency.
We offer branding, print and digital marketing services that will turn your business and your website into powerful and effective assets.

Branding

Unleash your brand!

Brands, like dogs, never stand still and we design innovative branding solutions that grow, evolve and thrive.

Website Design

Embark on Web Design

We craft responsive WordPress & Drupal CMS website's that are on-brand, mobile-friendly and easy-to-use.

Digital Marketing

More traffic, more business

SEO, Social Media Marketing & Website Optimization services will get your website working for you and drive your ROI.

 

Brand Naming

What's your Name?

You only have one chance to make a first impression. A great name can make a great first impression and opens doors.

 

Graphic Design

Great design for all your needs

Conceptual and creative thinking delivers design that is far more than just aesthetically pleasing.

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Package Design

Stand out on the shelf

We design product packaging that communicates and connects your unique brand message with the consumer.

 

 

LATEST DESIGN WORK

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Waves Coffee 2018 Holiday cups
Is it Christmas already? Well not quite, but the end of summer means it's time again to create some stunning Holiday cup designs for our great friends at Waves Coffee House. Waves Coffee houses are your place to connect. The Waves mission is to connect with great people who share their passion and ideals so that together, then can create great neighbourhood coffee houses that enrich the lives of everyone they meet. So on that note, the aim was to come up with a design that speaks to connection and community. We love the result and so does Waves. They're sure to have the best looking holiday cups this winter! What we did:
  • Graphic design for Coffee cups,
  • Graphic design of menu boards,
  • Graphic design for gift cards,
  • Graphic design for food tags and "Pairs Well With" tags,
  • Graphic design for window custom, 2018 Holiday season window decals,
  • Art Direction and on-site photography for photo shoot for the 2018 Holiday coffee and tea drinks.
If you're looking for award winning brand strategy and design work, give us a call at 604-913-7936 or drop us an email, we'd be happy to perk up your brand's presence. Food-tags Pairs-withy
Waves Coffee House Menu Board

Waves Coffee House Menu Board

Rob-Barnett-Straydog-Branding-Vancouver-Managing-Director-Brand-StrategistArticle by Rob Barnett President & Brand Strategist at Straydog
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Black Ninja Software

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Black Ninja came to Straydog in the summer of 2018 with a need to update their logo as well as the need for some marketing and sales collateral. Because they didn’t have a proper logo file to work from, we had to re-create the Black Ninja. This is a common situation for many start-ups and small businesses…. whereby, when they began business, they were either didn’t have the budget to support a full branding project, or they simply hired the wrong people in the first place.

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This is where we can help. We can work with any logo file you have to either fix it or re-create it in the proper formats so that it can be used for all your digital and print requirements.

Once we finished re-creating the logo, we then designed their new business cards, and their social media platforms. Next up, their website and additional the design of new marketing collateral.

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Rob-Barnett-Straydog-Branding-Vancouver-Managing-Director-Brand-StrategistArticle by Rob Barnett
President & Brand Strategist at Straydog

 

Shore Healing branding

With the impending legalization of cannabis in Canada, companies and brands are working hard to get ready for this big opportunity. Some will be successful and some won’t. But we think that Shore Healing will be one of the successful ones. Dan and Jin An Hirst of Shore Healing came to Straydog this past summer with big ambitions to open up a new and unique dispensary. They had a great story, but now they needed help in bringing it to life, to build a brand presence that would effectively represent their passion to help people overcome many ailings and conditions that cannabis has proven to be successful with.

With a warm yet modern, urban feel, the Shore healing brand evokes feelings of confidence, hope and trust. Bespoke in nature, and backed by academic expertise and real-world experience, it’s a safe space (online and in a physical location) to explore the journey to wellness through unparalleled customer service. With an attention to detail that is unmatched within the industry today, Shore Healing is paving the way forward by setting a new standard for professionalism, personalized care, advice and advocacy.

Inspiration taken from: fashion, textile, packaging, interior design, print finishing, lifestyle & demographic photography and nature. This body of images and corresponding colour palette (on the right) sets the tone for the Shore Healing brand. With a nod to the history of Cannabis’ healing power, and the academic origins of it’s founders, the brand has an Olde World character that holds weight and integrity.

This, juxtaposed with an easy, urban chic, upbeat side, will allow the brand the freedom to breathe and grow. The new logo is a bold, playful script font hand-customized for a unique look, coupled with a classic serif font to anchor it. The uplifting shape is easily contained without being boxy and it feels relaxed and easy but has presence and strength of a professional brand ready for the competitive and legalized world of cannabis in Canada.

If you’re looking for award winning brand strategy and design work, give us a call at 604-913-7936 or drop us an email, we’d be happy to help you bring to life your passion for making a difference.

Rob-Barnett-Straydog-Branding-Vancouver-Managing-Director-Brand-StrategistArticle by Rob Barnett
President & Brand Strategist at Straydog

 

 

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The Design Studio

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We're a rare breed. Straydog is a Vancouver branding firm that strives for big unique ideas and has a healthy obsession for the finer details of typography & design. Our disposition is not the kind that'll settle for mediocrity.

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