Bicycle HR wanted a logo that conveyed a different attitude and different emotions from traditional HR colors and brands. They wanted to use Google-esque colors and have something that telegraphed movement forward and freshness. We started with a bicycle icon and developed the basic components of the frame to represent a bicycle anyone could ride, … Continue reading Bicycle HR
Board and Bevel is a new startup carpentry company in Durango, CO. After searching through hundreds of bed frames listed by online retailers, Chevas Balloun of Artifact was fed up with the continuous reports of poor construction quality, structural failures, and the limited lifespans that littered their reviews. Without wanting to spend Amish-level prices, he … Continue reading Board and Bevel
Cross Bar X Youth Ranch, located in Durango, CO, is a Christian-based ministry that focuses on providing summer camps for children from socially and economically disadvantaged homes. They commissioned Artifact to create a new logo and updated brand that had greater iconography. Given their long history with their previous logo and brand, it was important … Continue reading Cross Bar X Youth Ranch
Kirby Bates Associates is an award winning recruiting firm that has specialized in finding and placing top level healthcare leaders for over 30 years. Part of Kirby Bates Associates’ redesign effort was to implement a lead generator enabling users to download a case study in exchange for contact information. Working from raw text, Artifact crafted … Continue reading Kirby Bates Associates Case Study
Kirby Bates Associates is an award winning recruiting firm that has specialized in finding and placing top level healthcare leaders for over 30 years. They commissioned a website redesign to modernize their exposure, improve its navigation, update their brand, generate leads, and more easily enable them to manage their applicants. One of the primary complaints … Continue reading Kirby Bates Associates Website
This client offers a different kind of coding bootcamp targeting a lower income demographic in cities where bootcamps are not typically hosted. By implementing innovative cost-cutting measures, nucamp is able to offer high quality and comprehensive coding bootcamps at fractions of the cost of other bootcamps. The client commissioned Artifact to redesign their web experience … Continue reading Website & Copywriting for Coding Bootcamps
Cascadecon is a newly formed board game playing convention that will be hosted in Bellingham, WA in Jaunary of 2018. We created their logo, brand, facebook banners, a responsive website, and we deployed a robust registration system that allows users to register for the event as well as an optional tournament.
Hill Country Builders is a newly formed construction and contracting partnership formed in the front range by two existing builders. To represent their new partnership, they wanted to create a solid professional logo and brand.
Lean commissioned us to revamp their entire brand and web experience. In addition to a new logo, brand, and graphics, we also setup their site on our secure host, implemented daily backups, and installed protections to prevent internet attacks. We also deployed a lead generator that allows users to fill out a form in order … Continue reading LEAN Search Engine Marketing
Claudia White from Feathered Nest specializes in custom painting for furniture and fixtures for interior design. She has an eye for restoring old furniture that can bring new life to a forgotten piece. She requested a new brand to expand her marketing audience. The goal was to blend a professional appeal that telegraphed artistry.
Desktop-First Cloud App, Consol, Wants to Declutter Users’ Mishmash of Productivity Apps FORT COLLINS, CO — February 16, 2016 — Consol is for users who spend their work days on a computer and find themselves having to switch between multiple apps. By combining key productivity elements into a single experience, Consol aims to remove the … Continue reading Consol
The Infopedia Media group within Microsoft started developing a new product in 2014 called Learning Paths. Learning paths are groups of content, whether videos, courses, documents, decks, etc., that are grouped together, assigned points, and a chronology to enable a user to learn about a specific topic. They have grown to be very successful programs. … Continue reading Microsoft DXNext
Project Novo is a training program within Microsoft to train engineers and support new products. Novo is an attempt to make training a regular part of their work life. Within Novo are different categories of content. We were commissioned to design the brand and different logos for Novo and each category within Novo.
PeopleAnalyst is a startup that is applying analytics to HR. They commissioned a new logo, brand, and a few graphic elements for content delivery.
O.Shane Balloun, Esquire, commissioned us to create his brand and initial website several years ago when he was starting his practice. Then in 2016, we refreshed his website and strengthened his brand.
Hangr is an open source realtime application framework. We donated a logo design for this open source project.
Success Weight Loss is a weight loss center specializing in the Idea Protein weight loss method. Formerly known as Samudra Weight Loss, they rebranded in 2015 and commissioned a new logo, marketing materials, and a modern responsive website to engage customers. They also needed the ability to integrate with their existing Vagaro calendar system to … Continue reading Success Weight Loss
The Nemesis Project was an innovative learning program that was aimed to be a highly engaging video training series inspired by the art style of Frank Miller coupled with a James-Bond-like story. The comic book characters were created by a separate organization, but we created all the web properties, badges, and additional graphics. The Nemesis … Continue reading Microsoft The Nemesis Project
Jason Hartman commissioned a logo for his construction business. He wanted a truss as the primary element in the logo. We made his name bold and strong.
SeeChange Health changed its name to HealthMine in 2015 and required a new brand. The brand was created in collaboration with Rob Wyse from Capital Content while the logo and marketing materials were created by us.
Choice City Church was a new church plant in 2014 in Fort Collins Colorado. Like any startup, they required a brand, identity, and modern web presence.
Academy (now known as Infopedia Media) is Microsoft’s internal video sharing platform. It is video for enterprise (like YouTube for the enterprise) and it is one of the top five most trafficked internal websites within Microsoft. In 2012 they commissioned a redesign of their existing product to match Microsoft’s new design philosophy “Windows 8 Style” … Continue reading Microsoft Steve Ballmer
Chevas Balloun, one of Artifact’s owners, created this logo for his personal use. “Chevas” comes from the French word “Chevalier”, which means knight. It is a vector drawing created in Inkscape.
The NoCo Home Team commissioned a logo, brand, and website that integrated with the MLS system to enable users to search home listings within the Northern Colorado area. Over time the website was made mobile responsive and additional features were added.
Compass was a social media product design exercise. The idea was to create a social platform for organizations to leverage for sales and marketing.