Ben Graham of 180 Carpet Cleaning recently relocated to Durango, CO and is reestablishing his business, now in the 4 corners market around Durango. With only the name decided, Artifact was commissioned to establish a new logo, brand, website. We developed a wordmark logo with a cleaning nozzle embedded into the name with colors that … Continue reading 180 Carpet Cleaning
Mike Sutter of Sutter Homes Co., located in Durango, CO, commissioned Artifact to develop a new logo that better represented their expanding business. In addition to building custom homes, Sutter Homes Co. specializes in building science, which includes specialties in geo-thermal, solar thermal, and wind energy construction, allergy consultations, and energy efficiency. The only requirement … Continue reading Sutter Homes Co. Logo
Robin Hartman of Outstretched Arm Medical Massage has been an in-demand medical massage expert for many years. Having recently relocated to Durango, CO from the front range, it was an apt time to commission a logo for print materials she needed (new sign for her retail space and business cards). Evolving from the outstretched arm … Continue reading Outstretched Arm Medical Massage
Back Range Airsoft was a sponsored, free airsoft event to support local veterans in the front range of Colorado.
Emily from Em’s Herbals commissioned us to develop a new logo and brand with which she could market to the day spa demographic. The logo needed to be sharper and cleaner while telegraphing the notion of herbal and natural ingredients. We developed a line art floral icon with sharper corners to bring these concepts together. … Continue reading Talys Body Care
Mike West of Bicycle LLC also commissioned a logo to brand an after hours meetup group for data science professionals. The group is located in Springfield Missouri where fireflies are common. He wanted a logo that emoted after hours, fun, and used firefly imagery.
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
801 Airsoft Arena is an indoor arena that facilitates close-quarters combat game sessions. In addition they periodically host larger outdoor events in the Salt Lake City area (801 is the area code). They required a logo that represented the military simulation (milsim) community, displayed a clearly defined “801” in the text, featured their signature “trident” … Continue reading 801 Airosft Arena Logo
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
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.
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.
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 Academy
Compass was a social media product design exercise. The idea was to create a social platform for organizations to leverage for sales and marketing.