Design Studio

Conceptual Strength

We’re good with strategic ideas. Our process is built to conceive of a strong concept that ties to business strategy.

We are a multidisciplinary design studio with deep experience working with global clients across a multitude of project types. We are as comfortable working through brand strategy as we are designing products, brands, or spaces.

Process Driven

Our process is based in a deep understanding of the challenge at hand. We start with one on one interviews with the key voices in a project. That is then translated into a foundational strategy for the design work. We then explore design options that emerge from the productive tensions we inevitably find in the interview process. Then, we refine a chosen direction and define and create the right assets to bring the project, brand, or company to life. What makes us different is our conceptual rigour and ability to come up with creative concepts that translate into thoughtful design.

Our Definition of Design

We believe that design is more than just what something looks like, it’s also how it works. That means we start from business objectives and work collaboratively to make sure we design what is needed most.

Our clients and partners have included The New York Jets and Giants, PepsiCo, the Holy City of Mecca, and the Fogo Island Inn in Newfoundland.

 

What We Do

Design Strategy
Branding
Communications
Content Creation
Web Design
Graphic Design
Product Design
Spatial Design


AZ Awards 2017

Designing an identity and platform to celebrate the world’s best in architecture and design.

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Salt Flats

Launching a new venture capital company, founded on the spirit of a desert raceway.

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The World’s Best Tuque

The Frontier Tuque is both a question and a statement.

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Expo for Design, Innovation & Technology

Design Exchange, Toronto’s design museum, has boldly committed to a brand new expo focused on how design can change the world for the better.

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Filament

Designing a live event production brand that puts human interaction at centre stage.

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Designstor

Designstor is a creative technology and visualization company. They're a diverse and constantly curious team with deep expertise in rendering, space activation, and visual storytelling.

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Castor

Castor is a Toronto furniture company with a unique point of view on the classic design mantra of "form follows function".

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Fogo Island Inn

The story of the Fogo Island Inn is rich and complex. They came to Frontier to design a website that honoured that story.

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Together Project

Together Project fills the integration gap by building social networks between Government-Assisted Refugee newcomers and Canadians. They do so through matching newcomer families with groups of five or more people interested in lending support during the settlement period and beyond.

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Motive Studios

When Electronic Arts (EA) decided to enter the Action Adventure market with Motive — a new gaming studio out of Montreal — they approached Frontier to design a brand that could capture their vision.

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TIFF Questival

The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) stages an annual street party in downtown Toronto.

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Rthm

Rthm is a new health platform looking to revolutionize the way people use technology to improve their health and well being and extend their lives by fighting cellular aging.

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ThinkTV

How do you provide reliable information about television in an age of digital saturation?

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Kindred

This California based company is in stealth mode so we can’t say much.

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Frontier Magazine

Frontier is a magazine about creativity and risk. We explore and celebrate the risks people take in the process of creating something original and worthwhile.

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Infosec Global

This Toronto startup believes that we should have a right to secure communications.

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Gryphon Secure

Infosec Global is a new technology company focused on ultra secure communications. As a part of their portfolio they created a mobile communications device spin off company that required a full brand and product development process.

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