Brand Design

Business Cards, Brochures, Outdoor Signage – All The Graphic Design!

Sumack Loft can provide you with exceptional branded company materials, from gorgeous targeted business cards, to clean compelling brochures, to awesome indoor and outdoor signage!

Website Design

WordPress Website Design Selected for UK Trade Show Exhibition

A website designed at Sumack Loft has been selected as one of a handful of sites to be showcased by WordPress.com at the UK’s largest construction expo.

Brand Design

How to Find a Logo Designer

So you're thinking of getting a professional logo designed! Let's leave DIY behind and get serious about your branding. But how do you even start to find a designer who can produce an attractive logo that represents your company's mission and values?

Brand Design

6 Elements That Make A Logo Design Great

Here are the 6 logo design principles that make all the difference. Have you ever wondered why some logos stand out? Why some designs stick in your brain and others fade away when you look away? There are some very good reasons why this happens. Designing a logo doesn't just require an artistic eye, there's … Continue reading

Ottawa Graphic Design – Birch Bark, Chipmunk Illustration
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Launch of New “Solar Engine” Illustration for Ottawa Passive House Builders

Introducing the Eko Solar Engine! A new illustration produced at Sumack Loft for EkoBuilt, showing the component parts of their passive house building solution. We recently completed a fairly major website overhaul for our admirable and most excellent clients at EkoBuilt, helping them showcase new service offerings in a big, bold way. My wonderful partners … Continue reading

Graphic Design

How To Hire A Good Graphic Designer

Where to look, who to ask, what to look for!   You know how when you look around — whether you're out and about or simply looking at the TV or the internet — you're bombarded with visuals from the myriad different companies out there? If you want to stand out, you know you need … Continue reading

Brand Design

There’s more to good branding than just a first-class logo!

Let's make your company look great and get you more clients, shall we? Did you know that having a great logo is not the be all and end all of your company brand? Most businesses need a business card and a website to start, right? Your trusty designer will create a whole visual language to … Continue reading

Brand Design, Graphic Design

Imagine Your Tired Out Old Logo Looking All Dasher and Dancer Again!

  Sometimes an awkward old logo could use a little graphic design help. I'm going to bet you all know that a strong brand is invaluable for your organization — especially if you're a regular reader of this blog, because I know, I know, I go on! And you know that investing in maintaining a … Continue reading

Brand Design, Graphic Design

Creating a new look and feel for the Crown & Pumpkin Studio Tour.

That time you decided to work way over the agreed budget, because art! We are very fortunate in our little neck of the woods to have a really great studio tour, The Crown & Pumpkin, which celebrated its 20th year in 2016! I've known the organizers casually for years since I generally visit their studios … Continue reading

Website Design

Website Redesign for Ottawa Building Consultants

Redesigning an existing website to provide new flexibility. One of our favourite clients, Homesol Building Solutions, recently added an Atlantic division to their company, and in so doing, needed to include a whole new section to their website. Rather than try to "Frankenstein" the existing site and end up with something that looks a bit … Continue reading