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K10 branding + strategy is an independent creative agency that specializes in shaping corporate image and strategic positioning. We work with our clients to help them define their brand personality describing their values and beliefs.

Since the onset of of its business (2000), K10 has worked with organizations in both private and public sectors: government, educational institutions, non-profit and not-for-profit domains. K10 attracts national as well as international success.

K10 delivers identity programs and visuals that include all elements of the branding exercise, advertising, packaging, print and digital literature, signage and way-finding, user interface design, interactive and website design.

K10 is about creating strong communications tools that can stand the test of time in a competitive marketplace—building solid foundations that leave room for growth and beyond. We are part cheerleader, part storyteller, part artist. Most importantly, we are always a partner.

Services

Brand
Analysis
Strategy
Naming
Identity
Design
Environment
Stewardship

Advertisements
Corporate Communications
Event Visuals
Web + Digital Design
Wayfinding + Signage
Social Media Identity

Creative Direction
Art Direction

Copywriting
Translation
Photography
Video + Editing
Print Management

This is how we get things done— from start to finish

Our Identity Development Process starts by taking a step back from what we are asked to create and understanding the context of the problem at hand.

We are interested in honouring our client’s past experiences, asking the right questions to understand how they wish to be perceived and how they wish to move forward.

Building a strong brand is about having a clear understanding of where you come from and what your identity stands for, and then making sure everyone else understands it too.

Phase I
Research + Orientation

Phase II
Creative Exploration + Design Development

Phase III
Production Management + Implementation

Phase IV
Outcome Evaluation

What you get via a Brand Strategy

Provide an Analysis
Current positioning as well as competition
Identify and suggest best practices

Create a Visual Identity
Increase visibility to public via brand campaign

Establish and Create Communications Tools
Reach various target audiences

Develop a Database of Original Content
Client can use this independently; artwork templates, professional photography, call to action content and titles, translations, interview videos and more

Help Maintain Continuity of Visual Materials
Guide client—continued brand stewardship and art direction, implementation of up-to-date content into established branded templates

Who motivates us

Government
Citizenship and Immigration Canada (Ottawa)
Economic and Social Council of Ottawa-Carleton (CESOC)

Non Profit
Ecotrust Canada (Vancouver)
Hudson Yacht Club (Hudson)
Montebello Firefighters Association (Montebello, Quebec) Proset All-Inclusive Tennis (Ottawa, Toronto, Montreal) Quebec Student Sport Federation (Montreal)
Vanier College Foundation (Montreal)

Not-for-Profit
Canderel Management (Montreal)
Forest Stewardship Council of Canada (Toronto)

Architecture + Design
Cime Business Environments (Montreal)
Haworth Office Furniture (Montreal)
Innova Design, Interior Design and Architecture (Montreal) Italinteriors Contract (Toronto)
Trevisan Labs (Toronto)

Arts
Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts (Montreal) Place des Arts Performing Arts Centre (Montreal)

Education
Vanier College, Communications Department (Montreal)
Vanier College, Continuing Education (Montreal)
French Language School Board for the South-Central Region of Ontario (CSDCCS) (Toronto) Fondation Fosphère (Montreal)
McGill University, Campus Life & Engagement (Montreal)
McGill University, Desautels Faculty of Management (Montreal)

Food
BeaverTails (Montreal)
Biobio Certified Organic Cheeses (Montreal)
Les cafés Mojave (Montreal)
Pâtisserie Château Euro, Fine European Pastries (Montreal) Pop Culture Gourmet Popsicles, (Hudson)

Golf + Tourism
Gimme Golf (Montreal)
Group Golf (Montreal)
Les Rochers Bleus – Auberge, Golf & Ski (Sutton)

Pharma + Medical + Healthcare
CBI Health Group (Toronto)
Centre d’Obstétrique-Gynécologie, CHU Saint-Justine (Montreal) HMR Worldwide (Montreal)
MUHC, McGill University Health Centre (Montreal) Schering-Plough (Montreal)
SNELL Medical Communication (Montreal)
Soins Direct – Nursing Placement and Home Care (Montreal)

Law
Pelonis Notaries, (Montreal)
Pierre Gattuso Law Firm (Montreal) JuriBoutique, Legal Services (Montreal)

Media
Bell Canada (Montreal) CBC/Radio-Canada (Montreal)

Professional Services
Active Insurance Financial Group (Toronto)
Provison Property Management (Montreal) Gyrotonic Montreal (Montreal)
Mayrand & Lacroix Dental Clinique (Rouyn-Noranda) Monsieur Gazon (Montreal)
PFQ Chartered Accountants (Montreal)

Real Estate
Royal LePage (Toronto)
Decathlon Realty Corporation (Ottawa)

Retail
La Buche Ecological Firewood (Montreal) Italinteriors (Toronto)
Sherman and Hyde Furniture (Dania Beach) Vesta Logs – Clean Heat Technology (Montreal) Wiggers Custom Furniture (Port Perry)

Technology
E*D Films (Montreal)
Hirek Média and Internet Technology (Budapest, Hungary) Depo Online Warehouse (Budapest, Hungary)
IBM (Montreal)
Maxima Email Marketing (Budapest, Hungary)