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Creative Services

ACG offers scalable strategy and design - focused on success.

Design

We are built from creative first. Our group specializes in creative development, graphic design, and project management for most forms of online and print communication. Having one team develop all your promotional efforts ensures consistency across your advertising, online presence and all of your print materials.

Strategy

ACG provides strategic marketing advice and collaboration. At our core lies a commitment to not only great creative, but understanding and executing a company brand to best present your visual message in any media. Having a consistent message and brand image that runs across all of your marketing is key to your success.

Photography

We offer commercial, corporate, editorial, product & food photography through our sister division, VisionFire. Together, we plan, art direct and edit your photogaphy for the most on-point professional results. State of the art equipment and creative techniques, put the customers people, products and places in their best light.

Our Three Pillars
of Creativity

They represent our strategies, craft and culture. Individually they are powerful words, together they spark ideas to become action.

Listen

It’s how conversations truly engage, how our stories begin. The art of influence is not something that comes out of the blue, rather from the world around us and from information we gather. We take all that we learn and package it into a compilation that gives us a road map to formulating ideas, strategies and insight. Listening to our clients, to our targeted demographics, to those that matter to the story - thats the foundation to compelling marketing and creative.

Imagine

It’s a simple enough word, yet it speaks to an incredible, intangible moment of thought beyond physical reality. To break free of normal mental process and dare your mind to go virtually any where, any how. It’s a word that represents an important part of our creative process, to bring our minds into a new way of thinking, where creativity lives, where ideas manifest into something new and exciting. It’s a big part of why we love being creative, to express and bridge our imaginations into the work that we do every day.

Inspire

Broadening perspectives and providing enthusiasm is a rewarding experience unto itself. The culmination of listening and imagining... and then witnessing an action based on our efforts is incredibly rewarding. When it’s all said and done, we want our creativity to resonate. We want the viewers of our work to appreciate the brands and clients we have the privilege to work with. To truly create something so engaging is more than a process, it’s a craft.

Our Work

Our clients consistently remark how great it is to work with a few people who can take a project from the discussion stage to the final deliverable product, regardless of the media.

Wilsons You Pick

Wilsons

Design, Strategy

Talentworks

Logo, Web, Design

True North Salmon

True North Salmon

Design, Strategy

anbl

ANBL

Design

Metro Guide Publishing

Layout, Design

Caldera Whisky

Caldera Whisky

Strategy, Design

What's The tszuj?

The tszuj (pronounced "zhuj") is an ACG Studio initiative to better connect, inform and share trends, thoughts and ideas about all things creative - from both internal and external sources. Feel free to browse our past issues below. If you would like to receive The tszuj weekly, direct to your inbox, opt-in to The tszuj right here!

(The tszuj inaugural issue due out Friday, August 17, 2018)

You can also follow us on social media, for all things creative.

Our Creative Team

The faces who represent our culture - fostering a creative team approach, focused on our clients' success.

Jamie Playfair

Jamie Playfair

Creative Director
jamie@acgstudio.com

Mike Cugno

Mike Cugno

Art Director
mike@acgstudio.com

Emma Brennan

Emma Brennan

Project Coordinator
emma@acgstudio.com

Barb Raymont

Barb Raymont

Graphic Designer
barb@acgstudio.com

Darlene Watters

Darlene Watters

Graphic Designer
darlene@acgstudio.com

Maryanne MacDonald

Maryanne MacDonald

Graphic Designer
maryanne@acgstudio.com

Bruce Murray

Bruce Murray

Photography/Video
bruce@acgstudio.com

Contact Us

Call Jamie at 902.485.7301, or send us a note by filling in the form below.