Project Spotlight: YouthLink

Recently, our parent company Westwind Design Group was lucky enough to get to make some really interesting interactive displays for YouthLink. (Bonus: here are some pictures of some of those interactives!) Maggot Mass! This warm, moving mass of (fake) maggots is visible from the top — and lets you put your hand in a glove inside to feel them squirming around. A favorite with kids. Skeleton Puzzle! Learn how to human body is put together with this fun, life-sized magnetic skeleton puzzle. Humidity Chamber! This chamber mimics a neat process for identifying fingerprints — without chemicals — a great teaching aid. As the project was nearing

Project Spotlight: Stantec

This project was a cool mix of two passions of ours: donor/supporter recognition, and internal marketing. Both of those things are sometimes undervalued, so it was exciting to help Stantec out. The displays we helped create mix storytelling, digital, and physical elements. Some displays contain awards, some contain TVs, and some smaller sections are simple poster holders with great messaging and a slick standoff installation. Why do we love this project? Even though it’s for a business, it can give nonprofits a lot of great ideas. Check these features out: integrated screen for on-the-fly messaging changes infographics to reinforce messages

Project Spotlight: WestJet Internal Branding

A little while back, we were contacted by a partner agency to help with a project inside WestJet’s Calgary campus. This is a StorySpace project — BetterGiving’s sister company — but we wanted to show it off here anyhow. This project is pretty simple in its execution — what makes it stand out is the content. The entire display runs the chronological history of WestJet — from day 1 to current (and we help update it yearly). This whole installation is an awesome use of storytelling, told largely from the view of third parties or outsiders — newspaper clippings, sales figures, staffing numers. It’s a neat concept and something we’d