Corporate Report Design: KDL Indigenous Relations Guide

Corporate Report Design: KDL Indigenous Relations Guide

KDL logo with a close up photo of cut wood
  • Date: Spring 2018
  • Company: DM Cultural Services for KDL
  • Sector: Industry
  • Project: Indigenous Relations Guide
  • Services: Corporate Report Design
  • Brief:

KDL, a logging company in BC, was looking to have more meaningful engagement with local Indigenous Governments and with local Indigenous People. They established a formal Indigenous Engagement Policy in 2018 to cement their commitment to these communities.
This guide required a professionally designed internal report for employees and management at KDL and a two page public handout explaining their policy.

Documents for Lawyers

Documents for Lawyers

Shows a series of historical documents bundled in a curated package with accurate archival citations and record tracking.
  • Date: Spring 2017
  • Company: DM Cultural Services
  • Sector: Legal/Government
  • Project: Bundled Historical Documents
  • Services: Corporate Report Design; Historical Research; Ethnohistorical Research; Document Digitisation
  • Brief:

The legal team of one of DMCS’ clients required digitisation and collating of a number of historical documents related to Reserve Creation.
These documents and associated maps were bundled into a easy to consult and reference booklet.

Corporate Report Design: IPAC Indigenous Engagement

  • Date: December 2018
  • Company: DM Cultural Services with IPAC
  • Sector: Industry
  • Project: Aboriginal Engagement Policy
  • Services: Corporate Report Design; Infographics
  • Brief:

IPAC was looking to secure their Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business Progressive Aboriginal Relations certification. As part of the certification process they need a clear Aboriginal Engagement Policy and collateral.

Angle was contracted to create an external public document and an internal policy guidelines handbook. This was the public document.

Corporate Report Design: Ethno-historical Study of Land Use in Tuck Inlet by the Metlakatla First Nation

Corporate Report Design: Ethno-historical Study of Land Use in Tuck Inlet by the Metlakatla First Nation

Tuck Inlet:

Traditional Land Use and Occupancy by the Metlakatla First Nation

Cover of Tuck Inlet Report: 2/3 green with topographic lines, last 1/3 picture of tuck inlet with super-imposed topographic lines. Good use of graphic design to enhance report.
  • Date: August 2015
  • Company: DM Cultural Services with Metlakatla First Nation
  • Sector: Government
  • Project: Tuck Inlet: Traditional Land Use and Occupancy by the Metlakatla First Nation
  • Services: Corporate Report Design; Historical/ Ethnohistorical Research; Archaeological research; Copy Writing
  • Brief:

This report used graphic design to breath life into an extensive ethno-historical and archaeological research project.

The report utilized local photography with clever use of typography to provide added interest and reader engagement.

Corporate Report Design: Historical Documents for Lawyers

Corporate Report Design: Historical Documents for Lawyers

Document Bundle

For Legal Teams

Shows a series of historical documents bundled in a curated package with accurate archival citations and record tracking.
  • Date: 2016
  • Company: Confidential
  • Sector: Government, Legal
  • Project: Curated Archival Documents
  • Services: Corporate Report Design; Archival Research
  • Brief:

This is an example of a “Document Bundle.” We are often asked to collect and deliver important documents for Law Firms working with our clients.

These packages are collections of individual files are often scattered across many archival collections. It needs to be tightly organised and documented with accurate citations in the event they are included in court proceedings.

Corporate Report Design: Metlakatla First Nation Transition Report

Corporate Report Design: Metlakatla First Nation Transition Report

Metlakatla First Nation

Transition Report

A stack of Corporate Report Design: Metlakatla First Nation Transition Report showing off the unique cover graphic design
  • Date: April 2016
  • Company: DM Cultural Services with Metlakatla First Nation
  • Sector: Government
  • Project: Transition Report
  • Services: Corporate Report Design; Digital and Physical Records Management; Digital Archiving; Copy Writing
  • Brief:

DM Cultural Services finished several large scale Traditional Land Use Studies with the Metlakatla First Nation. They needed to return a large amount of research materials and deliver a large amount of digitised data. The report needed to provide a concise list of the physical assets being returned; folders, papers, microfilm, audio cassettes/CDs, as well as explain the digital files being delivered and how to use those files.

Cover and spread of Corporate report for Metlaktla First Nation. Shows unique graphic design of cover and full page spread highlighting process
Full page spread of corparate report showing process of adding new sites to database of sites recorded during a TUS study

Corporate Report Design: Halfway River First Nation

Halfway River First Nation

Transition Report

Desk with reprot cover and another copy open to page spread below. Highlights the graphic design of the Corporate Report
  • Date: 2015
  • Company: DM Cultural Services with Halfway River First Nation
  • Sector: Government
  • Project: Transition Report
  • Services: Corporate Report Design; Digital and Physical Records Management; Digital Archiving; Copy Writing
  • Brief:

DM Cultural Services needed a report after finishing a large scale audio digitisation and archival digitisation project. The report needed to be a quick snapshot of the files and audio recordings being returned to the Nation as well as a brief on the files that had been digitised, how they had been digitally organised, and what remained to be completed.

Desk with reprot cover and another copy open to page spread below. Highlights the graphic design of the Corporate Report
Corproate report for Halfway River First Nation. SPread open on desk with illusion of turning page. Highlights typography and graphic design of report.
Corporate Report Design: Lax Kwa'alaams Cultural Awareness

Corporate Report Design: Lax Kwa'alaams Cultural Awareness

Working with Lax Kw’alaams:

Cultural Awareness Handbook

Cover of Cultural Awareness Report for Lax Kwa'alaams First Nation. Three diagonal pictures, one of Lax Kwa'alaams Logger working, the Lax Kwa'alaams Flag and the title. Background is maple hardwood.
  • Date: December 2017
  • Company: DM Cultural Services with Lax Kw'alaams First Nation
  • Sector: Government
  • Project: Cultural Awareness Handbook
  • Services: Corporate Report Design; Historical/ Ethnohistorical Research; Copy Writing
  • Brief:

DM Cultural Services worked with Lax Kw’alaams to develop policies for businesses, industry and government who want to conduct business in their traditional territories.

The booklet needed to be user friendly and for a non-Aboriginal audience. Its purpose was to explain respectful etiquette and protocols for working in Lax Kw’alaams territories as well as a concise historical narrative of the People and their territories.

Front and back covers of Lax Kw'alaams Cultural Handbook with full page spread to hightlight graphic design, typography and importance of professional design in corporate communications.
Front cover of Lax Kw'alaams Cultural Awareness Handbook with full spread open on maple table. Highlights the typography and graphic design of the report and the importance of good design in corporate communication materials