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Shows a series of historical documents bundled in a curated package with accurate archival citations and record tracking.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  • Project: Bundled Historical Documents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The legal team of one of DMCS’ clients required digitisation and collating of a number of historical documents related to Reserve Creation.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.

Presentation: Drones, Warfare and Digital Heritage

Presentation: Drones, Warfare and Digital Heritage

Spread of power point custom design. Includes custom graphics, glitching Tlingit warrior, whalebone sword and mapping graphic with drones
  • Date: 2017
  • Company: JB Historical Research
  • Sector: Academic
  • Project: Drones, Warfare and Digital Heritage
  • Services: Power Point Design and Notes; Augmented Reality App (in Unity for demo); Historical Research
  • Brief:

This presentation was for the 2017 BC Studies Conference in Nanaimo BC. The presentation called for a straight forward power point design with multiple custom graphics. The presentation also featured a demo Augmented Reality App built in Unity.

Presentation: Pre-Contact Military Fortifications: Siege Warfare and Implications for Land Ownership

Presentation: Pre-Contact Military Fortifications: Siege Warfare and Implications for Land Ownership

Flat layout of three slides from presentation on Aboriginal Military Fortifications. Images of current site with large hill and model of fort. Some pictutres of warriors in full armour
  • Date: 2015
  • Company: JB Historical Research
  • Sector: Academic
  • Project: Pre-Contact Military Fortifications: Implications for Land Ownership
  • Services: Power Point Design and Notes; Historical Research; Archaeological Research; Ethnohistorical Research
  • Brief:

This power point design was for a presentation at the 2015 BC Studies Conference in Richmond BC. The deck needed to be modern and eye catching. The topic is not well known and images to support the presentation were not plentiful. The dark design was meant to make the presentation more intimate and reflect much of the Northwest Coast Indigenous art.

Three slides on edge. Pictures of "Kwakuitl Sword" a Tlingit Fortificationa nd a Tlingit warrior in partial armour
Three slides stacked isometrically showing warriors and fortifications
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: 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