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bv02’s The Brief – Episode 3: Students on Ice with Geoff...

Jun162015
“You have to love it before you are moved to save it.” – Sylvia Earle, Marine Biologist, Oceanographer and “Ocean Queen” according to Geoff Green In this episode of The Brief, we had the pleasure of sitting down with Geoff Green, founder and president of the award-winning education program “Students on Ice”. Green is recognized as a passionate…

Working remotely: a "Remote Year"

Jun012015
This is part two in a series of post about remote work. Part one focused on remote work at bv02, how it’s going and how we do it. If you didn’t read it, you can find it here. In that post, I alluded to something new I’ll be doing with respect to remote work. I’m excited to announce that I will not only continue to work remotely for bv02, but that starting in June,…

Boo!v02

Oct312014
bv02 is a creative agency full of creative folk. Is it any wonder that we love Halloween so much? This year, we had our best turnout yet for costumes. Tina Turner repeatedly belted out her greatest hit, fawns and werewolves (with unexplained laser guns?) pounced and prowled. The human embodiment of sriracha brought a spicy flavour into our lives and even Lucas’…

Halloween 2013

Nov052013
We look for any reason to get creative around the office, so it’s no surprise that when Halloween comes around every year, we get pretty excited. With everyone dressed up, a photo shoot busted out in the studio mid-afternoon. The costumes ranged from witches to superheroes to the scariest thing in the world: a PC. One member of the team even dressed up as another…

Nothing Gold Can Stay (SXSW Wrap Up)

Mar152012
What can I say about my last couple days at south by… Holy Crap is the only thing that comes to mind. I think I’m just going to have to braindump everything, so bear with me. Went to a panel where Al Gore and Sean Parker were discussing social media and the democratic process. Both firmly believe that SM is the first step towards reforming the democratic…

SWEATER Project

Feb012012
For Christmas 2011, we decided to create a PSA style video campaign to save the smart phones. The idea was simple. We live in Ottawa, and it’s cold here. We found that many people neglect their smart phones during these cold winter months. So we found a solution. We hand-knit over 300 smart phone sweaters and sent them out to our clients and friends. We then…

In Search of the Canadian Car : A VMC Virtual Exhibit

Feb012012
In Search of the Canadian Car is a fascinating exhibit by the Canadian Science and Technology Museum that explores the history of cars in Canada. It showcases over 16 different makes and models that were either designed, made, marketed or chosen by Canadians, and explores their significance. When the Museum wanted to bring this exhibit to life online, bv02…

The Deckster - An iPod Nano Timepiece

Jun072011
Everyone in Ottawa loves (or should love) to support local companies, and today a local company needs your help. N-product is raising funds to produce their first product called Deckster which is an watch case that can hold the newest iPod Nano. The watch is entirely made in North America using sustainable processes. Its a pretty simple looking design; you flick…

Arctic Watch

Feb082011
bv02 had the amazing opportunity to profile the majesty of Arctic Watch, while establishing a new online presence and larger digital footprint for the brand. ArcticWatch.ca provides information for prospective guests, and allows them to choose from a variety of tailored trips and make reservations. The site was built on the ExpressionEngine CMS and integrates…

Martini Madness

Nov112010
November is Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Month, and on November 3, 2010, bv02 was a proud sponsor of Martini Madness– an annual fundraiser for the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of Canada’s Ottawa Chapter. The event, which was held at Lago Bar Grill View, attracted 350 guests for a night of martinis, music and great food. The event…

Palladium Insurance

Aug162010
With a recent relocation to a more comfortable and attractive setting in Kanata, Palladium Insurance wanted a website to reflect their benevolent approach to business. bv02 worked closely with Palladium to creatively develop, strategize and design a new site that better suited Palladium, but more importantly, their customer’s needs.…