DNA Is Growing! Welcome, Daniel!

Published on: August 18, 2016
DNA Is Growing! Welcome, Daniel!

Daniel Valdes is the newest member of the DNA team and we’re thrilled to have such a talented graphic designer and visual artist working with us! Born and raised in Cuba, Daniel graduated from El Alba, the Professional Academy of Fine Arts in Holguin then continued his studies at the Instituto Superior de Arte in Havana….Read more


Dusk Dances: Summer Enchantment in the Park

Published on: July 21, 2016
Dusk Dances: Summer Enchantment in the Park

  Withrow Park August 1–7 2pm / 7pm Nia Movement Workshops with Martha Randall Music by DoubleTooth 230pm / 730pm Dance Performances Dusk Dances is a lovely non-profit organization that brings dance to the people by performing in public parks throughout the city. This season kicks off at Toronto’s glorious Withrow Park the first week…Read more


We love our work…but winning awards is nice, too!

Published on: July 7, 2016
We love our work…but winning awards is nice, too!

We’re fortunate here at DNA to do what we love but when we win an award for doing something for a client as amazing as Delisle Youth Services (DYS)… well, that’s just the cherry on the sundae! Winner of the APEX 2016 Award for Publication Excellence! We’ve been fortunate to work with DYS for many…Read more


Emmanuel‘s Top 10 Favourite Things

Published on: June 23, 2016
Emmanuel‘s Top 10 Favourite Things

This is the fourth in our new regular blog series, Our Top 10 Favourite Things. Just a little window to help you get to know us better! Remember, we love to hear from you so tell us your favourite things on our social sites! DNA’s Creative Director Emmanuel Papadakis has more than 30 years’ experience…Read more


Paper School 101

Published on: May 26, 2016
Paper School 101

When it comes to printing, the paper you choose is an important factor in helping you to achieve the results you want. There are various factors to influence your decision as well as many choices to consider. It helps to understand the properties, finishes and paper weight. Recently, we attended Spicers Knowledge Workshop presented by…Read more


Why You Need to Use a Creative Brief

Published on: April 28, 2016
Why You Need to Use a Creative Brief

“Why are we even doing this?” Have you ever been asked that question by your boss about some communications initiative you’re working on? It’s a lousy feeling because it means the merit of your project is not self-evident. Creative briefs help eliminate this situation because they ask the tough questions right off the top and…Read more


Enjoy a “Mini” Break in Beautiful Port Hope

Published on: March 15, 2016
Enjoy a “Mini” Break in Beautiful Port Hope

You know when you’re just itching to get out of your head and need to break the old routine of your day to day? The best way to do that is to spend a day outside your normal surroundings. This weekend, I decided to find a cheap and cheerful way to totally unwind so I…Read more


We Celebrated #IWD with Our Awesome Client, the Women’s Centre of York Region

Published on: March 8, 2016
We Celebrated #IWD with Our Awesome Client, the Women’s Centre of York Region

Yesterday I attended an event to celebrate International Women’s Day hosted by the Women’s Centre of York Region, which offers programs and services to women from all walks of life at little or no cost. We’re so proud of the branding work we did for the centre last year. Not only was the work itself…Read more


CORRECTION: Take Our Valentine’s Day Quiz and You Could Win a Dinner for Two!

Published on: February 25, 2016

No one’s really sure what the roots for Valentine’s Day are but, unlike Thanksgiving and Halloween, it’s a global tradition, with versions celebrated around the world. This year, in Ontario at least, Valentine’s Day falls on the Family Day weekend, which means you might be lucky enough to have Monday off to recover either from…Read more


Maria‘s Top 10 Favourite Things

Published on: February 5, 2016
Maria‘s Top 10 Favourite Things

This is the third in our new regular blog series, Our Top 10 Favourite Things. Just a little window to help you get to know us better! Remember, we love to hear from you! Share your favourite things here in the comments section or on social media! The Managing Partner at DNA, Maria possesses an…Read more