Give Stress the Heave-Ho-Ho-Ho with Tips from the DNA Team!

Published on: December 18, 2015
Give Stress the Heave-Ho-Ho-Ho with Tips from the DNA Team!

During the holidays, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by stress. There is so much to do and so little time—and we’re supposed to have fun while doing it! The team at DNA is all about having fun so we wanted to share our tips to keep the holidays jolly! Maria: “I’ll be clearing my basement…Read more


Reni’s Top 10 Favourite Things

Published on: December 3, 2015
Reni’s Top 10 Favourite Things

This is the second 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! 1. Favourite thing to do on a weekend:…Read more


How to Revise Proofs with Adobe Acrobat

Published on: November 20, 2015
How to Revise Proofs with Adobe Acrobat

It’s perhaps a creative professional’s most dreaded client phone call: making revisions over the phone. I know it’s a higher level of customer service, and there are certainly times when phone revisions are appropriate, but making revisions to a multi-page project over the phone is asking for trouble. Mainly because it’s virtually impossible for the…Read more


Thanks to CoreChair, we’re now all active sitters!

Published on: October 26, 2015
Thanks to CoreChair, we’re now all active sitters!

Earlier this year, DNA was thrilled to bring a new client into the family and, while this is always a reason to celebrate, it was true this time more than ever. When we started working on a new brand identity system for CoreChair, we also learned all about the dangers of sitting disease. Yes, you…Read more


Grant Thornton Scores with MLSE Digital & Print Campaign

Published on: October 9, 2015
Grant Thornton Scores with MLSE Digital & Print Campaign

Game night, Air Canada Centre. Attracting the attention of the corporate C-suite is no small accomplishment. The crowds, the hawkers, the endless advertising all compete, but in the end, the focus is on the game. That was the insight that inspired the digital and print campaign for Grant Thornton last fall. The leading accounting, tax…Read more


Michele Fisher’s Top 10 Favourite Things

Published on: September 25, 2015
Michele Fisher’s Top 10 Favourite Things

This is the first 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! If you haven’t had the chance to work…Read more


Cardinal Funeral Homes’ Digital TV Ads Take a Romp through Toronto History

Published on: September 17, 2015
Cardinal Funeral Homes’ Digital TV Ads Take a Romp through Toronto History

Rare is the person who associates funeral home advertising with a certain joie de vivre, but a series of digital television ads by Cardinal Funeral Homes would prove them right. To mark the 90th anniversary of serving the community through its west-end locations, Cardinal launched “Celebrating Life Since 1925,” a DNA-created campaign that included three…Read more


Back to School on International Literacy Day

Published on: September 8, 2015
Back to School on International Literacy Day

Across Canada, kids head back to school today, something many of us probably take for granted. To put it in perspective, today is also International Literacy Day. According to UNESCO, 757 million adults and 115 million youths around the world lack basic reading and writing skills. Women account for two-thirds of all illiterate adults (63%)…Read more


Try Maria’s Delicious Memphis BBQ Rib Recipe!

Published on: August 27, 2015
Try Maria's Delicious Memphis BBQ Rib Recipe!

Earlier this month, I went to Ribfest in Cobourg and was pleasantly surprised at what a big deal it actually is. So much effort goes into setting up the stage and displays and I couldn’t believe what performers the rib masters behind the grills are! They really know how to ham it up. It’s a…Read more


International Youth Day

Published on: August 12, 2015
International Youth Day

Every year on August 12, we celebrate International Youth Day, a UN-sponsored day that highlights issues affecting the youth of the world, and this year the focus is on civic engagement. In Canada, the non-charitable organization Apathy Is Boring is working to get Canada’s 5.5 million millennials involved in the democratic process. This is so…Read more