Portfolio


Red Apple Markets – Lobster Drop : Red Apple Markets asked that we create a look for their periodic Lobster Drop event to be used predominately in their print ad. Using illustrated parachuting lobsters created a sense of urgency (and fun) for the events. Other print and collateral was created for select stores including ROPs, posters, danglers and ADVO inserts. Kobalt also created  similar illustrations to support the other seafood...

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Hood Canal IGA – Grand Opening: The first of several IGA Market Fresh stores to open, Kobalt was faced with the challenge of creating a template that each grand opening could adapt to their product selection and events.  A custom logo identity was created to serve as a headline for the print materials. Banners, theatre signs, postcards, ROPs and other various collateral were tailored to support each separate...

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Metropolitan Market – Postcard Series: This series of six direct mail postcards were developed to complement the same creative direction as their grand opening—incorporating the brand color palette for each different week.  The use of iconic food graphics created a clean, balanced look that featured a larger “free” center item.  The featured item for each is unique to Metropolitan Market stores, and were art directed and shot in...

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  City of Portland, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability – Portland Plan Primer: This 56-page awareness publication educated the city’s residents on its future growth goals.  As the developmental process of the Portland Plan spans five years, for this early stage (year two) the creative needed to feel like a work-in-progress.  Solution: a crafty, scrapbook...

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Grocery Circulars: For many years now, Kobalt has provided exceptional support for Unified Grocers and their member retailers.  Standard, tabloid, ribbi, dink, spadia, pop-out and overwrap are just some of the formats we develop designs for on a regular basis.  As important as making each ad look visually engaging and read well, paramount attention is required for all of its inherent details.  Our team thrives in the details—and...

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IGA  – Hometown Fresh!: One of three campaigns to position the IGA Market Fresh stores further as Hometown Proud, Hometown Fresh was created as a promise to offer the freshest, local and in-season products to the consumer.  Danglers, panel signs, stickers, and a theatre sign were used to support the messaging. Kobalt created this trio of campaigns concept to...

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Red Apple Markets – Lobster Drop : Red Apple Markets asked that we create a look for their periodic Lobster Drop event to be used predominately in their print ad. Using illustrated parachuting lobsters created a sense of urgency (and fun) for the events. Other print and collateral was created for select stores including ROPs, posters, danglers and ADVO inserts. Kobalt also created  similar illustrations to support the other seafood...

Read More

Hood Canal IGA – Grand Opening: The first of several IGA Market Fresh stores to open, Kobalt was faced with the challenge of creating a template that each grand opening could adapt to their product selection and events.  A custom logo identity was created to serve as a headline for the print materials. Banners, theatre signs, postcards, ROPs and other various collateral were tailored to support each separate...

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Metropolitan Market – Postcard Series: This series of six direct mail postcards were developed to complement the same creative direction as their grand opening—incorporating the brand color palette for each different week.  The use of iconic food graphics created a clean, balanced look that featured a larger “free” center item.  The featured item for each is unique to Metropolitan Market stores, and were art directed and shot in...

Read More

  City of Portland, Bureau of Planning and Sustainability – Portland Plan Primer: This 56-page awareness publication educated the city’s residents on its future growth goals.  As the developmental process of the Portland Plan spans five years, for this early stage (year two) the creative needed to feel like a work-in-progress.  Solution: a crafty, scrapbook...

Read More

Grocery Circulars: For many years now, Kobalt has provided exceptional support for Unified Grocers and their member retailers.  Standard, tabloid, ribbi, dink, spadia, pop-out and overwrap are just some of the formats we develop designs for on a regular basis.  As important as making each ad look visually engaging and read well, paramount attention is required for all of its inherent details.  Our team thrives in the details—and...

Read More

IGA  – Hometown Fresh!: One of three campaigns to position the IGA Market Fresh stores further as Hometown Proud, Hometown Fresh was created as a promise to offer the freshest, local and in-season products to the consumer.  Danglers, panel signs, stickers, and a theatre sign were used to support the messaging. Kobalt created this trio of campaigns concept to...

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