Castart Studios website design

Castart Website Re-design

Castart Studios creates some of the world’s most unique garden statuary right here on Vancouver Island. This website is an extension of their printed catalogue with every product available for customers and retailers to view online. Using WordPress, we redesigned the website to give it a fresh look and improve functionality. The catalog content was ported from a shopify…


vitaveg coconut oil

VitaVeg Coconut Oil

VitaVeg Coconut Oil Labels This project presented a new set of challenges, both in typesetting and designing for a market overseas. VitaVeg sells their coconut oil in Saudi Arabia, so typesetting in both Arabic and English was essential. In the past, we have combined translations of Spanish and French, so we happily met the opportunity. Designing for the Saudi…


galette tart

Blackberry Pear Galette

This blackberry galette shoot is a continuation of our dark and moody theme. The simple set up for this shoot, a continuous light and small flashlights, highlights the textures and colour of the rustic galette. The best part though, it tasted as good as it looked.

beer shoot in the studio

Good Lookin’ Guinness

Part of a recent package design shoot included Guinness as a prop. The shoot went well but we thought it deserved to be the hero of its own shoot. Using a combination of studio strobes and remote speedlights, we captured the essence of the hearty stout, keeping the lighting moody, dark and heavy, just like the Guinness. Some tricks of…


wrapped tea bag boxes

Wrapped Tea Bags

New for Murchie’s Tea & Coffee! Individually wrapped tea bags in a handsome new 72-pack box. 4 collections of Murchie’s most popular teas—perfect for gift giving. Box printed by the Great Little Box Company


Victoria Day Fireworks from Customs House Roof

As part of our work for Customs House, Victoria’s premium Inner Harbour real estate development, we had the opportunity to photograph Canada Day from a unique vantage point. It was a beautiful evening aside from dive-bombing seagulls, and in spite of a broken tripod head, we got some stellar shots. This is the most spectacular location to…


Castart Reinvents the Flower Planter with Swap-a-Pot

Castart Studios has come up with a brand new take on the traditional flower planter. Overcoming the common problem of flowers not being at their prime year-round, the swappable Swap-a-Pot planters allow for a continuos cycle of blooming beauty.