the Columbia Valley Pioneer

the Columbia Valley Pioneer

Shawn’s Eggplant Studios graphic design skills and attention to detail has made our production process as seamless as it can be. The quality and relevance of his work demonstrates a solid understanding of the online market and trends. He pro-actively manages his time effectively.
From the initial conceptual meeting to the final upload of files to press, Shawn can be trusted to efficiently manoeuvre through each step to ensure nothing gets forgotten and each piece receives the attention the project demands for a successful outcome and a happy client.

Magazines

Business Magazines

Completed: October 15, 2013

Eggplant Studios has produced many successful Business Magazines around BC, each featuring local businesses in their area. Eggplant Studios has helped produce the Columbia Valley Business Magazine for 2010, 2011 and 2012. The 2010 Business Magazine for the Oliver Chronicle, the Peachland View, and the Northeast News. The Business Magazine was a new publication in […]

  • Advertising Design
    The Advertising Design For This Project Was Completed By Eggplant Studios.
  • Art Direction
    Eggplant Was Responsible For Creating The Overall Style, Tone And Aesthetic Of The Publication; As Well As Templates, Style Guides, Photo Selections, Etc.
  • Listing Layout
    This Project Features Complex Lists, Handled With Clever Use Of Nested Styles.
  • Nested Paragraph Styles
    This Project Boasts Clever Paragraph Styles To Quickly And Easily Update The Look And Feel Of The Publication With Only A Few Clicks.
  • Photo Correction
    This Project Required Advanced Photo Correction, Or Photo Manipulation.
  • Pre-Press & Production
    This Project Required Some Pre-press And Production Finesse In Order To Prepare The Publication For Accurate Reproduction.
Magazines

Columbia Valley Homes

Completed: October 15, 2013

The Columbia Valley Homes Magazine is a gorgeous full colour glossy publication produced yearly by the Columbia Valley Pioneer. The 2010 Homes Magazine, and issues before it, were primarily targeted towards second homeowners, or builders/contractors. Featuring builder showcases and profiles, real estate listings, and articles about tech and improvement, the Magazine had a narrow but […]

  • Ad Management
    Eggplant Studios Worked With The Advertisers To Consult, Create And Proof Their Ads. Under The Direction Of The Client, We Managed Their Advertiser Lists, Statuses, And Location Within The Publication.
  • Advertising Design
    The Advertising Design For This Project Was Completed By Eggplant Studios.
  • Art Direction
    Eggplant Was Responsible For Creating The Overall Style, Tone And Aesthetic Of The Publication; As Well As Templates, Style Guides, Photo Selections, Etc.
  • Layout
    Eggplant Prepared Each Page, Laying Out Text, Images, Ads And Illustrations.
  • Pre-Press & Production
    This Project Required Some Pre-press And Production Finesse In Order To Prepare The Publication For Accurate Reproduction.
Magazines

Columbia Valley Map Book

Completed: October 15, 2013

The Columbia Valley Map book is nearly 100 pages of town profiles, and tourist resources for visitors to the Columbia Valley. Chock full of awesome content, the Map Books are a designers dream – from event lists, to maps, to listings there are plenty of amazing layout opportunities. I was tasked with Art Direction of […]

  • Ad Management
    Eggplant Studios Worked With The Advertisers To Consult, Create And Proof Their Ads. Under The Direction Of The Client, We Managed Their Advertiser Lists, Statuses, And Location Within The Publication.
  • Advertising Design
    The Advertising Design For This Project Was Completed By Eggplant Studios.
  • Art Direction
    Eggplant Was Responsible For Creating The Overall Style, Tone And Aesthetic Of The Publication; As Well As Templates, Style Guides, Photo Selections, Etc.
  • Illustration - Maps
    This Project Contains Custom Illustrated Maps.
  • Layout
    Eggplant Prepared Each Page, Laying Out Text, Images, Ads And Illustrations.
  • Listing Layout
    This Project Features Complex Lists, Handled With Clever Use Of Nested Styles.
  • Nested Paragraph Styles
    This Project Boasts Clever Paragraph Styles To Quickly And Easily Update The Look And Feel Of The Publication With Only A Few Clicks.
  • Photo Correction
    This Project Required Advanced Photo Correction, Or Photo Manipulation.
  • Pre-Press & Production
    This Project Required Some Pre-press And Production Finesse In Order To Prepare The Publication For Accurate Reproduction.
Web Design

Columbia Valley Pioneer

Completed: October 15, 2013

The Columbia Valley Pioneer has a print run of 6,400 copies, and has a similar amount of online readers – which has only grown since the launch of their new site. The Columbia Valley Pioneer needed a new, robust website capabable of handling years of content in a clean and organized manner. The new Wordpress powered […]

  • Custom Menus
    This Website Allows The Client To Customize Their Menus Through The Wordpress Admin Area.
  • Custom Wordpress Theme
    This Project Is A Fully Featured, Ground-up Custom Wordpress Theme, Intelligently Integrated Into The Admin Area.
  • Google Ads Ready
    This Website Is Ready For Google Advertising, An Efficient Way To Make Money From Your Blog!
  • Newspaper / Magazine Theme
    This Website Is Inspired By A Magazines Or Newspaper Style Layout.
  • SEO
    Eggplant Created This Site With Powerful SEO In Mind.
Magazines

Columbia Valley Weddings Magazine

Completed: October 14, 2013

The Columbia Valley Weddings Magazine is an amazing resource of valley businesses who can help you create your dream wedding affordably – with a genuine rocky-mountain touch. Featuring a handful of wedding ‘trip reports’ based on a wedding concept, such as seasonal weddings, the magazine is full of helpful information and unique ideas. Eggplant Studios […]

  • Ad Management
    Eggplant Studios Worked With The Advertisers To Consult, Create And Proof Their Ads. Under The Direction Of The Client, We Managed Their Advertiser Lists, Statuses, And Location Within The Publication.
  • Advertising Design
    The Advertising Design For This Project Was Completed By Eggplant Studios.
  • Art Direction
    Eggplant Was Responsible For Creating The Overall Style, Tone And Aesthetic Of The Publication; As Well As Templates, Style Guides, Photo Selections, Etc.
  • Layout
    Eggplant Prepared Each Page, Laying Out Text, Images, Ads And Illustrations.
  • Photo Correction
    This Project Required Advanced Photo Correction, Or Photo Manipulation.
  • Pre-Press & Production
    This Project Required Some Pre-press And Production Finesse In Order To Prepare The Publication For Accurate Reproduction.
Magazines

Radium Magazine

Completed: October 15, 2013

The 2012 Radium Magazine is a product of a Chamber of Commerce partnership with the Columbia Valley Pioneer to provide visitors of Radium Hot Springs, BC, with a Visitor’s Guide. With features covering all of Radiums main attractions, this guide is indispensable for any visitor. The Radium Magazine has been, over the course of several […]

  • Ad Management
    Eggplant Studios Worked With The Advertisers To Consult, Create And Proof Their Ads. Under The Direction Of The Client, We Managed Their Advertiser Lists, Statuses, And Location Within The Publication.
  • Advertising Design
    The Advertising Design For This Project Was Completed By Eggplant Studios.
  • Art Direction
    Eggplant Was Responsible For Creating The Overall Style, Tone And Aesthetic Of The Publication; As Well As Templates, Style Guides, Photo Selections, Etc.
  • Layout
    Eggplant Prepared Each Page, Laying Out Text, Images, Ads And Illustrations.
  • Listing Layout
    This Project Features Complex Lists, Handled With Clever Use Of Nested Styles.
  • Photo Correction
    This Project Required Advanced Photo Correction, Or Photo Manipulation.
  • Pre-Press & Production
    This Project Required Some Pre-press And Production Finesse In Order To Prepare The Publication For Accurate Reproduction.