Crag X Climbing Gym


Crag-X This 9,000 sq.ft. urban infill project is an exciting addition to the typical Victoria street front. The commercial presence is strongly expressed along Pandora Avenue and consists of a mix of traditional materials and modern shapes. The oblique modern lines of the front façade add a dynamic component reflecting the active nature of [...]

Fresh Street Market


Fresh Street Market Fresh St. Market is a major revitalization project in the heart of West Vancouver’s Ambleside community. The 2-storey 35,000 sq.ft. renovation involved the conversion of an existing grocery store. The customers’ shopping experience has been kept as the focal point throughout the design process. A high degree of transparency is introduced to [...]

Rexall Drug Stores


Rexall Drug Stores collabor8 implemented a new brand rollout for Rexall stores throughout Western Canada, including both new and renovated locations. Working closely with the store planning department, we formalized the design development from the concept drawings, modifying the design as required to suit free-standing, as well as mall locations. In addition to this, [...]

FYi Doctors


FYi Doctors FYi Doctors is an emerging, nation-wide optometry retailer. collabor8 have been working with FYI Doctors since 2009, designing and preparing construction document packages for over 50 projects in that time. The standard design approach created by collabor8 is a crisp, clean and contemporary look, designed to focus attention on the eyewear, while fully [...]

Trail Appliances Projects


Trail Appliances Projects Major renovation and expansion of an existing 2,000 m2 warehouse to a new 3 storey, 3,126 m2 of retail space and corporate head office. The new modern West Coast architectural character has provided a fresh update to the 1970's industrial building. Expansive south facing energy efficient glazing was used to provide natural [...]

Joey Restaurant — Bell Tower


Joey Restaurant -- Bell Tower This project is a new construction of a 8,500 sq.ft. restaurant added to the base of the existing Bell Tower’s north side, replacing a surface parking lot. The prime location was built to take full advantage of the ongoing redevelopment of Edmonton’s new ‘ICE District’ while dealing with the complexities [...]

Chatters Hair Salon


Chatters Hair Salon In 2002, our team developed a new store prototype for this emerging retailer. After a successful initial launch in Chinook Centre, Calgary, they rapidly expanded to 82 stores across Canada. In 2008 Chatters approached us to update their look and assist with rebranding what was now a recognized name in the [...]



AMA The Alberta Motor Association enlisted our team to develop a new graphic design and interior finishes program to serve as brand reinforcement, client connectivity and way-finding for customers in locations across the province. The high number of member services, and ensuring customers could find their way around and to each service comfortably, was [...]

Aldeasa/ World Duty Free Shop


Aldeasa/ World Duty Free Shop Aldeasa/World Duty Free Group is a world-wide Duty Free retailer based in Madrid, Spain. We worked together with them to develop over 40,000 sq.ft. of retail space in the new International Departures Terminal at the Vancouver International Airport. We began the process by visiting their operations in Spain in [...]