pendo studio

About Pendo

Pendo is an award winning brand and creative agency known for how we think. Through process-driven engagement, we bridge strategic and conceptual thinking to push the limits of what brands can be.

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Don Cleland

Brand Director

Finds clarity outdoors in nature, passionate about hifi and vinyl records, takes pleasure in a great backstory.

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Peter Ladd

Creative Director

Loves travel and the discovery of new places, can curate just about anything, an ambitious Capricorn at heart.

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Leslie Strudwick

Copywriter

Wrote several books published on Amazon, hitchhiked through Zimbabwe, can say “supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” backwards.

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Timothy King

Senior Designer

Unabashedly enjoys pineapple on pizza, interested in film photography and old school media, raised in the Arctic.

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Jiaan Co

Designer

Follows UFO stories just for the fun of it, hasn’t met a soup he didn’t relish, enjoys random facts about world trivia.

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Ryan Leeson

Copywriter

Will get behind a great country song, feels claustrophobic in elevators, leans introvert over extrovert.

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Murray Falconer

Digital Lead, Associate

Scottish transplant, tapped into outdoor culture, has been pushing pixels since he can remember.

Clients

Since 2015, we’ve been collaborating with a range of businesses and organizations including retail brands, consumer packaged goods, technology brands, associations, non-profits, and B2B.

Awards / Recognition

Our work has received recognition in juried competitions and has been published around the globe including The Brand Identity, Brand New, Visual Journal, Communication Arts, Type Directors Club, Computer Arts and others. Here are some of our recent accolades.

Communication Arts
Unifonic – The Story of U – Culture Book
NA
Applied Arts Design Awards
Unifonic – The Story of U – Culture Book
AACE
Advertising and Design Club of Canada
Manukora – Brand Series
Bronze
Advertising and Design Club of Canada
Manukora Botanicals – Brand Series
Bronze
Advertising and Design Club of Canada
Manukora Botanicals – Packaging
Bronze
Communication Arts
Manukora Botanicals – Packaging
AOE
Dieline Awards
Manukora – Branding System
Bronze
Dieline Awards
Manukora – Packaging
Silver
Applied Arts Design Awards
Salty Salts – Promotional
AACE
Graphis Design Awards
Thomas Haas – Packaging Series
Gold
Applied Arts Design Awards
Manukora Botanicals – Packaging
AACE
Graphis Design Awards
Manukora – Branding
Silver
Graphis Design Awards
Manukora Botanicals – Branding
Silver
Advertising and Design Club of Canada
Thomas Haas – Packaging Series
Bronze
Graphis Packaging Awards
Salty Salts – Promotional
Silver
Communication Arts
Thomas Haas – Typography & Packaging
AOE
Type Directors Club – TDC
Thomas Haas – Campaign Series
NA
Strategy Awards
Thomas Haas – Packaging
Gold
Dieline Awards
Thomas Haas – Confectionary Packaging
Bronze
Dieline Awards
Thomas Haas – Luxury Packaging
Silver
ExpoWest
Veggemo – Best New Vegan Product
NA
NextyAwards
Veggemo – Best In Show
NA
Applied Arts Design Awards
Hunter Gather – Branding
AACE
Communication Arts
Grant Harder – Promotional
AOE
Applied Arts Design Awards
Kamil Bialous – Promotional
AACE
How Design
Grant Harder – Promotional
NA
Applied Arts Design Awards
Grant Harder – Promotional
AACE