ACME is a Toronto-based multidisciplinary design studio providing creative strategy and custom design solutions for digital and print projects. Our client list is consciously focused on non-profits, educational and cultural institutions.
Our current and past clients include the critically acclaimed independent opera company Against the Grain Theatre, innovative performance mavericks Mammalian Diving Reflex, the Art Gallery of Ontario, Victoria College, and the Images Festival.
About Acme Art & Design
Acme works collaboratively with clients to develop creative strategy, and craft custom design solutions, across multiple media and disciplines. Services include branding and visual identity development, creative strategy, social media strategy, web design, graphic design, photography, photo illustration, and production management. Past clients include the Art Gallery of Ontario, the University of Toronto, Victoria College, Emmanuel College, the Toronto Animated Image Society, the Images Festival, and the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto.
About Michael Barker, sole proprietor
A graduate of the Ontario College of Art and Design’s Sculpture & Installation program, Michael Barker began his career as a design professional with Bruce Mau Design in 1999. Since then he has worked as the Communications Coordinator and Publications Designer for the Liaison of Independent Filmmakers of Toronto, and as an in-house Graphic Designer with both the University of Toronto and the Toronto International Film Festival. He is currently Design Manager at the Toronto Wildlife Centre. He is passionate about the potential of design to help non-profits and cultural organizations that don’t always have access to design resources or design thinking.
Michael is a Registered Graphic Designer (RGD) with the Association of Registered Graphic Designers, a professional organization that promotes professional standards and best practices in the graphic design industry.
We are always looking for new collaborators, clients, peers and vendors — please contact us using the form below.