From the ‘Save the Potato’ campaign. Click on this picture to see case studies of all three of the award- winning campaigns.

Cocoon is proud of a great showing at this year’s annual Signature Awards, recognizing the best in Advertising and design this province has top offer. 

Cocoon took home six awards including two Judge’s Favourite Awards for their work on the Kildonan Place Holiday Countdown Advertising Campaign, and the Endangered Potatoes Advertising Campaign. 

Being a brand agency, they were very glad to have been awarded Best Rebrand of the Year with Firefly, a project which consisted of renaming and rebrand for Lake of the Woods Child Development Centre located in Ontario. 

Cocoon also won awards for Best Newspaper Advertising, Best Outdoor Advertising and Best Specialty Advertising, a category that recognizing non-traditional forms of advertising. 

Kyle Romaniuk

“It’s always nice to celebrate our creative team and our clients, we couldn’t do any of it without them,” said Kyle Romaniuk, owner of Cocoon Branding. 

“Our passion and pride comes through in our work, but we are only as good as our last idea. So, we always look forward to imagining something new on our next project, we can’t rely on past achievements,” said Chuck Phillips, creative director at Cocoon. 

You can check out a PDF providing case studies of all three campaigns here

About the 2011 Signature Awards

Promoting Design And Communication Excellence.

The Signature Awards is an annual gala produced by The Advertising Association of Winnipeg, that has been celebrating the best in the industry since 1988. Encouraging a social exchange of ideas and peer support, the Signature Awards recognizes exceptional creative work produced in Manitoba in a variety of categories. The objective is to gather the Manitoban creative industry together and create a fair and ethical platform in which creative professionals with varying experience levels and disciplines can compete. Entries are reviewed by a qualified panel of national and international judges and winners are commended at the gala event. While promoting design and communication excellence, the awards program also establishes an archive of work made in Manitoba for future generations. 

About Cocoon Branding

Cocoon believes there is always a better way. Injecting creativity and innovation into a brand’s positioning, identity, and experiences helps to build a more engaging brand. They challenge what is, by imagining what could be. Clear strategy and goals push Cocoon’s creativity further. They collaborate, think big, and imagine a better way. 

Cocoon has been recognized by more than 100 awards and design annuals – including prestigious wins from Applied Arts and ID Magazine – for their work in brand identity, advertising, sponsorship activation, product design, packaging, and interactive development. Cocoon’s clients include Scotiabank, Red Bull, Grant’s Scotch, and numerous SMEs in a wide variety of industries. 

About Kyle Romaniuk – Principal & Brand Director

Kyle launched Cocoon in 2004 – an evolution of his first agency founded in 1996. He has spent his career as an advocate of branding, and his whole life loving great brands. Kyle leads the Cocoon team to guide and inspire creativity through insights, collaboration, and strategy and leads clients through innovative workshops and discussions to explore the depth of their brand’s potential. His focus is to discover better ways to strengthen brands, grow companies, and innovate constantly.