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HAO (pronounced "how") is a brand and service design studio focused on delivering human-centred solutions. We focus on physical and digital experiences spanning brand, product and environment. We craft narratives that shape how the world views products and services. We bring a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to convening community through creative work that advances social change, brings civic history to life, and builds community in the public realm.

HAO (pronounced "how") is a brand and service design studio focused on delivering human-centred solutions. We focus on physical and digital experiences spanning brand, product and environment. We craft narratives that shape how the world views products and services. We bring a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to convening community through creative work that advances social change, brings civic history to life, and builds community in the public realm.

HAO (pronounced "how") is a brand and service design studio focused on delivering human-centred solutions. We focus on physical and digital experiences spanning brand, product and environment. We craft narratives that shape how the world views products and services. We bring a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to convening community through creative work that advances social change, brings civic history to life, and builds community in the public realm.

HAO (pronounced "how") is a brand and service design studio focused on delivering human-centred solutions. We focus on physical and digital experiences spanning brand, product and environment. We craft narratives that shape how the world views products and services. We bring a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to convening community through creative work that advances social change, brings civic history to life, and builds community in the public realm.

HAO (pronounced "how") is a brand and service design studio focused on delivering human-centred solutions. We focus on physical and digital experiences spanning brand, product and environment. We craft narratives that shape how the world views products and services. We bring a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to convening community through creative work that advances social change, brings civic history to life, and builds community in the public realm.

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Harry Olson
Owner, Principal Designer 

Harry Olson is a thought leader in transforming how brands engage in the physical and digital world. Harry helps businesses connect with their customers in a unique way.  

With over a decade of experience in visual communication, Harry brings a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to design unique to the coastal cities where he has honed his practice. He is passionate about convening community through creative work that advances social change, brings civic history to life, and builds community in the public realm.

He has worked for years at the intersection of visual communication and the built environment, previously at Michael Green Architects and PUBLIC Architecture + Design in Vancouver, Canada. He brings an urbanist sensibility to an extensive, multidisciplinary body of work that spans architecture, the public realm, civic engagement, museums, visual art exhibitions, new media, food security, and social enterprise. 

Harry Olson is a thought leader in transforming how brands engage in the physical and digital world. Harry helps businesses connect with their customers in a unique way.  

With over a decade of experience in visual communication, Harry brings a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to design unique to the coastal cities where he has honed his practice. He is passionate about convening community through creative work that advances social change, brings civic history to life, and builds community in the public realm.

He has worked for years at the intersection of visual communication and the built environment, previously at Michael Green Architects and PUBLIC Architecture + Design in Vancouver, Canada. He brings an urbanist sensibility to an extensive, multidisciplinary body of work that spans architecture, the public realm, civic engagement, museums, visual art exhibitions, new media, food security, and social enterprise. 

Harry is a thought leader who transforms how brands engage in the physical and digital world. Harry helps businesses connect with their customers in a novel way. With over a decade of experience in visual communication, Harry brings a holistic, multidisciplinary approach to design unique to the coastal cities where he has honed his practice. 

He has worked for years at the intersection of visual communication and the built environment, previously at Michael Green Architects and PUBLIC Architecture + Design in Vancouver, Canada. He brings an urbanist sensibility to an extensive, multidisciplinary body of work that spans architecture, civic engagement, museums, visual art exhibitions, new media, food security, and social enterprise. 

Currently Reading

Good Services – Lou Downe
A Change Maker's Guide to the Future
 Lendager Group

Critical City – Kritisk By
Enduring Edge – Amita Shukla

Our Collaborators

We keep a project's team small enough to ensure high levels of care, low levels of politics and a vested interest in the project. This is why we bring in top talent when needed for projects that require more hands and expertise.

Sean Durfee
Product Designer / Developer

Sean Durfee
Product Designers / Developer

Sean Durfee
Product Designer / Developer

Joel Derksen
Brand Strategist

Joel Derksen
Brand Strategist

Joel Derksen
Brand Strategist

Roshan Virk
Digital Marketing / SEO

Roshan Virk
Digital Marketing / SEO

Roshan Virk
Digital Marketing / SEO

Jordan Wende
Photographer / Videographer

Jordan Wende
Photography / Videography

Jordan Wende
Photography / Videography

We're a  branding and service design
studio improving everyday experiences
for business and service providers.

We're a  branding and service design
studio improving everyday experiences
for business and service providers.

We're a  branding and service design studio improving everyday experiences for business and service providers.

We're a  branding and service design
studio improving everyday experiences
for business and service providers.

We're a  branding and service design studio improving everyday experiences for business and service providers.

Locations 
Vancouver
Victoria

 

 

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info@haocreative.ca

Careers
work@haocreative.ca

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