Category Archive for: SOCIAL MEDIA

The Oscars Predictions a lá Patch

Apparently to be a Patch member it is a prerequisite to A.) have an interest in fashion and B.) be a movie buff. Talk about employee brand culture at it’s finest! Under the first category, 4 out of 5 of us currently carry trendy colours of purple, green, pink or peacock in our hair with…

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New Year, New Outlook, New Colour

New Year, New Outlook, New Colour

Pantone Inc., manufacturer of the proprietary Pantone Matching System (PMS) for print and colour-sensitive industries, is one of the foremost authorities on colour. In 2000 they began naming a colour of the year which has influenced fashion and trends ever since. Here’s a look back at the Pantone colour of the year since 2012. At…

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Top 20 of 2016

Top 20 of 2016

Top 20 of 2016 2016 has been quite the ride for many of us! Our team members are recounting their favourite moments and things of last year. 1. The best thing I did all year was… Crystal: Capture memorable moments for close friends. Deb: Successfully run a business AND raise happy kids. Eylse: Indoor Skydiving…

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12 Days of Patchmas - Day 10 (Free Fonts)

12 Days of Patchmas – Day 10

12 Days of Patchmas – Day 10 Welcome to Day 10 of the 12 Days of Patchmas! Fonts play a huge role in the look and feel of design pieces, whether it’s print or online. With so many options out there, finding the right one can be time consuming. That’s why we’ve compiled ten of…

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12 Days of Patchmas - Day 8

12 Days of Patchmas – Day 8

12 Days of Patchmas – Day 8 Holiday-ify your profile picture on Facebook and Twitter! Our team has designed a series of profile picture borders for your social media avatars. Choose from our six designs below. 1. 3D Snowflakes 2. Boughs 3. Elves 4. Gift wrap 5. Snow globe 6. Star and snow Explore the…

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12 Days of Patchmas - Day 3 (Shareable Social Graphics)

12 Days of Patchmas – Day 3

12 Days of Patchmas – Day 3 The Patchmas party rages on! For Day 3, we are sharing special social media shareables. Say that five times fast! It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas outside and in our homes, so why not make your social media presence match? Below you will find an assortment…

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Sex, Lies & Social Media: 3 Lessons from #KimExposedTaylorParty

Sex, Lies & Social Media: 3 Lessons from #KimExposedTaylorParty

It’s not every day we see two of today’s biggest cultural influencers and celebrities feud online.   If you logged onto any social media network yesterday, chances are you saw #KimExposedTaylorParty and its peripheral stories trending like mad. There’s definitely a backstory to this high-school-esque online drama; you can learn more about it here if…

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Patch Holiday Q+A

Ring in the holidays with the crew! How Elyse, Crystal, Deb, Kim and Lauren (pictured left to right) are celebrating the most wonderful time of the year. 1. Real or pre-light Christmas tree? C: Real, but we have both. D: Pre-light 🙂 E: Mini synthetic tree – it’s adorable and saves space. K: REAL all the way. My family…

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Toronto Blue Jays crowd

3 Essential Social Media Truths Proven by Blue Jays Fever

The Blue Jays have whipped all of Canada into a baseball frenzy that reached fever pitch last night with their epic win against the Texas Rangers. My aunt in Calgary posted a celebratory “Go Jays, Go” update on Facebook. My cousin in Montreal live-tweeted the game. A high school friend currently living abroad lamented on…

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Case Study: ToscaReno and the Sustaining Power of Community

I’ve had the immense pleasure of working with Tosca Reno in the past few months. I remember being approached by Deb Von Sychowski and Kim Phillips, Co-founders of Patch Design, design agency for Tosca Reno when they told me of this exciting new opportunity to resurge the social strategy for an already exciting brand. I read the brief…

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