My studio is focused on designing thoughtful brand experiences for the lifestyle, hospitality and retail markets.
I partner with clients and collaborators to create spaces, products and moments that reveal a brand’s spirit and vision.
Each project is driven by narrative and experience, telling a story that inspires a meaningful connection between a brand and their people.
I’m Brent Ethan Freedman, a multi-disciplinary designer from Vancouver, Canada. My work has been channelled across a diverse range of disciplines but with a unified focus on design with intention, curiosity and craftsmanship,
In 2013, I founded Gamla, a bespoke furniture company that has furnished Canadian Embassies around the world and was named “Best in the West” by the Globe and Mail. Around that time, I created Gimli, a luxury dog den which gained viral attention from Design Milk to Vogue and Nylon Magazine. I’ve also co-founded an Retail / Cafe supporting independent designers, designed a Boutique Resort and have worked with organizations like Yelp, Destination BC, Tight Club, Stantec, and The Juice Truck.
A lifetime ago, I lived and breathed skateboarding and a music career that gave me a small dose of Canadian notoriety, but that’s another story entirely. Currently, I’m (not so) secretly creating a fashion brand, working with some inspiring clients as a creative freelancer and after a decade-long hiatus, I started skateboarding again. ✌️
I’m currently taking on freelance projects in the following areas: