About Kapow Creative

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Hi, KAPOW Creative is a freelance graphic design company established in 2007 to provide fairly priced, high level designs for nonprofits, social enterprises, NGO’s and governments. KAPOW Creative is helmed by Tom Norman and based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. We are specialists in logo design, report design and infographic design but can provide a whole lot more.

We are client-oriented company that truly listens to what you need and will create the best solution and fit for you in a timely and fairly priced manner.

KAPOW Creative sees each project as a new and exciting partnership and will create a custom solution and design that honours your brand, requirements and goals. We try to make the process easy and communicate clearly through every step of the process. Because we have expertise in working with non-profits and NGOs, we understand the nuances of organizations like yours, including working with committees, your stakeholders, your audience, and budget. We approach the content of all projects with a sensitivity towards sustainability, appropriately representing and respecting people of all ages, genders, sexual orientation, race, economic status and abilities. 

tom norman senior graphic designer of kapow creative

About Tom Norman, Senior Graphic Designer

Tom Norman has over 20 years experience as a professional designer and offers a wide variety of skillsets that can help you effectively convey your message and get results. He is a classically trained artist who lives in a digital world, which means you get high quality designs including custom illustration.

Tom has been operating KAPOW Creative since 2007 and prior to that has worked in two design studios and as an in-house designer for a fortune 500 company.

Tom Norman carries a Bachelor of Arts (hons.) from the University of Guelph, a 4-year Fine Art diploma from The Ontario College of Art and Design and a Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing diploma (hons.) from Burnaby College.

Our Clients

(past and present)

Health Care
  • BC Centre for Disease Control
  • BC Children’s Hospital and BC Women’s Hospital & Health Centre
  • BC Healthy Communities
  • BC Healthy Alliance for Healthy Living (BCAHL)
  • Canadian Alliance for Regional Risk Factor Surveillance (CARRFS)
  • Canadian Cancer Society
  • CanSAVE
  • Heart and Stroke Foundation
  • Hepatitis Education Canada
  • Perinatal Services BC
  • Provincial Health Services BC
  • Shapedown BC
  • St. John Ambulance
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
Small Businesses
  • Catalyst Consulting
  • Discovery Family Day Care
  • Howe Group
  • Jon Sun Tai Kwon Do
  • Manyone
  • Naut’sa Mawt
Green Building / Development
  • Brantwood Consulting
  • Light House Sustainable Building Centre
  • New Climate Strategies
  • Renewal Home Development
  • Roger Bailey Group
  • Smallworks
  • Visible Strategies
NGO’s / Non-Profits
  • Aboriginal Life in Vancouver Enhancement (ALIVE)
  • Better Environmentally Sound Transportation (BEST)
  • Chinese Canadian Military Museum
  • Community Action Initiative (CAI)
  • Communities for Climate Hope
  • Hastings Sunrise Community Food Network
  • Homelessness Services Association of BC
  • Kiwassa Neighbourhood House
  • Little Mountain Neighbourhood House
  • Memorial Society BC
  • Open Media
  • Peace Coalition
  • Peer Social Foundation
  • Seniors Services Society
  • Seniors Housing Lab Initiative
  • Stepping Stones
  • United Way BC
  • Vancouver Foundation
  • Vancouver Neighbourhood Food Networks
Professional and Community Associations
  • BC Petrolium Contractors Association (BCPCA)
  • BC Secondary School Teachers Association (BCSSTA)
  • Hastings Community Association
  • Hastings North Community Partners Group (HNCPG)
  • Hastings North Business Improvement Association (HNBIA)
  • Independent Contractors and Businesses Association (ICBA)
  • Northwest Indigenous Council Society (NWICS)
  • Surrey Community Cat Coalition
Government and Related
  • Canadian Economic Development Initiative (CEDI)
  • City of Vancouver
  • Federation of Canadian Municipalities
  • Government of British Columbia – Cullen Commission
  • Government of Canada – Cohen Commission
  • Hon. Katrina Chen, MLA
  • Hon. Nicholas Simons, MLA
  • Hon. Jennifer Whiteside, MLA
  • School District 47 (Sunshine Coast)