Creative curations by UNLIKE&Gency

Regarding culture, we’re hands in, we’re in sync and we impact. We understand how youthful urban culture resonates and we create true access for the people concerned. We build bridges and shape relevant communications with the audience thru our curations. Montreal is rich of urban & multi-ethnic culture, it is our duty to submerge the world of this effervescent spirit […]

Beyond representation comes understanding and access. -U&G

ORGANIZATIONS

To reinforce its commitment to sustainability, Mercedes-Benz Canada collaborated with elevated streetwear brand Unlike General Norms (UGN) and it’s founders. A creative take on elements of the Mercedes-EQ Innovation Zone was realised.To support MB, an installation representing creativity, innovation crafted in addition by U&G on St-Laurent street as an extensive embodiment of the EQ concept.

  • Brand positioning targeting young and multi-cultural audience throughout clothing collaboration and activation.
  •  Development of clothing & uniform design for brand ambassadors
  • 3D design of NFT character and renders of electric vehicle & EQ world
  •  Brand installation.

View more: media.mercedes-benz.ca | Gallery

Collaboration on the organization’s 60th anniversary charity Gala. As mandate: consulting and selection of the clothing for the online campaign, concert performances, published editorial features and many public appearances made by celebrities, models and other public figures. Stylists were part of a larger creative team assembled by (UGN), also selected as the main fashion designer working with the organization’s photographer, director, hair stylist, and makeup artist to put together a particular look & theme for the specific venue.

  • Development of exclusive apparel for the performers and participant of the 60th anniversary Gala. Brand ambassadors on-stage worn T-shirt uniforms exclusively designed for the occasion. Shirts were manufactured in a fair-trade factory using textiles made from recycled water bottles.

view more:  | amnistie.ca | Gallery

Implement of Remy Martin fine spirit in the elevated Unlike Atelier establishment. UA is concept studio offering grooming, hairdressing, clothing & sneaker retail space. The concept storefront offered a lounge & bar sponsored by Remy Martin fine cognac champagne. An alcoholic lemonade slush was exclusively crafted in the establishment. The mandate was to give an out of the box experience & service to visitors.

EXPERENTIAL EVENTS

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Annual creation of activations & pop ups in Montreal’s international urban art festival. UGN’s mission in this outdoor venue is to give free access to art and entertainment to a large public. It’s an genuine celebration of Montreal’s urban & multi-ethnic culture. This goes without saying the conception of artistic installations, DJ lineups, showcase of local musical artists and other rising figures of the city.

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Event realize in collaboration with JPMADEIT & Beachclub Mtl. The “Jumanji” concept celebrated a hot summer day in Montreal. Unlike uplifted an urban ambiance on the beachfront terrace of the largest outdoor club in North America. A delightful lineup of Dj curated various musical format.

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Branded experiential event for Courvoisier Canada. The mandate was to realize an imaginative summer concept to offer guests a unique experience. This private event promoted and introduce exquisite cocktail recipes with an urban ambiance.

• Presentation design & decoration
• Development of Signature cocktail menu
• Developpment of Gourmet menu to enhance Couvoisier beverages
• Graphic design
• Promotional advertisement design

                  

Implementing creative experience and installation to help increase brand awareness, better showcase products & lifestyle while connecting with a young and emerging sneaker culture.

    

Curation of multiple nights in supper clubs

     

ENTERTAINMENT

Wardrobe styling for “ON EST LÀ” season 1 starring Fishnet 

As mandate: consulting and selection of clothing for the online streamed comedy show. Which included stand-up performances, published editorial features and many public appearances made by celebrities, artists, politicians and other public figures. Stylists were part of a larger creative team assembled by (UGN), also selected as the main fashion designer collaborating with the organization’s, photographer/director, hair stylist, and makeup artist to put together a particular look & theme for specific sets.

view more :  | Gallery | www.onestla-mtl.com
 

U&G as curated many styling and custom made looks for show & media hosts. Names such as Didier Lucien, Annie Villeneuve, Anas Assouna, Oussama Fares, Mike Clay, Gael Comtois, Jean-Michel Elie, Jud Experience and Qcultur.

Development of branded illustration & exclusive apparel for the performers and participants of the outdoor comedy gala. Entertainers on-stage worn T-shirt uniforms exclusively designed for the occasion. The stylish and eye-candy streetwear design intended to target young and urban audience throughout brand collaboration with UGN.

  

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International figures have worn the unlike stamp such as Denzell Curry, Yvick, Mr. Eazi, Lonnie Anthony, High Klassified and Twojskicks

Moreover U&G has supported many local rising figures, such as Clay&friends, Dreysoul, Fishnet, Safia Nolin, Selmki, Benjamin St-Juste, Eklktik Group, Jnt productions, Steve Daniel, Qcultur, Christo Contreras Greezy, Brian harelimana, DeepC, 4590’z, Tallandskiinny, Freemasensei, Trilldeus, Kingcooper & more. 

COMMUNITY

The use & representation of culture by the industry is good but understanding how the culture resonates, connecting and creating access for the people concerned is greater. We communicate by using our voice, by sharing, by help connecting & uplifting people through multiple platform in unexplored environments. We do this in order to break boundaries & push the urban culture forward. That is why we support or collaborate with change-makers across the city & around the world.

view more: BLM, FLYAWAY 2021, LOOP Montreal, TOUCHFOOT450

           

   

EDUCATION

Conferences in Primary, Middle & High Schools

Our workshop facilitate students to discern creativity as a profession and self-development of skills outside of an academic setting. We use an atypical approach and concrete examples related to our background and field. Through this exchange, students can idealize and sharpen their business insight, even recognize the presence of creativity in conventional fields. We experienced having no guidance or role models while introducing the creative field. We learned gradually to overcome casual barriers and pitfalls related to starting up in the industry. To eradicate this misfortune we share our knowledge and experience in order to impact and enlighten the young creators of tomorrow. The goal is to inspire and stimulate young minds, but still, cultivate creative entrepreneurs.

view more: MDLS | Ludger-Duvernay

U&G has helped multiple schools to realize runways/fashion shows for fundraising or educational purposes.

      

COMMERCIAL

Foundation & Direction of elevated Hair studio offering grooming, hairdressing, clothing & sneaker retail space. Unlike General Norms first concept store with a lounge & bar sponsored by Remy Martin fine cognac champagne. 

Graphic design, serigraphy, clothing services & solutions offered to commercial organizations.

        

visit: ugncorp.ca for more

LET'S WORK TOGETHER !

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CREATIVE SERVICES

Branding | Design | Experimental Events – Activations | Advertising Campaign | Film | Content Creation 

send us an email: corpugn@gmail.com

 

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