OTAMI-ᐅᑕᒥ- is an independently owned Cree/Nêhiýawᐃᑘᐏᓇ graphic designᓀᐦᐃᔭᐤ ᒪᓯᓃᐏᐣ studio based in Tiohtià:ke/Montréal with a focus on multilingual typography and visual identity designᓀᐦᐃᔭᐤ ᒪᓯᓃᐏᐣ.

OTAMI-ᐅᑕᒥ- expressesᐃᑘᐏᐣ itself by exploring nature, visual culture, art, literature, philosophy, and the aesthetics of everyday lifeᐱᒫᑎᓯᐏᐣ.

We follow a contemporary approach but based in Cree/Nêhiýawᐃᑘᐏᓇ traditionsᐋᓂᐢᑯᑑᑕᒧᐏᐣ. We createᐅᓯᐦᒋᑫᐤ innovative, unconventional, meaningful, experimental and lasting visual concepts. We are extremely passionateᑭᑎᒫᑫᔨᒧᐏᐣ about strong typography-driven and graphic-based work, which is the main focusᓇᐦᐋᐸᐦᒋᑫᐏᐣ of our projects.

Collaboratingᐚᐦᑰᐦᑐᐏᐣ is our main way of working since collaborationsᐚᐦᑰᐦᑐᐏᐣ helpᓈᑕᒫᑫᐤ to build bridges between communitiesᐃᐦᑖᐏᐣ.

Sébastien AubinAllen's CruzSita Singh
OTAMI- 2023
Photos by Antoine Lussier

Sébastien Aubin - Creative Director
Allen’s Cruz - Lead Designer
Sita Singh - Designer
Michael Rattray - Administrator

Caroline Monnet
Jason Baerg
Jeffrey Gibson
Suzanne Kite
Amanda Strong
Raven Chacon
Tanya Lukin Linklater
Candice Hopkins
Sonny Assu
Jean Marshall


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