About

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Marian Williams

Owner & Creative Director

Marian has worked with multinational agencies and businesses to develop strategic brand ideas and creative communication for over 15 years. After logging time at VSA Partners, EuroRSCG and Leo Burnett, she began her creative studio to work more closely with clients and explore the intersection of creative expression and strategic problem solving. Her strong ties within the advertising and design community allow her to scale to her client needs and stay nimble. Marian’s life outside of work often involves: enjoying her animals and people, working on her dream house, riding her bike and sneaking off into the wilderness.

The Studio

Collaborative. Art House. Think Tank.

Our small practice allows us to be deeply involved with our clients. We become highly knowledgeable yet remain astutely objective. We are driven by strong creative and inspired by ideas. Our best work is a direct result of a solid creative process comprised of research, collaboration, creation, analysis and revision. This leads to a product both we, and our clients, can be proud of. We don’t put our work on pedestals – we pride ourselves on the integrity of our instincts and the openness of our minds. We live to share thoughtful, enjoyable and effective creative work that defies expectations.

mw_wallLocated in the historic Tree Studios building in Chicago.

Creative Allies

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Serena Connelly

Independent Writer, Ginormous Inc.

Serena is a writer who loves both ideas and the craft of producing them. This passion is fueled by new Music, Art, Architecture, Film, Photography, and Industrial Design. Serena approaches projects holistically; looking for appropriate business solutions regardless of the medium. Her favorite work combines traditional brand building with the latest technology and high craft to tell stories that seamlessly blend online and offline, entertainment and utility.
serenaconnelly.com

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Sara Omara

Brand Strategy, The And Group

Sara is known for her innate curiosity, intellectual agility and emotional intelligence. Her approach to guiding clients toward opportunities for growth is informed by her training as a marketing strategist at Leo Burnett and Unilever, certified co-active professional coach and shamanic energy healer. Sara’s clients value her ability to listen deeply, think broadly and act courageously with both her head and heart.
theandgroupinc.com

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Hayley Jungmann

Freelance Art Director/Designer

Hayley, a graduate of  Pratt Institute in NYC,  began her career as a designer working on luxury/fashion and brand identity projects for clients such as Esquire, Estée Lauder, Laird + Partners and Y&R. Hayley is a multi-disciplinary designer whose work includes brand identity, publishing, advertising, and packaging. She’s also a mom of two who loves museums, restaurants, exploring the city and all things Architecture and Industrial Design.

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Molly Flynn Scoggin

Freelance Content Producer

Molly is a highly experienced, innovative Content Producer within the advertising/marketing industry. She’s produced content for television, radio, still photography and new media and is recognized for her ability to find economies within budgets, enhance profitability, while optimizing a quality product. She continuously challenges current methodologies and motivates others to seek and embrace “out of the box” creative expression.
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Clients

the And Group
Artisan
Baker
OKRP
Publicis
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Branding

Brand strategy
Logo development
Visual identity
Stationary system
Brand guidelines

Advertising

Creative strategy
Creative concepting
Writing
Design

Online

User experience
User interface design
App design
Email campaigns

Promotion

Retail campaigns
Signage
Collateral
Gifts
Schwag

By Hand

Typographic illustration
Illustration
Silkscreen prints
Invitations & announcements

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Recognition

Branding Served
Web Design Served
Chois Gallery
Print Regional Design Annual
Chicago Creative Club
Advertising Now! Print
Type Directors Club
Graphics Packaging Annual
How Self Promotion Annual

Involvement

AIGA Member Society of Typographic Arts
Speaker: Moxie Conference 2012

 

 

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