WORK WITH GRACE

The services I offer at Grace Studio are intended to make you shine. Every task is crafted with an artisan eye, a careful hand & a brand consistency so your style is prominent & memorable, no matter the media.

Each of the services below starts with a Media Kit you can order, to see how I work & approach each type of task. If you feel my style fits with yours, you can then order a proposal that will be crafted to address your unique needs.

Branding

 

Let’s bring all the tools to the table – your ideas for branding your business & my expertise at drawing them together – to make a brand you can weave into your work to make it memorable & alive.

The concept of branding dates back more than 7,000 years, when brands were symbols and engravings used by artisans in China, India, Greece, Rome, & Mesopotamia to differentiate their work. Two hundred years ago, it included the practice of putting a symbol on livestock to show ownership – a practice that is legally required to this day.

When we think of ‘brand’ with regard to a business or artisan effort, it reflects a series of things (colour, flavor & vibe, symbol, ethos, etc.) that “show ownership” – who the look & feel of a designed brand belongs to.

Branding (or re-branding) is a combined effort between you & me. I do the research to ensure your visual brand is unique, & work with you to dig deep into the ‘why’ of your practice, its essence & what it stands for. It’s a good bit of work; one that when complete will enable you to stand out in the marketplace & differentiate your business from others.

To see what work is involved & what you get for our hard work, order a Branding Media Kit that will detail the process, a suggested timeframe, & give you a clear understanding of the investment needed & the work you will commit to.

Request the Media Kit

Design

Print design is novel because it allows someone to hold your brand in their hands. The item, the paper, the layout, the visuals – all make for a memorable brand experience.

Design encompasses every form of media that can be experienced by the five senses – even sound can be designed! Your work with me may be a logo or product logo, it might be a folder or catalogue, or it could be a unique packaging item.

It’s important to understand the communication & decision-making that is part of the design process, & the timeline for making it happen. Good design cannot be rushed, but good design can stand the test of time. The Design Media Kit will lay out the requirements & draft approvals in a way that provides a solid understanding of how a design comes together.

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Photography

A picture is worth a thousand first impressions. What do your photos make someone think of when they call to mind your brand?
Let’s fix that.

Photo shoots can be ordered for editorial-on-location & product photography with little lead time, & the turnaround to deliver images is about a week. My day rate is $1200, and this can be split with another like-minded business if they are located close by.

I shoot product in the studio or on location, but do 99% of my lifestyle/editorial shooting on location. It just feels more authentic to me to capture this in its native element.

Let’s have a chat about your vision for photos that communicate your brand & reach out to your most likely buyers.

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Brand Photography

Photographs can invite your audience to get acquainted with your brand. Let’s create a beautiful conversation!

Photography is a tool to bring your brand into sharp focus, make it alive & three-dimensional in that it gives imagery to the lifestyle, emphasis & flavor of the brand. It illustrates a product, but puts that product into a ‘scene’ that tells a story & makes it memorable in the minds of your most likely buyers.

This type of photography is a longer process than the photoshoot mentioned above. It takes thought, strategy, styling & planning. To better understand the process of how I produce images that show your business & product in its best light, & how you will participate in the process, order the Brand Photography Media Kit.

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Visual design is a delicious bunch of goodness & we’ll be working closely together.
Let’s see if we’re a good fit.

you are deeply invested in your business or non-profit

you have a deep appreciation for design
& want your materials to be intuitive

you get the whole branding thing
or will invest to make that part of your toolkit

you know what you know & what you don’t know,
when to speak & when to listen

you try very hard to make timely decisions
so the work can progress

your finances are in order for this project
so the work can progress