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Howells Architecture + Design
Venice Family Clinic
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Working with S+C has led to an extraordinary and transformative shift in culture and communications. Few firms understand the intersection between design and brand strategy to advance business goals. They are great listeners, thinkers and designers who make the work smart, interesting...and FUN!

Stephanie Swanson VP of Marketing and Communications, Oregon Community Foundation

Smith + Connors is a competent and sensitive group of people who expertly and empathetically managed a very complex process for our website redesign. Their follow-through, communication of values, and adhering to the plan that we laid out has made this a great endeavor.

E. Sally Rogers Executive Director & Research Professor, Boston University, Center for Psychiatric Rehabilitation
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Crafting a Visual Narrative: A Case Study

A great example of this process can be seen in the 2020 Annual Report design for the Oregon Community Foundation (OCF).

By Scott Smith

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Narrative Change: An Interview with Trabian Shorters

First in a series of interviews about how we use narratives to move toward positive action in culture, business, and politics.

By Talie Smith

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Our Top 5 List of Most Common Grammatical Errors

Writing, especially in the creative services industry, is fundamental, yet it continues to be one of the most difficult things to do well.

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Behind the Scenes: Designing a Brand and Website for Academic Data Science Alliance

Do you ever wonder what goes into creating a brand? Here, we walk through our process to discover insights and develop a design system that expresses the personality, approach, and...

By Talie Smith + Maria Janosko

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