Founder, Charley's Fund
Studio Two is a design and branding agency. We turn ideas into action in print and on the web. We love what we do.
Extraordinary ideas have to start somewhere. Let’s start here.
- I wish I could tell the whole world about how generous and gracious and talented you have been throughout this process!! Thank you again with all of our hearts for all that Studio Two does for Charley's Fund.Tracy Seckler
Founder, Charley's Fund
- Thank you for helping us creating our beautiful new Healthy Living website. Working with you has been a true pleasure. Your unique combination of brilliant creativity and business savvy is awe inspiring.Jennifer Young
Director,Healthy Living Programs -Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
- Studio Two did an excellent job guiding us through our redefining and branding process. We are extremely pleased with the outcome and response from the public has been lively and encouraging. We appreciate the creativity and professionalism.Ben Webster
President, Webster Landscape Inc.
- Kevin and his colleagues at Studio 2 have provided excellent creative designs for my consulting work and for a major museum client. Kevin has a real feel for non-profits joined with a great sense of irony.Phil Deely
Independent Non-Profit Advisor
Berkshire Mountain Distillers (BMD) is doing a special collaboration with 10 influential craft brewers across the country. Inspired by his love of craft beer and his passion to create new, unique spirits, Distiller and Owner Chris Weld is finishing his award-winning Berkshire Bourbon in recently emptied beer barrels. The name of the brewery and beer will be indicated on each bottle and be released only in the region from which it hails. More about this client here.
Cullen/Grace is a custom architectural fabrication studio. Founded in 1991, they have decades of experience in custom cabinetry, detailed panelling, original furniture and other finishing aspects of the building trade. Studio Two worked with this dynamic, creative team to build them a new brand and website that reflects the sophistication and precision of their work. Visit their site at cullengrace.com.
Cena is a modern, fresh and simple Italian food served in a contemporary and stylish setting. Located in the Grand Central building at the heart of the vibrant Channel District of Tampa, Florida. Cena enlisted Studio Two prior to their launch to develop the branding and website for this new restaurant. Visit the website
Miami inspires in so many ways that are of a different palette than the NorthEast. We’ve been working on some new ideas and images here as we expand our visual inspiration. Follow this project on facebook.
Brand Development is the foundation of our work. We utilize an engaged but efficient process of defining the Vision, Values and Identity of an organization and expressing the brand through strategic marketing, graphic design and creative thinking.
We manage brands for our clients actively – maintaining strict adherence to brand standards over the lifecycle of the product or initiative. We work over the long term with our clients to update, adapt and manage their brands to keep the elements fresh and effective. We believe that good brands need time to breathe and develop and we monitor the performance of our brand systems over time where possible.
Graphic design is our profession. We develop designs that are contemporary, effective and robust. We manage the entire lifecycle of our design projects – concept development, design, estimating, proofing, vendor management and delivery. Accuracy, expert color management and attention to detail are all part of our daily practice. We specifically work with the client’s budget – consulting with select vendors to optimize efficiency.
Packaging and labeling are technically challenging projects that require a lot of expertise. We have built long-term relationships with key vendors of specialty print and packaging services and have a lot of exerience navigating whe specific requirements of specialty food packaging and federal regulations.
The sites we design are contemporary, responsive, and open-source. We focus our design philosophy on a “form follows function” approach – designing sites that are flexible and capable of continuous evolution. The web is among the most important places where customers interact with your brand – we understand that and design our sites to create impact where it really matters.
Advanced e-commerce, user management and security, sophisticated event management – these are just some of the daily challenges that we address with our in-house web development team. From the inception of your online project we work with your goals to find the most efficient, robust solution available.
Our role is to help build your business. We develop marketing plans for your business or product, design and place advertising, and stay closely tuned to emerging trends for online marketing. Media planning and budgeting is a key part of our process and we work closely with our clients to develop sustainable, effective campaigns.
Stunning, award-winning photography by Studio Two Principal Kevin Sprague is at the heart of the brand identity and marketing for most of our clients. Fully conversant in every type of photographic challenge, we handle product and lifestyle, studio and location, portraits and conceptual. Advanced color control and asset management is part of our normal image workflow.
Online video and film media continues to explode in impact and significance. We provide expert and efficient production services for short and mid-length productions. Story design, planning, scriptwriting and production are all handled in-house. We edit in HD and soon in 4k and manage all aspects of content uploading and distribution online.
We offer hosting for our web clients on modern virtual server arrays colocated with Logical.net in Albany, NY. Our servers are managed and monitored 24/7 and our development team has a direct connection with their engineers around the clock. We handle DNS and email routing, implementation of SSL certificates and PCI compliance, among other things.
SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) have become critical to any organization seeking to develop and grow their presence and market reach on the web. We employ a google-certified adwords specialist on staff and constantly pursue new techniques and opportunities for our clients.
Monitoring and managing analytics data is a key part of managing an effective online ecology. We work closely with google’s systems to optimize our data collection and we perform comparative analysis of the performance of our family of websites to discover trends and ROI.
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Since 1994 the team at Studio Two has been creating bold brands for institutions in the northeast and around the nation. With offices in Western MA and Miami FL, we focus on an analytical design process that builds strong, growth-oriented brand strategies for institutions and businesses. We specialize in managing the full spectrum of design and marketing for our clients, with long-standing, successful relationships with growing organizations. Currently Studio Two hosts a staff of 8 full-time designers, web programmers, branding specialists and SEO/SEM managers. Meet the Team.