CREATIVE PARTNER FOR AMBITIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
Cut Once is a design firm that invests in deep, strategic relationships with organizations who also see change as an opportunity. We work across a range of disciplines to help our clients raise awareness, increase understanding, and inspire their audiences. Our narrative approach to design uniquely qualifies us in helping organizations communicate their story more effectively through rich storytelling and informed design. Measure twice, Cut Once.
We specialize in the concept, design, and execution of large-scale corporate and institutional awareness campaigns, integrated branding programs, graphic identity systems, publications, and websites. A typical project engagement usually requires analysis and research, strategic planning, writing, design, implementation, and optimization. However, when the path forward is unclear, we usually recommend starting with an individualized needs assessment or content planning session to help clarify the best way to engage.
Strategy & Branding
We’ll help you define what your brand stands for and why it’s important to the world. Then, we’ll transform your strategy into a compelling visual and verbal narrative.
Brand Standard Guidelines
Naming & Nomenclature
Marketing & Public Relations Planning
Visual Identity Systems
PHOTOGRAPHY & ILLUSTRATION
Regardless of whether your project requires on-site or remote art direction and logistical oversight, we work with a proven network of professionals capable of delivering the approved vision.
Illustration (conceptual & technical)
Photography (product & lifestyle)
We are highly skilled at translating marketing strategies into both digital and tangible marketing materials that help increase understanding and inspire people to action.
Brochures & Catalogs
Campaigns & Programs
Magazines & Viewbooks
From branded environments to wayfinding systems and signage, our ability to think and design spatially will extend your brand experience to physical form.
Signage (indoor & outdoor)
Trade Show Exhibits
Retail & PACKAGING DESIGN
On the path to purchase, product packaging is known as the moment of truth. Our branded products, packaging systems, and in-store displays have helped sell numerous products and command a premium for our clients.
In-Store (retail) Displays
We are proficient at preparing technically accurate, press-ready files for printing and web-ready files for use online.
Online Asset Preparation
Printing Press Checks
Technical Design Layout
Vendor Sourcing & Management