C2 Creative Studio is an independent brand strategy and design team in Chicago. With our creative ideas for leading brands approach, we help our clients maximize their reach and impact with big picture thinking.


Creative Strategy

  • Brand Auditing
  • Brand Positioning
  • Brand Narratives
  • Brand Visualizations
  • User Experience
  • Workshop Sessions

Brand Design

  • Brand Naming
  • Brand Architecture
  • Visual Identity
  • Messaging & Copywriting
  • UI / UX Design
  • Website Development
  • Trade Events & Experiential
  • Packaging
  • Photography
  • Video Scripting
  • Video Production

Campaign Development

  • Advertising & Digital
  • Social Content
  • Direct Mail
  • Print Production
  • Brand Guides
  • Technical & Medical Illustration
  • Creative Production
  • Event Production Support


Let’s break the rules.

Do you have a unique creative need or idea? We’re all ears. Whether you’re looking for fresh thinking on a new product idea, help workshopping a competitive scenario, or visualizing something that hasn’t been done before, we can bring it to life. Try us.

Patrick Smith, Founder & Art Director

Principal, Founder Patrick Smith

Patrick loves developing big ideas and extending them into campaigns that get results. Prior to starting C2, Patrick worked at several agencies. Since he is trying to forget that experience, we’re not going to name the agencies here.

Andrew Miller, Brand Strategist & Writer

Andrew is passionate about naming, storytelling and creative ideation. Like Patrick, Andrew has a great detail of agency experience that we’re not going to explain in detail because we don’t consider it a selling point.