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

Patrick’s creative skillset transcends strategy, art direction and graphic design. His photography and videography gifts enable him to see a creative solution through from the conceptual kernel all the way to its most robust and personal expression. View Patrick’s Linkedin Profile

Andrew Miller, Brand Strategist & Writer

Andrew’s story-driven copywriting engages audiences, builds trust, and drives conversions. By creating genuine emotional connections between brands and their target audiences, he captivates readers and inspires them to take meaningful action. View Andrew’s Linkedin Profile