Strategic design makes things happen.
We develop innovative concepts that further brand objectives in fresh and memorable ways, whether we’re working within an established brand framework or creating a brand-new identity. Our work is designed to change perceptions. Alter behavior. And yes, sell. Our clients – large corporations as well as new or evolving companies – come from diverse fields with a common interest: to build strong, consistent brands through strategic design, and creative solutions that deliver.
Just the team you need.
Driven by client needs and project scope, we offer a range of services and flexible working arrangements. We can provide design services as an extension of your marketing communications group as well as add valuable capacity to your in-house creative team. Or we can assemble a team of strategic partners, calling upon expert talent in many disciplines – from content developers to photographers and illustrators, motion graphics, web developers and printers – to deliver comprehensive, integrated brand-based solutions.
Because speed and accuracy matter.
Size and attitude equip us to be extremely responsive to clients. We listen. We collaborate. We think like clients – and like customers – to develop ideas that make sense and solutions that work.
Nothing’s lost in translation.
We’ve eliminated the layers some firms sandwich between client and creative, because we’re convinced direct contact promotes productive teamwork and results – more effective creative solutions and better long-term relationships. You won’t find account executives here. And there’s no second team: we believe every client’s challenge deserves our best effort.
Prior to launching Ostro Design, Michael Ostro was a founding member and partner of a full-service advertising, design, marketing research and public relations agency in Avon, Connecticut. He holds a BFA in graphic design from the School of Fine Arts, University of Connecticut.
Product Launch Campaigns
Naming and Tag Lines
Copywriting & Editing
Stock Photo Research
Motion Graphics Videos
Animated Web Banner Ads
Trade Show Booths & Graphics
Capabilities Brochures & Kits
Direct Mail Campaigns
Sales Support Materials
HR Program Materials
Animated Sales Presentations
POS Merchandising Displays
Mailing & Fulfillment
While delivering results to our clients is paramount, winning the recognition of our peers keeps our bookshelves full. We have garnered more than 150 awards from international, national and regional organizations; our work has been honored in numerous publications.
American Center for Design
American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA)
Boston Art Directors Club
Business/Professional Advertising Association
Connecticut Art Directors Club
Graphis Design Annual
Graphis Logo Design
Graphis Poster Annual
International Brand Packaging Award
New York Art Directors Club
Toronto Art Directors Club
Type Directors Club
University & College Designers Association
A Decade of Type
American Center for Design 100 Show
American Corporate Identity
Art Direction Annuals
Business Cards: Dynamic Graphic Design
Graphic Design USA
Graphic Wit: The Art of Humor in Design
Print’s Best Letterheads & Business Cards
Print’s Best Logos & Symbols
Print Magazine Design Annuals
International Brand Packaging Awards
International Logos & Trademarks
Type Directors Club International Annual