Samara Group

Design

 

design services

"Science is a narrative process, therefore science needs story."  -Randy Olson

We use both science and storytelling to inform design. We believe that science needs comprehensive storytelling as much as storytelling needs a strong foundation of facts and comprehensive research. We make coherent, authentic and engaging storytelling an integrated part of the message.

 
 

Branding

Branding offers simple and clear-cut solutions to complex science-based messaging for multi-stakeholder projects. When appropriate, Samara Group integrates branding solutions early in projects to provide visual direction for the products and materials to come. We work with clients and partners to make authentic and engaging storytelling an integrated part of our clients’ messaging. A successful message starts with clear and intentional branding that is crafted to meet the needs of both the project and the audience it is intended to engage. Backed by our science and communication experts, we provide branding services at many scales: from creating engaging brochures for a community outreach event to conducting nationwide campaigns that speak to international audiences.

 
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design strategy

Samara Group utilizes inclusive and flexible strategic planning to set the stage for successful long-term partnerships between agencies, NGOs, and the public. We engage with project collaborators and stakeholders at multiple levels to identify collective goals and desired outcomes for each project to ensure effective and accurate products are created.

 
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storytelling & Writing

Storytelling requires responsive strategies. We help teams take on a storytelling approach and develop designs that fit their needs. Together with our science and design teams, Samara has helped organizations and collaboratives move towards shared goals, transform and evolve.

 
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media

From start to finish, we work with our clients to identify their outcomes, create and curate brand assets and materials, and produce polished print and digital products. Our design team brings award-winning creative production experience to your project. We work with Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro, as well as photography and custom template website development.

  • Photography

  • Video Production & Editing

  • Websites

  • Social Media

 
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Marketing

Samara Group specializes in inclusive marketing and communication strategies and we excel at incorporating participatory processes into every project. We offer simple, yet effective marketing plans that can be implemented by us or our clients and include both short- and long-term marketing objectives and promotional strategies.