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Into Potent Personality

We Design Personalities That Drive Experience

We Design Personalities That Start Conversations

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Forthright Strategic Design is a San Francisco branding and design firm. We design personalities for wine & spirits, technology, hospitality and entrepreneurs of all stripes. Our expertise includes brand positioning, messaging, naming, packaging design, identity design, retail promotions, digital and print campaigns.

Igniting VendorFuel’s Brand

Dissatisfied by the limited functionality and generic appearance of e-commerce toolkits on the market, Hoffman Technologies...

A New Look for Cellar No. 8

I first remember seeing a bottle of Cellar No. 8 on the shelves about a decade ago. The large numeral "8" placed...

Women and Whiskies

How do you make the traditionally male world of whisky feel accessible to women? This was the challenge Campari America gave us...