FiveStone is a strategy and branding agency that amplifies your organization’s positive impact.
Design can change the world. After all, if great design can sell sweatpants and SUVs, then certainly it can make the world a better place. We live out this mission every day.
Since 2001, we’ve created strategy and branding for more than 300 courageous nonprofits, foundations, Fortune 500s, and startups. We’ve partnered with clients on global poverty efforts, national disaster relief, and education reform. Our work has taken us inside Kenyan schools and Houston prisons. We’ve traveled the world to tell stories of hope and changed lives.
Whether abroad or in our own backyard, we do it because we’re drawn toward making things that matter. And, in doing so, uplifting us all.
Without a strong core belief system, directional decisions about brand, strategy, audience, and new products or services are difficult to navigate. We look at five components that make up a solid set of core beliefs.Read more
Today's audiences are more cynical and savvy than ever before. This leads to existing companies examining their values and startups choosing to wear their values on their sleeves. When you think about your brand, consider four key ways your audience is creating a perception about you.Read more
Good brands use story. Great brands use narrative. While stories are an important part of narrative, they will not get your brand far enough. Narrative acts as an overarching ideal that all your stories and brand efforts can live under to give your audience a deeper resonance with your organization.Read more
Leading requires the ability to predict and create a desirable future. Of course, building a strategy that navigates the unknown is difficult. We believe in four key activities that provide both stability and direction for any organization wanting to move forward to an unknown future.Read more
We are strategists, creatives, and designers, each hardwired to leave the world better than we found it.
Over the past two decades, we've provided deep strategic insight, thoughtful brand development, and creative campaigns to help grow a wide variety of world-class organizations
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