We use insight and imagination to design brands that drive change, foster growth and deliver impact.

Looks good.
Does good.

We’re founded on the belief that purposeful brands can be a powerful catalyst for transformation and help create better futures for people, planet and business. We believe that through collaboration we can help to uncover purpose, build compelling narratives and design visual identities and brand systems which will ensure your brand not only looks good but also has the power to do good in the world.

By creating brand identity systems that are flexible and scalable. We ensure that whatever we build is fit for purpose now and has the power to grow and change as you do.

Sustainable by design

Sustainability is a core pillar of our foundation. We believe that by bringing a sustainability mindset to all of our work, we can design solutions that add value and deliver positive outcomes for people, planet and business.

Services

Discovery & Pathfinding

We work to capture the magic and the heart of your brand and use this to build your strategic foundation and a distinctive brand narrative.

- Brand Audit
- Brand Architecture
- Competitor Analysis
- Brand Workshop & Interviews
- Brand Positioning
- Concept Development
- Brand Narrative

Design & Create

We develop your brand identity and bring it to life by applying it to relevant, real world applications. We create distinctive brands that stand out.

- Naming
- Visual Identity Systems
- Brand Guidelines
- Brand Messaging
- Tone of Voice 
- Brand Templates

Launch & Activate

We build your brand assets and brand identity system, creating guidelines and delivering tools that empower internal and external teams.

- Wayfinding & Signage
- Branded Environments
- Art Direction
- Typography
- Illustration
- Print Design
- Social Media Content
- Website Design

We’re small but mighty

Sectors

Arts & Culture
Travel & Tourism
Healthcare & Medical
Design & Architecture
Food & Drink
Technology & Startups

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Over the years we’ve built up a long list of exceptionally talented collaborators—from copywriters, photographers, videographers and illustrators to type designers, web developers, social media strategists and artists. We flex and scale teams to bring in expertise to craft and fine tune the details of our projects and make them shine.

Working as a tightly knit and nimble team means you’re working directly with the best. Adapting as the project requires, moving at a pace or taking time to pause and reflect. We’re hands-on with every project, bringing in the right specialists to build the right team.

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Meet our director

Stephen Ledwidge
Creative Director & Founder

Stephen is a designer with over 20 years experience working at leading design studios in Dublin and London. He has collaborated with strategists, developers, artists and designers creating integrated and engaging brand identities and experiences that genuinely connect with audiences and help businesses change and grow.

During his previous roles Stephen has collaborated with brands and organisations such as Childline, Fáilte Ireland, Furthr, The B!G Idea, Clanwilliam Healthcare, Special Olympics (Intl), EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum, The Abbey Theatre, Galway International Arts Festival and The Landskein to deliver brand identities, communications and campaigns.

Stephen is currently a member of the 100 Archive steering panel and a founding member of Design Declares Ireland — a community group, funded by Creative Ireland, which looks to engage the Irish design industry in climate action.

Connect with Stephen on Linkedin

Let's work together

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Contact
hello@chartstudio.ie
+353 (0)85 747 2006

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