About the Studio
Nathan Hinz is a creative strategist and designer specializing in brand identity, packaging and illustration. His studio is based in Minneapolis, collaborating with marketing agencies and brands to solve business problems through design.
Nathan leans on an extensive network of strategists, creatives, producers, and production designers to tailor his offering to the client's needs. This allows him to take on projects of all sizes while remaining hands-on with the creative product.
“I’ve worked with a lot of professionals in all different fields, and what really stands out in the way Nathan approaches his craft, is that he’s not afraid to spend the time and do the really hard work, both mental and physical, that it takes to create something extraordinary.”
Nathan began his career surrounded by legendary creatives and campaigns at Duffy & Partners and Fallon, working for brands like International Trucks, BMW, Citi and The Islands of the Bahamas.
He moved to Cue, where he spent three years designing multiple branding and packaging efforts for Jack Daniel’s, among other well-received projects.
Today, his studio is sought after for brand identity and packaging, using design to elevate the brand experience.
Nathan's career is filled with noteworthy projects for global brands, and clients of all sizes benefit from it. These experiences have sculpted his approach and process to be collaborative and flexible to fit any situation.
Built to Last
These days a rebrand might happen every few years, but there is something to be said for proven examples of work that endures. Nathan has several projects that are still hitting their marks five, ten and even twenty years after their launch.
With 20 years of well-recognized, highly-visible work, Nathan has shown he is able to balance audience needs and business goals without sacrificing quality. This blend of strategic thinking with a high level of craft is a major factor in the success of his studio.
The studio can stretch and scale its capability in terms of expertise and human power with a network of strategists, creatives, account managers and producers.
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