Entries by Sprout Studio

4 Ways to Find Inspiration Daily

Where do we find inspiration? We get this question a lot. As a creative studio its important to stay on top of our creativity and always thinking outside of the box. What if we get stuck? Where do we find inspiration daily? I’m going to walk you through the four main ways we gain inspiration. […]

Madison, WI Shop Local Gift Guide

Looking for some great holiday gift ideas? Well, we’re here for you with 10 incredible local businesses who have great gift ideas for the holiday season! We are a huge advocate of shopping local this holiday season. Our list is comprised of local entrepreneurs selling fantastic goods. Please take some time to look at the list and […]

Why it took a year to develop our new site

As some of our closest friends know, we have been working on our site for about a year. Sounds crazy right? Yep, it is. You’re probably thinking, Carly, you make websites for a living how can it take so long? The problem is it’s so hard to design for yourself. It’s so easy to be […]

Shop Local Holiday Gift Guide

  We are a huge advocate of shopping local this holiday season. So to celebrate the holiday season we’ve put together an incredible list of 10 ideas to put on your christmas list or to give to others. Our list is comprised of local entrepreneurs selling fantastic goods (things you’ll probably want year round). Please take […]

Branding Broad Moodboard

We are so passionate about branding that we want to start our journey with some discovery and research on who you are.  After we have a firm handle on this, we can start the design process. We’ll create a moodboard for your brand, then get into sketching and your logo design, and continue the creativity with […]

Be our Guest!

We’re excited to announce that we’re ready to dive into the guest blogging world. I am so thrilled to introduce you to some fabulous people I know + a few new creatives I’ve (happily) stumbled upon. We are still getting all of our ducks in a row, but this is a very fun time for […]

Type Tuesdays featuring Emily Sikora

Can you tell us a little about yourself? I am a recent grad from UW-Stevens Point with my BFA in Graphic Design, but am from the small town of Cary, Illinois. In my design work, I love designing experiences that keep the end user in mind. I often incorporate hand-lettering and illustration to achieve a […]

Uncover Something New

I’m really excited to share my moodboard for an upcoming project! I was so inspired by my niece who LOVES to paint and knew that watercolor would be an important element in my next branding project. I’m also really excited for these bright pops of color, I can’t help but be drawn to this energetic […]

Lessons from the NFAC

Our professors were always challenging us to see the big picture and concepts of our projects, asking why for each decision we made. So now I direct my question toward those planning to eliminate the COFAC at UWSP, “but why!?”     Due to recent budget cuts, the most influential place of my career could […]