Studio North Marketing
Design Agency, United States
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Contact details
San Francisco
Tel: 415 328-3562
Brief Summary
An award-winning graphic design agency, Studio North Marketing develops strategic branding, distinctive collateral and innovative websites. We provide fine commercial art for entrepreneurs and business clients looking for distinctive sophistication. What sets us apart from other graphic design firms is our strong strategic focus on branding, and not just design. Since 1985, we have been image builders, web designers, and advertising gurus. Our services include complete turnkey from creative to the final product. Our proven track record of providing superior marketing solutions has kept us in the forefront, serving clients around the globe for over twenty-five years.
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California State University System
California Divinity School of the Pacific
De La Salle Institute
Golden Gate University
Pacific Lutheran Theological Seminary
San Francisco Theological Seminary
Saint Mary’s College
San Jose State University Foundation

Financial & Insurance,
Amex Life Insurance Company
Bank of America
Bank of California
Commercial Bank of San Francisco
ITT Residential Finance
Oliver Allen Corporation
Provanta Corporation
Security Pacific
Technology Funding
Quattro Consulting

Ericksen Arbuthnot
Curiale, Dellaverson, Hirschfeld,
Kraemer & Sloan
Employment Law Alliance
Fitzgerald, Abbott & Beardsley
McKenna & Cuneo
McCuthchen, Doyle, Brown & Enerson
Pettit & Martin
Pillsbury, Madison & Sutro
Ronsin Legal

High Technology
Apple Computer
Diamond Lane Communications
Hewlett Packard
PeopleSoft Corporation
Savitar Color Communications
Sun MicroSystems
Uniface Corporation
Voysys Corporation

Engineering, Industrial & Real Estate
Kaufman Real Estate
Turbin Design Associates
Catellus Development Corp.
Bond Garden Tools
Impell Corporation
Microweb Manufacturing
Rreef Investments

Hospitality, Hotels & Entertainment
Discovery Toys
Flying Colors
Galoob Toys
Hyatt Regency
Royal Cruise Lines
The Great Entertainer
Sears Point International Raceway
YES! Entertainment

Health Care
Health Systems Design
Kaiser Permanente
Life Gift
TelePractice, Inc.

California Business Magazine
Krames Communications
Peachpit Press
PC World & Windows Direct
Waite Group Press

CoreMark International
Flax Art Stores
Grateful Dead Neckwear
The Nature Company
The Rod McLellan Orchid Company

Louis M. Martini
Napa Ridge 
Professional Experience
As the principal for Studio North Marketing, Cathy Locke brings more than 25 years of experience designing award winning communications programs and strategic plans for clients across a broad spectrum of industries.

Working closely with senior level executives and management teams, Locke crafts positioning and brand strategies for launching, promoting and selling products and services in today's market. From product launches to website designs, Locke approaches each challenge by solving the brand communication problem first, then customizing solid tactical programs to execute the solutions.

Locke is the architect of hundreds of innovative programs for clients as diverse as ITT Mortgage Corporation, Apple Computer, Hewlett Packard, Bank of America, American Express, Kaiser Permanente and more. She has developed company re-positioning plans, product and program introductions, branding strategies, advertising campaigns, and graphics standards systems.

Locke collaborates with entrepreneurs and leadership teams to mold their visions and ideas into market-viable products and services. Examples include a long term relationship with Kaiser Permanente that involved a complete branding overhaul and resulted in re-defining the corporate image and rolling out several new services; packaging and selling the first DSL company prior to first customer ship; re-positioning the image of numerous companies large and small; and designing point-of-purchase materials for American Express' launch of a new insurance product.

Cathy Locke earned a decorated B.F.A. degree in graphic design and packaging from the Art Center College of Design, and her work was been recognized and honored with numerous awards including the Legal Marketing Association's Your Honor Award, International Gallery of Print Excellence's Gold Award, The Art Directors Club's Merit Award, CA Magazine's Award of Excellence, The West Coast Show's Award of Merit, Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles' Illustration West Award and Champion Paper's Imagination Award. She also holds a decorated M.F.A. degree from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco in Fine Arts Painting. Locke currently teaches at the Academy of Art University.
Awards and Recognition
Legal Marketing Association's Your Honor Award for Excellence in Branding and Website Design

Silver Award, Creativity 37
Illustration West 46, Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles

llustration West 45, Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles

Award of Merit, American Art Jury Salon

Legal Marketing Association's Your Honor Award for Excellence in Branding
International Gallery of Print Excellence Gold Award

1990 - 1984
Merit Award, The Art Directors Club
Merit Award, The West Coast Show
Award of Excellence, California Arts Show
Award of Honors, Art Center
The Champion Imagination Scholarship 

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