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We work with clients across industries who understand design as integral to their own project or brand’s success.

Whether designing a monthly magazine, a decorated chef’s first cookbook, a logo for a local restaurant or a brand identity system for a university, captivating the right audience requires more than compelling design alone. It requires a thought partner with serious design chops whose got a knack for simplifying complex ideas and ushering them into the physical world.

508 Creative is an Austin based design studio offering a range of services including editorial design, brand identity and environmental graphics. For clients who believe great design propels success, 508 Creative helps set the future in motion. Drawing on decades of experience with global Fortune 500 companies as well as locally owned, independent businesses, 508 Creative cross-pollinates with design thinking and a diverse problem-solving approach across industry type and size. The result: consistently tailored solutions that push past the expected with striking, smart design that positions clients for whatever is next.

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Julie Savasky is an Austin-based graphic designer and industry veteran with extensive expertise in brand identity design, editorial design, print production, and publishing. After 22 years at international design consultancy Pentagram, Julie opened her own design practice to help clients build their brands with inspired visual storytelling that distills their unique point of view.

Julie studied fine art and psychology at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. An apprenticeship with an art therapist in Houston confirmed that while she loved working with people and creative problem-solving, she found her remove from the creative process itself ultimately unsatisfying. An internship followed at an art book publishing house in New York that bridged her interests and ignited her still-smoldering love affair with graphic design. Julie’s work has garnered awards and recognition from Graphis, Communication Arts, Society of Publication Designers, and Texas Institute of Letters among others.

Select Clients

Ballroom Marfa
Chronicle Books
Folio Collaborative
Food + City
Fusebox Festival
Harry Ransom Center
Houston Ballet
Jack Allen's Kitchen
Kirkus Reviews
L.L. Bean
Lands' End
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
NLand Surf Park
North Carolina State University

Popeye's Fried Chicken

SkinCeuticals
Southwest Review
St. Stephen's Episcopal School
Texas Book Festival
The Contemporary Austin
The Hockaday School
The Menil Collection
The Salt Lick
Trinity University Press
Uchi
University of Manitoba
University of Southern California
University of Texas Press
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Women & Their Work

Capabilities

Brand Identity and Brand Systems
Graphic Standards

Marketing Collateral
Editorial Design
Book Packaging

Signage & Wayfinding
Packaging Design
Art Direction
Menu Design
Concept Development
Website Design


No detail is too small and no project too complex.

Simplifying complex ideas.

Simplifying complex ideas.

Simplifying complex ideas.

© Copyright 508 Creative 2020

© Copyright 508 Creative 2020