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A colorful, smart blog focusing on branding, design, and lifestyle curated by Step Brightly, a boutique design studio specializing in brand design strategy. We insist on doing fabulous work for fabulous people.

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Interview with Inslee Fariss of Inslee By Design :: Bright Ladies || Inspired Branding

Inslee first popped up on my radar back in my StumbleUpon days (before the beginnings of Pinterest) and I quickly feel head over heels for her work. As an illustrator who gained an enamored following by recreating the fashionistas of…Read More

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Bright Buzz in Business and Branding :: March

There’s not enough space to talk about all the cool and smart things we come across on the great, big internet. That’s why we’re bringing some of our top weekly reads in our new Bright Buzz series. We’re going…Read More

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Trending Now: Neon Lights and Signage

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6 Ways to Refresh Your Brand

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Color Inspiration :: Emerald Green

St. Patricks Day may be just a day get your Irish on by indulging in some brews and eating some traditional Irish fare, but we had plenty of our own fun digging in to the archives of Pinterest to…Read More

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Interview with Rebekah Steen of Goldfish Kiss :: Bright Ladies || Inspired Branding

If you’re ever in need of a virtual escape, or a beautiful bikini for your next beach getaway, look no further than Goldfish Kiss! With a penchant for all things salty, sandy and sunshine-y, Rebekah Steen has truly developed a…Read More

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5 Signs Your Brand Needs a Refresh

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Meet Danielle Pastula :: Step Brightly’s Social Media Intern 2015

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Our 3 Favorite Instagrammers :: A Link Up with The B Bar

The B Bar, which is a blog about the mechanics and strategy behind blogging, started a new link up series, so we thought we would join in on the fun! We’re always up for something different, and if it…Read More

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Branding and Creative Inspiration:: Whimsical Watercolor

Although watercolor tends to evoke a whimsical quality we often associate with childhood, this trend isn’t limited to the kid’s playroom. We’re having a major girl crush on all the glamorous ladies Inslee brings to life through vivid watercolor hues (plus…Read More

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Valentine’s Inspiration: Red, Pink and Confetti All Over

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