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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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5 Signs Your Brand Needs a Refresh

  Whether you’re a creature of habit or a person who hates routine, we all need change. It’s why we add sun-kissed highlights to our hair brighten up our look in the summer. It’s we switch up our lipstick…Read More

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

Once again The Everygirl, where we posted our job, has proven it is the mecca of talented, admirable women in business. We are thrilled to introduce you to Danielle who is interning with us in 2015 as our social…Read More

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

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Branding and Creative Inspiration:: Whimsical Watercolor

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

We think a day dedicated to all things girly during the dead of winter is the perfect excuse to go all out. From berry-hued two tone ensembles to perfectly pink cocktails, these images have us swooning for Valentine’s Day…Read More

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Awesome freelance junior to mid-level graphic designers wanted!

We are looking for remote freelance junior to mid-level graphic designers for 5 to 10 hours of work a week. You are smart, conceptual and witty. Technical skills are a given, but personality, attention to detail and creativity reign…Read More

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Channeling the 80′s :: Bring on Bright Geometric Patterns

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Inspirational people to start following in 2015

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Trending Now :: The Ever Changing Millennial Minds

Keeping up with current trends in the beauty, design and fashion industries is one of our favorite aspects of our job: looking not only at trends, but also digging into why consumers’ behaviors ebb and flow. In one of…Read More

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Interview with Adrienne Eckert Petersen of Skirt PR :: Bright Ladies || Inspired Branding

Barbie stereotype be damned! Adrienne Eckert Petersen, CEO and Owner of Skirt PR, isn’t afraid to own it. The Skirt PR dolls are more like Creative Barbie, Driven Barbie, Tenacious Barbie, Stand-On-My-Own-Two-Heels Barbie, BRIGHT Barbie. With experience in the beauty, design and fashion…Read More

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Trending Now :: Halloween Spook-spirations

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