Toolbox Studios is a marketing/design firm that likes to think big for like-minded companies. It's a space filled with people devoted to the pursuit of the fabled and ever elusive "Big Idea".
That being said, we believe big ideas are little more than empty notions until we're certain we can execute them across multiple channels to reach and ultimately move the intended audience.
To that end, we apply critical thinking, strategic insight, creative expertise, and meticulous execution to our best and/or wildest concepts to ensure they will meet or surpass your stated goals.
We've been known to fall in love with an idea. It happens. But we refuse to rush into any serious long-term commitments until we're certain it's right for us, and for you. That goes for ads, logos, web sites, videos, packaging and cross-media marketing pushes.
Over the years, we've found these methods work pretty well for all concerned. And isn't that the whole idea?
Established in 1996.
We're Toolbox Studios. But we're more about people than tools. Even the best of tools, which we have, can't do jack, diddly or squat unless they're in the hands of the right people. We are uniquely staffed to provide insightful marketing strategies, inventive design and content, in addition to powerful and purposeful digital solutions--including SEO. We believe in listening closely, speaking our minds, working hard and digging deep to get results. But, enough about us. You have a story to tell. We know an audience that's ready to listen. Let's get started.
Meet the Business Owner
As the President and Owner of Toolbox Studios, Cece Smith provides the organizational leadership that emphasizes strategic planning and idea-driven solutions for clients representing a diverse range of industries and needs.
Born and raised in Illinois, Smith attended Illinois State University where she obtained her formal Bachelor of Administration (BA) in organizational design with a minor in Business Administration. Upon graduation, Smith began her professional career at Cincinnati-based Procter and Gamble (P&G) embarking on ten years of highly specialized experience in sales management, marketing, organizational design and strategic planning for the global consumer goods company.
Always seeking new opportunities and ways to most effectively respond to each client's unique situation and ensure the highest level of product delivery and customer satisfaction, Smith in 2014 purchased Toolbox Studios, a a longtime, award-winning branding and design agency.