The Art of Slow Branding

Creating compelling visual stories isn't about emulating what looks good, as trends shift and change and it all ends up looking the same. How you differentiate yourself is by leading your community on an emotional journey infused with the fullest expression of who you are. When this gets visually translated into your brand, you no longer have to explain why your work is meaningful. Your community will feel it.

“To nourish one’s inner self in a culture which places little value upon reflection is a revolutionary act.”


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Slow Branding   is a creative philosophy that has been developed over years of designing high-quality brands and sustainable strategies for community leaders and entrepreneurs. Moving through the Slow Branding   process involves an unearthing of your story from the roots upward and a deep exploration of who you are, expanding your vision of yourself and your brand beyond what you thought was possible. 


Judith Berger


Integrating Your Story

Awakening
Your Senses

Mending Your Systems

Nurturing Your Foundation

Awakening
Your Senses

Integrating Your Story

Mending

Your Systems

Foundation

Nurturing Your

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"Everything Stef touches, she
touches with her soul, which brings
out the essence of anyone who’s had the honor of working with her. The world wouldn’t be as beautiful if we never
saw it through Stef’s eyes."

Teresia Zeito

Spacetender for Trauma Processing

Teresia Zeito

"Everything Stef touches,
she touches with her soul, which brings out the essence
of anyone who’s had the honor of working with her."

Spacetender for Trauma Processing

My Muses

A glimpse at some of my favorite empathic leaders who I've been honored to guide in unearthing their unique voices in community care and nourishment.

Some of my favorite empathic leaders who I've been honored to guide in unearthing their unique voices in community care and nourishment.

Psychologist and Public Speaker

Gladys Ato

Brand Messaging and Design, Custom Website Design, Creative Direction and Photography, Content Strategy, Business Strategy, Program Development and Design, Copy Editing, Book Design, Creative Nurturing

Lauren Gamboa

Founder of Cultivé

Brand Messaging and Design, Custom Website Design, Creative Direction and Photography, Creative Nurturing

Elisabetta Colabianchi

Founder and Executive Director of Kurandza

Warmth & Kindness  /  Trust  /  Sense of Ease
Childlike Wonder  /  HIGH QUALITY  /  Social Justice

"To embark on this journey with Stef is to
be held in the spaciousness of her creative world, 
 allowing you to thoughtfully consider and embrace the why behind your story. She has this incredible ability
to gently guide and ground you, inviting you to slow down, pay attention, and be in tune with your creative self. Working with Stef expanded my perspective
of the world and how I show up in it."

Are you ready for a creative refresh?

Are you ready for a creative refresh?

“To embark on this journey with Stef is to
be held in the spaciousness of her creative world, allowing you to thoughtfully consider and embrace the why behind your story. She has this incredible ability to gently guide and ground you, inviting you to slow down, pay attention, and be in tune with your creative self. Working with Stef has expanded my perspective
of the world and how I show up in it.”

Cultivé Brand Values

"Stef’s teachings have guided me to relish
the slowness of curiously exploring new ways of expanding my voice. I’ve been able to release a lot
of should’s around how I structure my business endeavors and give myself full permission to play and create in the way I desire. Stef gives me the ongoing confidence to unveil all parts of myself and infuse them into every aspect of my business and life."

Luxury in Being  /  Stupid, Easy, Fun  /  Juiciness
Spice  /  Nourishment  /  The Unexpected Twist

"I’ve learned so much about slowing down
from Stef, and about allowing my work to take shape in a genuine and authentic way without rushing the process. She provides a safe space to feel both vulnerable and supported, and I always feel so calm and nourished receiving Stef’s teachings. I am truly grateful for her kindness, warmth, and encouragement."

Gladys Brand Values

“Stef’s teachings have guided me to relish
the slowness of curiously exploring new ways of expanding my voice. I’ve been able to release a lot of should’s around how I structure my business endeavors and give myself full permission to play and create in
the way I desire. Stef gives me the ongoing confidence
to unveil all parts of myself and infuse them into
every aspect of my business and life.”

Kurandza Brand Values

Love  /  JOYFUL GRATITUDE  /  COMMUNITY
Perseverance  /  RESPONSIBILITY  /  INTEGRITY

“I’ve learned so much about slowing down from
Stef, and about allowing my work to take shape in a genuine and authentic way without rushing the process. She provides a safe space to feel both vulnerable and supported, and I always feel so calm and nourished receiving Stef’s teachings. I am truly grateful for
her kindness, warmth, and encouragement.”

Brand Messaging and Design Consulting, Campaign Strategy, Influencer Outreach and Community Engagement, Creative Direction and Photography, Copy Editing, Creative Nurturing

"Stef's practices make me sigh with
relief and her gentle guidance is exactly
what I have needed to cultivate clarity
around what I am offering to my clients
and remembering why I started."

Michaela Cisney

Intuitive Coach and Astrologer

Michaela Cisney

"Stef's practices make me
sigh with relief and her gentle guidance is exactly what I have needed to cultivate clarity around what I am offering to my clients and remembering why I started."

Intuitive Coach and Astrologer

If you're interested in commissioning me for a photography project
or brand campaign, you can send me a note at                               .

Creative Marketing Campaigns

Supporting girls education

Kurandza

Connection for MOthers

Mumsy

Founder of NURTURE TO FLOURISH

Daniella Noguera

Founder of Temple of the Rose

Rachel Rossitto

Some of the other radiant leaders I've enjoyed weaving visual stories alongside.

A restorative retreat

fog + sage

Artist and Writer

Bernadette Cay

Founder of Hint

Kara Goldin

Nespresso USA / Everlane / J.Crew / Madewell / Nisolo / Artifact Uprising / Curology
Hint Water / Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants / Opentable / Luna Bar / Beller Nutrition / Plated
The Style Line / Local + Lejos / Katie Dean Jewelry / Laude the Label / Vrai & Oro / Link of Hearts
Daniel Wellington / Lo & Sons / The Arrivals NYS / Death to Stock / HEYUSA / & more

Notable Brand Clients

Curology

Creative Brand Strategy Consultant

Hint

Brand Strategist & Photographer

Nespresso

Content Creator for Brand Campaign

Kimpton Hotels

Art Director for Brand Campaigns

J.Crew

Content Creator for Brand Campaigns

OpenTable

Content Creator for Brand Campaign

Some of the other radiant leaders I've been honored to weave visual stories alongside.

Content Creator for Brand Campaigns

Everlane / J.Crew / Madewell / Nisolo / Curology / Artifact Uprising / Allbirds / Vrai & Oro / Hint Water / Nespresso USA / Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants /  Opentable / Luna Bar / Beller Nutrition / The Style Line / HEYUSA / The Arrivals NYS / Daniel Wellington / Death to Stock / Laude the Label / Katie Dean Jewelry / Link of Hearts / Lo & Sons / & more  

hello@inkandpulp.com

Content Creator for Brand Campaign

If you're interested in commissioning me for
a photography project or brand campaign, you
   can send me a note at                                              .

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