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We are


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Clever is an independent full-service creative agency committed to reinventing the agency relationship by simplifying the process and showing brands the love they deserve.

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Logic meets Curiosity.

We elevate brands with meaningful, yet functional design. The experience always comes first. This foundation is at the heart of our work, whether you’re a Fortune 500 or an innovative startup.

How we do it
  • Branding
  • Packaging
  • Strategy

Born in San Francisco, Careste is an all-new digital American luxury brand that is revolutionizing made-to-measure with blouses that are on-demand and on-trend.

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  • Branding
  • Print
  • Website

Steward to the famous Sky Art sculptures of Galleta Meadows, The Under the Sun Foundation is a nonprofit that supports the metal work of Ricardo Breceda and the community of Borrego Springs.

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  • Art Direction
  • Print
  • Visual Identity

This iconic Hollywood hotel had a rich history and more than a few starlet stories to tell, but their brand identity was in need of a refresh.

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From Strategy to Execution

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  • Research
  • Insight
  • Positioning
  • Brand Architecture
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  • Identity Systems
  • Brand Language
  • Business / Product Naming
  • Brand Guidelines
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  • Print / Packaging
  • Digital
  • Photography / Video
  • Retail / Space
  • Event
How we do it


Clever raises the agency bar to stratospheric heights on both creative output and client service. Despite starting with a 'C,' Clever Creative retains the first spot in my Rolodex.

Michael Grover Hulu

Clever Creative’s ideas are refreshing and out of the box. The vision, clarity and touch of whimsy they bring to their work makes it stand out from the rest.

Tal Gilad Teach for America

Clever is an exceptional agency that leads with creative talent, first-class account servicing and an authentic team that focuses on the important path of the brand.

Azadeh Hawkins A Hawkins Consulting