Client Meeting: A Design Firm That Collaborates with Photographers

September 4, 2012

By Eric Newman

© American States Water Company/Photo by Jeff Corwin

How do you make a utility company's annual report interesting? Audra Brown relies on creative photographers like Jeff Corwin, who shot this image for Brown463 client American States Water Company.

Audra Brown takes an old-school approach to the challenges of the contemporary creative marketplace. As the head of Seattle-based design firm Brown463, she favors refined, classic photography over the computerized illustration and casual photographic esthetics that have become so popular in recent years. That focus has been key to producing engaging creative for a client list that includes Mitsubishi, Yahoo!...

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