STRATEGY
+ DESIGN

Simplifying complex communications to maximize understanding and inspire meaningful audience-driven action.

We’re a passionate group of strategists, designers, and developers that thrive on creative thinking and problem solving. Together we create some of the most client-valued communication materials — all in-house and always audience-driven.

Our Work

STRATEGY
+ DESIGN

WE ARE CHALLENGING THE CHAOS

Simplifying complex communications to maximize understanding and inspire meaningful audience-driven action.

We’re a passionate group of strategists, designers, and developers that thrive on creative thinking and problem solving. Together we create some of the most client-valued communication materials — all in-house and always audience-driven.

Our Work

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Obata is aging like a fine red wine.

We have rich perspectives, and we only get better with time…


We have been bringing our passion for marketing and design to the St. Louis area for over 70 years. As the oldest creative agency in St. Louis, Obata has had the pleasure of partnering with some of the most iconic companies and brands since 1948.

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At Obata, we are proud of the work we do and we love sharing it. Take a look at our latest collection.

All Hands On Deck

Designing and producing over 7,300 "STEM in a Box" kits for Emerson on a short deadline and in the middle of the pandemic.

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A Strategy for the Future

Going digital provides an interactive and user-friendly format for the company’s inaugural ESG report.

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Digging Deeper

Going below the surface to uncover the right path for a new website launch.

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Let’s create something great together!

We’re eager to meet you, learn your business, and help you in any way we can. Come by the office, meet us for coffee, or conference us in — no matter how we connect, we’re always up for new partnerships.

CHALLENGE THE CHAOS