We Challenge the Chaos

Obata is a creative agency providing strategy-driven design for branding, corporate and marketing communications.


Obata creates branding solutions for corporations, businesses, products, employee programs and special events.

Corporate Communications

Obata is a trusted expert and resource in corporate communications design and production. We help clients distill key messages and visualize their story. We maximize engagement, understanding and brand building.

Marketing Communications

Obata helps brands build trust, legitimacy and awareness through traditional and digital marketing communications services.

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

We specialize in these areas:

Corporate Communications

Obata designs annual reports, sustainability reports, employee communications and other strategic communications that maximize understanding, engagement and build your brand. Learn more about our corporate communication services.

Marketing Communications

Our marketing communications services include digital marketing, integrated campaigns, environmental design, and marketing support materials. Learn more about our marketing communication services.

Brand + Identity

Our brand and identity services will develop your unique positioning and visual language. Learn more about our brand and identity services.

Digital + Websites

Your brand’s digital presence is central to its overall business strategy. Our digital and website services help you develop and optimize your presence. Learn more about our digital and website services.

Video + Photo

Tell your story through authentic imagery. Obata provides location and studio video and photography, script writing, and editing. Learn more about our video and photo services.

Our creative roots run deep

Obata has a long, proud and rich creative history in St. Louis. We’ve been bringing our passion to branding, corporate and marketing communications for more than 70 years. As the longest-running creative agency in St. Louis, Obata has had the pleasure of partnering with some of the largest companies and most iconic brands in the nation since 1948. We’ve also helped a few startups along the way. Learn more about our history.

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