Place Creative Company

Steve Crafts

partner / chief of brand strategy and creative development

Other Titles
Adjunct Professor
Higher Ed
BFA in Communication Design from Syracuse University
Before Place
New York City, Brick House Creative

Steve has over 20 years of experience creatively launching and propelling brands into the national spotlight. He graduated cum laude from Syracuse University where he studied Communication Design. After working in NYC he headed north to Burlington. He founded Place in 2001 with the single-minded goal of bringing a more human and “brandcentric” approach to marketing. “We wanted to cut through the big agency red tape and create more authentic and soulful brands for our clients.”  Steve has led integrated campaigns for Rossignol, Pete & Gerry’s Organic Eggs, Darn Tough Vermont, Bag Balm, and New-Skin. In 2020, GD USA recognized Steve as a Person To Watch.

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Steve Crafts on bicycle in office

Steve Crafts, Named 2020 Person to Watch in GD USA.

Whoa! Our very own Steve Crafts, was recognized as a 2020 Person to Watch in GDUSA. GDUSA’s Person to Watch is in its sixth decade and has featured a number of legendary members of the creative community including Saul Bass, Ivan Chermayeff, Milton Glaser, Massimo Vignelli and now… Steve!

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