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Studio Ralston is the design office of Tom Ralston, a graphic designer and illustrator, originally from the UK who now resides in Canada. Tom is most in his element when immersed in a clients’ world, discovering how to better tell their story and share their values through strategic design.

Tom is driven by the belief that great design is not just about beautifully crafted aesthetics but it is also an essential strategic asset that helps transform businesses. 
Tom values collaboration, forging lasting relationships and creating work that is as surprising as it is effective.

Studio Ralston creates communications, products and environments that transform brands and drive businesses. Our
 services are primarily:

•   Brand Strategy & positioning
•   Naming, slogans & tag-lines
•   Identity & logo design
•   Visual identity systems
•   Brand guidelines & style sheets
•   Illustration, iconography & infographics
•   Print collateral & editorial design
•   Signage & way-finding
•   Packaging design
•   Livery (uniform & vehicle) design
Select clients & brands
Cisco Systems
Scotiabank
The Economist
City of Toronto

Indigo Books & Music
Canadian National Exhibition
Gameloft
Institute of Civil Engineers
Select features, press & awards
Adobe Creative Awards - Special Designation / 2018 
The Dieline feature / 2016
Baron Magazine interview / 2016
Hiiibrand Awards - nomination & merit / 2014
Packaging of the World feature / 2014
Computer Arts feature / 2012

Publication feature: 'Brand Built: Branding Buildings & The Builders'
Publication feature: 'Kingdom: Design with Animal Aesthetics'