1893 Brand Studio

The marketing essentials, all in one place.

Who Are We?

At 1893 Brand Studio, we work for one reason. To produce professional-quality work at an affordable price. Staffed with over 25 UNC Chapel Hill students who all have different areas of expertise, our agency utilizes a wide variety of tactics that cohesively reaches goals. Instead of going to a typical marketing firm for a repeated solution, come see how our team incorporates knowledge of new strategies and technology to create communities.

Our Services

At 1893 we offer full-service marketing solutions to create business models that sell themselves. From public relations writing to web design and online advertising, we have specialized teams ready to assist you in reaching your business goals. However, we go further than just offering individual services to our clients. Our teams are constantly collaborating to create a cohesive and personalized marketing campaign that defines and reaches your goals.

Web Development

We have experts ready to increase your website conversion through skillfully polished user experience and easily navigable web architecture.

Social Media Marketing

We have experts ready to increase your website conversion through skillfully polished user experience and easily navigable web architecture.

Photo & Video

We work closely with you to produce professional content that matches your brand values. Photo and video assignments can expand your digital reach, accompany stories, strengthen campaign objectives or complement your organization’s event.

Graphic Design

Increase awareness of your business quickly and painlessly with marketing materials, rebranding or logo design/redesign.


Owned content can be tough to produce on your own, but it is a crucial aspect of your brand. We can drive your website traffic to increase online visibility and conversion, and we can do it well.


Marketing results can fall flat without a campaign strategy. Our experts create campaigns that interact with customers repeatedly across multiple platforms to establish solid relationships with strong brand awareness.

Work Samples

WCHL: Thai Station

WCHL: Thai Station (photo via Thai Station) Built in the remnants of an old railroad station, Thai Station has positioned itself at the center of the Thai food scene in Chapel Hill and Carrboro through its commitment to authentic cuisine. “We wanted to be a hub of...

WCHL: The Sonder Market

WCHL: The Sonder Market (Photo from the Sonder Market’s Facebook page) For many UNC students, Chapel Hill is a temporary home. But for the volunteer students who run the Sonder Market, Chapel Hill — and North Carolina as a whole — is a vital, interconnected...

Chapel Hill Tire Newsletter: Wheels 4 Hope

Chapel Hill Tire Newsletter: Wheels 4 Hope

Changing Lives, Four Wheels At A Time A lack of transportation can bring someone’s life to a halt.  It limits access to food and services, makes it difficult to get to work and to get children to school on time. It can isolate a person from family and friends. It...