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Pride the Proper Noun Packs a Powerful Punch

June 21st, 2017 by

Messaging gets easier when you have something powerful to say. In the case of Pride, so much has been condensed into just one, short word. […]

SIFF tickets

Gaga for Galas: The SIFF Experience

June 14th, 2017 by

I’m a sucker for tickets. In our age of consumerism, I prefer tickets to things. Tickets are temporary, but the events they grant access to […]

Meet Scott

Scott Knackstedt—he has a knack for making us laugh

June 7th, 2017 by

Scott came to us pre-vetted. He had been in the Foster graduate program with two of our consultants which translated to two glowing recommendations. I […]

BLAM! sound effect

How does space sound and smell?

May 24th, 2017 by

In my view, the inherit complexities of making animated videos is rewarding. Many elements need to come together to create meaningful impact: the story, the […]

Yoga retreat

Time out

May 11th, 2017 by

Finding an employer that truly gets work-life balance is a treasure.  I feel fortunate that at 2A, we work hard and play hard. And if […]

Meet Evan

Evan Aeschlimann is music to our eyes

April 28th, 2017 by

It’s not uncommon on a Friday afternoon to hear an 80s power ballad, a kitschy 90s chart-topper, or a pop hit from the 00s spring […]


Are symbols taking over the world?

April 12th, 2017 by

Regrettably, I opened up the box and surveyed its contents. Inside was everything Ikea claimed I needed to build a chest of drawers with an […]

5 lessons in storytelling I learned in Antarctica

5 lessons in storytelling I learned in Antarctica

March 22nd, 2017 by

I just spent twelve incredible days in Antarctica, and it blew my mind.  The sheer beauty and untouched majesty of it took my breath away […]

Neglected Tropical Diseases

Telling the story that saves lives

March 9th, 2017 by

We here at 2A love stories.  Stories capture valuable ideas and, depending on the medium, use them to imbue words with purpose, to gild images […]

Foster + 2A = goodness

Foster + 2A = goodness

February 22nd, 2017 by

Here at 2A, our roots run deep with University of Washington’s Foster School of Business – as we like to say, we’re “Foster-led and Foster-fed.” […]