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Let’s make something
awesome together.

Just a handful of our clients.

  • Atlantis

  • Vera Bradley

  • Busey

  • Jimmy John's

  • Terminix

  • Beer Nuts

  • State Farm

  • NCSA

  • University of Illinois

  • MTD

  • will

  • Pixo

See our portfolio for many more!

You Talk. We Listen.
We Advise. You Like.

We're a marketing and design firm with
a singular focus—you.

We'll work with you to develop a plan. And we'll create every component needed to build your brand.

On target. On schedule. On budget.


What’s Branding?

HINT: It’s not your logo.

See brand identity case studies:

Quote of the Day

You see a mousetrap. I see free cheese and a challenge.
Scroobius Pip

Ask the Magic
S51 Ball.

We could all use
a little magic, right?

ask your question

The formula
our name.


When balancing form and function,
we give a 1% edge to the surface.

Hence, SURFACE 51.

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