Designing for Impact: How Autumn Dahlia Empowers Entrepreneurs to Make a Difference

Autumn Dahlia is a socially conscious brand strategy and human-centred ethical design studio that seamlessly blends a lifelong passion for digital art and graphic design with an unrelenting commitment to sustainability and social responsibility.
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Autumn Dahlia is a socially conscious brand strategy and human-centred ethical design studio that seamlessly blends a lifelong passion for digital art and graphic design with an unrelenting commitment to sustainability and social responsibility. Image: Unsplash

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Guest Post by: Sarah Goodell, founder of Autumn Dahlia

Autumn Dahlia Creative Services is not just a business; it is a movement towards a greener, more inclusive, and socially responsible future. Autumn Dahlia Creative Services is based in Michigan and led by founder Sarah Goodell.  Autumn Dahlia is a socially conscious brand strategy and human-centred ethical design studio that seamlessly blends a lifelong passion for digital art and graphic design with an unrelenting commitment to sustainability and social responsibility.

Autumn Dahlia stands out from the sea of branding and design studios with its exceptional Brand Compass process – a process that is unique to Autumn Dahlia. This process goes beyond a mere questionnaire or brand guide. Instead, it offers a bespoke experience wherein Sarah delves deep into each client’s values and goals to create a comprehensive strategy and brand visuals. Not only are these visuals stunning, but they are also socially conscious and true to Sarah’s and her clients’ commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility. This cutting-edge branding approach guarantees that clients can make a lasting impact through their business and create a brand identity that resonates with their target audience for years to come. Autumn Dahlia understands that in today’s world, businesses must stand for something more than mere profitability, and it helps them do just that.

As a green-certified designer, a distinction that sets her apart from others in the area, Sarah is at the forefront of sustainability in the industry. She is committed to utilizing partnerships with local printers, encouraging clients to choose alternative paper stocks, and using low-to-no VOC inks. The studio is also excited to announce its Eco-Check Audit service, which provides clients with a comprehensive sustainability checkup and easy-to-understand and implement techniques that help them reduce their environmental footprint and take meaningful steps toward a greener future without breaking the bank.

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Paving the Way for Collaboration and Community

Sarah’s green certification ensures that Autumn Dahlia stands head and shoulders above the competition, a testament to their unwavering commitment to cultivating a more sustainable future for the industry and the world. Sarah makes it exceptionally clear that she is not content with merely following the status quo; rather, she is genuinely driven by a deep sense of purpose to leave a lasting impact on the planet, and through Autumn Dahlia, Sarah has set out to do so with style and sophistication that is also just a bit quirky!

Unlike some businesses in her profession, Sarah’s unique approach to business is centred on the idea that collaboration is key. By working together and sharing a wealth of knowledge, Autumn Dahlia and their clients create a collective impact far beyond creating beautiful designs. With a focus on fostering a sense of community, Autumn Dahlia is creating a movement of socially conscious entrepreneurs committed to positively impacting the world.

Environmental Impact & Hope for an Inclusive Future

Autumn Dahlia’s impact doesn’t stop there. Their commitment to the environment is unparalleled, and their efforts to contribute to local and global environmental initiatives, such as the United Nations Climate Neutral Now initiative, are genuinely inspiring. From planting over a thousand trees since April of 2023 to removing the equivalent of 100,000 plastic straws from landfills, donating to six biodiversity projects, and offsetting more than 10 tonnes of carbon emissions, Autumn Dahlia is taking real action to make a difference.

Autumn Dahlia is even hosting a fundraiser for One Tree Planted, demonstrating their unwavering dedication to a greener future. Autumn Dahlia is striving to be carbon neutral very soon. Autumn Dahlia believes in full transparency. As such, they happily share their Ecologi and Greenspark profiles to allow anyone who wants to see exactly what just what kind of impact they are making for the environment.

At Autumn Dahlia, they are not just passionate about the environment; they are also dedicated to helping clients achieve both personal and professional goals. As a differently-abled woman who is also raising amazing neurodivergent children, Sarah believes that everyone has unique talents and perspectives and strives to both celebrate and support each individual’s strengths and unique outlook. Autumn Dahlia’s bespoke design solutions are tailored to reflect the values and aspirations of their clients, promoting inclusivity and empowering entrepreneurs to make a positive impact in their communities and beyond.

In a world facing unprecedented challenges like a dire need for climate solutions and addressing continued social inequality, Autumn Dahlia Creative Services is standing tall as a beacon of hope. Their socially conscious brand strategy and ethically driven graphic design solutions empower purpose-driven entrepreneurs, transforming the industry and inspiring others to prioritize people and the planet.

Packages and Services Designed to Help You Flourish

Autumn Dahlia’s packages are designed to help startups and established businesses alike to bloom into successful and sustainable ventures.

The Grow & Glow VIP package is an absolute game-changer for those just starting out. This week-long intensive provides all the tools and resources needed to jump-start a brand and hit the ground running. With Autumn Dahlia’s expert guidance and support, clients will be well on their way to building a successful as well as socially conscious business.

But why stop there? Autumn Dahlia’s Brand to Bloom full strategy, design, and marketing package is the ultimate choice for those in need of a bit more. This package offers a comprehensive strategy that includes everything from brand development to market research and beyond. With Autumn Dahlia’s help, brands can cultivate brand awareness, elevate their authority and foster long-lasting, genuine relationships with their ideal clientele that will have them eager to buy and give rave reviews!

Autumn Dahlia Creative Services also offers eco-friendly packaging solutions that are designed with sustainability in mind. From biodegradable materials to recyclable packaging, each and every aspect of their Seed to Shelf offerings are crafted to minimize waste and reduce a brand’s environmental footprint. But that’s not all – Autumn Dahlia’s Seed to Shelf offerings are fully customizable to fit a brand’s unique needs. Whether a brand is looking for bespoke packaging designs or sustainable alternatives to traditional packaging, Autumn Dahlia has got you covered.

For those who are not quite sure what to do about social media, Autumn Dahlia offers their Social Sprout package for those brands that want a beautifully unique and cohesive social media presence that reflects their values and messaging as well as their commitment to social consciousness. The Brand Compass process is used to uncover the brand’s essence and dive deep into its competitor landscape. The findings are then used to craft a bespoke strategy that genuinely resonates with their ideal audience. From custom brand content pillars to unique, branded social media templates and a content calendar and hashtag bank, Autumn Dahlia provides all the resources and assets necessary to ensure that brand socials sprout like a growing plant! This service is offered as a stand-alone or optional part of the Brand to Bloom package.

The success of Autumn Dahlia proves that prioritizing sustainability and social consciousness is possible and profitable in today’s competitive market and is something to strive for! Autumn Dahlia is on the cutting edge of design and sustainability, and their unique perspective and commitment to social responsibility make them a force to be reckoned with.

Are you looking to create a buzz for your socially conscious lifestyle business? Look no further than Autumn Dahlia Creative Services! While they enjoy working with businesses of all shapes and sizes, their true passion lies in helping purpose-driven entrepreneurs with lifestyle businesses make a socially conscious, genuinely lasting impact in their communities and on the planet.

If you are a socially conscious, purpose-driven entrepreneur who is in the market for brand strategy, environmentally-friendly package design, or content creation and marketing, consider choosing Autumn Dahlia, where you’re not working with an everyday boring branding studio but rather joining a movement toward a greener, brighter future for all, and crafting a brand that’s like no other!

To learn more about their services or connect with Sarah, you can contact them on social media at any of the links below. As a special offer just for our readers, DM Sarah the words “Happy Eco” on any social media channel or email us at the address below to receive a complimentary Eco-Check!

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