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: Brandwein’s Bagels

WCHL: Brandwein's Bagels With a slightly crispy outside and a chewy airy inside, the boiled and baked bagels at Brandwein’s Bagels have the authenticity of a New York-style bagel. Born and raised in New York, Alex Brandwein, the owner of Brandwein’s Bagels, located at...

WCHL: Andi Sobbe Pottery

WCHL: Andi Sobbe Pottery Andi Sobbe has been a potter since her days as a Girl Scout. Despite taking a 25-year pottery hiatus to raise a family and work as a fundraiser for UNC-Chapel Hill, Sobbe, who is based in Chatham County, N.C., has devoted the majority of her...

WCHL: QueenWa Cafe

WCHL: QueenWa Cafe Located right on Franklin Street in the Blue Dogwood Public Market, QueenWa Cafe brings healthy vegan and vegetarian options to downtown Chapel Hill. For Tonya Del Soldato, the owner of QueenWa Cafe, the restaurant had been a vision of hers for...

WCHL: Rockwood Dairy Bar

WCHL: Rockwood Dairy Bar Photo by Sophie Timberlake When grocery stores were running out of ice cream during the early months of the pandemic, Stephanie Rosse knew she could do something about it. On April 15, Rosse, a trained pastry chef, opened Rockwood Dairy Bar at...

WCHL: Deli Edison

WCHL: Deli Edison Self-described “part neighborhood eatery and part gourmet food destination” Deli Edison is serving homemade bagels, schmears and sandwiches with locally-sourced meats and cheeses to Chapel Hill. Read more

WCHL: Mary Kat Masks

WCHL: Mary Kat Masks When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and face masks became essential, sisters Mary Mac and Katherine Collie decided to embrace their love for embroidery by creating handmade, stylish face masks. The sisters are Raleigh residents and began selling...