Your brand.

Elevated.

Your brand. Elevated.

We create content that captivates and inspires growth.

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a creative agency
that will help your business thrive

ruef is a creative agency that focuses on brand development, storytelling, and design. We create logos, professional video content, website design and development, and graphic design, all from our home base in Dayton, Ohio.

At ruef, we don’t just create; we create with purpose. Our focus is to push the boundaries of what’s possible for your brand through the transformative power of original creativity and big ideas. We only partner with clients who share our passion for innovation. It is important to us that every project we pursue, that all content we develop, will elevate your brand, captivate your audience, and inspire growth for your company.

Showing how exceptional
craftsmanship lives for 120 years

When a family-owned company, that's been in business for nearly 120 years, that counts the Wright Brothers as a client, that still makes their original product by hand, needs a video that showcases their brand and everything they stand for… well, you know the final product has to be exceptional. Gerstner isn’t just any client and the team was beyond excited to show that ruef craftsmanship was up to the task of showing off Gerstner craftsmanship.

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A best-kept secret, and a
powerhouse of talent and ideas

Founded in 1994, custom exhibit company Display Dynamics is one of Dayton’s “best kept secrets.” Among their most illustrious projects: the famous “Lux Mundi” (the tall statue of Jesus in front of Solid Rock Church on I-75), a full-scale recreation of the Space Shuttle in the Air Force Museum, and multiple exhibits at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. They came to ruef Design for help in going from being a secret to being recognized for what they are: a creative and highly-efficient powerhouse of talent and ideas.
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Manufacturing is being
revolutionized “for good”

For over 70 years, Ahaus Tool and Engineering has been offering customers high-quality solutions to challenging manufacturing, tooling and automation equipment needs. They build custom automation and workholding products for manufacturing customers across the globe. ruef has worked with Ahaus on many projects over the years and has developed a detailed understanding of both the physical space their facility occupies in Indiana and the reputational space their brand occupies in the marketplace. Ahaus wanted to continue the “Built for Good” video campaign launched with ruef with two new sales videos covering their most prominent services: automation and workholding.

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Inside a U.S. sawmill, and
how hardwood lumber is made

Spanning more than five decades, Banks Hardwoods has provided premier hardwoods to discerning buyers across the nation. Headquartered in White Pigeon, Michigan with an additional facility in Menomonie, Wisconsin, Banks Hardwoods specializes in a variety of northern and Appalachian species. To Banks, "Quality Everything" is not just a motto, it's a promise: that everything they do will be from a "Quality Everything" approach and perspective. And they really believe it, to their core. When we first toured their facility in White Pigeon, we could sense it.
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Creative services that make a lasting impact

Your brand. Elevated.

Crafting a compelling brand narrative and devising a cohesive strategy are just the initial steps towards making a lasting impression in today's competitive market. It takes more than just a well-crafted story to truly captivate audiences and leave a lasting impact. It takes empathetic design, integrated programs, and modern strategic thinking to ensure your brand stories resonate deeply with your target audiences.

Our approach goes beyond traditional marketing methods. We believe in the power of creative strategy, seamlessly blending marketing, digital expertise, and professional video to create modern campaigns that are engineered for maximum effectiveness. By combining these disciplines, we are able to orchestrate multifaceted campaigns that engage audiences on multiple levels, driving meaningful connections and fostering brand loyalty.

In other words, we not only tell brand stories, we bring them to life, transforming them into immersive experiences that leave a lasting impression. From strategic planning to execution, we work closely with our clients to ensure that every aspect of the campaign is carefully crafted to resonate with their unique audience and achieve their business goals. We help brands stand out in today's crowded marketplace. Are you ready for your brand to stand out?

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