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Science is where our heart is.

Fact: For all of our 34 years (and 20 days, we just had a birthday) in business, Crabtree + Company has proudly served many valued clients pursuing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Why? Because we all strongly believe in the advancement of truth, research, data, and discovery. Because we believe that science, its methods, and its revelations are together one of our highest achievements and proudest accomplishments. On Saturday, April 22nd we intend to continue our support for science. It’s more important now than ever — to ensure continued funding for research, to ensure safekeeping of crucial data, and to make certain that voices within our scientific community are heard. The March for Science is the launch of a global movement defending the role of science in our health and safety, our economy, and our essential humanity. Our team at Crabtree + Company has pledged to support the March for Science by attending on Saturday in DC, by attending a satellite march, or by making a donation. See you there.

- Lucinda Crabtree

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A collection of some of the icon work we've done for clients.
The Year was 2009

The Year was 2009

... and our clients that year included:
  • Coca-Cola
  • Conservation International
  • Fannie Mae
  • Kraft Foods
  • YMCA
  • NIH
  • NASA
  • National Conference of Democratic Mayors
  • FIRST Robotics Competition
  • Shen Wei Dancers
  • Wildscreen ARKive
  • Office of Naval Research