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Sametz Blackstone Associates started in Boston’s South End in 1979, and more than 30 years later, we’re still taking on exciting projects with exceptional organizations. We welcome you to contact us about our studio and our work.

Founded 1979 by Roger Sametz
Employees 17
Corporate officers Roger Sametz, President and Treasurer
Michael Eads, Secretary
Management team
Roger Sametz, President and Chief Executive Officer
Alex Budnitz, Director of Design
Brandon Comstock, Principal, Director of Digital Strategy
Michael Eads, Principal, Director of Production
Meg Fowler Tripp, Director of Editorial Strategy


Research and strategic consulting to develop brand strategies and communications that tell the right stories, connect with the right audiences, and deliver meaningful, measurable results

Print and digital communications with the goal that each piece—whether a website or capabilities brochure—not only fulfills its own programmatic goal, but reinforces the image, brand, and positioning of your organization, and reaches desired constituents where they live, online and off.

Primary practice areas Associations and foundations
Biomedical research
Consumer / hospitality
Financial services
Green / environmental
High-tech and biotechnology
Museums and cultural organizations
Performing arts
Professional services
Memberships American Institute of Graphic Artists (AIGA)
League of American Orchestras (LAO)
Association of Professional Design Firms (APDF)
Design Management Institute (DMI)
Corporate Design Foundation (CDF)
American Marketing Association (AMA)
Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
Accolades Sametz Blackstone has garnered awards from the Society of Typographic Arts, the American Institute of Graphic Arts, the Creative Club, the Hatch Awards, the Type Director’s Club, Art Direction, the Society of Marketing Professionals, the Victorian Society, the Boston Art Director’s Club, the Publicity Club of New England, Financial World, the Society of Publication Design, Studio, the International Public Relations Association, Print, Graphic Design USA, and Communication Arts.