Communications design involves the organization of minute symbols to create much bigger structures and more meaningful effects. Briar Cutter navigates this written wilderness, specializing in extricating clients from prickly situations with proper leverage of hard-won research, messaging, and forecasting skills.

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–sFractal Consulting
–Circadian Pictures
–Milkt Films
–Akido Labs
–Rob Reynolds Art
–Huntington-USC Institute on California and the West
–Huntington Library
–Laguna Blanca School
–Liz Goldwyn Films


Branding – External Copy – Internal Editing – Primary Research – Document Attribution – Fact Checking – Contextual Summaries – Executive White Papers – Speechwriting – Opinion – Grantwriting – Script Doctoring – Ghostwriting – Ad Copy – Press Releases – Project Co-ordination – Publication Supervision


Book Report

I work by triangulation, the creation and maintenance of deep parallaxes that flesh out the subject in question and deliver a richly contextual sense of meaning that is tied to environment. To achieve this perspective, I rely heavily on a steady diet of the written word. By way of accounting, I document the inflow of new ideas from the literary medium via a series of “single quote” book reviews here: