You need a marketing agency with BIG ideas and the people behind them working on your side. Agility. Speed. Accountability. Research. 1797 Creative is that agency! We are the mind at work. More than a marketing agency, we are your partner in your growth as an industry leader. Walking every step alongside you on your journey in getting your business on a positive growth path, our job is to help your business exceed goals and grow into a well-known brand.

1797 Creative is an advertising and marketing agency specializing in the following: marketing strategies, creative brand services, web design, traditional media services, social media, promotions and digital marketing services. With over 75 Addy's on our resume, the bar for creative messaging and speedy turnaround without compromising accuracy and quality is set very high. Known for exceptional branding strategies and logo designs, 1797 Creative will surpass expectations.

The mind at work...

The mind at work...

We come up with ‘how it would look attractive’ and 'how it would work effectively'.

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Define the mind

Big ideas lead to innovation and results, and 1797 Creative has really big ideas. A full-service agency, we view our Creative and Media teams as our left- and right-brain thinkers. Part art and part science, 1797 Creative is “the mind at work.”

Our Services

1797 Creative offers it all – award winning graphics, branding, website design, video production, and killer media planning, placement, and buying.

A rich history...

Our story starts with famed architect Frank Lloyd Wright, one of the most influential and imaginative architects of the 20th Century. Pantone 1797, a rich, warm red, was his favorite color because it conveys a deep passion to be unique and to create work and ideas that stand the test of time. We admire that intense sense of dedication and passion, living it every day for our clients. It is our honor to continue Wright’s tradition in naming ourselves 1797 Creative.

Here’s a little secret about our success,

Our founders, Sandra Castro and Tommy Richards have BIG experience working on international, national, regional, statewide and local accounts throughout their careers. They are hands-on with all 1797 Creative clients, giving them the wealth of experience and knowledge of working with a wide range of industries. More importantly because they are involved in the day-to-day operations of each account, that knowledge never leaves the agency. 

Their work ranges from marketing plans, media strategies, media buying, graphic designs, branding, logo designs, website development, TV and radio productions, event planning, digital marketing, social media and everything under the full-service agency umbrella. They have worked with budgets ranging from the modest up to $60 million annually.

1797 Creative has client experience with a wide assortment of industry categories:


  • Alamosa 127 Markets
  • Sprint PCS 240 Markets
  • Fusion Mobile Texas


  • Vanguard
  • Baptist Health System
  • Warm Springs Hospital
  • Santa Rosa Hospital
  • Methodist Healthcare


  • TXDot
  • Public Utility Commission
  • Texas Lottery
  • Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts
  • Commission
  • City of San Antonio - BRAC
  • San Antonio Water System
  • San Antonio River Authority


  • Bjorn's Audio/Video
  • Cantwell Mattress Company
  • Solo Serve
  • H-E-B


  • Mar Azul Tequila
  • No. 209 Gin


  • Jennings Anderson Ford of Boerne
  • Volvo Center of San Antonio
  • Gunn Automotive Group - San Antonio
  • Captiol Chevrolet - Austin


  • Pioneer Bank - San Antonio
  • Laredo National Bank
  • Citicorp - San Antonio
  • USAA
  • Randolph Brooks Credit Union

Real Estate

  • Fieldstone Homes
  • Cibolo Canyons/JW Marriot Corps
  • Shavano Development
  • Hill Country Hyatt, San Antonio
  • Hyatt Downtown, San Antonio
  • Westin Hotel, San Antonio
  • Hotel Contessa, Riverwalk, San Antonio
  • Havana Inn, San Antonio


  • Piranha Killer Sushi, San Antonio
  • Aldo's Restaurant, San Antonio
  • On the Border, Texas
  • Little Caesar's Pizza, Texas
  • Groomers Seafood, San Antonio
  • Nature Sweet, San Antonio

Minority Marketing

  • Presidential Election 2000, RNC - National
  • UETA Duty Free Stores
  • Texas Lottery, Hispanic Radio
  • Public Utility Commission,
    Hispanic, Black, Asian for Texas


  • Trinity University
  • Wayland Baptist University
  • San Antonio Our Lady of the Lake University
  • San Antonio ISD


  • Eva's Heroes
  • American Heart Association
  • San Antonio United Way of Texas
  • Texas Foundation of Hope, San Antonio
  • Legal Aid of North Texas

The Arts

  • The Arts Fund, San Antonio
  • McNay Art Museum
  • The Majestic Theater
  • The Empire Theatre
  • The Magik Theater


  • Mejak Boats
  • ArmorTex
  • ResTex Composites
  • Gray Line Star Shuttle
  • The Dallas Market Center
  • The Psychological Corporation

Our Clients

We’ve been honored to work with some incredible clients over the years, and we’re proud of every single one of them.

You didn't hear it from us...

"During the ten years I worked for Gunn Automotive, we used several different media buyers. Sandra Richards was by far the best. There was always an underlying strategy for how she approached media planning. Sandra is also a sharp negotiator."

Chris Karcher
Vice President - Consumer Strategy TAVHealth

"I am very pleased to recommend 1797 Creative for any advertising needs you may have. I have enjoyed having 1797 Creative as my advertising agency of record since December 2014. They are very professional and their work is outstanding."

Robbie Blaschke
GSM - Wilkinson Chevorlet

"I have worked with the personnel at 1797 Creative over the past five years on projects for several companies that I am affiliated with. 1797 Creative has shown to be a great asset when it comes to advertising, marketing and media. I highly reccommend 1797 Creative."

Javier Trevino
Senior Vice President - Tetco Inc.

"I worked with other marketing agencies in the past and 1797 Creative is more knowledgeable and provided a custom plan to fit my business model. Their expertise in advertising has increased my sales 100% overall since 2013. I highly recommend them as your marketing firm if you want to be successful."

Curtis Cantwell
Owner - Cantwell Mattress Company

"1797 Creative has been Jennings Anderson Ford dealership's public relations and advertising consultants for over ten years. They have also handled our media planning and placement for the past three years. I recommend the staff at 1797 Creative because of how creative they are in all facets of advertising."

Scott T. Wilson
Owner - Jennings Anderson Ford

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