My studio name came after I realized that my original choice was
also incredibly popular and I’d never stand out (it something
involving the word Dragonfly, as I, my friends and some family have a
’thing’ for them).
What I eventually came up with was much different, it was one of
those things that “just came to me” one day. It’s called MonkeyBird
Studio., and it’s a play off of something my brother and I used to
insult each other with - well, we’d actually torment my mother who
hated hearing us say it.
Don’t ask me why or how it came to me like that, I can’t even dream
a reason up.
I have a very personal attachment to it, hearkening back to days of
mischievous children at play, and even of family. For the outside
world, it’s just a cute name that’s different, I hope. I honestly
don’t know how people ‘take’ it; though that’s often an important
topic of research in naming a business I preferred to go with my gut.
There are a lot of tricks out there in google-land on coming up with
a general name, cute or professional sounding, even memorable. But it
comes down to what you’d like to see yourself called day in and day
out, have on business cards, etc, and also say, repeat, and write
The insult was “monkey butt” for those curious.