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You don’t need a logo to be successful

Business

You don’t NEED a logo or visual identity to have a successful business. But before you toss your hands up in confusion, everything I’m about to say will not contradict what you’ve already learned.

Diana Lombard Interiors

Branding

I had the pleasure of working with Diana, an interior designer who started her own business Diana Lombard Interiors. She came to me in search of a new brand that was cohesive, professional, and would complement her beautiful interiors well. It was also important that whatever designs we came up with, that they would stand […]

Crossed Keys Estate

Branding

When Jessica of Crossed Keys Estate came to me, she was tired of the outdated logo that had been passed down along with the business. “We are fun and no bullshit but we run a really elegant and beautiful venue that caters to a laid-back feeling while still delivering on the traditional, pretty, and elegant […]

Hannah Hanline Photography

Branding

When Hannah of Hannah Hanline Photography reached out to me, I was first excited to meet a fellow Hannah, and second excited to be working with someone who was ready to ignite their online presence. There had been a lull in her photographer career, and she decided to come back full spring. Motivated and full […]

Lillie Duncan

Branding

The beautifully deep logo design for Lillie Duncan, a photographer and writer focused on faith and healing.

Branding for Catherine Cartie Calligraphy

Branding

It’s so fun working with fellow creatives, and calligraphers are no exception. Catherine came to me wanting a brand for her new venture. She had always dabbled in calligraphy and water colors but it was time for her hobby to become her career. After discussing her personal style, tastes and going through the process of […]

What to look out for when hiring a graphic designer

Featured

It’s a crazy world out there! Recently in the designer community we’ve been seeing case after case where artwork was STOLEN! Cue Sherlock! With the freedom of the internet comes the chance of things being stolen. It’s easy. It’s aggravating. And the last thing we want you to experience is being ripped off. So here […]

Do you need a LOGO or a BRAND

Branding

It’s important to know where your business stands when it comes to branding. A lot of business owners come to us wondering if they need a logo or a brand. They are not one in the same, although they do overlap. In this post we are going to be discussing the difference and how you […]

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