Our purpose is to transform your ideas into beautiful designs that make an impact visually, as well as an impact on the community.

– Kate Rappé, Owner, CMYKate Designs


CMYKate Designs transforms your ideas into a beautiful impactful designs. Each project is a labor of love and with a goal to be unique, functional and stay within budget. Specializing in design for print, check out the portfolio of work that spans the past 21 years.


A good portion of CMYKate Designs projects are designed for the web. Often projects for the web go hand in hand with ones being designed for print. The main priority to ensure that the company brand looks flawless and professional regardless of the device being used.


CMYKate Designs can help source printing for each project based on budget & timing. Some clients also need help with managing schedules and juggling teams, which CMYKate Designs is happy to help with to keep each project on track.

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Kate Rappé

Kate Rappé

Creative Director

After attending SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) many years ago, Kate landed in Seattle and gained experience in the design world working at an ad agency, design firm and marketing company before starting her own freelance design company in 1997. For the past 20+ years, clients have ranged from large pharmaceutical  companies to small startup businesses. Regardeless of size, the goal is always transform your ideas into beautiful and functional designs.
Ellie May

Ellie May

CTD (chief top dog)

Introducing “Ellie” the Cavapoo. Ellie joined the team July 23, 2019. Her super powers include but are not limited to:

  • Finding snails in the garden
  • Sifting through clean laundry for dryer sheets
  • Serving as the master of distraction during critical creative deadlines

She graduated from puppy kindergarten and majors in power napping.

years in business

jobs in 2018

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