If at first you don’t succeed… try, try again.

If at first you don’t succeed… try, try again.

Posted by on Oct 3, 2016 in Logos, packaging, Web

I’ve been working with skincare guru Diane with SolSea for quite awhile to rebrand her company and skincare product line made from seaweed. She has a farm here in the Northwest and makes everything local. We had a simple plan to redesign the logo and some of the graphics in a effort to launch a […]

A re-design for WSAE & some new online tools to get the job done

A re-design for WSAE & some new online tools to get the job done

Posted by on Sep 23, 2016 in marketing, Print, Web

It’s been fun partnering with Red Barn Communications on a new branded look for WSAE (Washington Society of Association Executives). They had a logo and brand colors established but were looking to get some new tradeshow and publication materials redesigned. Everything from coffee mugs and tradeshow banners and namebadges to a new eNewsletter and 40 page […]

Building a Rewards Email Program for Rubi Micro Café

Building a Rewards Email Program for Rubi Micro Café

Posted by on Nov 17, 2015 in email, marketing, Web | No Comments

I was asked to help build and grow a rewards program for Rubi Micro Café. Our initial focus would be with existing customers in the Northwest where the Rubi Kiosks had collected over 20,000 names in a datebase. Using Mailchimp, I put together a program that filtered the stores and states we wanted to focus […]

Sunset Hill Web & Consulting – how this small start-up brand was developed

Sunset Hill Web & Consulting – how this small start-up brand was developed

Posted by on Mar 22, 2015 in Logos, Print, Web | No Comments

I’m always thrilled when a friend comes to me and says “I’m starting a company – will you design my logo?” Joel Niemeyer, longtime IT guy, friend and Ballard resident decided it was time to try something new in his life, so he’s taken his high tech expertise and putting it to good work for the […]

Marketing a small startup company: A Leg Up – Minnesota

Marketing a small startup company: A Leg Up – Minnesota

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Print, Web | No Comments

You don’t need a lot of materials to start a company, but you do need a few critical things – a business card, website and a few things to hand out to potential customers. When the owner of A Leg Up Minnsota contacted me, she was doing it all herself. More than a designer, she […]

Haider Construction Renews Brand

Haider Construction Renews Brand

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015 in Logos, Print, Web | No Comments

I really enjoy working with Haider Construction – a local company located in Mountlake Terrace. It started with a review of their brand and developement of brand guidelines and new website (haiderconstruction.com). After we completed these steps, I helped them with job site signs, and print materials including business cards, stationery. The toughest part of […]

Indesign Conference Event Materials

Indesign Conference Event Materials

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Event, Print, Web | No Comments

It’s always a bit strange when people in the design industry hire me to do design work. It can feel like a few too many cooks in the kitchen, but in the case of working with CPN (Creative Publishing Network), I have had fun designing a number of logos and other marketing projects for the […]

Business Newsletter for MPI

Business Newsletter for MPI

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Print, Web | No Comments

Meeting Professionals International (MPI) hired me to redesign their quarterly newsletter. Even though the paper forms of many newsletters have gone away, this online version reads just like a magazine and provides links throughout making it very user friendly.

New Brand for Red Barn Communications

New Brand for Red Barn Communications

Posted by on Aug 14, 2014 in Logos, Print, Web | No Comments

I recently had a lot of fun completing an identity project for Brit Kramer, owner of Red Barn Communications. We’re off and running with a logo and wordpress website. One of my favorite types of jobs is working with small business owners through the process of creating a brand that they love! If you need […]

Simple Clean Website Brand = Effective Marketing Plan

Simple Clean Website Brand = Effective Marketing Plan

Posted by on Jul 29, 2014 in Event, Print, Web | No Comments

I have been working with a client for over a year to come up with a fresh new website. She was reinventing her company and wanted something simple and clean but unique and personalized. It took us several attempts at concepts because “simple” is sometimes the hardest thing to achieve, but I think we did […]