Who We Are

Our Values

QUALITY

We believe in providing high-quality design and personal service to clients who see design as integral to their growth.

PASSION

Everyday we feel lucky that we get to spend our time desigining. Nothing fires us up more than an equally passionate brand.

CREATIVITY

We relish creativity as a force throughout a business. We see it as being about imagining a better solution and trying to build it.
 

COMMUNICATION

We thrive in low-drama, high-communication environments and believe deeply in collaboration.

RELATIONSHIPS

We relish long-term relationships and that building a strong business is a marathon, not a sprint.

BALANCE

In a field famous for burnout, we believe balance not only makes us happier people but better designers.

Sound like a good fit for your business?


Meet The Team

larissa.png

Larissa Pickens
Owner and Creative Director
 

With over fifteen years of design experience working with clients such as Conde Nast, Estee Lauder and Calvin Klein, Larissa set out with the dream to build a design studio of top-notch talent focused on beauty and lifestyle brands. 

She earned her MFA in Design and Technology from Parsons School of Design and can be spotted around the web at Huffington Post, Fast Company, Web Agency Podcast, Pick the Brain and more.


Ashley
Graphic Designer

Ashley is a graduate of SUNY New Platz and earned her design stripes working with clients such as Daily Candy and Calvin Klein. She loves beautiful typography, clean lines and organic farming. 

Carolina
Project Manager

Carolina is our cool-headed project manager who keeps us on-schedule and organized. A graduate of Hunter College, she is the 


Chuck
Chief Buoyancy Officer

Chuck has worked in the communications industry for over 20 years spanning the creative, technical and business sides. He's been a writer, editor, photographer, designer, content strategist and operations manager. He ran the production and operations of Sierra Magazine for nine years.

Kaela
UI Design and Illustration

With sixteen years of experience, Erin loves turning complex business and user requirements into simple and elegant interfaces using her passion for UX design and user research. Before joining us, her experience included UnderAmour, Ghiradelli, Kaiser Permanente and Odwalla. 


Sound like a good fit for your business?


Guide to our Process


Member of

Want to Join Us?

If you are a designer or potential partner, we’re always looking to build a great team — tell us what you love to do!