resources and friends of alchemy + aim: designers

Shauna Haider

We Are Branch

https://wearebranch.com

I’m Shauna, the founder and creative director of Branch, a boutique graphic design studio based in Palm Springs. We specialize in strategy, branding and web design and partner with small businesses doing good in the world who are willing to step up and push the envelope. They dare to be different and aren’t afraid to take risks, fully owning their magic while encouraging others to do the same.

Rebecca Pollock

Rebecca Pollock Design

http://rebeccapollock.com

Rebecca is a Brooklyn-based graphic designer with over a decade of experience working with small businesses, non profits and individuals who want to contribute positively to culture and the planet. She works with clients to create visual brand identities and websites that are clean and flexible but with a strong sense of personality. She is passionate about typography, food, cycling and living well.

Kassia Binkowski

One K Creative

https://onekcreative.com/

We’re a creative agency with deep nonprofit experience. Our team of designers, filmmakers, and photographers deliver brand strategy and content solutions to social impact organizations. Because we know that you’ve got lives to change, awareness to raise, causes to advocate for. We can create every asset you need to make that happen.

Xanthe & Frank

Oh Sierra

http://www.ohsierra.ca/

Xanthe and Frank are creative communication specialists, hospitality hosts, and catalysts for possibility. Together they shape brands that help their communities – and their founders – explore, savour, and enjoy life. As full-time creatives and part-time digital nomads, we have a unique way of approaching and experiencing the world. This perspective allows them to see you and your business in the context of a global market, while nurturing their own community allows them to immerse themselves in the nuances of online communication as a tool for enduring connection. Through messaging, marketing, website design, and content creation, Oh Sierra develops solutions that attract aligned opportunity, loyal community, and a culture of work + play. Whether your goal is to build an empire or sustain an inspired life, we help you navigate bold business decisions, strategize your vision for the long-haul, and create a powerful foundation from which all possibility can thrive.

Zsofi Koller

Lilt Creative

https://liltcreative.co/

Zsofi works closely with visionary business owners to create beautiful, custom-designed brands and sites that highlight what is special about their work.

Rachel Dunham

Brand Therapy

http://yourbrandtherapy.com

We believe that women entrepreneurs are changing the world through their stories, their passions, their bravery, and through their brands. At Brand Therapy, we are dedicated to supporting these change-agents by providing them the [visual] confidence to communicate their message in a bigger, more beautiful way. We are brand creators and self-confidence boosters. We believe that by revealing your unique style in your brand, you can connect with others on a deeper and more emotional level. And we are passionate about helping you build your self-confidence and self-love through visual expression.

Brooke Goren

Nari Creative

https://naricreative.com/

Nari Creative is a boutique design agency specializing in branding and website design for influencers, entrepreneurs, and e-commerce brands who are ready to elevate their aesthetic and take their business to the next level. After a career as an Art Director at an NYC-based advertising agency, Brooke decided to specialize her skill set by creating a design house that takes a personal, tailored approach by ensuring each client’s brand is an extension of who they are, creating a graphic design and website experience that is recognizable and distinctive. Beyond branding and websites, Nari also assists with everything from print + packaging design to digital + social media ads.

Melissa Perkins

Sweet Daddy Designs

https://www.sweetdaddydesigns.com/

Melissa works with brands that are looking to push the envelope. She creates smart design and branding solutions that are both authentic and innovative. Sweet Daddy Designs is a full-service creative branding and design studio that specializes in developing modern brands through bold design and innovative strategy. We value collaboration and creativity, encourage the curious and stand with the rebellious, and are not afraid to color outside the lines.

Jean & Calvin

Don't Be Jealous Studio

https://studiodbj.com/

Don’t Be Jealous Studio is a digital design studio who strives to create work that centers the distinct needs and voice of the clients they work with. They love to work with people who have a clear vision of who they want to be and the impact they want to make, but just aren’t sure how what that looks like. Through their collaborative process, they check in often to prioritize understanding their clients to discover their brand and visual language. They have worked with The Origin Company, ACLU of Southern California, The Atelier at Gaia, Harper Collins’ digital community Epic Reads, and many other influencers and organizations.

Jessica Comingore

Marbury

https://marbury.co/

Marbury is the creative studio of Jessica Comingore, specializing in branding and identity design for established and emerging lifestyle brands worldwide. Jessica partners closely with each of her studio’s clients to meticulously craft and up-level their brands across all touch points, from print, to packaging, to web. Jessica’s refined eye and detail-oriented sensibility has been sought out by many notable clients over the past decade, including Cuyana, Jenni Kayne, Janessa Leoné and Amber Interiors, to name a few. Based between Portland and Los Angeles, Marbury expands to include a team of trusted creative partners tailored to the needs of each project.

Verô Souza

Verô Souza

http://verobranding.com

Verô is a purposeful brand designer who helps health and wellness brands make an even bigger impact through intentional visual branding and design.

Tony Howell

Tony Howell & Co.

https://TonyHowell.co

Tony Howell & Co. teaches the artist how to become a healthy CEO. Clients and students include Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, Olivier, and Tony award-winners as well as fresh talent across all mediums. We believe artists are Changemakers and aim to empower them to use their gifts to change the world. In addition to 24/7 free content and scholarships to online programs, we donate a percentage of all course sales to the Broadway Advocacy Coalition, Broadway for Racial Justice, and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, and 100% of all book sales to the ACLU.

Amber Seagraves

Amber Seagraves + Co

https://amberseagraves.com/

A creative director, brand strategist and visionary thinker with expert experience designing at iconic companies such as J.Crew, Ralph Lauren and Guess Jeans. Amber Seagraves, is a designer with a consistent brand and heritage aesthetic that also remains modern and current. Amber Seagraves + Co is a Los Angeles based studio focused on elevated and cohesive design.  We provide all phases of branding, website design and digital marketing with a holistic approach to re-imagine and design brands so they can shine even brighter.

Rachel Pesso

Rachel Pesso

http://rachelpesso.com

Rachel helps people share their vision and make an impact through branding, website design, and user experience. Her speciality is live collaboration, so you can see your idea start to talk form while you’re on a call with her. She loves working on design projects that move people & inspire change in this world. Rachel is here to help people who are passionate about creating change, or bringing awareness to a cause, and it all starts with your brand.

Emily & Wheeler

Latitude Studio

https://www.madebylatitude.com/

Latitude Studio is a boutique creative studio specializing in branding, design, and photography. We’re a powerhouse team of two here to work with you through every stage of growth in your business. From brand strategy and visual identity to content creation and website design, when we work together you’ll walk away with an up-leveled brand and platform that gives you the confidence to share your vision with the world.

Emily Chen

emcstudiodesigns

http://emcstudioco.com

Emily Chen is a designer & creative director passionate about supporting creative, food and purpose-driven brands. Emily has collaborated with empowering, design-driven brands like Ellevest, Girls Who Code, Summit Series, The Riddler Champagne Bar, Gem&Bolt Mezcal, Charity:Water, Future of Women, and Kaur.Space. Prior to starting her creative studio, Emily worked in Marketing & Operations at high-growth start-ups Squarespace and Donorschoose.org. Her strengths lie in creating beautiful, strategic designs that stem from a well-researched and intuitive knowledge of each organization’s market opportunity, unique differentiators, and creative vision.

Kathleen Shannon

Braid Creative

http://braidcreative.com

Braid Creative does branding and business visioning for creative entrepreneurs. It starts with a deep dive into where you’ve been, where you are, and where you’re going and ends with a brand identity, positioning, and copy that helps you attract your dream customer.

Additional Design Phillip DeVita