About Us

Working with creatives doesn't have to be painful.

Seriously. We promise.

We realized very early on that many business owners and marketing managers share the same battle wounds—the scars of working with agencies and designers who just don’t get it.

Even now, we hear similar stories of wasted time, wasted money, and very little return on marketing investments. Phrases like, “I had to spend all my time babysitting the project,” and “they just couldn’t deal with critical feedback,” and “after 5 rounds of revisions, I just decided to give up” … are all too common.

But here’s some great news—It doesn’t have to be that way!

We offer the branding and design expertise you need, without the stress and frustration of working with traditional artists. Every creative decision is guided by what’s best for your business goals, your target audience, your brand—individually. No cookie cutter solutions. No “art for art’s sake” approach. And no drama.

Marketing and design consulting

We Believe …

  • Budgets matter.
  • Advertising should generate concrete, trackable results.
  • Great design is important—but not without killer messaging to support it.
  • Deadlines are real—not an optional annoyance that can be ignored.
  • Constructive feedback is helpful, and often leads to the best possible design solution.
  • Listening first and asking the right questions early on eliminates future frustration down the road.

Are you ready to make a change?

Let us revitalize your …

Print Design

Creative strategy, Direct mail, Branding, Marketing materials, Magazines, Brochures, Packaging, Large format graphics

Web Design

Website design, User interface design and experience, e-Commerce design, Web design systems, Usability and accessibility consulting, Website development


Logo design, Infographics, Corporate mascot illustration, Cartoons, Caricatures, Custom icon sets for web and print

Our Team

Michele Kasl, Creative Director

Michele Kasl


Authentic “Type A”. Recovering perfectionist. Warm weather fanatic. Animal lover. Food separatist. Believer in the power of meditation. Energized by daily exercise. Shark Tank obsessed. Charmingly sarcastic. Driven by the support of family and friends.


Color:  Pantone 326 C
Dessert:  Anything cinnamon
Movies:  The Shawshank Redemption, WALL-E, Stepbrothers
Sport:  Basketball
Quote:  “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu

Andy Kasl, Lead Designer

Andy Kasl


Proud patriot. Cancer survivor. Passionate Cleveland (and Buckeyes) sports fan. Exercise is a must. Sun and warm weather addict. Talk radio, hair metal and movie score enthusiast. Fanatic for all things barbecued and smoked. Laughter is the best medicine.


Color:  Whichever Cleveland team is playing that day
Dessert:  Warm chocolate chip cookie
Movies:  Raiders of the Lost Ark, Empire Strikes Back, Comic book movies, Stepbrothers
Sport:  Football, Baseball, Basketball, Golf, Swimming
Quote:  “It’s the grind that sharpens the axe.” ~ Jocko Willink

Ready to get started?