A strong brand is more than just a sum of its parts.


It's your story and is in the heart of what you do, and why you do it.

We get involved in the big picture vision and heart of your business. We partner with you to make sure your visual story is cohesive and consistent on all of your communication materials... from a small piece like a business card, to 3-d packaging, to a grand scale of signage, to an interactive website.



The Studio

Since launching our studio in 2004, we have been partnering with our clients to translate their ideas into concrete visions, through smart and thoughtful design solutions. We take pride in communicating their brand story beyond the logo, developing it across a variety of design pieces, including print, package design, and web design.

We work with a talented pool of photographers, illustrators, expert printers and web developers who contribute to our project successes along the way.

With our expertise, experience and guidance, we make sure the creative process is smooth and enjoyable and that the end result is something you're proud to stand behind.

Sheila Buchanan Coughlan
Creative Director

Sheila has been a graphic designer for 18+ years, and has designed everything from logos to packaging and websites. She's worked with companies like Rustic Canyon Restaurant Group, Peet’s Coffee, Paddywax and SmartyPants Vitamins (and an array of creative businesses in between). She has a decade of design experience in the restaurant industry.

Sheila has a BFA in Graphic Design from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco. In 2008, she spent the summer freelancing (and sharpening her skills) for a graphic design studio in Zurich, Switzerland (home of Helvetica).


We love our clients.

Art + Design
Front Porch Studio Nantucket
Lori Backen Interiors
Philippe Halsman Archive
Roughan Interior Design
The Plant Provocateur

Fashion + Retail
Daryl K
Dita Eyewear
G. Albert Men's Groomers
Heroine Boutique
Little Vida
Mill Valley Baby & Kids Co.
Olivina Napa Valley
Sanctuary Clothing


Food + Restaurants
Bacar SF
Eos Restaurant
E&O Asian Kitchen
Fig & Magpie
Flatiron Bagels
French Blue
Hawks Provisions + Public House
Huckleberry Cafe
JAX Winery
Milo & Olive
Nolaluna Cirque Supper Club
Oakville Grocery Co.
Peet's Coffee & Tea
Poco Dolce
Raison D'etre Bakery
Restaurant Delfina
Rustic Canyon Wine Bar
Tallula's Restaurant
The Spice Table
Simplethings Restaurant
Sweet Rose Creamery
S'more Bakery

2S Films
(Hilary Swank)
Belle Pictures
Dani Vox
Handsome Charlie Films
(Natalie Portman)
Taggart Productions

Health + Fitness
Always on Purpose
Burn 60 • Brentwood
Fabrizio Physical Therapy
Jason Crandell Yoga Method
Smarty Pants Vitamins

Dial Records
Folding Cassettes
Sic Alps

What they say...

"We're getting all kinds of great feedback on the website: positive, appreciative, and enthusiastic! The website is looking absolutely terrific and very polished. Many heartfelt thanks from all of us for the superb job and for your amazing patience and responsiveness."

– Steve Bello & Irene Halsman, philippehalsman.com, New York, NY - VIEW PROJECT