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4 Steps in Creating a Brand

  Now, I am sure every brand designer has different steps they take in creating a brand but I can guarantee that 99% will look something like my 4 Steps in creating a brand!  If you are still a little unsure of what a brand

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Where and how do you start building a brand?

Where and how do you start building a brand? So you have a business idea but you are not sure where or how to start building a brand? First off, let’s get clear on what a brand is! Give this article a read. And of

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What is brand design?

What is brand design? What is it compared to a logo and why do you need it? Now 9 times out of 10 when clients come to us looking for a logo design, after a brief discussion we realize they need a brand design, not

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How long does it take to design a logo?

If you are in the market for a logo you might be wondering how long it takes to design a logo. To be honest this is going to be a broad answer but I am going to do my best to break it down for

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Thinking of brand as a person by Stellen Design Branding Agency in Los Angeles CA

Is Your Logo Design Your Brand?

Is your logo design your brand? No. As much as we think a logo is your brand it’s actually just a small part of your brand. As a branding agency we get a lot of inquiries for logo design, and while we love designing logos

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How Much Should A Logo Cost

Wondering how much should a logo cost? Your logo is your identity. It’s the first thing a potential customer sees, and the thing with which they’ll associate your business. It’s critical to get it right – to have it be truly representative of you and

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How You Know it’s Time to Rebrand Your Business

Branding is a process. Developing a brand identity takes time and care. It should clearly communicate your business’s values, and it should be easy to recognize and remember. Growing and nurturing that connection with your target market takes patience, perseverance and authentic connection. So how

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Why Color Mode Matters in Design: RGB vs CMYK

RGB vs CMYK and why color mode matters in design. You’ve carefully selected your brand colors, designed your logo, and are now ready to introduce your brand to the world, but you likely haven’t considered that in order to keep it consistent, you will need

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What to Expect When Working with a Graphic Designer

I have been working as a freelance graphic designer for over four years now, but I recently realized that many people have never worked with a graphic designer and don’t know what to expect from the process. If you’re one of these folks, learning about

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Carolina Vangilder of Stellen Design Branding Agency in Los Angeles CA
Carolina Van Gilder
Project manager / Assistant
The coordinator, facilitator and scheduler for all Stellen Design projects. She communicates with clients about everything from contracts and payments to design edits and revisions. She helps keep the logistics on point so Stellen Design can live up to their reputation.
Réka Juhász (ray-ka u-has)
Contract Designer

Réka is a Hungarian-born, American-trained award-winning brand designer with over 12 years of graphic design experience. She loves to incorporate hand lettering, tactile elements, or letterpress into her work. She believes inspiration is all around us and that making brands look good is a worthy pursuit in life.

Jordis Smalls of Stellen Design Branding Agency in Los Angeles CA
Jordis Small
Creative Director
Jordis is a big believer in continued education. She makes it a point to attend at least four workshops or conferences a year to keep her skill improving. She is also a big advocate for “creative play” and loves to spend her spare time trying new things and learning new techniques.