New York, New York, Jan. 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- It’s no secret that in 2021 it’s going to be more difficult than ever for brands to stand out. With the emergence of new businesses every other day, there is a defining separator from those who cut through the noise and those who don’t; world-class design. Having brilliantly designed web pages, brochures, logos, signs, and advertisements is often the key to your brand being the choice of the consumer, vs them going to the next company. According to Boost Media Agency, in order to stand out from the crowd, you need the help of an incredible graphic designer. Each with their own unique approach to their craft, here we present the 10 graphic designers to watch in 2021.
Kristy Hill (@pinkponycreative)
Kristy Hill is the mastermind behind Pink Pony Creative, a New Zealand-based branding and graphic design company that caters not only to start-ups but also more established organizations. With a Graphic Design and Animation degree under her belt, a passion for creating design that’s alive and interesting, and the power of the Internet, Kristy has been able to take on projects around the world.
The reason Kristy’s services stand out in such a saturated marketplace is her collaborative approach to branding projects. She approaches each new client with a number of designs based on considerable research and an understanding of the businesses mission and values. Kristy works with the client to decide on a design to proceed with and from then on, it’s all about collaboration to refine it and drive a branding outcome that perfectly supports the client’s business mission.
Kristy understands the power of branding and how important it is to success because she has unlocked that power for her own business. For this reason, she has been incredibly successful at helping organizations of all kinds unlock their full potential through flawless design and branding strategies. She has learned to grow her own business from the ground up and applies that invaluable knowledge to her services.
Danielle LaBonté ( @daniellelabontedesigns)
Having spent years researching art history before making a transition into the graphic design industry, Danielle LaBonté was able to gain an insight and understanding into all kinds of businesses. This enabled her to interpret, envision, and learn more in depth about her clients, thus creating designs that are inherent to the clients themselves and speaking to their ideal audience on a more detailed, intricate level. In 2016, she founded Danielle LaBonté Designs, where she also acts as creative director.
Specializing in branding design, Danielle LaBonté Designs’ mission is to take their client's story and business and execute a high-end design that represents the client in a positive, creative, and thought-provoking way. They focus on capturing the client’s story by getting to know the client in-depth, doing research, then providing the design work. Through creative storytelling and branding, they bring out the uniqueness and the ‘selling factor’ of the client and use this to help sell to the client’s ideal audience. Danielle has worked with international businesses and start-ups to help bring their imagination into reality. She designs with meaning and purpose and remains committed to providing an excellent experience by ensuring excellent communication with high-end results. She takes all the necessary steps and goes the extra mile to ensure her clients are satisfied.
A passionate and enthusiastic designer based in the busy city of Melbourne, Australia, Catia Cocca is a qualified graphic designer who spends her time creating authentic and innovative brands, thoughtful visual communication and custom artwork made to last a lifetime.
Catia specialises in minimalistic design, as she understands and empowers the beauty in simplicity. “The main idea of minimalist design is to say more by showing less. Minimalist design is clean, crisp and timeless. Unnecessary objects and flourishes are left on the drawing board. Only the absolutely necessary is included to get the message across” Catia explains.
Despite this, she does have a love for pushing boundaries - extending her creativity and finding precious insights to create world class design, working closely with her clients to create nothing short of magic. Catia prides herself on her commitment to building relationships with all of her clients, with a watchful eye throughout the whole design process to ensure the job is executed as perfectly and seamlessly as possible.
With world class design and client interaction that is second to none, Catia delivers her work to the highest of standards. If you’re looking for a designer to take your visuals and brand to the next level, Catia is your girl.
Meaghan Paulionis (@lovelysundaysco)
Meaghan Paulionis is an amazing entrepreneur who owns and manages two businesses and also does freelance work as a marketing manager. She found her passion in business but her career started in the corporate world. However, she soon realized her job wasn’t fulfilling her creative spirit. So, at the same time she worked at her corporate job, she founded the
Lovely Sundays Studio back in 2019. A year later, she quit her job and dedicated herself entirely to her project and also to freelancing and her e-commerce business.
Lovely Sundays is a graphic design and branding studio that brings clients’ vision to life through innovative and beautiful design. They offer all the graphic design services you need and more, because Meaghan wants this to be her clients’ only stop - and she accomplishes that by providing a complete service tailored to her clients’ needs.
However, she doesn’t stop there. In 2021, Meaghan will be launching her first digital magazine and mini-course to expand her services even more. At Lovely Sundays Studio, she works mostly with small businesses, entrepreneurs, and e-commerce businesses to help them grow by providing outstanding design. She understands how design can make or break a business, which is why she’s passionate about providing a service that will elevate her clients’ businesses.
Christine Lieu (@_clieu)
Christine Lieu is the expert behind CL Designs and the Brand Party Podcast, where she helps social impact businesses and nonprofits realize their vision and drive sales through branding, web design, and social content creation - with a brand-360 approach. Having earned her stripes in the fast-paced media world, and learned first-hand the challenges faced by start-ups, Christine wanted to provide lean and efficient design and branding services that would free businesses to push on with what they are best at.
As the host of the Brand Party Podcast, Christine delivers fun, honest, and straightforward advice. It has made Top 10: Canada Design and Apple Podcasts' acclaimed New + Noteworthy list in both the Art and Design categories. Christine was also a nominee for RBC'S Women of Influence Award and a Digital Publishing Award for her work on Maclean’s “Bulldog” Election Daily issue. She also covered nationally broadcasted events such as the Juno Awards and Canadian Music Week with CBC Music and helped the House of Anesi raise over $90K on their Kickstarter campaign.
Christine’s mission is to communicate with integrity and create a positive impact. Most designers only focus on aesthetic. Christine takes a more holistic approach at how to authentically connect in a comprehensive and integral way through branding internally, externally, and experientially. If you’re looking for a graphic designer to take your brand to the next level, Christine Lieu has the knowledge and breadth of experience to get you there.