Small team? We will help with the big thinking. It’s like having a Creative Director on staff to advise, mentor young talent and offer fresh eyes to your problems—without having to wait for some guy with a neck beard and beanie to show up late to meetings.
Honestly, we don’t have a lot of time for BS either. Executing against your strategy is all about details. We will see it through, to every customer touchpoint; social, retail, cog, packaging, advertising, stupid t-shirts. Let’s jump on a call, make a plan, grow your business and get on with our lives.
Even the tightest brand needs to show some expression. Custom illustration can dial that up and down. Illustration can be added to your overall brand strategy, or on a commission basis.
Custom lettering and expressive script to support your brand story.
Fighting the good fight in brick and mortar retail? Sometimes adding someone with brand perspective to the team can really create differentiation. Vocal has experience in retail design, from VM strategy to messaging campaigns to bringing the brand story to life in permanent display.
Pop off the shelf, and keep telling the story at home.
A collection of some of the logos Vocal has worked on for various clients.
Branding design, consultation and social media package design for Soul Training, a Yoga & Fitness Training based in Cornwall, UK.
Art direction for Pleasant Beach Village website.
Food photography by Joe Holdsworth.
DCGONE is a large format, fulfillment, envelope and print house that has been around for 50+ years. Vocal recently took an an experience / interior design project at the new DCGONE headquarters in south Seattle. An enormous modern building, the interior needed a soul- and partnered with their internal studio, we came up with an overall concept of stunning executions that work as both pieces of art and examples of the impressive in-house capabilities that the DCGONE team has.
Via Rosa 11 is an insanely popular and beautiful Italian shop and kitchen in Rolling Bay, on Bainbridge Island. One of Vocal's longest standing clients, we continue to work together as we try and keep the brand moving as fast as the business does. Go for the wood-fired pizza and fresh gnocchi, pick up imported wine, gaze at the incredible custom tile, and soak up the old-world feel of Pino greeting everyone who enters.
Blackmouth Design is a local (Bainbridge Island) design/build shop started by a corporate ex-pat retail designer. We work together on projects from time to time on clients large and small, from big sports brands in PDX to the Bainbridge Island Outfitters + Depot shop in Lynwood Center.
Eagle Harbor Wine Co. is a local winery with whom Vocal is working on a continuous branding and packaging project. Stay tuned for updates!
In 2005 as a sub to a signage architect, I worked on the re-brand and way finding for the City of Bremerton as part of a larger master plan for the downtown core. From new logo to conference center signage to typeface/powdercoat selection for street signs, it was great experience working on a civic project.
This work was done when Kelsey was in-house Creative Manager and Designer for the Washington Athletic Club. She handled all creative projects from concept to production including illustration, photoshoots, website redesign and concept presentations.