Studio

A
Casual
Design
Studio

Born in 2004

We are a full-service creative agency with offices in Seattle and Portland. A dedicated team of designers, strategists, developers and account specialists, we create highly-crafted brand experiences that clarify purpose, encourage action, and inspire brand loyalty. We’d love to get to know you and help tell your story. 

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We Believe

STYLE
IS A
SIMPLE
WAY
OF
SAYING
COMPLEX
THINGS
—JEAN
COCTEAU

Style is Not a 4-letter Word

In our experience, the brands that are the most magnetic are those which project distinct, memorable and charismatic personalities. These brands place equal emphasis on what they say and how they say it. Some design purists might say that style is merely artificial decoration that should be avoided in favor of logic—“form follows function” and all that. Don’t get us wrong, we’re not proponents of style for its own sake, or as ornament applied after an idea has already been defined. Rather, we employ style as an integral and strategic component of our brand-development process. At its best, style can be that magical something about a company or product that pulls people in and transcends the logical. So, to us, style is not a 4-letter word. On the contrary, we embrace it, harnessing its power to cut through the clutter. And besides, style has five letters.

OUR
CLIENTS
&
INDUSTRIES

— Consumer Goods

Grayl
Julep
Seven
Starbucks
Talking Rain
Trident Seafoods
Two Mountain Winery

— Technology

Amazon
Apptio
Bluetooth
Microsoft
Onvia
TASER
T–Mobile
Tektronix

— Education & Nonprofits

AIGA
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Fulcrum Foundation
Northwest Children’s Fund
Seattle University
The Northwest School
Treehouse
University of Washington

— Real Estate & Development

8th + Republican
Anthem
Pike Motorworks
Sunset Electric
Unico
Venn
Vulcan

— Retail & Restaurant

Compass Group  
Homegrown
Matador
Nordstrom
Oiselle
Rhein Haus  
University Village 

— Professional Services

Colliers International
F5
Mithun
Parametric
Revel
Russell Investments 
Symetra 
TEAGUE

— Biotech & Healthcare 

Hartmann
Juno Therapeutics
Physio Control
Seattle Children’s Hospital
Smith & Nephew
Swedish

MEET
OUR
TALENTED
TEAM

  • Photo of Mallory Close

    Mallory Close
    Designer

  • Turnstyle's Steve Watson looks like Terrence Howard

    Steve Watson
    Principal / Creative Director

  • Photo of Jason Gomez

    Jason Gómez
    Associate Creative Director

  • Photo of Regina Baerwalde

    Regina Baerwalde
    Senior Designer

  • That Nick Katarow is one good looking dude.

    Nick Katarow
    Senior Web Developer

  • Photo of Robert Bennett

    Robert Bennett
    Senior Designer

  • Matt Diefenbach loves Roast Beef sandwiches

    Matt Diefenbach
    Principal / Business Director

  • Photo of Ben Graham

    Ben Graham
    Principal / Creative Director

  • Photo of Kyle Gabouer

    Kyle Gabouer
    Digital Design Director

  • Photo of Stephanie Cooke

    Stephanie Cooke
    Client Relations Director

  • Photo of Garret Steider

    Garret Steider
    Designer

  • Photo of Dani Johnson

    Dani Johnson
    Operations & Finance Manager

  • Photo of Abbey Baker

    Abbey Baker
    Account Manager

  • Photo of Helen Kong

    Helen Kong
    Account Manager

Featured
Press
&
Awards

11/2016 — Asia-Pacific Design No. 12

08/2016 — IdN Magazine v23n2

12/2015 — PRINT Regional Design Annual

09/2015 — Communication Arts Design Annual 2015

01/2015 — TDC's Typography 35

11/2014 — PRINT Regional Design Annual

05/2014 — Communication Arts Feature Article

07/2012 — Coupe International Design + Image Award

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