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I create strategic non-boring bold effective stunning brands & websites

For ambitious and creative small businesses

When it’s time to ramp things up, you don’t just need a pretty new brand and website to get where you’re headed. You need a stand-out online presence and to give your clients an experience they won’t forget in a hurry.

I go way beyond just the visuals of branding. Taking what makes your people tick and what makes your business unique we weave it all together to bring your identity to life, so that you can grow and thrive.

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Here’s the thing…

The internet is a crowded place. It’s time to create a memorable online identity.

Because if it’s not immediately clear who you are, what you do and how you do it differently to the rest, we have a problem.

It takes your website visitors just 2.6 seconds to form their first impression and decide to stay or to leave, to work with you… or not. I’ll make it count.

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Here’s how it works…

Why branding is more than just a logo

Start with the strategy

We’ll get crystal clear on who you want to attract, what makes them tick and how we can speak directly to them. Behind every visually beautiful brand and website is a focused plan on how we can best reach your business goals and make sure you thrive.

Design with purpose

Next we’ll create the visual aspects of your branding and website which will be fed by the strategy we have come up with. Through this process we’ll continue to refer back to your business goals and keep everything aligned with who you want to serve.

Build to attract & convert

We’ll build out your brand and website to connect your business to your customers and give them an unforgettable experience. I won’t leave you hanging though. Once it’s out there it’s just the beginning. I’ll continue to guide you and get your website found and flourishing.

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Abstract Events


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Claire Owen Cakes


"Expert guidance."

“Katie genuinely took the time to understand what I wanted to achieve and guided me on how to achieve this. Everything turned out better than I hoped. It was visually beautiful and Katie really helped me nail the content. I love the way she took what I was trying to say and made it clearer for my audience and how it worked alongside everything on the website”.

– Nicola Edjourian, Abstract Events

"Renewed confidence in my business."

“I think Katie is a magic combination of being able to provide creative design and functionality – she is great at guiding a totally non-website-understanding human like me through the process and also really helped me understand why to do things in the way we did”.

– Claire owen, Claire owen cAKES

"Very thorough process."

The process of working with Katie was fabulous. From the get go she was on hand with any questions I had, which were very few because she was so thorough. She led me through the process in such a seamless way, giving me just enough information for the stage I was in, that the whole thing felt so easy and not overwhelming at all.


Meet the Founder

Designer & Director of Studio Lago Design

Propelling brands forward to become unforgettable and designing websites to attract and convert, I’m geared towards helping ambitious, purpose driven businesses like yours succeed in an online world.

Building bold online presences is my thing and I’m all about providing creative solutions to problems. Every business deserves to shine bright and be unforgettable. Yours included.

I’ll help you get online and get noticed so you can grow your business and get back the time you need to do the things you actually want to do.

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I won’t leave you hanging…

A website is never finished and a business always grows. Websites are hungry, living beasts and all the best ones need care and attention after launch. The great news is I won’t just disappear and wish you luck sussing out how to take on your website yourself.

As part of my mission to reduce any tech overwhelm that could come your way, I empower you to take as much or as little charge of your website as you want.

I’ll have your back going forward after your project ends with our website maintenance plans. If the idea of updating and maintaining your own WordPress website month on month makes you want to jump ship, I’ll do it all for you.

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