We are a passionate team of designers, writers and thinkers. We curate beautiful, smart and meaningful strategies and design solutions that champion your brand.
Our work's DNA combines a respect for history paired with bold expressions of the new.
We start every relationship by listening to our clients- we understand their needs and we solve their problems. Whether the project involves brand development, a new logo, signage, or a website our approach is to intuitively integrate these different disciplines into curated, thoughtful, visual strategies and storytelling experiences.
For over eight years we have been conceptualizing and producing creative, smart and engaging strategies and designs solutions for a variety of clients in both the private and public sectors. We believe that great work comes from building great relationships. We work one on one with our clients and collaborate with them every step of the way.
Who we are
Founder : Creative Director
David was born in the Denver and graduated from Colorado State University in 1990. He holds a bachelor's degree in graphic design with a minor in marketing and art history.
The essence of his work lies in a commitment to developing great stories. His designs draw strength from the simplicity of form and the use of aesthetics as a source of structural enhancement, rather than embellishment – marrying typography and fine art to create unique and memorable award winning designs.
Founder, Elevate Photography
McCory James is blessed to get to do what he loves for a living. Since 2003, he has been sharing his passion for photography with the business community. Beyond being an accomplished photographer, McCory also considers himself a mentor and entrepreneur. McCory has photographed for dozens of business clients in Colorado and beyond. His relentless pursuit of perfection guarantee that the images you receive will exceed your expectations.
Founder, Relevant Lab
With over 17 years of Marketing, PR and Advertising experience, Conor has amassed a wide-angle perspective to the art and science of communication. He has a unique ability to quickly identify a company’s true identity and positioning opportunity, craft distinctive communication messages, and develop sound strategies to deliver those messages to the public effectively.
VP of Design & Strategy, Woodridge Software
Scott Holdeman has over 15 years experience in application design for companies including Yahoo! and McKesson/RelayHealth. His skill set encompasses user experience, interaction, and graphic/visual design. He’s experienced in user research, user testing, usability, project taxonomy and information architecture. He is our lead for creating wireframes, storyboards, prototypes and design comps/mock-ups.
Gary Andrew Poole
Gary Poole has contributed to the world’s best journalism outlets, including long form and deadline journalism. He has written for the New York Times, TIME Magazine, The Atlantic, Esquire, and others, and he is the author of two critically acclaimed books. As a storytelling consultant, Poole has represented brands that are purpose-driven to inspire action and garner widespread attention. Along with story consulting work on films, he has helped individuals and companies generate quality editorial coverage, speeches, presentations and (to date) generate more than $50M in investment capital.
Partner, Werner Communiction
Jens Wener is an experienced communications professional whose accomplishments include success in communication campaigns; local elections and issues campaigns; crisis communications; monitoring and shaping public policy and community relations for developers, metro districts, real estate companies and trade organizations. He designs and implements complex integrated programs to launch and promote destinations and properties across the U.S. and Canada.