Getting noticed in the most cluttered marketplace in history. 


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Yadda, yadda, yadda. Heard it all before?

No marketing-speak here. Simply put, Blatant Branding is effective by design, not just design, GREAT design. (Hashtag - Purposeful.)


Image isn't easy, but do-a-b-l-e, with the right synergy. Let's hone it together.

While we thrive on creative challenge, we are people-centered first, sincere, and motivated to share success. Defined by our design-ability, we excel at defining you online and in print, then take it to the next level - future-cast a plan for measurable growth.

boldly beautiful.

Brand Character Illustrated: This image was hand-painted in studio for Artisan Edibles packaging.

Hand drawn rose pedal that was used in a packaging Artisan Edilbles

When launched in 1998, Google logged 10,000 searches per day.  Today, Google delivers over 3 billion queries a day. Will you be among them?


Be Notice–able.

No Cookie-Cutters here

 (even on food products)

Great design sells more, just ask Artisan Edibles.


Because bad design sucks.

Be Market-able

Startups and B Corps are among our clients, when you're doing something different, you just can't do the same-old, same-old.

BLATANT Branding

Because we live in the most cluttered marketplace in history



No Oops here, this is purposeful!

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Karen Hogg

Blatantly Boss Hogg

Community Cultivator.  Communicator. 

Likes:  Fleuvogs, anything blue, animals, martinis, pistachio ice cream, and underdogs.

Dislikes: Discrimination of any kind, couch potatoes, mosquitos, mushrooms, and when the roof leaks.

Specialties: Design. Billboards. Word-smithing. Social media. Growth-hacking. Typography. Analytics. SEO. Hackathons. WordPress. Big picture thinker.

Pet Peeve:  "It's good enough" - OUCH! Like fingernails on a chalkboard, these words bring the same reaction. If it's not good enough, make it better!

photo of Lisa Chidley

Lisa Chidley

Blatantly Beautiful Graphic Designer

Designer. Team Player. CAN-DO actioneer.

Likes: Vector graphics, flat design, OCAD University, animals, fish cakes, beer & ballsy women entrepreneurs. Helping the underdog.

Dislikes: Unorganization, coding, camping, clowns, rain, & overpriced housing. 

Specialties: Design. Illustrator. Photoshop. Typography. Print.

Pet Peeve: Overuse of the word "mindful", shouldn't it be a given?

How We Do It

Collaborative culture lives here, and it's important that we deliver:

  • integrity
  • prompt communication
  • options for both time & budget
  • powerful design skills
  • big-picture thinking
  • feedback 
  • targeted action