Our Mission

We are a team of designers, thinkers, planners, and communicators. We value organization, collaboration, and authenticity above all else. We believe that gorgeous design and professional communications should be available to anyone, from the bootstrap solopreneur, to the small team with a loft office, to the seven figure company burgeoning empire. Our work, just like our communication style, is responsive and tuned in to our clients’ needs. We’ve been at this game for almost a decade so we know where the pain points are and how to relieve them. We work in a transparent, collaborative way that offers everyone a chance to be heard and involved.

Our History

In 2012, our founder realized that there was a gap in the local market that prevented small businesses like hers from accessing big-branding-agency-quality services needed to grow. Tired of seeing innovative companies utilize stock design or well-intentioned but failed attempts at DIY solutions, we opened our doors and started putting our designers to work. In just over six years, our team has grown to include designers, writers, web designers, project managers, and strategists. Our heritage as makers runs deep and tends to manifest itself in ultra clean, modern and simple design with a focus on usability and experience that elevates content.

Our Culture

Creativity can thrive in almost any circumstance, but for us that translates to a peaceful, modern, intentional environment. Our office is clean, well-organized and comfortable. It’s actually a brand value that we have enough room for each team member to take up the space they need to be thoughtful and creative. It’s also a welcoming space because we understand that a friendly environment does a lot more to foster creativity and collaboration than one mired in rules. Our digital assistant DJs for us every day and we’re usually working to the chill beat of something electronic and modern, from pop to hip hop. There’s almost always the smell of a freshly brewed cup of coffee. With dedicated personal space and shared work areas alike, we’re committed to the idea that variety breeds creativity.

In The Press

27 Email Management Tips From "Inbox Zero" People | Self | Apr 2018

10 Entrepreneurs Explain How They See Networking Changing In The Next 5-10 Years | Rescue A CEO/ CEO Blog Nation | Apr 2018

31 Crucial Business Email Etiquette Tips | Fit Small Business | Apr 2018

How Many Pages Does My Small Business Website Need? | Manta | Mar 2018

How To Improve Your Online Experience | Media Leaders | Mar 2018

27 Tips for B2B Social Media Marketing | Creative Mindscape | Mar 2018

99 Social Media Marketing Tips For Businesses With A Limited Budget | blerp | Mar 2018

Lights, Camera, Call to Action! Getting the Most From Your CTA | Olive & Co | Feb 2018

Local Marketing Strategies to Boost Digital and Foot Traffic | Vancouver Business Journal | Feb 2018

24 Entrepreneurs Share Top Social Media Platforms They Will Use in 2018 | Rescue A CEO/ CEO Blog Nation | Jan 2018

Is Your Business Falling Behind? 5 Technologies You Should Already Be Using In 2018 | MRC Productivity | Jan 2018

6 Experts Share Their Predictions For New Technology in 2018 | Spooky Digital | Dec 2017

Making a Marketing Plan for 2018 | Vancouver Business Journal | Dec 2017

2018 Content Marketing Resolutions and Goals | Brandpoint | Dec 2017

Bots, Influencers y Video Liderarán las Redes Sociales en 2018 | Instituto Internet | Dec 2017

Social Media Tips for SMBs/SMEs: 50 Experts Share Their Best Advice | Creative Mindscape | Dec 2017

The Future of Social Media: 32 Experts Share Their 2018 Predictions | Business 2 Community | Dec 2017

The Future of Content Marketing: 40 Experts Share Their 2018 Predictions | Business 2 Community | Dec 2017

Experts Say Businesses Should Be Using Instagram | Vancouver Business Journal | Dec 2017

Experts Weigh In: 101 Things Entrepreneurs Are Thankful For | My Corporation | Nov 2017

Why You Need To Reach Position Zero In Search Results | Vancouver Business Journal | Sept 2017

Summer's Right For Reflecting On Your Brand | LEAP | Jun 2017

Markon Brand Design Relocation To Vancouver | The Columbian | Apr 2017 

Markon Brand Design Moving To A New Downtown Location | Vancouver Business Journal | Apr 2017

A Bit Of Business Savvy | Salsbury and Co | Apr 2017

Pink Lemonade Project Gets New Wheels | The Columbian | Oct 2016

Culture and Habits for a Three-Person Design Studio with Designer and Agency Boss Kristine Neil | The Busy Creator | Feb  2016

Business Communication Resolutions: A Bufferchat Recap | Buffer Blog | Jan 2016

Branding and Design Trends for the New Year | Vancouver Business Journal | Dec 2015

Markon Brand Design: A passion for helping Vancouver | Vancouver Business Journal | Nov 2015

Up Close With Kristine Neil | Vancouver Business Journal | Nov 2015

vCita Launches Plug-and-Go Online Payments for Small Business | MarketWired Yahoo Finance | Feb 2015