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Studio HMVD is a design practice that focuses on creating distinct worlds and exploring how a brand thinks, feels, and behaves. This includes typographically-driven identity systems, content creation and all the materials humans need in day to day business.
Essentially, we get shit done.

Studio HMVD is a design practice that focuses on creating distinct worlds and exploring how a brand thinks, feels, and behaves. This includes typographically-driven identity systems, content creation and all the materials humans need in day to day business.  Essentially, we get shit done.

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The studio is led by creative director Heather-Mariah Violet Dixon 
(the H, M, V and D) and managed by her right-hand, Abigail Kerns, seated left.

Services

We constantly experiment, learn & play in our day to day work, which means technically we can do most anything, but we specialize in the following services.

We constantly experiment, learn & play in our day to day work, which means technically we can do most anything, but we specialize in the following services.

The Building of Brands

The Building of Brands

Brand Strategy

Brand Strategy

The first step of understanding your brand’s positioning in the market, and how it portrays itself to the world. We work to craft an overall narrative that will guide our next steps.

Naming
Positioning
Values & Purpose
Audience Research
Tone of Voice

Visual Identity

Visual Identity

All the building blocks you’ll need to express your brand visually. We’ll teach you how to keep a consistent look & feel across platforms.

Logo
Color Palette
Typography
Art Direction
Brand Standards

Digital Experience

Digital Experience

We create digital experiences that suit the specific needs of your project from platform based one-pagers to custom developed sites.

Digital Strategy
Visual Design
Ecommerce

Print & Packaging

Print & Packaging

We help you determine the printed assets that make sense for your brand, and then we design them and lead you through the production process.

Packaging Systems
Collateral
Environment

Packaging Systems
Collateral
Environment

Art Direction & The Making of Imagery

Art Direction & The Making of Imagery

Books

Books

We engage in a select number of cover to cover book design projects on topics that fascinate us.

Design Direction
Cover Design
Interior design

Social

Social Content

We create photography for social and ecommerce channels in our Bushwick studio. We focus on conceptual product shoots that position your brand in unexpected and engaging ways.

Art Direction/Conception
Prop Styling
Photography

Art Direction/Conception
Prop Styling
Photography

Editorial

Editorial

We are interested in creating bizarre photo illustrations and conceptual manifestations. Take a look at our Instagram for more examples of this work.

Photo Illustration
Set Design
Digital collage/etc

And no, we don’t make logos without brands. (But Whyyyyy? Read our thoughts here.)

Clients

We work with the brilliant, the wild, the weird. We love people who are endlessly passionate about what they do… a little like us.

“I cannot speak highly enough of Studio HMVD's services.
From our initial phone call to our grand opening, Heather Mariah held our hands and treated our ideas
with respect and courtesy...”

We work with the brilliant, the wild, the weird. We love people who are endlessly passionate about what they do… a little like us.

"...They truly went above and beyond in the branding, design, and overall strategy work they’ve done for our company to date, and we can’t wait to see their designs for our upcoming product launches."

"...They truly went above and beyond in the branding, design, and overall strategy work they’ve done for our company to date, and we can’t wait to see their designs for our upcoming product launches."

Clients, Past & Present

Clients, Past & Present

Algierwork, BeautyRX, Eat Chic Chocolates, Great Jones, Heir, Kinetic, Novae Res, Managed by Q, Underpinnings Lingerie, Sweet Dough, Woodward Extract Co., Works Progress Agency & many more.

Spanning Industries

Spanning Industries

Food & Beverage, Beauty, Fashion, Consultancies, Services, Cannabis, etc

Find Us on the Internet

Find Us on the Internet

Project Inquiries

Please provide some background information on your project and the types of services you’re looking to partner on.

Recognition & Features

Jobs

While we're not currently hiring, we're always interested in meeting new talented folks. Please send a resumé, portfolio (if relevant) and reason you’re interested in working with us.

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Curious? Email us:
info@studiohmvd.com

Curious? Email us:
info@studiohmvd.com

Too much, too soon? Follow us on Instagram, Behance, or LinkedIn.

We'll interpret your dreams
newbiz@studiohmvd.com

We'll interpret your dreams
newbiz@studiohmvd.com

We’re not currently hiring, but feel free to send your work to hireme@studiohmvd.com

Newsletter? I hardly know her!

Newsletter? I hardly know her!

We send the occasional update, free-thing or poem. It'll be worth your while.