lauren kuznia

the branding
experience

MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN BRAND DESIGN FOR CREATIVE, SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Let’s be honest, launching a business is hard. And don’t I know it! From finding your niche to choosing your name, building a website to filling out all the gosh dang paperwork, the challenges sometimes feel insurmountable. But you did it. Through hard work, ingenuity, and astonishing resilience, you created something incredible, and you’re sharing it with the world. Now, I want to help you showcase what makes you most special and help you connect deeply with your dream clients through custom brand design.

By intentionally getting to know you, your business, and your ideal client, I’ll create design elements that are filled with dimension and purpose. And by infusing my branding experience with the same sense of adventure I bring to all of my work, I can ensure your final designs will be engaging and captivating! Ready to begin a branding journey unlike any other? Let’s go!

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adventure

01. introduce yourself

 It’s always such a thrill to meet a fellow small business owner for the first time, especially when I get to play a role in sharing your story with the world! So, whether you’re ready to book or just looking for more information, I’d love to meet you. Share a bit about yourself, your business, and your vision for your brand through my inquiry form to begin.

02. book your experience

I’ll be in touch to continue the conversation! I’ll share a bit more about my approach to brand design and answer any questions you might have. Then, let’s brainstorm your ideal branding experience and customize your collection. After we’ve fine-tuned your package, I’ll send a contract and retainer invoice your way. Once I receive both back from you, your project is officially booked!

03. plan your project

Branding requires a bit of extra planning to ensure we have everything we need. We’ll work together to uncover what makes your brand special, how you connect with your ideal client, and how your aesthetic translates into graphic design. Through my deep-dive questionnaire and the creation of a custom Pinterest board for your project, we’ll ensure we are on the same page before any work begins. 

04. tell your story

 When the design portion of your project arrives, all that brainstorming and planning will pay off in a huge way! You’ll simply be able to sit back and relax while I do my thang – creating unique, enduring design to match your remarkable business.

05. put your design to work

 Just 4-6 weeks after your project begins, a gallery filled with logos, guides, and more will arrive in your inbox, ready to be put to use. Enjoy sharing more of yourself with your dream clients through design that feels distinctive, genuine, and true!

THE COUPLES collections

I believe that every business owner has a unique perspective on their industry and a fascinating story to tell. Because of this, I am passionate about customizing your brand design experience to perfectly suit your business where it is today...and where it’s going tomorrow! But no matter what your final experience looks like, every branding collection I offer includes:

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A deep dive into your business and brand
Inspiration brainstorm with a custom
Pinterest board
Two rounds of logo revisions
Brand guide with fonts, colors, logos,
and a mood board
All logos in AI, PDF, JPG, and PNG formats
Access to all your brand fonts
3 Instagram story templates



(additional design elements are available)


starting at $400

branding
collections

MINNESOTA AND WISCONSIN BRAND DESIGN FOR CREATIVE, SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS

Let’s be honest, launching a business is hard. And don’t I know it! From finding your niche to choosing your name, building a website to filling out all the gosh dang paperwork, the challenges sometimes feel insurmountable. But you did it. Through hard work, ingenuity, and astonishing resilience, you created something incredible, and you’re sharing it with the world. Now, I want to help you showcase what makes you most special and help you connect deeply with your dream clients through custom brand design.

By intentionally getting to know you, your business, and your ideal client, I’ll create design elements that are filled with dimension and purpose. And by infusing my branding experience with the same sense of adventure I bring to all of my work, I can ensure your final designs will be engaging and captivating! Ready to begin a branding journey unlike any other? Let’s go!

THE BRAND DESIGN EXPERIENCE

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01. introduce yourself

 It’s always such a thrill to meet a fellow small business owner for the first time, especially when I get to play a role in sharing your story with the world! So, whether you’re ready to book or just looking for more information, I’d love to meet you. Share a bit about yourself, your business, and your vision for your brand through my inquiry form to begin.

adventure

02. book your experience

 I’ll be in touch to continue the conversation! I’ll share a bit more about my approach to brand design and answer any questions you might have. Then, let’s brainstorm your ideal branding experience and customize your collection. After we’ve fine-tuned your package, I’ll send a contract and retainer invoice your way. Once I receive both back from you, your project is officially booked!



03. plan your project

Branding requires a bit of extra planning to ensure we have everything we need. We’ll work together to uncover what makes your brand special, how you connect with your ideal client, and how your aesthetic translates into graphic design. Through my deep-dive questionnaire and the creation of a custom Pinterest board for your project, we’ll ensure we are on the same page before any work begins. 



04. tell your story

When the design portion of your project arrives, all that brainstorming and planning will pay off in a huge way! You’ll simply be able to sit back and relax while I do my thang – creating unique, enduring design to match your remarkable business.



05. put your design to work

 Just 4-6 weeks after your project begins, a gallery filled with logos, guides, and more will arrive in your inbox, ready to be put to use. Enjoy sharing more of yourself with your dream clients through design that feels distinctive, genuine, and true!



THE branding collections

I believe that every business owner has a unique perspective on their industry and a fascinating story to tell. Because of this, I am passionate about customizing your brand design experience to perfectly suit your business where it is today...and where it’s going tomorrow! But no matter what your final experience looks like, every branding collection I offer includes:

basic

A deep dive into your business and brand
Inspiration brainstorm with a custom Pinterest board
Two rounds of logo revisions
Brand guide with fonts, colors, logos, and a mood board
All logos in AI, PDF, JPG, and PNG formats
Access to all your brand fonts
3 Instagram story templates

(additional design elements are available)

starting at $400

Hi, I’m Lauren, and I’ve been a photographer, calligrapher, and graphic designer since 2018. Since I was a teenager, I’ve been captivated by the way technical aspects of design– especially color, formatting, and composition – can be intentionally directed to express emotion, create a mood, and form an identity. It’s so wild that a simple shift in font or a slightly lighter shade of green can completely alter a design! These are the little discoveries that make my art feel like an adventure. Equipped with an eye for tiny details, sensitivity to subtle emotion, and a degree in graphic design, I’m able to create designs that feel one-of-a-kind and true-to-you! But don’t worry, I’m not all business! When I’m not creating for clients, you can probably spot me on my way to Dairy Queen with my husband on our motorcycle or snuggled up with my chocolate lab for a rom-com movie night. I can’t wait to get to know you and your business, and bring your vision to life!

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frequentLy         Questions

asked

WHAT DO YOU NEED FROM ME FOR A
BRANDING PROJECT?

Between our initial call, the deep-dive questionnaire, and a Pinterest vision board, I’ll be able to gather everything I need to create your brand design! If you have more ideas you’d like to share, I’m always open, but don’t feel like you have to come with a clearly defined vision before we begin working together. I’ll unearth it for you!

IF WE CHOOSE TO ADD WEB DESIGN ONTO THE PROJECT, DO YOU WORK WITH TEMPLATES OR DESIGN IT FROM SCRATCH?

To speed the process along, I start with a basic Showit template when designing your site, since designing from scratch can add months to a project. But don’t worry! It will still be fully customized to fit your brand and look beautifully unique when we are done.

WILL WE BE ABLE TO SEE THE PROGRESSION OF THE WEBSITE, OR WILL WE ONLY GET ACCESS WHEN IT’S DONE?

I prefer to approach projects collaboratively, so I’ll definitely include you as I design. I like to start by designing a single page and go through rounds of revisions on that one page to perfect it before moving on. This helps me to nail down your vision before getting too far in our project. I’ll also send you a preview link so you can take a peek at what it looks like on mobile!

WILL I OWN THE WEBSITE ONCE IT LAUNCHES,
OR WILL YOU?

The moment your site launches, it’s all yours! You’ll be able to make edits, add text, and even create whole new pages if you’d like. And if you have any questions, Showit’s customer service is absolutely amazing at ensuring a smooth transition into your role as Webmaster! 

What do you need from me for a branding project?

Between our initial call, the deep-dive questionnaire, and a Pinterest vision board, I’ll be able to gather everything I need to create your brand design! If you have more ideas you’d like to share, I’m always open, but don’t feel like you have to come with a clearly defined vision before we begin working together. I’ll unearth it for you!

if we choose to add web design onto the project, do you work with templates or design it from scratch?

To speed the process along, I start with a basic Showit template when designing your site, since designing from scratch can add months to a project. But don’t worry! It will still be fully customized to fit your brand and look beautifully unique when we are done.

Will we be able to see the progression of the website, or will we only get access when it’s done?

I prefer to approach projects collaboratively, so I’ll definitely include you as I design. I like to start by designing a single page and go through rounds of revisions on that one page to perfect it before moving on. This helps me to nail down your vision before getting too far in our project. I’ll also send you a preview link so you can take a peek at what it looks like on mobile!

Will I own the website once it launches, or will you?


The moment your site launches, it’s all yours! You’ll be able to make edits, add text, and even create whole new pages if you’d like. And if you have any questions, Showit’s customer service is absolutely amazing at ensuring a smooth transition into your role as Webmaster! 

Thank you so much for reaching out! I can't wait to help your business flourish. Please give me as much detail as possible :)

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