About US

Start Up Your Business in Style!

We create websites + brand identity systems for entrepreneurs, start-ups + small businesses.

We make the overwhelming and often complex process of designing your visual brand or website, simple.

We bring a unique and friendly approach to our designs and offer a variety of services that accommodate the very specific needs of our clients. We have a love and enthusiasm for all things creative – and when you mix that with your awesome new business idea, the possibilities are endless… and stylish!

Logo Design

Your logo is the face of your business, your first impression. We will help you stand out from the crowd by creating a unique, custom logo design.

Brand Identity

We will work with you to develop a complete brand identity system, including a logo, typography, color palette, patterns and guidelines that will be sure to impress. 

Web Design + Reskins

We take the daunting task of creating, customizing and launching your own website off your hands. Stand out online with a professional website, online store, or portfolio.  

Our Team

Anne Schmidt

Founder, Web + Graphic Designer

Anne is a graphic + web designer and entrepreneur living in the Cincinnati area. Her professional career started back in 2000 at a marketing firm in Washington D.C., where part of her responsibilities involved creative design for marketing and grassroots advocacy projects.

From there she moved around the country with her husband and began freelancing as a way to keep working during their many moves. In 2009, she officially opened her own business, known today as Blu Design Shop.

Anne has extensive experience in graphic + web design, and has won awards for her winning sense of customer service, for being a team player and for going above and beyond. She loves working with start-up companies, small businesses and entrepreneurs, locally and nationally.

Andrea Mentzer

Creative Director + Graphic Designer

Andrea is a graphic designer living in the Cincinnati area. Her 19 years of experience crafting creative solutions for brands both big and small has given her an understanding of the creative process and the many working pieces that contribute to creative success.

Andrea has experience in many areas of the design world including publishing, advertising and marketing. Her experience working under quick timelines, managing and maintaining tight budgets, team collaboration, and overseeing other creatives including designers and photographers helps her bring a well rounded set of skills to each of our projects. She has a strong print and branding background with a specific passion for helping small businesses bring their vision to life through thoughtful and purposeful creative direction

Our Latest Work

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Logo Design, Web Design, Brand Identity, WordPress Hosting, Creative Design, Spaces

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