“It’s nice to be great, but far greater to be nice.”
We are a studio of collaborators that love working with people who love what they do, too. And while awards, recognition, and your name in lights is fun, we are more focused on building relationships and figuring out how we can help bring people, companies and organizations’ passion to life visually, and communicate their ideas effectively.
And who are our clients? People who share this philosophy; this world is a big place, with a lot of room for good. We aim to combine our clients’ expertise in what they do with our experience in design and branding to make the most impact.
It All Starts with a Conversation
Businesses and organizations come in all shapes, sizes, stages, and specialties; we build our team and our recommendations based on each client’s needs. While we can work with an existing brand, our collective expertise really shines when we partner with you on a brand building experience to bring your brand to life or back to life!
Starting from the ground up can be an intimidating place, but we aim to make the process as fun as the end result.
– Research & Strategy
– Logo Design
– Tone of Voice
– Brand Standards
We are sure to match the design and visual needs of every site with a well-developed back end, allowing it to grow with you over time.
– Content Strategy
– Web Design
– Responsive Development
– Partner with Ongoing Support
Your brand lives on far past a logo and the digital realm. Let us help you bring life to paper.
– Stationery Design
– Book Layout & Design
– Catalog Design
– Occasional Screenprinting
Meet the Core Team
Tiny Bold is a team of collected collectives; trusted collaborators that are brought together to build the best teams for our clients’ needs as they are needed.
ALISON SUSTARICHFounder & Creative Director
Having worked with large and small agencies, Alison founded Tiny Bold Creative in 2012 as a means to work directly with passionate small business owners and good-hearted organizations. Besides scootering around town (helmet hair be damned), one of her favorite things is seeing a client’s eyes light up upon seeing their vision come to life.
JULIE SCHUMACHERWriter & Strategist
MAGGIE KENTSenior Designer
ELENA POTTERDesigner & Illustrator
DAVE SCHMIDTWeb Developer
STANLEY THE DOGPersonal Trainer
We love working alongside everyone from passionate small businesses to large organizations that do good for the world. Below is a selection of the folks we’ve been lucky enough to partner with.
American Dental Association
American Historical Association
Associated Colleges of the Midwest
Chicago Review of Books
Chicago Trolley & Double Decker
Ginkgo Planning & Design
Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co.
Lurie Children’s Hospital
North Shore Country Day School
Progressive Education Network
Polk Bros. Foundation
Stephanie Izard/Goat Goods