Brandmatter | LA is primarily the work of muiltidisciplinary designer, Mikie Krisztal.

Why not just call it then?  Well first of all because Krisztal is too hard to spell, especially on the phone.  S as in snake, Z as in zebra, T as in Tom.  It’s a nightmare. Secondly, when needed, Mikie and his team assemble. 



Mikie Krisztal


Mikie is a multi-disciplinary Creative Director with a proven track record building successful brands from the ground up. Frequently a one man creative army, Mikie has created products, packaging, websites, as well as retail and trade-show displays. 

Expertise includes:

• Tradeshow & POP Design
• Concept Generation
•Social Media Marketing
• Leading Design Teams

• Brand / Identity Design
• Industrial Design
• Web Design & Wire Framing
• Packaging Design (Technical & Creative)


Martin Ortiz


Martin Ortiz is an American Industrial Designer, with Italian and Argentinean genes. He was educated at the renowned Facultad de Arquitectura Urbanismo y Deseño in Cordoba, Argentina, before moving back to Miami’s design district to soak up all things ‘cool’ for the past decade or so. Martin’s impressive body of work includes design for products, transportation and yachts, environmental design, and furniture. He has handled project engagements for top firms all over the world as well as here in the USA.


Benjamin Dodd


Benjamin Dodd is a multidiscinplinary artist working in photography, graphic design, and drawing/painting mediums.  Companies and brands he has worked with include Quiksilver, ROXY, DC Shoes, The Grammys, Greenlight Media, Budnitz Bicycles, Forsake Co, Topo Designs, Board Rescue, and Outdoor Tech.

His work has been exhibited at/in the following venues/publications to name a few:

  • The House of Blues (San Diego, CA)
  • Surfer Magazine (San Clemente, CA)
  • The Laguna Gallery of Contemporary Fine Art 
  • The House of Blues (San Diego, CA)
  • The Boardroom (Santa Cruz, CA)