We accelerate small businesses by turning ideas into brands, and creating everything that goes with them.

Our services include, but are not limited to:

  • Full identity creation
  • Web Design
  • Packaging Design
  • Marketing & Advertising Design
  • Social Media Management
  • Witty copywriting, allegedly

 

 

We employ the tactic of constant market research to find the route of what needs to be said in any given market, then we say it.  Every single decision we make is based on research.  You will never get a "well I just like this better" from us.  If it can't be quantified, it's not on the table.  We test, we test again, we start from scratch, we tear our hair out, we get coffee and a sandwich, then we test again.  We use focus groups both online and through social media.  We do not guess at what will work, we to prove it.  Every single decisions down to the paper stock of your business card or the paint finish of your product is carefully weighed out to ensure that your companies' identity is approached and presented holistically.

Give us a call and tell us about your project, we'd love to help.  

310-654-3775

Mikie@brandmatterla.com

 

 

TEAM

 
 
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MIKIE KRISZTAL

CREATIVE LEAD | FOUNDER

linkedin.com/in/mikekrisztal

Mikie is a Creative Director and experienced entrepreneur with a proven track record of building successful brands from the ground up.  He was educated in the prestigous frozen tundra, Syracuse University with a degree in Industrial & Interaction design, and a self initiated focus on branding.  His experience includes product / brand creation, management of creative and sales teams, and overseas travel to manage production. 

Expertise includes:

• Brand / Identity Design
• Industrial Design
• Web Design
• Packaging Design (Technical & Creative)
• Tradeshow & POP Design
• Tech Packs
• Concept Generation
• Wire Framing
• Digital Applications
• Web Banners & Social Media Marketing
• Leading Design Teams
• Style Guides

Vertical expertise includes:  consumer electronics, apparel and accessories, fashion and action sports.

 
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MARTIN ORTIZ

INDUSTRIAL DESIGNER

www.coroflot.com/idmartinortiz

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.

 
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BENJAMIN DODD

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

www.benjamindodd.com

Benjamin Dodd is a multidiscinplinary artist working in photography, graphic design, and drawing/painting mediums.

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

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

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.