"Esther is a truly gifted woman with an eye for design and a heart for her clients. Her ability to take all those ideas floating around in your head about what you think your business should be, hone them in, and transform them into a beautifully executed final product amazes me. Esther is thoughtful, intentional, and was on my team every step of the way. She took the time to deeply understand the heart behind my business and implemented it into every little detail. I am still amazed at all of the hand drawn elements she created, they are everything I could’ve ever wanted in my branding.


My only regret is not investing in beautiful branding from Esther much, much sooner! I'm ecstatic for future projects I get to collaborate with her on. Please don’t look any further, just hire her and let her work her magic!" 


"We are so happy to have engaged Esther to help us with branding and web design before we launched our business.  Our product is better for her involvement.  She took our thoughts and ideas and developed them into something beautiful and far beyond what we could have imagined. Esther did an amazing job providing creative options each step of the way until we ended up at something we absolutely love.  The entire process was thoughtful and professional and we were encouraged by her excitement to enhance our brand. We feel fortunate to be able to tap into her talents! We just wish we would have started working with her even sooner than we did!" 

DAWN & JULIA C., HOLY HELP DESK – Grand Rapids, Michigan

"When I made the decision to formally launch my own business I knew that one of the first things I needed was branding and I knew I wanted it to be personal to me and not something copy/pasted out of an app. Having seen Esther's work for a friend's business, I knew I wanted to work with her. I was drawn to her organic and simply styled logos/branding and how she is able to craft something unique and beautiful for each of her very different clients. With my business being me, I wanted my mark to feel authentic to who I am as a professional coach. Esther was able to create a look and feel that is so me and something that leaves me in awe every time I look at it. I cannot recommend her more highly; not only is her design work brilliant she is truly a great partner – she listens to understand what you are looking for and brings no ego or judgment to the process. I felt seen, heard, and guided throughout the design process and would do it again with Esther in a heartbeat."


"I've had the pleasure of knowing Esther in many capacities over the past few years. First as a friend, then as a coworker, and, most recently, as my designer. Let me say, she is a rock star in every area. When I was conceptualizing my bakery, edna mae, I knew without a doubt I wanted Esther to lead the charge in its branding and design. Her talent is envious. Her creations are, with extreme conviction, some of the most beautiful, powerful, and eye-catching pieces I've ever seen.


Beyond that, she's an amazing human to work with. She hears you, taking time to truly understand your vision and desires. Her collaboration makes it feel like you are sitting down with a forever friend rather than working. She is so incredibly passionate about what she does, making the entire process deeply rooted in joy. All of these attributes have helped build Esther's work ethic into a thing of beauty, just like her designs. I could not recommend Esther enough to anyone looking for a designer (or coworker or friend!)."

KATIE T., edna mae BAKERY – Chicago, Illinois


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