"Here to Fill in the White Space
Between Idea and Reality"



Find Out How That Happens

With My Head In The Clouds
And Feet On The Ground

Design Squad works as your partner in creating and enhancing Brands
by offering Design, Ideation, and Marketing Solutions that apply to Ventures
both Online and Off.


Built for effectiveness today
 future growth in mind.

• New Sites
• Site Upgrades
• E-Commerce
• Maintenance
• Management


Your new vision is translated
into graphic reality.

• Identities
• Packaging
• Strategy
• Messaging
• Management

Event Marketing

Communicate how, where,
 when you need.

• Collateral
• Signage
• Promotions
• Merchandise
• Management

The experience gained during the process of working with hundreds of businesses and brands – differing in size, market, and needs – has created a profound insight into the real-world examples of what works and what doesn’t. The problem for clients is that this experience and insight can only be earned – with time.

Luckily, Design Squad does have ‘legally acquired’ Experience and Insight For Sale!

Feature Project: UGMTC Website

Historical Timeline Spanning 120 Years

Project: Timeline Website for a Christian ministry dedicated to serving people facing homelessness, poverty, or addiction in our community.

Features: Multiple navigation systems enable users to travel thru individual stories from 120 years of helping. Hundreds of photos, quotes, and videos help to tell the stories.

Feature Op: Craft Brewery Startup

Business and Brand Development

Project: Craft Brewery Startup

Business: Okoboji Brewing Company

Involvement: Rich/Design Squad served as a Founding Member, and Marketing Director.

An Old Favorite: 2001 Pro Worlds

Event Marketing & Management

Project: World Championships & Flying Disc Festival

Client: Professional Disc Golf Association

Involvement: Rich/Design Squad served as a member of the 2001 Disc Golf Pro World Championships Executive Committee, and as Marketing Director for the event.

Minneapolis Institute of Arts Gala

Event Photography & Documentation

Project: Archival Photography and Animated Presentation of Gala Event for Target Wing Opening

Client: Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Involvement: Consultation, Art Direction, Location Photography, Production

Features: Ten day location shoot using time lapse photography – from the MIA roof perspective, within the interior of the 10,000 sq ft Event Tent, and MIA grounds

Feature Project: warecorp Website

Software Developer Website

Project: Website for Minneapolis-based international web and software development firm with full-time employees in Minsk, Belarus, Warsaw, Poland and across the US.

Features: Complete Services Information, Case Studies, Culture and Team, and warecorp News

The Problem Solving Starts Here

Think Thru These Questions:


1) Situational Analysis – Where are you? (market trends, competition, consumer trends, media trends)

2) Objectives – Where do you want to go?

3) Audience Analysis – Who are you talking to, what keeps them up at night and how can you better help?

4) Positioning – What is your point of difference and why is that better in the minds of your customers?

Send Some Clues. Schedule a Call.

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