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Welcome to your design lab.


A place to learn, un-learn, and re-learn.

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Welcome to your design lab.


A place to learn, un-learn, and re-learn.

For products, we deliver files.
For businesses, we deliver confidence.

You may need a mobile app, a website, or a new brand identity, but deliverables don’t change the world. People do. We research, design, and develop experiences for those who want to make a big difference.

 
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For Start-ups

We help you develop design systems early to build your product, your brand, and your social media strategy together.

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For Brands

We dive deep into your content strategy and develop your story to connect with customers through human-centered communication.

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For Teams

We partner with your team to develop the creative confidence you need to build innovative ideas, products, and services.

 
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Featured work


Featured work


Design is more than a deliverable.

You need to have lots of ideas to find a really great idea. The value of design lies in everything between a great idea and the human with a problem at the other end of the experience.

CREATE.io  Motion graphics

CREATE.io
Motion graphics

TEDx  Motion graphics

TEDx
Motion graphics

CAPSTONE  UX/UI

CAPSTONE
UX/UI

DC HEALTH LINK  Design research, UX/UI

DC HEALTH LINK
Design research, UX/UI

OVERACHIEVER MEDIA  Brand identity, Motion graphics

OVERACHIEVER MEDIA
Brand identity, Motion graphics

MOTIONLABS.CO  Brand strategy

MOTIONLABS.CO
Brand strategy

LINKPAD  Design research, UX/UI

LINKPAD
Design research, UX/UI

AOL: GATHR  Brand strategy, UX/UI

AOL: GATHR
Brand strategy, UX/UI

DISCOVER MUSIC  Mobile, UX/UI

DISCOVER MUSIC
Mobile, UX/UI


View more of our work on these sites:
 

 
 
 
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Creativity


Creativity


Design is a practice.

It's a practice for understanding human behaviors, desires, and values. Design is not just a website. It's what makes a website wonderful. Design is not just a logo. It's what makes a logo iconic. Design is where our great gladness and a great hunger for it in the world meet.

 

Nic DiPalma at TEDx Lewisburg 09/26/2014

 

Other speaking events include:

Designing Your Identity

June 2016/2017

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One Metric That Matters

December 2014
 

Developing a Lean Brand Strategy

June 2013
 

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Commencement Address

June 2012
 

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Opportunity


Opportunity


We’ll help you design your future.

We've worked with start-ups and non-profits, foundations and think-tanks, global brands and government agencies - each with a unique story to share with the world. We'll help you discover the best creative strategies to meet your needs today and prepare you for the moments of tomorrow.

Our client and project history includes:


Nic brings abundant experience, skill, humor, patience, and thoughtfulness to everything he does. He is the ultimate team player - his outgoing nature and ability to make new people feel at ease created one of the tightest-knit teams I’ve ever worked on, in record time.
— Andrew Evans, Co-Founder, Bizzy Labs

Start with your story.

Your brand is the inspiration for every decision and every promise you make. Whether your organization is a start-up, a large corporation, or a government agency, you need a great brand story.

Discover your Lean Brand.

This Lean Brand Worksheet walks you through the basic elements for your "minimum viable brand." Learn, un-learn, and re-learn how to connect with your audience.

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