Thoughtful design at the intersection of beauty and clarity.

our story.

 

 

we’re a design studio located
in Portland, Oregon

We create thoughtful design at the intersection of beauty and clarity.

 
 

 

 

about us.

LIZ GILL NEILSON, PARTNER
ASSOCIATE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Liz Gill Neilson is a branding and interactive designer with degrees in visual arts and communication design from Columbia University and Pacific Northwest College of Art. Recent honors to her work include a Residency at Caldera Arts Center, and a feature in LogoLounge 8. Liz's background in painting and printmaking helps her to contextualize design in a historical perspective, to broaden our understanding and push our studio's work beyond trend.

LIZ@THEBEAUTY-SHOP.COM

JEN THOMAS, PARTNER
CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Over the past 15 years, Jen Thomas has practiced and taught graphic design. Jen’s work has been featured by the  Webvisionary Awards, Logo Lounge 8, and Print's Regional Design Annual. As an adjunct professor, Jen has taught typography, design systems, information design, thesis courses, workshops and has developed program curriculum for PNCA’s Continuing Education Graphic Design certificate program. 

JEN@THEBEAUTY-SHOP.COM

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JULIE LESSEG
INTERACTIVE LEAD / DESIGNER

Julie Lesseg is a graduate of and a Senior Adjunct Instructor in Portland State University’s Interactive Design program. She embraces the challenge of translating the beauty of print to screens of all sizes. Julie’s interest in interactive design comes from her drive to make the impossible possible and a love for the pixel sized details. Julie’s project Shout: A Collection of Coming Out Stories was winner of the 2014 Regional AIGA Student Exhibition.

JULIE@THEBEAUTY-SHOP.COM