Experience. Capacity. Reputation.

We are designers, creators, storytellers, strategists, and slightly neurotic perfectionists who love helping businesses expand and thrive.

Whether building a brand from the ground up with a logo and color system, establishing a profound website presence, or developing compelling visual storytelling, our team expertly crafts unique solutions that cater to the individual needs of each client.

We believe great design is more than just the visual – it’s a perfect blend of creativity, technical ingenuity, and strategic planning to produce the perfect user experience.

Our team comprises incredibly talented creatives who, at the end of the day – love what they do.

Erika Bove


Erika is not only responsible for directing the design and marketing team, but also has a strong focus on business development. With a background in graphic and web design, and extensive marketing experience, Erika meets with our clients to establish new projects and to discover what marketing and design tools are best suited to growing their business.

Ashley Hare

Designer / Photographer

Ashley’s keen eye for detail and high standards for quality design have been huge assets to DesignDesign for almost 10 years. Her strong typography, hand lettering, and layout skills deliver unparalleled brand elevation and consistency. While her favorite projects to work on are design-oriented – branding, logo and print design – she also has her hand in many other categories, including web, photography, and client relations.

Mark Rutt

Photographer / Designer

A Pennsylvania-native turned Maryland resident, Mark has broad design experience ranging from agency to in-house teams. In addition to designing everything from logos, print layouts, environmental spaces to websites – he has a strong background in photography and a passion for creative and strategically driven visual storytelling.

Lauren Galloway

Marketing Manager & Copywriter

Lauren’s love of writing came from always having too much to say and not enough people to hear it. She thoroughly enjoys getting to know clients in order to better understand their brands and help bring them to life through high-impact content strategies – both digital and print. Lauren is also responsible for the management of client’s paid digital campaigns, social media strategies, and vendor coordination needs.

Michelle Ray

Designer / Developer

Well-versed in front-end development, Michelle is the team go-to for all things web. From design to programming, she loves creating engaging websites that incorporate clean code, timeless functionalities, and smooth user experience. With her degree in graphic design, she also regularly works on projects that allow her to show off her creativity, including logo development, tradeshow design, and more.