40 years… Your success is our success

Established in 1978, we have evolved from a graphic design studio to a multi-disciplinary communications studio that creates, produces and manages visual identity programs, annual reports, assorted corporate communications including magazine publishing (AODA-compliant), and marketing campaigns for print/digital on behalf of clients in many industry sectors. Forty years of experience working with government, corporate, non-profit, foundations and associations is proof that we offer wide range of services, with good value and dependable service.
 
Our long-term clients say they find our devotion to service are key assets to their communication departments. We tell your story and consistently focus on your viewer and your mission. We believe in doing what works for you… understanding your business goals is our focus in order to develop creative solutions that get results!
 

Customer Service

More than just a graphic designer… you need a professional, and trustworthy creative partner! We understand that! We feel the same! Our designers where many hats. They are the account executive, account manager, designer and production department all rolled into one. We know that the personal service and hands on expertise that each of us bring… means efficiency! Contact any one of us and get answers you need in a timely and accurate manner. We work with you one-on-one to get successful results. Freeman will guide and support you and your associates throughout the entire process.
 

Custom Graphic Design

We offer a full range of experienced graphic design + marketing + publishing services. Your job is hectic enough, so leave the creative to us! Whether your business is big or small, non-profit or high finance… we listen and craft each design to your taste! Each and every design decision will be made to engage your viewer and express your core message effectively from initial concepts to final layouts, using art directed photography/illustration, or custom visuals, with bilingual typesetting, in-house proofreading, prepress, printing, finishing, and distribution. Let us help you bring your words to life!
 

Project Management

Leave it to us! We take pride in our comprehensive quality control system which details all aspects of your job from start to finish. Consistently tracking production schedules, revisions, approvals, management, expenses, prepress, AODA (if required), along with print proofs, shipping/delivery details and clear invoicing. Final project files are archived to multiple storage units for easy retrieval and safekeeping. This means you don’t have to worry about managing us and ensures security, cost control and on-time delivery at all stages.
 

Make the right choice

There are more outlets than ever when it comes to expressing your company’s vision. We have longstanding partnerships with photographers, illustrators, and trade suppliers, so we are able to source the best fit for each project. Let us help you choose the best creative path that will bring your company not just great design solutions, but results!

 

Bert
Freeman

Founder, President
AKA Sensei

Founder
40 years ago…

KELLY
FREEMAN-POWASKA

Creative Director
AKA Hive Manager

Since the 90s
Whistle while you work

CAROL
PAPA

RGD, Senior Designer
AKA Design Queen

Since 2000
Lattes & design

Carmen
Wu

Graphic Designer
AKA Master Organizer

Since 2010
Snacking on ideas