KTD Creative has a solid team of good graphic designers, continuously providing high quality products in a timely manner. They are happy to accommodate your timeline and their customer service is very good.
KTD Creative (KTD) uses a tried and true methodology: listen intently to clients, perform the necessary research, and produce outstanding work.
KTD is comprised of Kate Tallent and Holly Morgan Barnard who have over 25-years of combined graphic design experience. Together, they are a creative force creating both interactive and print design. Additionally, KTD is committed to making both a social and environmental impact through their work and business practices.
By partnering with a cadre of results-oriented consultants, KTD also provides expansive communications services.
Principal and Creative Director:
Kate founded KTD in 2005. As principal of KTD, she has worked with more than 100 institutions. As creative director, Kate is responsible for the strategic direction of all marketing, branding, web design, print design and web development.
An award-winning graphic designer, Kate has worked in the communications field since 1996. Kate graduated from Towson University (B.S. in Fine Art concentrating in printmaking) and the University of Baltimore (M.A. in Publications Design, a unique program combining writing and graphic design).
Prior to starting KTD, she designed for the International Youth Foundation in Baltimore, MD and the FCW Government Technology Group in Falls Church, VA.
Kate has taught a graduate design class at University of Baltimore's School of Communications Design and an undergraduate design class at American University. She has published articles on design for the ADCMW's "Full Bleed" publication. In her free time she watches film, runs, enjoys bikram yoga, and creates multimedia art. Kate lives in Mount Rainier, MD.
Senior Graphic Designer:
Holly Morgan Barnard
Holly knows brands and what makes customers love them. Prior to working with KTD, Holly has managed the creative development of successful advertising and direct marketing campaigns in diverse industries.
Holly plays a critical role in all phases of print and online development process, from concept into layout to final production. Understanding clients' needs and offering suggestions outside of initial expectations adds strength and longevity to brands.
Holly earned a B. F. A. in Visual Communications from The Maryland Institute College of Art. She has worked as a senior graphic designer for science and medical publisher Wolters Kluwer Health - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, and as art director for Catalpha Advertising, Siquis, Ltd. and Planit Advertising.
Holly is a creative dynamo. She is an enthusiast of live music, is an artist, plays drums, is the mother of the cutest baby we know (Olivia), and enjoys gardening. Holly lives in Baltimore, MD.