My organization has worked with the folks at KTD Creative for several years and we have been extremely impressed. The team has helped us develop a distinct image in our printed documents; continually pushing the boundaries of conventional layout but careful to maintain a professional and clean look. Great customer service and always on time. Highly recommended design studio.
KTD Creative (KTD) is Kate Tallent and Holly Morgan Barnard who have over 25-years of combined interactive, branding and graphic design experience.
KTD uses a tried and true methodology: listen intently to clients, perform the necessary research, and produce outstanding work in both the digital space or print environment.
Our web design, web development, social media marketing, search engine optimization, mobile design and print design garners results.
Principal, Creative Director & Designer:
Kate founded KTD in January 2005. As principal of KTD, she has worked with more than 100 organizations. As creative director, Kate is responsible for the strategic direction of all marketing, branding, web design, print design and web development. Kate rolls up her sleeves and designs both interactive and print projects as well.
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, Kate designed for the International Youth Foundation (IYF) in Baltimore, MD. IYF is the largest youth NGO in the world and Kate created and handled the design and branding for the organization. She also worked at the FCW Government Technology Group in Falls Church, VA.
Kate has taught both graduate and undergraduate design classes at University of Baltimore, American University and Towson University. She has published articles for ADCMW's "Full Bleed" publication. In her free time she runs, creates art, watches film and trys to fit in some bikram yoga. Her film reviews can be found here: http://www.tinyfilmreview.com/ and her art can be found here: http://katetallentfineart.wordpress.com/.
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.