About Kauai Design

Kauai Design is all about making you look good, as we strive to capture the spirit of your organization and the heart of your communication goals, and get the right message to the right people in the right voice. We showcase your product, service or event with clean, clear, user-friendly design and a touch of salesmanship!


Client List

Our clients rock! And the co-creative process just keeps getting better. Here’s a partial list of people and organizations we’ve worked with on the branding and promotion of their businesses and events.

Clients Are Saying…

“Linda is one of the most intuitive and creative graphic designers in the industry. Her technical proficiency, coupled with strong interpersonal skills and a savvy for marketing, make her the smartest choice for any company trying to gain recognition in today’s complex business environment…”
Susan Irie, Kilohana Lighting

The Graphics Grapevine

Since 2004, we’ve written and gathered dozens of articles on Graphic Design, Marketing, Copywriting, and the Creative Process in the The Graphics Grapevine quarterly ezine. Similar content is now being shared as single-topic blog posts on this site. Selected back articles from the Grapevine are also available here.

Recent Blog Posts

From the Graphics Grapevine Blog

Apr 22, 2017

How Art Changes Consciousness

by Jacob Devaney, October 14, 2015 Art can heal us, inspire us, and alter our brain chemistry With so much talk about the evidence of the positive effects of yoga and meditation, you might be surprised at what scientific research also says about how art effects the brain. Long before modern neuroscience, artists were creating works to inspire people and today complex brain imaging scans can show us just how art changes the physiology of our brains. Contemplation, observing, and taking in beauty all stimulate pleasure centers within the brain while increasing blood...

Jan 6, 2017

7 Good Reasons to Work with a Professional Graphic Designer

(Adapted from a 2012 post) I so appreciate entrepreneurs and the courage it takes to launch a new business. The vision it takes. The optimism, commitment, drive, passion, sense of purpose, confidence, resiliency … It can be quite a ride and it’s not for everyone. I especially love the energy that comes with a start-up, and have collaborated with many on their branding and print promotions over the past 20+ years. But I’ve also seen new entrepreneurs neglect the critical step of creating a solid graphic identity as a...

Dec 10, 2016

The Revenge of Analog

The Revenge of Analog: Real Things and Why They Matter By David Sax Review by MICHIKO KAKUTANI, NY Times, December 5, 2016 Editor’s Note: As one who designs almost exclusively for print, I appreciate the revival of analog ‘technologies.’ Author David Sax reports that the resurgence is not driven so much by the nostalgia of older generations. It’s digitally hard-wired-from-birth young adults embracing real life, low tech, tactile, hands-on experience. Read on. “Sooner or later, everything old is new again,” Stephen King once wrote — an observation that’s never been truer than...