Brands stand the test of time when they’re fuelled by the people who lead them. Our goal is to empower you to show up in your brand as your honest self—quirks and all. Our mindful approach will identify golden nuggets that link what matters most to you and your people, enabling us to build a future-proof identity that speaks true to your brand.

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Fluid communication

We'll set clear expectations for timelines, refinements, and deadlines to keep our project running smoothly.

A strategic approach

Our methods are thorough and holistic, which means you don't have to stress about all style and no substance.

Well researched

We’ll evaluate your competitors’ strengths and weaknesses to assure we leverage what deviates you from the norm.

Creative alignment

Before we even think about jumping into design, we'll both be on the same page so you won't encounter any unexpected surprises.

Artful point-of-view.

We’ll utilize our background in Fine Arts & Art History and our industry knowledge to create a fresh and timeless design.

100% custom made

We’ll infuse truly bespoke and hand-crafted design into all elements, creating your uniquely magnetic brand.

Day Rate

If you’re looking for fast results and the undivided attention of a Brand Expert, book us in for a date rate!

For just a flat fee and a single day of work, we can dive into anything from social graphics, to website refreshes, to print and packaging design, and more. Having all of our attention for the day also assures that we can work through things in a snap without weeks of back and forth feedback and refinements—you can give us feedback in real-time.

The beauty of the day rate is that you get our undivided attention and a quick turnaround. You’ll get your final designs by the end of the day, and not the end of the month. Most importantly, you can finally check that One Big Thing™ off your to-do list and get that stress off your plate and shift your focus back onto what you do best, and that’s running your business.

The benefits:

Flat one-time fee
Quick turn-around
Our undivided attention
Our expertise in an instant
More flexibility
One less thing on your plate

    What would you like to focus on:

    Strategic Brand Consulting

    We get it. There are so many difficult parts to being a creative biz owner. Usually, our minds are filled with too many good ideas, but we struggle to see things as clearly as we’d like. 

    Ever read the quote, “You can’t read the label from inside the jar”? We see it all the time—you’re so closely intertwined with your business from the inside that it’s a struggle to see things objectively.

    That’s why we love these 1:1 sessions and think you will too. You’ll get 90 minutes of undivided 1:1 time with our Creative Director & Founder, Jess Avolio, giving you the space to get outside of your own head and bounce ideas off a fellow creative mind who is excited to share all the helpful goodies they possibly can. Our goal will be for you to leave with a newfound sense of clarity and inspiration.

    We can work through:
    • Clarifying Your Vision
    • Sorting Through Ideas
    • Finding What’s Working
    • Finding What’s Not
    • Identifying How You Stand Out
    • Completing a Site or Social Audit
    • Brainstorming New Ideas
    • Serving Actionable Advice
    • Offering General Guidance
    • Sharing Emotional Support

    Packaging Design

    Beyond your logos and brand visuals, packaging is an irreplaceable brand asset for product-led brands. It’s what drives us to grab a product off the shelf or click “buy now” or excites your senses as you unbox it. As a product-led brand, packaging means everything.

    Packaging serves as the staircase from a potential interest to a completed sale. It helps your community visually understand the big picture vision you have for your brand. Do your people share your packaging on their socials? Can they not help but grab it off the shelves to check it out? Whether you have an established brand identity (or want to hire us for that too), we believe a packaging experience that truly speaks to your people is a crucial investment in supporting a long-term, transformational brand experience.

    Packaging options:
    • Primary Packaging
    • Shipping Box Design
    • Custom Mailers
    • Hang Tags
    • Sticker Rolls or Sheets
    • Ink or Wax Stamps
    • Branded Tape
    • Tissue Paper
    • Thank You Cards
    • Food-Safe Paper
    • Eco-Friendly Options
    • Soy-Based Inks
    • Printer Coordination

      Which experience are you interested in:
      How much are you looking to invest:

      Marketing Collateral

      Marketing and Brand Collateral covers all materials and media used to create awareness of and promote your business. These assets speak for your brand when you’re not around by evoking your brand’s core values and personality to your people. 

      From print and digital add-ons—like the business card with a luxury eco-finish that impresses those at your latest networking event, to the food wrapper hugging your burrito that caught your eye before you even took the first bite—the right marketing and brand collateral speak highly of you, even when you’re not in the room.

      Once you’ve established a visual brand identity that fuels your future vision, collateral elements will continue to build important connections. This investment is an impactful way to create a more meaningful customer or client experience with its cohesive look and feel.

      Collateral options:
      • Instagram Templates
      • Apparel & Uniforms
      • Ad Campaigns
      • Store Signage
      • Business or Post Cards
      • Welcome or Pricing Guides
      • eBooks
      • Sticker Packs
      • Slide Decks
      • Email Newsletters
      • Infographics
      • Custom Illustration

        Which experience are you interested in:
        How much are you looking to invest:

        Custom Illustration

        Custom illustrations are a versatile and effective way to emphasize your brand identity and stand out from your competition. This thoughtful, hand-drawn touch adds an extra dimension of personalization to your branding and emphasizes the value of people-led brands. They can add dimension and imperfection in a way that feels very relatable to your people and strengthens your connection to them.

        Use these illustrations to display services, share instructions, add dimension to packaging, give a natural touch to your socials, and so much more. Whatever is on your mind, we’re ready to brainstorm.

        Where to infuse:
        • Infused Into Your Logo
        • Support Brand Visuals
        • Create Instructional Icons
        • Humanize Your Socials
        • Emphasize Ingredients
        • Create a Custom Pattern
        • Create Something Unique
        • Add a Natural Feel

          Which experience are you interested in:
          How much are you looking to invest:

          “Once your identity is fully integrated into what you do, you’ll discover a newfound sense of purpose—and your people will feel it too.”

          — Liminal States

          Frequently Asked Questions

          Nicole Gagnon, Rare Olive

          “Every time I use the logo on anything it makes me so happy—like, a literal smile comes on my face when I’m sticking stickers on boxes or stamping packaging. Just knowing we did so much work behind the scenes to get that ‘brand story’ nailed down gave me that confidence I needed. I didn’t have that with my original brand, and what a difference it makes. I just feel so darn proud of what we created!”

          Cheryl Peng, Untamed Artistry

          “Liminal States helped bring my wildest design dreams to life! It’s not only because the final work always ends up looking jaw-dropping. What I respect more than anything else is their inside-out approach of what the brand really means to the founder and the people it seeks to impact. Thank you for creating this for me and the people I seek to impact!”

          Tijen & Ashley, Earth Kisses Sky

          “Previously, our brand never felt like ‘us’—but Liminal States truly understood our vision and designed everything to completely match our vibe. They are responsive, creative, and extremely knowledgeable. Our brand has really taken off since we started working together. I can’t imagine not having them working by our side!”

          Caranina Bertone, Caranina

          “Thank you for your guidance in helping me launch! I wouldn’t have been able to do it without you. The inspiration is constantly flowing. I love handing out my business cards just because of how stunning they are. Everything you designed is simply perfect and works so well to convey the messages and values. Seriously, you do the most incredible work!”

          Carissa Kimbell, Carissa Kimbell

          “Working with Liminal States was like working with a dear friend. I felt they deeply understood my vision from every angle and I immediately knew I could trust them to bring our ideas to life thanks to thoughtful questions & exercises that helped me gain clarity around what I wanted. They were supportive throughout the entire process. I’m so glad that I decided to take the leap and follow my intuition.”

          Alison James, Alison James Therapy

          “Before my brand was feeling tired and typical and I didn’t feel it was an accurate reflection of where I was, or where I wanted to go. Rebranding with Liminal States was an absolute dream. The process was clear, streamlined, nuanced, and deep, resulting in visuals that were far beyond what I could have hoped for. They put a lot of effort into understanding me, and that really came across in the brand identity. This experience was an invaluable investment.”

          Allie Witek, @supportbyallie

          “Our design sessions were such a great investment! I loved that I could choose the focus and we were able to go through it step by step together – building out ideas and playing around. They really boosted my confidence and made me feel like I had so many options while still sticking true to my brand and aesthetic! Having the ability to go back and watch the recordings are an added bonus.”

          Nicole Rostecki, Hello Branding Studio

          “I did one session of the 1:1 Design Training with Jess to refresh some of my skills and it was great! It was nice to be reminded of little Illustrator tips & tricks that I lost over the years. I also really love that we screen recorded our session so I could refer back to it.”

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