We create
brands
with a soul.

We’re not God, but we do believe that good design can lead to a spiritual experience.

With new brands being born nearly as often as new humans, the world has become increasingly averse to branding bullshit. Slick but skin deep brands aren't nearly enough. We crave meaning and purpose, a brand with its own hopes and dreams. We want a brand with a soul.

Across all industries, from startups to international brands, we provide thoughtful, original and impeccably crafted design rooted in the audacious personalities we work with and the purpose-driven brands they dream of becoming. Join us outside your comfort zone and we promise to make the experience as delightful as the results.

Our Team

Michael Freimuth
Co-Founder, Creative Director

A graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design, Michael is an award-winning creative director who has been recognized by myriad industry organizations including the AIGA, The One Club, Art Directors Club Young Guns as well as Print and Communication Arts magazines. He is an active member of the design community, regularly serving as a speaker, juror and writer for industry forums.

Patrick Richardson
Co-Founder, Executive Director

Honing his client service skills as a hotel concierge while studying sociology in Chicago, Patrick followed his interest in aesthetics to New York where he proceeded to weasel his way into the design industry. A strategic mind with a knack for bringing order to chaos, he leads Franklyn's business development and client services. Relatedly, you'll be hard pressed to find a dog more handsome than his Buster.

Ashley Van Belle
Account Director

Eric Brown
Senior Project Manager

Elisa Maezano
Design Director

Scott Cress
Design Director

Nana Nozaki
Senior Designer

Kenneth Lian
Senior Designer

Andrew Peters
Designer

Tess Havas
Designer

Gabriel Ribes
Designer

Nat Thomas
Designer

Eric W. Jacobsen
Chief Technologist

Buster
Spirit Animal