creating strong brands since 1990
We bring over 35 years of experience, knowledge and implementation
WE ARE COMMITTED TO YOUR SUCCESS
We are confident in our ability to deliver solutions that exceed your expectations and improve your customer experience.
Every project starts with you. We begin with a meeting to understand your goals and challenges. We gather information on your vision, time frame and budget and discuss a workflow to meet your expectations.
We do our homework. We analyze your brand. What are the needs of your target audience? What are the best materials for this project? What are your competitors doing, and how can we do it better?
It all starts with design thinking. We work and explore appropriate solutions, and present many for you to select from.
Your feedback is an important part of our partnership, as it directs us toward a successful solution. We refine the selected approach based on our dialogue using the best design expertise you should expect.
We oversee all phases of production, to the delivery of the finished product. Our real world experience and professional approach assures your satisfaction.
Deborah has over 35 years of experience as a professional designer and a plein air painter.
Deborah has a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of the Arts and also studied painting there too. It was fortuitous that she found this exceptional school in Philadelphia, an outgrowth of the design program from Basel, Switzerland. Having studied with some of the best educators in design, she learned about form, color and typography. Since then, she has been educating other students teaching what she learned from UArts. She has been working professionally as a graphic designer since 1981.
Starting her career in Boston, Deborah worked for some of the most respected designers and design firms handling such accounts as Raytheon, Harvard Art Museums, and working on supporting many shows at WGBH/ PBS Boston. Much of her time was focused on branding along with designing books and publications for museums and creating signature annual reports for Corporate 500 accounts.
She has taught design at The Art Institute of Boston, Clark University and Rhode Island School of Design. Deborah has been teaching design, drawing and painting as an adjunct design professor at Champlain College in the CCM Division since 2009.
A passionate native of Vermont, she returned and formed Kehoe + Kehoe Design Associates, Inc. in 1990. Since then, she led her team in developing award-winning graphic design solutions for strategic marketing and communications projects including branding, promotional literature, advertising materials, displays, packaging, websites and branded environments.
Deborah applies design thinking to all of her strategic design solutions, working together with her clients she creates excellence
and builds awareness.
She is known for creative problem solving, strong design and production skills along with quality customer service. Her client groups are quite diverse, serving clients in Education, Healthcare, Software, Retail, Publishing, Banking, Architecture, Engineering and many others. Over the years, she has helped many corporate, small businesses and non-profit organizations with their communication design needs as well as helped many start-up companies establish a niche and grow their businesses substantially.
Her love of design, color and typography along with cooking, gardening, knitting and painting makes her who she is today.
She lives in a restored historic 230 year old farmhouse/general store in Charlotte, Vermont with her husband and their two adorable dogs.