Build a world class brand based on human connection

We help purposeful organizations grow their audience, their revenue, and their impact by combining human-centered marketing with data-driven strategy.

Changing the world is hard. Telling your story shouldn't be.

Many socially conscious entrepreneurs spend years building something unique and worthwhile, something that actually moves the needle in a meaningful way. The only problem is almost no one knows it exists. Or if they do, they still don’t understand what makes it so valuable.

At Being Design, we truly get you. We don’t use cookie cutter systems, and we don’t put words in your mouth. Instead, we get crystal clear on the precise value you bring to the world, and how best to communicate it to the people who need to hear it most.

We see the hard work you do, we see the nuance and the complexity, but we also know that unless you can tell your story in the right way, you’ll never be able to transform your vision into reality and your mission into a movement.

What We Do


Brand & Marketing Audits
Campaign Planning
Marketing Strategy


Creative Coaching
Business Coaching
Marketing Consulting


Identity & Messaging
Personal Branding
Logo Design

Web Design

Marketing Websites
Graphic Design

SEO & Analytics

Search Engine Optimization
Ads Management

Content Creation

Brand Guidelines
Social Content Strategy
Monthly Content Production

Our Approach



We help you rediscover what you're best at, who you want to be, and what truly matters most to you and your customers.



We help you get out of your own head so you can think freely and find new ways of achieving your most important goals and delivering on your brand's promise.



We provide you with a clear and actionable roadmap of how to implement your brand on any medium or platform.


"John is one of the easiest people I know to work with. Aside from his calm and understanding presence, he is whip-smart and understands both the front and backend of digital projects. John is head and shoulders above anyone else I have encountered in design & digital consulting."
Tom Bershad
Founder of Next Level Advisors and
"We made more progress in ten months with Being Design than we have in the last ten years without them. They are extremely professional and committed to engaging their clients in strategic and complex ways. Our experience with them has been extraordinary in every regard."
Allan Edmunds
Founder of Brandywine Workshop & Archives, and of
"John is a creative problem-solver and a thoughtful visionary whose interests and experience go way beyond design and development. This makes him an ideal advisor and vendor to ventures like ours. I consider him part of our team."
Greg Robison
Executive Director, The Meditatio Foundation

Why we do it

We believe in a world where people can do fulfilling work that makes an impact without sacrificing their financial wellbeing.

We believe that the most worthwhile pursuits are those that create meaning for ourselves and those around us. 

We believe that small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world… especially is one of them is a storyteller 😉