Build a brandthat changes lives.

We help purpose-driven founders build brands that change lives, starting with their own.

Think of us as your brand therapists

Being Design is a branding and marketing consultancy that helps purpose-driven founders build brands that change lives, starting with their own. 

Whether you run an established company or an early-stage startup, we’ll show you how to build an inspiring, human-centered brand that organically attracts your ideal customers and employees alike. 

We never start from scratch. Instead, we start with you. We believe that a founder with a clear vision is one of the most powerful forces in the universe, and we’re committed to helping you develop and share that vision with the world. 

So give us a call, and let’s build the business of your dreams.

We'll Help you to:

What We Do

Fractional CMO

Brand Strategy
Brand Positioning
Brand Adoption
Marketing Strategy
Marketing Roadmap


Brand Audit
Marketing Audit
Audience Research
Ideal Customer Profile
User Journey Mapping


Visual Identity
Content Design
Brand Guidelines
Messaging Guide
Website Design

SEO & Analytics

SEO Audit
SEO Optimization
Ads Management
Analytics & Tracking
KPI Design & Reporting

Our Approach



We help you rediscover who you are, 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 delivering on your brand's promise.



We provide a clear and actionable roadmap for implementing the next phase of your brand, then we get to work.


"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 brand & marketing 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

Life is short.
Don’t waste it on bad marketing.

We believe business is a force for good.

There is no shortage of good businesses, but all too often they fail to grow. Not because of the quality of their product, but because of the quality of their marketing.

We get it. Marketing is complicated, and you don’t have time to learn. And even if you did, it would inevitably distract you from what you do best; bringing value to your customers. 

Our mission is to remove the biggest obstacle to your growth so that you can share more of your best work with the people who need it most.

If we can save your marketing, maybe you can save the world.

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