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Michael Newhouse

Bozeman, Montana

Headquartered just outside the natural beauty of Bozeman, Montana, the studio of Michael Newhouse has become known for diagrammatic cartography, infographics, plans, icons, logos, and illustrations.

Colin McKinney, PaperWorld, Detail

Colin McKinney

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Colin McKinney is a Glasgow based web and graphic designer. He has over ten years of industry experience in web design and development, animation, and illustration.

Giang Nguyen, Free Speech In Cyberspace, Concept

Giang Nguyen

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Giang Nguyen (not to be confused with the CNN reporter) is a freelance graphic and interactive designer based in Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC), Vietnam.

SODA Virtual, Festival Mundo, Website

SODA Virtual

Centro João Pessoa, Paraíba, Brazil

Sodavirtual is a Brazilian web agency that is proud of their Brazilian heritage and spirit. Sodavirtual did not design the Rio2016 logo, but the firm has embraced their surrounding “culture cocktail” made up of friendly and happy Brazilians. This envrionment helps the Sodavirtual team bring creativity, innovation, and quality to their work.

Night Owl Interactive, Jay Godfrey, Website

Night Owl Interactive

New York, New York

The Night Owl Interactive team is seven members strong and all kinds of talented. This boutique shop focuses on “building user-friendly websites, web applications, and mobile apps for mid-size companies and educational institutions.”

Helms Workshop, Frank, Environment & Signage

Helms Workshop

Austin, Texas

Helms Workshop provides a full range of brand development, design and advertising services.

Happy Cog, MICA

Happy Cog

New York, New York

Happy Cog creates beautiful, standards compliant websites for some of the largest clients out there: Zappos, W3C, and Wordpress; to name a few.

Designsensory, Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways, website


Knoxville, Tennessee

Designsensory is a brand, design, and interactive consultancy headquartered in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Designsensory team, nearly 20 strong, is particularly savvy at seeing the big picture. They work hard to ensure clients’ core marketing, communication or web issues are identified and addressed.

Nicholas Macias, Jax Vineyards, website

Nicholas Macias

San Francisco, California

Nicholas Macias is a talented freelance designer from San Francisco, California; the heart of a region rich in design and wine.

JR - Women Are Heroes



JR is a street artist, activist, and the winner of the 2011 TED prize.

Majestic Theatre


Madison, Wisconsin

Swink is a talented multidisciplinary design firm, and an underdog by choice. We respect the heck out of them for that.

Gareth Hughes, 2 Sugars, app

Gareth Hughes

Manchester, United Kingdom

Gareth Hughes is a recent college graduate residing in Manchester with a mission for “clean, honest design.”

Push, Tijuana Flats, website


Orlando, Florida

Push. is a strategic and creative advertising, interactive, and branding agency. The firm’s output is on the forefront of technical innovation and creative design.

The Map Office - 88Morningside

The Map Office

New York, New York

The Map Office prides themselves on being “a contemporary design agency striving to build compelling visual brands through strategy, design and technology”.

Mark Hemeon, DesignByHumans, website

Marc Hemeon

Orange County, California

Marc Hemeon is a talented web designer/developer with a focus on community-oriented websites. The projects Marc Hemeon has worked on are true communities with active user populations. Hemeon’s projects have achieved success largely because of his clear, intuitive designs.

The Unseen Bean, coffee labels

The Tenfold Collective

Loveland, Colorado

The Tenfold Collective is a full-service graphic design and branding agency that is equally suited to print and interactive design. The firms assertion, “[We are] a small yet mighty firm,” is what Ballista Magazine is all about; the middle men and women in design who produce amazing work.

The Creative District, The Organic Supermarket

The Creative District

Dublin, Ireland

We were drawn to a website The Creative District developed for The Organic Supermarket, where the firm has designed a unique digital storefront for the organic grocery chain that is sure to stand out among its competitors.

Triton Oceanic [Detail]

Erskine Design

Nottingham, United Kingdom

Erskine Design designs and builds stunning websites from the headquarters in Nottingham, UK.


Jason Santa Maria

Brooklyn, New York

Jason Santa Maria does a lot of things well. He’s an accomplished art director and an imaginative interactive designer.

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Second Story

Portland, Oregon

Second Story creats some of the most engaging and informative interactive experiences, for clients the world over.