what people say


Shew Design helped clarify our organization’s message and materials through brilliant design and a thorough approach to content. The result is a far more compelling message and professional image that better reflects the work we do and why it’s important—given the complexity of our organization, this was no small feat!

Jennifer Boyden

Development and Operations Manager
Friends of the San Juans

Working with Shew Design was truly refreshing. Their process is organic and they kept the heart and identity of the Kulshan Chorus at the forefront of each step. We are in love with our new logo and how it represents who we are as a community. Thank you, Shew Design!

Dustin Willetts

Kulshan Chorus

Eric and Becca care deeply about quality and customer satisfaction. They listened to our input and worked hard to make our new brand representative of who we are and something we’re excited about.

Dana Brandt

Ecotech Solar

We were really happy with Shew Design. They listened to us, incorporated our feedback and ideas, and delivered a website that we love. I recommend them to anyone looking for help with building a website.

Sarah Sumadi

One America

Shew Design patiently helped us navigate the waters of a major rebranding project. The creative process was on point and their thoughtful objectivity was much appreciated. The final product turned out wonderful, we are extremely happy with Shew and will work with them again in the future.

Katie Hayton

Marketing Manager
La Conner Country Inn and Channel Lodge

Doulas of Bellingham chose Shew Design to create our website and branding. We couldn’t have been more pleased with the process and the results. From the first meeting to the final results the collaborative process was professional and efficient. Shew Design challenged our creative ways of thinking while balancing everything we asked for to create an amazing finished website and design beyond our expectations.

Shew Design’s method of diving into every aspect of our business enabled them to understand what our clients are looking for, and was vital in the development process. The final results were spot on. We will continue to use Shew Design for future projects and highly recommend them to anyone looking for a designer.

Christi Banks

Doulas of Bellingam

Working with Shew design to build our website has been a breath of fresh air amidst the craziness of starting a new business. They are easy to work with and an excellent guide when refining our brand’s message and image. The education included in the web building process has been a huge confidence builder as we prepare to launch and maintain our site. I will surely recommend Shew Design to anyone looking for a gorgeous and functional website & logo

Molly Seimears

Doulas of Bellingham

Shew Design is a great team that create dynamic branding material. The process in creating our updated logo consistently had the goal of being as collaborative and as efficient as possible – which I greatly appreciated. Even after the delivery of the final logo, they have been tremendous assets for additional questions and assistance. In short, they’re rock stars!

Matt Lesinski

Sales and Marketing Director
The Upfront Theatre

Shew Design put together a whole team to work with us on re-branding. The research and subsequent tagline really nailed what we were looking for. Our new logo and the quality of the materials they’ve created have truly inspired our staff and board. I am so proud of the work we do here at Interfaith Community Health Center, and the materials they created are a fabulous presentation of our service to the community. Our marketing efforts have reached a whole new level of professionalism.

Rebecca Johnson

Development Director
Interfaith Community Health Center

We are very pleased with our new brand and website. It looks great, as does the matching marketing material. Shew Design helped us get comfortable with wording that would resonate with more people and work on our website, while also respecting the fact that regulations often dictate what we can or cannot say. But they did it, and. we’re very happy with our new look.

Hart Hodges

Waycross Investment Management Company

Shew Design helped us develop an updated look for our popular Tech Stomp fundraiser for scholarships held annually as a summer social. The updated brand identity proved to be very effective in communicating to a broad audience of technology developers, business professionals, and community partners. The beautifully-designed marketing pieces and event signage helped drive event attendance and contributed to making this our most successful scholarship fundraiser since the event’s inception 11 years ago.

The Shew team’s enthusiasm and professional execution make the process of working with them very enjoyable. I am happy to recommend Shew Design to anybody looking for creative designs and marketing services.

Anna Ehnmark

Executive Director
TAG – Technology Alliance Group of Northwest Washington

I had a fantastic experience working with Shew Design on the graphic design for the RE Sources ‘be cool’ campaign. They not only developed an outstanding product for us, but were excellent collaborators and made the RE Sources staff feel like an integral part of the design team. Their work is truly unique and their manner is truly professional.

Katie Fleming

Education Coordinator
RE Sources for Sustainable Communities

Shew Design took the time to patiently explore our business concept and then brought it to life before our eyes! They created a showcase of exquisite pieces that work together to convey our messaging loud and clear. Our brand colors are dynamic and interesting, and the creative use of words, numbers, and shapes play off each other in a very interactive way. Our logo is a thing of beauty, and we get compliments on it constantly.

Kristi Birkeland


I’ve worked with Shew Design on a diverse set of assignments and on multiple occasions. They have never failed to deliver a fantastic product on time and on budget, and they’ve been a pleasure to work with along the way. They are always my first call when I need design work done. I highly recommend them.

Jason Heck

Board President
Pickford Film Center

Shew Design has been a great help to Interfaith Community Health Center in developing a clear, consistent way of presenting itself to our community. They provide value in developing strategies for outreach and marketing.

Des Skubi

Executive Director
Interfaith Community Health Center

A new website is a daunting endeavor, but with the carefully crafted, intelligent creativity I have experienced at Shew Design, this process has been invigorating and at the same time affordable. Talk about real value! I have loved this connection with smart people.

Kevin Buck

Chocolate Necessities

We were looking for a logo that reflected our new brand: bold and modern while still anachronistic. Not everyone “gets” it, but Shew Design understood and produced a stunning design. We couldn’t be more pleased with the result, so we asked Shew Design to design a full corporate identity package for us: name tags, business cards, envelope design, letterhead, and a newsletter template. Again, an incredible job. I think the result speaks for itself!

John Jenkins

President and CEO
SPARK: Museum of Electrical Invention

I appreciate their insight into the process and how that process includes both design and production. They’ve saved us money, streamlined our work, and have had a huge impact in our ability to reach out to our community.

Christina Wright

Director of External Affairs
Planned Parenthood

Working with Shew Design, I’ve learned two things: 1. They truly produce ‘strategic visual communications’ and 2. They do their research and are excellent collaborators.

Anitra Accetturo

Program Coordinator
City of Bellingham Water Conservation

How do you market an event when you can’t use the name in the title? That’s what the Pickford Film Center had to work out when we learned we couldn’t use the word “Oscars” to describe the black tie party where we live stream the Academy Awards. Shew Design wasted no time in developing a clever, creative, yet unmistakably Oscars poster while staying within the restrictions of the Academy. Everyone got it and loved it. The Shews nailed it.

Mary Doherty

Board Member
Pickford Film Center

Shew Design is a key partner and contributor in our campaign. Their insight, nimbleness, humor, and effective messaging and design have significantly helped our efforts in elevating our campaign to stop coal exports off the West Coast. Shew Design cares about their clients and takes care of their needs from soup to nuts.

Kimberly Larson

Communications & Marketing Director
Climate Solutions

I enjoyed working with Shew Design. They listened to me and successfully guided me through the challenging process of branding my company and building a website. Their top-notch work has improved my business. I look forward to collaborating with Becca and Eric in the years ahead.

Mary Dumas

Dumas & Associates

Our collaborations with Shew Design have had a positive impact on our organization’s ability to communicate. In terms of strategy and execution, their work has been outstanding and very well-received.

Frank Ordway

Executive Director
The American Museum of Radio and Electricity

The work GaPac received from Shew Design was the best we’ve ever seen. Every detail in the marketing campaign reflected your signature design, consistency, and fresh illustrations.

Linda Sant

Marketing Director
Georgia Pacific Credit Union

Shew Design has continued to challenge us to grow and improve. The knowledge they have of our brand, mission, and – importantly – who we are how we work, streamlines the process of every new project. I give them an enthusiastic recommendation.

Gib Clarke

Director of Planning & Development
Interfaith Community Health Center

When I ran for office this past year, I was looking for a new perspective in colors, design, and messaging. Working with Eric and Becca was a real treat. They helped to move me out of my comfort box and open up to a more modern creative look in design of my materials. I loved it. Thank you Eric and Becca for listening to my ideas and views and transforming them into a visually-strong and cohesive campaign package.

Terry Bornemann

Bellingham City Council Member

I have regularly worked with Shew Design since first being referred to them in 2003. I have hired them to do brand development work for me at three separate companies, have referred numerous colleagues to them, and have even worked with them as a consultant on marketing strategy and content development.

I believe in the incredible insight they bring to a business, because they don’t just see marketing as a stand-alone activity that is a nice-to-have for a business. They see marketing as an integral part of successful internal and external communications. They recognize that in order to succeed as a business, a company has to passionately believe in the brand and feel proud of it in order for clients to feel that level of connection and belief in the product/service.

If you want to see your organization move to the next level, working with Shew Design is a smart business investment. You’ll not only receive amazing visuals from the deep creativity they bring, but you’ll also gain a new awareness about your organizational purpose and how to communicate it effectively to all of your stakeholders.

Wendy Keneipp

Benefits Growth Network

Working with Becca and Eric Shew to develop a new website and branding for Bellingham/Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence, along with social media tools such as blogs and Facebook, has been a wonderful experience. They were very thoughtful about the needs of our organization and about the issue of domestic violence in our community, conducting their own research and obtaining a high level of input from our staff. They then provided us with tools and guidelines for using those tools in a way that will allow us to continually promote our mission in the community.

Susan Marks

Bellingham/Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence

My only concern about Shew Design is their name, since they do so much more than design, and do it well. Working from the communications, imaging, and identity frames (and, yes, with an exquisite sense of design and proportion) they have helped us build and brand meaningful campaigns. Re-usable elements have proved critical, and Shew will continue to be part of our campaign plans for the future.

Matt Krogh

North Sound Baykeeper
RE Sources for Sustainable Communities

We’ve been very happy with the work Shew Design has created for us. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to other people looking for marketing or graphic design work.

Harold Cashman

Whatcom Environmental Services

Shew Design showed an amazing ability to adapt as they strived to obtain a working knowledge of our business goals and needs and those of our clients. Throughout the entire process of retooling our market image, the Shew Design crew was able to deliver tasks on schedule while maintaining amazing attention to detail at all levels of the project. Together, and individually, Eric and Becca exhibited honed and professional skills in both writing and creative art work. We would recommend them highly to our business partners or clients.

Michele Bodtke

Senior Ecologist
Northwest Ecological Services

Our new brand elevates the presentation of our practice to our clients and distinguishes us from other financial companies. It efficiently brings together form and function in a fresh, professional way. It incorporates the visual elements that are important to us and more clearly demonstrates the services we provide. Shew Design really listened carefully to us and went the extra mile. They exceeded our expectations.

Bonnie J. Packo

Packo Private Wealth Management

Their portfolio shows Shew Design can create images that are hip, elegant, and compelling– all at the same time. But really, it’s the customer service that sets them apart. From concept to final product, Shew Design not only translated our vision into an integrated “brand,” but they also were flexible, professional, and fun.

Elizabeth Jennings

Executive Director
Whatcom Coalition for Healthy Communities

Shew Design did the branding packages for Otion – The Soap Bar and Bramble Berry Inc. They worked closely with us to determine the general feeling that we wanted each brand to convey, spending much time focusing on the customer demographics and business model. Eric and Becca are very passionate about both brands, often coming up with innovative marketing strategies and alternative ways to use the brands within our budgets. In addition to our branding packages, Shew Design has done extensive additional work with both brands from designing wrapping paper, to DVD covers, to advertising to letterpress bookmarks. I would not hesitate to recommend Eric and Becca Shew for all of your design needs.

Anne-Marie Faiola

Bramble Berry Inc., Otion – The Soap Bar

Shew Design has created a lot of high-quality materials for us. I am happy with their work and would recommend them to anyone looking for graphic design.

Kris Knudsen

Director of Marketing
DIS Corporation

Shew Design was able to put the vision of three independent stakeholders into one collaborative, fabulous design. They not only were able to make everyone happy, but did so with a smile, on time and on budget. Their honesty and integrity came through on all aspects of the job.

Rose Lathrop

AIKI Homes

The identities Shew Design created for us have enabled us to effectively reach out to a national marketplace. Their branding work has played a significant part in our ability to grow and succeed.

David Mazur

Ultrasonics International, Restoration Alliance, and Fireline

Shew Design has always produced high-quality, innovative, forward-thinking, and unique materials. Shew has approached every product of every account with precision, skill, and finesse. Every deadline was met, every product exceeded my expectation, every interaction with their team left me feeling excited about our project.

Crina Hoyer

Executive Director
RE Sources for Sustainable Communities

Shew Design was professional, enthusiastic and extremely efficient in product turn-around. Their community connections with the various production entities in the area allowed for us to have a superb final product at effective prices, meeting our criteria for both deadlines and price points. Working with Shew Design was a fantastic decision for our organization!

Kristina Daheim

Program Director

We came to Shew Design looking for a really bold design for our annual Peace Event. They asked all of the right questions at the start to set the tone for our messaging. The resulting design was inspiring and people collected the posters, button, and postcards as keepsakes. We can’t wait for this year’s event.

Janet Marino

Executive Director
Whatcom Peace & Justice Center

Working with Eric and Becca at Shew Design was an amazing experience. Those two make a dynamic team with the best blend of artistic vision and technical skill, creating powerful and effective designs that compel action. I have recommended them to anyone looking for design or marketing help and look forward to working with them again in future.

Isabel VanDerSlice

Political Campaign Manager

The insight, creativity, and depth of knowledge about branding and marketing that Shew Design provided to Chuckanut Builders was amazing and beyond our initial expectations. The entire process was highly-collaborative and educational. We left armed with a better understanding of our own business and processes as well as tools to improve customer communications. We cannot thank Shew Design enough for the tools they built for us!

Jenny Rae

Communications Manager
Chuckanut Builders

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