Design Nomad
Creative Director | Digital Nomad | Minimalist.

Story

We build brands. And we do it together—with our clients.

 

Story

Hi, I'm Daniel. For over 15 years, I've worked to help clients develop unique brand strategies and design memorable brands. After seven years of working for marketing agencies, I made the move from California to Washington, DC, where I took the leap and I went out on my own. I haven't looked back since.

With a heart for branding and storytelling, I believe the success of any company is predicated on two things: they have to deliver on their brand promise and live the brand in everything they do. My experience has taught me when to step outside the box and when to step back in; when to adhere to the rules and when to break them. 

The flexibility of my profession has given me the opportunity to travel the world, while staying dedicated to my craft, and my clients. They've stuck with me, cheered me on, and we've continued to collaborate in the same way we did when we were in the same time zone.

In February 2016, I sold or donated most of my possessions and hit the road with my family. My experience of living as a minimalist hasn't only been a personal journey—it's given me a fresh perspective and endless inspiration for my work. I'm a better person, designer, and collaborator.

 

Partners

The best work comes about as a result of collaboration. That's why I surround myself with the best damn creatives, period. I'm grateful to collaborate with this incredible talent.

A Name Brand Co.
Austin Breed
Dennis Harroun
Hanmade
jpv.design
Lively Copywriting
Mark Lucky Loncar
Nachi Eltit
Nicole Belnap
Nikki Sullivan
November Press
PS Design

 
 
 

Clients

I'm only as good as the people I have been fortunate enough to work with over the years. Not only does the diversity of my clients allow me to strengthen my craft, I'm afforded the opportunity to explore and learn about areas of business I never could have imagined.