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About Us

From your mind to our magic - We turn your brand into a story worth telling!

We are a team of experienced storytellers + designers + developers who are dedicated to creating unique and thoughtful branding strategy for YOU. Strategy that will ensure that your logo and websites stand out in today’s digital landscape.

Because we are storytellers at heart. We love creating a journey through your website that will keep your visitors engaged and coming back for more. We work closely with you to understand your specific needs and goals, and we use this knowledge to create a website and logo and overall branding strategy that is tailored to your business. So if you’re looking to jazz up your online presence – whether it’s designing your logo, website or anything in between, we’ve got your back! And guess what? Ochre Design offers a free 20-minute consultation to get things started. We’ll chat it up on Zoom and go from there. Let’s make your design dreams a reality!

  • WEBSITE Development
  • WEBSITE DESIGN
  • LOGO
  • Branding
  • SEO
  • LABEL DESIGN

MY DESIGN PHILOSOPHY

I’m passionate about design. Good design. Design that makes you think. Design that connects. Design that evokes an emotional response. I love to push boundaries and think outside the box. I love to create. To innovate. I love experimenting with new materials, ideas and processes, always striving to find new ways of approaching a problem, finding new solutions. Sometimes they work, sometimes they don’t, but I am satisfied for having tried. I accept my failures as a part of the process, learn from them and move on. But when I am done, I would have created something that’s original and fresh. Design to me is like a journey, a process, and an evolution of form and ideas.

My process driven approach to design and ability to conceptualize as an artist is what sets me apart from other designers.

Reach out to me to get your business off to a flying start!

Digital design is like painting,

except the paint never dries.”

Neville Brody

Years of Experience

Independent Projects

Cups of Tea

KEY CLIENTS

  • Oxford University Press (NY)
  • Pacific Northwest College of Art
  • Oregon Home Magazine
  • Oregon State University Press
  • Open School NW
  • Five Oaks Museum
  • Catlin Gabel School

Education

  • Post-Baccalaureate (Book Arts), Oregon College of Art and Craft,
    2007-2008
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts (Graphic Design), Pacific Northwest College of Art,
    2002-2005
  • Bachelor of Science (Electronics), Osmania University, India,
    1989-1992
  • Interior Design Certificate, India, 1995

Recognition

  • Second Prize, The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD, NY)
  • International Poster Design Competition, 2007
  • Honorable Mention, OCAC BFA Juried Show, 2007
  • OCAC Merit Scholarship, 2007
  • William Givler Design Arts Thesis Award, PNCA, 2005
  • Portland’s Emerging Designers, 2002
  • Silver Medalist, Interior Design Institute, 1994

I worked with Malini on a website refresh for Open School. She spent the right amount of time getting clear on our needs and mapping out our site map, before diving right in. Because she did thorough set-up work, the actual website build was really quick. She was responsive to changing priorities and was flexible when our schedule for launch had to change. Our website is beautiful – simple, responsive, and intuitive. Aside from that, Malini was just a pleasure to work with. She is kind, funny, and super patient!

Carissa Young

Open School NW

“Ms Gupta is an art director beyond her years. I like her understanding of typography and her ability to convey a magazine feature’s tone through its display type treatment. She’s also is great with color. She often dreamed up unconventional color combinations and knows when to use color sparingly. In a creative world in which too many art school grads are more Photoshop Boys (and girls), it is a joy to have worked with someone like Ms. Gupta.”

Shiela De La rosa

Oregon Home Magazine

Ochre {art + design} is simply amazing. Malini masterfully blends beautiful, elegant design with superb form and function. Every aspect of the site is designed with meticulous detail. Her websites are not remastered templates, but works of art. Malini is my go-to designer. I appreciate her personalized attention, responsive support. I wish there were an option for a sixth star because Ochre deserves it.

Christopher Moore

Biz Strategist

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