Located in Portland, Oregon, Three Fifteen Design has been partnering with brands since 2009; bridging the gap between your message and the way it’s expressed.

Three Fifteen Design is a full-service branding studio focused on intentional design for creatives & businesses, big and small.

For Designers, The Independent Creative

November 13, 2019

Hello sweet babies! It’s been so long since I’ve popped into this space. Honestly, like I’ve mentioned over on my Instagram, sometimes we need to take space from the things that aren’t serving us. And while I do think my blog is a valuable resource, I wasn’t feeling pulled to post here. This likely also […]

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Stationery, The Independent Creative, Uncategorized

April 20, 2016

There are so many little places we have the chance to enhance our client experience. Of course, great customer service likely comes first. But, what about the little things we can do, to make a huge impact on our client’s hearts? I wanted to share three tips to enhance the tangible side of your brand.  […]

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For Designers, The Independent Creative, Uncategorized

December 17, 2015

Today, I am starting a new series called “Designer Diaries”. I’ve had the privilege of connecting with some amazing designers over the past several years, and there are some pretty common themes we all seem to deal with. While I wish every single project was perfect, it’s nice to know that I’m not alone in […]

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Brand Identity & Design, The Independent Creative, Uncategorized

October 21, 2015

With all of the buzz around branding, I love to talk about what it is, and what it isn’t. As I’ve discussed before, branding is not your logo. Branding is everything to do with your business & client experience. This is everything! The most important part to focus on. With that said, when thinking of your overall […]

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The Independent Creative, Uncategorized

July 15, 2015

You did it!!! You had your baby. Let’s assume you’ve changed more diapers than you can count, and you’re not quite sure what that stain on your shirt is. Yep, you’re totally in it. It is the wonderful world of parenting. And, whether you just had that sweet baby, or you’ve been in the game for years, […]

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Studio News, The Independent Creative, Uncategorized

May 11, 2015

Hi lovelies. I wanted to pop in to share a little bit about the products and services that make my workflow more efficient. Some of you know, I still use paper to-do lists. I love the satisfaction of physically crossing off a list. Sometimes, I even put items on my list just to cross them off. […]

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Inspiration & Design Boards, The Independent Creative, Uncategorized

March 15, 2015

… but I can help you hone in on your target market, develop a brand strategy to attract your perfect client, and create an identity convey your brand’s message. Most inquiries that come across my (virtual) desk say something like this, “I need a better brand! I basically don’t have one!!” — And, I usually […]

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The Independent Creative, Uncategorized

February 23, 2015

Within a few seconds, anyone landing on your site will know whether they want to stick around. Within a few seconds of that realization, they’ll know if they want to spend their money on your products or services. When diving into the website content piece with my clients, I’ve found myself getting more and more […]

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Studio News, The Independent Creative, Uncategorized

January 19, 2015

Hey you! Yes, you!! The mama or papa over there who is balancing home life with work life, and trying to make it all look graceful. You’re doing amazing, and how did you manage to shower today? Over here, life is busy. It’s a bit insane if I’m being honest. Thankfully, the insanity is balanced […]

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The Independent Creative, Uncategorized

March 12, 2014

When I sat down with my accountant this year, she congratulated me … Congrats for a good year. While I was working through the year, it didn’t feel especially remarkable. I was pregnant, moved into a new home, and my business was growing (which took a lot of learning). The whole year felt like I […]

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