I was born and raised in Colorado and has never found a reason to leave. As a youth I found myself collecting business cards everywhere I went. They were free for one but I enjoyed coming across new and unique applications that people have designed. I naturally took to art of all kinds as well as sports.
Marni Myers has a passion for creating visibility and recognition for established brands with passion and purpose. Marni Myers is a project leader, executing CPR’s brand-focused creative, serving as the organization’s creative strategist and designer. Marni works in collaboration with key managers to showcase and elevate the brand. She Initiates creative strategy, ideation to clearly define the project and its purpose. Marni Myers oversees project management, production workflow and supervision of all vendors and design contractors.
Make West is a specialized design/build firm focused on branded environments, architectural signage and creative art consulting. We take a collaborative, hands-on approach to our projects, staying connected to the work from start to finish. This careful attention to detail, combined with our thoughtful design methodology, allows us to transform everyday physical spaces into unique, experiential environments.
Rico Aragon is a Colorado native who is enthusiastic about showcasing an organization's vision and creating that first impression by helping them select a unique sign for their business. He has been a Graphic Designer specializing in the Commercial Electric Sign Industry for 12+ years, and now he is utilizing that experience to add value as a Sales Executive. Collaborating with architects, Design Firms, designers in a consultative role to create signage that speaks to the heart of their targeted audience.
Abby Knab is an Environmental Graphic Designer at ArtHouse Design, located in the Greater Denver Area. Knab is skilled in environmental, branding and package design, as well as jewelry, fashion and interior design, Abby Knab especially enjoys the challenge of thinking in 3-D. Knab views her work as leaving a multi-layered trail of breadcrumbs to engage people with their surroundings while solving problems and making lives easier.
Jessica Kramer is an Environmental Graphic Designer and Landscape Architect, with over 20 years of design, marketing, communications and identity/branding experience. As both an environmental graphic designer and landscape architect, Jessica brings a unique perspective to projects. Jessica Kramer's philosophy towards any design project is to truly try to understand how a user will interact within an environment or through a communications piece.
Leah Scolere is an Assistant Professor at Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado.
Leah Scolere holds a Bachelor of Science in Design and Environmental Analysis and Interior Design, an MA in Interior Design, an MS in Communication, New Media and Society, and a PhD in Communication and Media Studies with a minor in history of architecture and urban development, all from Cornell University.