In the winter of 2004, 24 four-year-old Christine wraps up her last graduate school presentation and starts her first design job. 




Christine becomes Art Director at a small Cleveland agency. She starts a blog with her lady friend, Jess.




Christine dabbles in self-initiated projects. She collaborates with Kate Spade on a Valentine's Day love note.

In May, Christine makes the leap to solo designer. Her work is featured on Communication Art's Fresh.




She continues to create love notes. Her stationery is featured on Martha Stewart and recognized at the National Stationery Show. 

Christine joins Erin Loechner's Design for Mankind blog as DIY contributor. 

She moves out of her home office and into a studio space in downtown Cleveland.




Lauren McAndrews joins the team as the studio's first design intern.

Ladies’ Home Journal features Christine's up-cylced folding chair DIY project in their magazine.




The studio collaborates with Parse & Parcel, Trentina and Majestic Steel.

Christine guest posts at Design*Sponge, hosts her first workshop at CMA and is featured in Trouvé Magazine.




A studio assistant and designer join the team. Christine talks about learning from others on Creating Your Own Path. The studio designs a public art installation and launches its first product in three years.






AIGA invites the studio to design a Get Out The Vote campaign and exhibit. The studio celebrates five years with family, friends, endless tomatoes and a new website. 


The studio launches brand refreshes for Harness Cycle and Noodlecat. They name and brand the Quarter—a 60 million dollar development including 194 apartments.

Christine talks about working for Cleveland business on Fresh Water Cleveland. The studio hosts 11 workshops. 

Leah Watson joins the team as the studio's summer intern and soon after as junior designer.