Mangold Design is an
award-winning strategic design
studio led by Annabel Mangold.
We specialize in creating
for socially-conscious projects,
and pride ourselves on having
multi-year relationships with our
clients who become family.
A bit of background...
I found my way into design as the culmination of multiple creative explorations while in search of my life's direction.
My journey began by discovering the artistry of words while studying poetry at The New School in New York; I then learned the importance of spatial awareness and how physical spaces can transport you to other worlds while staging sites as an event planner in the Bay Area; I learned how to see and consider all perspectives by apprenticing for photographers in Alaska & Philadelphia; and, ultimately, I acquired the skills to put it all together in graduate school in Atlanta while studying design strategy. I've had the privilege of being able to apply this sensory lens to life, people and business through my career in non-profits, hospitality, public relations and start-ups.
We are lucky in that our clients are the smartest in the room and are ready to create things of value while not being afraid to push boundaries.
We work collaboratively, iteratively, while placing positivity and safe place creation for all. (And are always seeking the soul of the project.)
We allow emotion to be our compass; of course, deliverables need to check all the boxes but we also know sometimes the most valuable items and experiences aren’t even on the list to begin with.
We know bridging the crevasse of a project's inception stage to the finished product is a paramount leap and partnering with a creative studio is no small undertaking.
For that reason, before we begin any partnership, we make sure we are not only philosophically aligned, but capable of delivering a successful product.
UI / UX / UA
Our sweet spot...
Is working with people who have a big vision and need help getting there. Most often we are early partners in that creation, helping bring "that thing" to market.
We have long term partners who help us bring projects to life depending on scale. These include photographers, developers and illustrators.
Projects while similar are always unique. Sometimes a workshop and brand audit are required, sometimes the job requires all shareholders on board, and sometimes the project requires moving through a hive of disparate ideas and piecing together your genius into a cohesive final offering.
We are comfortable and thrive with project management, data analysis, and growing with you as you expand.
Each project has a unique roadmap suited for your project needs and is outlined and executed with lots of check-ins and mini celebrations along the way. We look forward to hearing from you and adding you to the family tree.