ABOUT

Strategic at heart, the New York-based creative firm {MERRY+} is an aesthetically-led and process-based company formed by an innovative group of individuals.


{MERRY+} loves to work with organizations that have a clear purpose, always striving to find the right tools, experiences, and design concepts to deliver their mission to the world.


To convey this message, {MERRY+} develops visually-driven solutions by employing elevated design and identity systems, photography, and digital and real-world experiences.


{MERRY+} was founded by the brand consultant and photographer Bea Merry.




WHY US?

We tackle problems that traditional design studios can’t. Whether it’s creating a never-before-seen store concept (Pikolinos), producing a book from scratch for a company that had never previously considered it (Google), or introducing the first visual language for a museum founded in 1904 (The Hispanic Society of America), we’ve done it all (or almost). And, we can proudly say, we've done so with great success.

We’re capable and agile, curating a bespoke team for every job; this means you’ll get the most experienced professionals, quicker turnaround and no exorbitant markup fees. We manage multiple teams to make it work.

Our expertise and a shared drive for success is what motivates us, rather than fixed processes in massive departments.
We are well versed in managing a daunting mix of creative and innovative elements to quickly arrive at excellent, quality solutions.


OUR BELIEFS


  • We believe solutions should be approached holistically, but executed detail by detail.

  • We believe relationships are built from a myriad of small gestures.

  • We believe that the convergence of strategy, design and passionate individuals can create beautiful work.

  • We believe honesty, transparency and a bit of humor make for great business partnerships.

  • We believe in the diversity of people, ideas and places.

  • We believe in tangible experiences that reach beyond the digital world.

  • We believe the world should be made better, more beautiful and brighter by everything we do.

  • We believe design has the power to change perceptions, transform businesses and make real impact.


AWARDS

{MERRY+}, formerly Merry+Valenzuela, has received two awards:



  • 2015 AMERICAN GRAPHIC DESIGN AWARD (GDUSA), Winner for BRANDING.

  • 2012 RESTAURANT DESIGN AWARD (LONDON), Finalist for IDENTITY DESIGN.


DISCIPLINES


  • Creative Direction: Naming, Verbal Identity

  • Art Direction & Design: Corporate Identity, Collateral, Print, Web Design

  • Web Implementation & Maintenance

  • Digital Marketing & Social Media

  • Photography & Corporate Film Production

  • Pop-Up Store Design & Events