katie makes, LLC.
graphic design




katie makes is a graphic design company based in grand rapids, michigan.

Valuing cohesion, intention, and artistry - we specialize in what you’ll see below.
We create innovative, vision-based design solutions for a wide range of humans + businesses both large + small.

And by we, I mean me. Hi, I’m Katie! The maker + the katie in katie makes.

And I love new clients. Give me a shout!


featured offerings



Believe it or not, a brand is more than just a logo!

From the five words you would want people to use to describe you, we will collaborate, formulate your vision, and your visual identity, building your “look + feel” from the ground up.

With three pre-package offerings and endless possibilities, discussing your vision will help match you with the perfect package (even if you don’t know what you need just yet!)



From the first invitation to the last thank you card...

Your big day is in sight and becomes a reality the moment your save the dates are stamped and sent. The first visual has been delivered and guests are marking their calendars, formulating an idea of what’s to come. The invites are sent out a few months later and the guests now know when to show up, if they should dress casual or wear a black tie, and where they can get a wedding gift you’ll love.

The communication and essence of your wedding starts here, but it doesn’t end here. People need programs, tables need numbers, each seat needs a name.

There’s a lot to planning a wedding - things can slip through the cracks. We’re here to ensure you won’t miss a thing when it comes to communication and stationery. We offer clear, cohesive and intentional wedding stationery packages - customizable to meet all your wedding needs. We believe there’s beauty in the details and there’s value in cohesion.

Let’s brand your day!



from business cards to brochures to media graphics to whatever is stuck in your head-

Let’s chat! I’m a girl who likes to make, and you are the one who is going to keep me on my feet. I’m a pro at branding + wedding stationery suites, but challenge me! What’s next? Informational and aesthetically pleasing visuals for a aircraft trade show? How about a decal for your food truck? An annual report? A resume update? Seriously, tell me all of your ideas! I’d love to bring them to life.