Likewise is the studio of:

Melanie Barti,
Designer + Illustrator

Melanie is a proven creative problem-solver for businesses and agencies. She is a conceptual designer and a strategic thinker who knows how to develop and launch big brand-building campaigns across multiple media. 

Melanie believes that a distinctive brand strategy is the guiding light for the work. Whether she is designing a logo or creating a comprehensive brand campaign, Melanie always finds the one idea that makes it stand out and shine.

After a successful career working as an Art Director, she returned to her first love– design.

When she is not drawing, you will find her cooking with her husband, hiking the beautiful trails of Marin, or snuggling with her sweet dog Roger.


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Why the Name Likewise?

Likewise isn't just a name, it's an approach. It goes like this:

- You probably want to work with nice, talented people. Likewise.
- You want work that's imaginative, strategic and feels right for your brand. Likewise.
- You want identity and communications that build your business. Likewise.
- It's pretty simple really. Helping you succeed is likewise the way for us to succeed.