About Julia Reich

julia reich is a branding consultant, graphic designer, and graphic recorder

Hi, I’m Julia. I’m a visual practitioner. Which means I’m a graphic recorder, branding consultant, and graphic designer. As of 2019, I am also a Certified Structured Professional Facilitator (CSPF).

Over my career, I’ve:

  • Become certified as a professional facilitator by MG Rush
  • Been highlighted as a visual note-taker in the Indianapolis Business Journal’s 2018 Innovation Issue
  • Earned the designation Brand Academy Certified Branding Expert (2015) from the Brand Academy
  • Participated in NY Designs, a unique design business incubator based in LIC, Queens
  • Founded SPARK, a group of independent graphic design business owners who meet monthly in NYC to enlighten each other on the business and creative issues that are relevant to design studios
  • Won the 2009 Small Business Award from the Cayuga County NY Chamber of Commerce
  • Been featured in several design books including “The Big Book of Green Design,” “1000 More Greetings,” “Best of Business Card Design,” and “Recycling & Redesigning Logos”
  • Been named a “trailblazer whose career embraces the common good” by Catalysta.net (Profiles of Trailblazers who Innovate with Community in Mind: A Marketing Primer for Non-Profit Orgs)
  • Achieved Advanced Communicator Gold in Toastmasters
  • Been a former environmental educator
  • Earned a Level 1 with the Bike Instructor Certification Program
  • Earned degrees from Pratt Institute in New York City and Hampshire College in Amherst, MA

When I’m not busy doing visual communications stuff, I can be found:

  • Mountain biking
  • Walking my coonhound Rory and bulldog Violet
  • Cuddling with my 6 cats
  • ‘Gramming photos as @motherofcoonhounds (personal account) and @stonesoupcreate (professional account)


Rory and Oshi, the Stone Soup Creative mascots

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