Founded by Shirley Bass and Monica Dutcher, award-winning creative director and editor. The two bring quality design and writing skills together to build professional print publications.
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Creative Advertising and Branding
Bass has more than 18 years of experience as an award-winning creative director. She has extensive experience in creating and publishing prototypes (for clients such as Augusta Family Magazine, Johnson Motor Company, Meybohm Realtors, Aiken Homes & Lifestyles and Sashay Magazine), giving them a graphical edge that sets them apart from market competitors. She is also successful in producing sales packets, media kits, and marketing materials. She has received the George B. Rae Award from Mohawk Valley Community College for top design student and graduated with a B.S. in Graphic Design from The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, with high honors. Bass has received several gold, silver and bronze awards from ADDY, MAG and Georgia Press Association as well as a Citation of Excellence.
Editor/Creative and Technical Writer
Dutcher graduated with a B.A. in English from the University of South Carolina-Aiken. She received the Oswald Freshman Writing Award and the Kaplan Award for Excellence in Expository Writing. Dutcher is the former assistant editor of Augusta Magazine, where she edited and wrote feature stories, city chamber guides, event calendars, and special inserts for a variety of industries. After Augusta Magazine, she moved on to freelance writing and also co-launched www.sashaymagazine.com and Sashay Magazine. She also has experience in technical writing, working as a technical publication specialist at the Savannah River Site.