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About Open Design

Open Design is a full service design studio specializing in distinctive web design, branding solutions and online marketing.

Open Design was founded by Justin Shull in 2005 with the mission to help small businesses become proficient and profitable on the web. Today, Open Design uses in-house creative and technical talent as well as partner vendors to provide start-up ventures and evolving organizations the services they need to develop and realize a successful brand across traditional and emerging communication channels.

Our Values and Mission

Our mission is to deliver websites, branding and online marketing solutions that prepare our clients for success. Open Design believes that trust, open communication, and objective evaluation are indispensable to successful partnerships. We work with clients as an advisor and foster these values to ensure successful ventures.

Justin Shull, Principal and Creative Director

Open Design features the design work of founder and creative director Justin Shull. Justin is committed to both user-friendliness and aesthetics in his designs, and has worked with start-up ventures, academic organizations, non-profits, and evolving businesses to create coherent brand identity and successful websites.

Justin grew up in New Hampshire and attended Dartmouth College where he first became engaged with design as an interactive media designer at the Interactive Media Laboratory. He has worked as a technology consultant for Fortune 500 companies, holds a Masters of Fine Arts from Rutgers University, and has been awarded numerous awards for his design and art.