Studio

We are a team of multi-disciplinary designers and makers —

Mission

The best digital products and services balance utility, simplicity, and beauty. Our mission is to create user experiences that achieve this balance to empower people and businesses to do new and better things.

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Process

Partnering closely with our clients, we blend strategy, user experience design, visual design, and branding over a series of iterative cycles to create products that solve real problems for people and businesses.

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Services

Strategy

  • Research
  • Design sprints
  • Persona creation
  • Content strategy

User experience

  • Product design
  • System mapping
  • Prototyping
  • User validation

Brand and visual

  • Branding
  • Visual design
  • Iconography
  • Illustration

Production

  • Design systems
  • Design libraries
  • Documentation

Team

We are curious generalists. Our team’s experience spans leadership roles at large tech companies, art direction at agencies, and founding startups. We believe our varied backgrounds make us qualified to tackle problems at any scale.

O/M was founded in 2013 by Rob Young. Prior to forming the studio, Rob spent over a decade designing products and services for Apple, Google, startups, and design firms.

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