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About Us

What's the difference?


Graphic Details is a full-service graphic design studio in the heart of downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire. From our inception in 1991, we've insisted that keeping a small studio—with a core of interconnected experts—allows us to remain focused on your objectives. Our size encourages close-working relationships between our responsive team...and you. Our designers are accessible, attentive, and eager to work collaboratively with you to produce unique products that reflect what is distinct about your business. We'll become experts on your brand to effectively understand, execute, and carry forward your vision.

Explore our print and web design portfolio.
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Learn about our comprehensive services for schools and colleges.

Team

intuitive. innovative. involved.

BRENDA RIDDELL

OWNER/CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Brenda's background in the graphics industry provides a strong foundation for successful print design campaigns, both traditional and innovative. She also has extensive web development training and has been designing, coding, and maintaining sites for over 15 years. Brenda is a member of the Graphic Design Faculty at New Hampshire Institute of Art. She studied design at Northeastern University and is currently learning to play the ukulele. uke

JAIMIE KNAPP

DESIGN DIRECTOR
Jaimie has been working at Graphic Details for 11 years. Starting as an intern in her senior year at Clark University, she has worked her way up to Design Director at the firm. Her strength lies not only in creating strong, well-balanced designs, but also in her ability to ensure that every design is prepared for print with acute attention to detail. Jaimie enjoys working with clients to come up with creative solutions for pieces that are fresh and unique without going over budget. mug

CINDY DODDS

LEAD STRATEGIST
Cindy has worked in the northern Massachusetts, southern Maine and seacoast New Hampshire area for her entire career, helping businesses grow though strategic marketing and solid business planning. She has personally owned, grown, and sold several successful businesses and publications. She now specializes in helping businesses make educated decisions for their marketing plans and budgets to maximize their return on investment. pen

KRISTIN TODD

DESIGNER
Kristin has earned a solid reputation as an accomplished designer with 18 years of experience in the industry. Her work spans a wide range of businesses, including non-profits, higher education, and finance. She is a graduate of Salem State College and worked for Putnam Investments for 14 years as a designer. In her free time she enjoys skiing and spending time with her family. skis

CARA TRACY-WALLEM

DESIGNER
Cara's expertise lies in working with clients to achieve original, effective print design that reflects their own uniqueness. A graduate of Drexel University with a degree in Graphic Design, Cara has brought 20 years of former print shop, ad agency, and instructing experience to her 12 years at Graphic Details. Besides having a paper fetish, Cara pursues outdoor adventure and sports with her family and works to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig's Disease. tree

MEG MARSHALL

WEB DESIGNER
Meg is a graduate from The Art Institute of Portland and recently finished her MFA in Graphic Design at Boston University. She has worked in the design industry for over 8 years in agency, start-up and university settings. Meg also teaches Web Design at New Hampshire Institute of Art. In her free time she enjoys CrossFit and running down by the Portsmouth waterfront. run

NATHANIEL RAYMOND

DESIGNER/ILLUSTRATOR
Nat is a graphic artist with a BFA in printmaking and drawing from the University of New Hampshire. He has over 8 years of experience in the print industry, and is comfortable working with a wide array of traditional and digital media. He is a chronic doodler and plays bass in KYOTY. He and his wife sell the weird things they make at Tiger and Dagger. skull

ANDREA SHACKFORD

ACCOUNT COORDINATOR
Andrea is a current student of Advertising at Southern New Hampshire University and is set to graduate in May of 2016. Her passion lies in social media marketing where she has helped develop and implement social media strategies for small businesses. In her free time, Andrea enjoys outdoor activities in her native State of Maine and leading her daughter’s Girl Scout Daisy Troop. flower

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Looking for dynamic web design? A comprehensive marketing campaign? Gorgeous graphics? Hook up with us and we'll steer you clear of the common in no time.

107 Market Street Suite 1
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801
United States

Phone: 603.433.3073
Fax: 866.363.3899
E-mail: info@graphicdet.com
Website: graphicdet.com
Interactive Website: gdinteraction.com