We believe that good design is life enhancing and moves humankind from passive to purposeful. We design to inform, delight and inspire everyday life.

MEET OUR TEAM

Our team is comprised of talented, smart, passionate and creative humans. We’re Millennials, GenXers and Boomers with very different sets of experiences and viewpoints that influence our work. We are consumers and, most importantly, we are design thinkers. As a woman-owned and operated firm, we have honed our expertise around our favorite things: vibrant retail and brand experiences in the categories of food, fashion and well-being.

WHERE WE WORK



KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI

Our homestead and inspiration capital located in America’s Creative Crossroads.



SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA

Our westward outpost in the gold rush of entrepreneurial pioneers and lovers of good food and the planet.

Willoughby Design Barn

WESTON, MISSOURI

Our country retreat where we clear our heads, breathe some fresh air, recharge and get to know ourselves again.

DESIGN LEADERSHIP

Willoughby is recognized by industry peers as one of the leading global design firms. As writers, speakers and teachers, we are frequently asked to provide expertise to the trade, clients and publications. Willoughby Design has received awards and been published in Communications Arts, Print Magazine, TheDieLine, How Magazine, AIGA and Graphis. Members of Willoughby Design have presented at conferences including TED, Marketing to Women Conference and Kauffman Foundation. Our leadership is also very involved with several boards and committees including AIGA National, AIGA Kansas City, AIGA San Francisco, Win-Win and KC & SF Design Weeks.