Sara Jamshidi
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Sara Jamshidi is an independent graphic designer and art director with MA in visual communication from the Royal College of Art. She is a research-based designer with a practice that spans between the realms of archives and special collections, museums and education, with an editorial design approach. 

Before attending RCA, Sara has worked at Design Observer, where she was senior designer working on editorial and client projects as well as contributing to the website as a writer including for her column, The Observers

Sara has conducted workshops in the UK and US at the RCA and other universities and schools focusing on combining graphic design and collaborative approaches with social methods of learning. Her work has been exhibited internationally including at Dubai Design Week, Typographic Singularity in London, and AIGA 50 Books 50 Covers in New York. Sara has received several scholarhips including AIGA CT creative scholarship and was shortlisted for Art Directors Club’s Young Guns in 2016. She is awarded a grant by Magic of Persia foundation to develop her MA final project about Iranian stamps—Project M.

We are a graphic design studio based in Geogetown Washington DC working with local clients and also on national and international projects.

The process in our studio is based on collaboration and transparent communication with the client, which begins with learning from them and asking as many questions as needed to fully understand the brief. We then inspect the project from every angle and consider a broad range of contexts related to the brief. We don’t hesitate to ask questions or make suggestions that help elevate the project. After all we’re all on the same team, collaborating to make sure the end result is a thought-provoking and memorable design with clear communication.

As required for the execution stage, we work with editors, web developers, photographers or animators as needed to bring the project to life. With an attention to detail, we manage printers and fabricators to make sure the final product has the highest quality.

We have the skills to contribute to your brief with the following services:

book design
exhibition catalogs
promotional material
posters, brochures and reports
Magazine and publication design
website design and development
digital strategy
social media planning and management
digital publications and e-books

brand development
identity design
brand guidelines
art direction
exhibition design
signage and way-finding

We’re always looking for new and interesting projects that help us expand the boundaries of visual communication. 

For more information and to discuss collaborations or commissions please contact Sara at 
Star Maker — Stapledon

The Maker and His Works;
Mature Creating

Project M—
Iranian stamps from Monarchies and Mullahs to Mardom

RCA Textiles Catalogue
Catalogue of graduating show of  Royal College of Art’s Textiles programme

RCA Jewelery and Metal Catalogue  
Catalogue of graduating show of  Royal College of Art’s Jewelry and Metal programme

Magic in Monaco
Magic of Persia’s Auction Catalogue



All sorts of things


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