Design Shop MPLS is a Minneapolis-based branding and design shop, crafting brands that can flourish.


Nice to meet you.


I'm a graphic designer living and working in Minneapolis. I have a passion for connecting and collaborating with motivated business owners — bringing a brand's look and feel to life is what I do best! Whether you're just starting out and need a full spectrum of design services or are simply in need of a design consultation I'm your girl.

I dive deep into a brand's personality, audience and goals. I love helping a company go from an idea to a truly capably, confident brand. My focus of design is in:


My endless curiosity & passion for multi-faceted design allows me to switch easily between design disciplines — so I can create all touch points of your brand for you. It's like a one stop shop!


What people are saying...

“I cannot recommend Kate enough! She took the time to listen to my business partner and my needs and was so easy (and fun) to work with throughout each phase of development. Kate would continuously go the extra mile to ensure we were happy with the final product. We absolutely love all the work she has given us and will continue to enlist her expertise as our company grows.”
— Katie Moss | RallyRegistry
I have had the privilege of working with Kate and Design Shop MPLS to design my team’s website. It was an absolutely fantastic experience - from the weekly calls, to the in depth chats to really capturing our vision - Kate nailed it! She has experience and a keen eye to make any project exceptional!!
— Allie McCarthy | The Arrow Group
“Kate made our lives easier at ACES during a key time at our non-profit. Our website was quite dated, and we were looking to significantly increase our services and fundraising- but we couldn’t do so without a new look. She helped us overhaul and re-design our website completely, integrating great creative concepts for our brand. She took the time to talk with us frequently to make sure we understood how to utilize and update the new platform. She was super easy to work with and very professional. I highly recommend her for anyone who wants a new look!”
— Christina Saunders | ACES4KIDS
Starting a new company is a lot of work and can be intimidating at times. Then being faced with the task of branding your company only intensifies those feelings. From the very beginning Kate wanted to know my goals and get inside my head. She was so collaborative to work with and every design update I was so pleased. She saw my vision and took it to another level I didn’t even think was possible. She is so professional, and such a talented artist with her craft. I would work with her any day of the week!
— Whitney Gladden | Whitney James Events + Design

My goal is to find that something special that sets you apart from your competitors & make it shine.



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