bluestorm design was formed in 1997 and has established a name as a boutique design company which specialises in creating unique and strategic brand identities and targeted communications for its clients. bluestorm solutions are based on an intelligent assessment, research and understanding of a clients needs, wants, and budget. By being a truly independent design company. bluestorm can work with the most suitable partners such as the most appropriate printer, printing method, signwriter or web development companies.
bluestorm is based in Eastbourne, Lower Hutt, in the Wellington Region.
The design director, Karen Sisson has more than 30 years experience in the design industry, working in both New Zealand for TVNZ, leading design consultancy Designworks, and in London for advertising agency Westall Tomkins. She has won New Zealand design awards and has had work published internationally, her most recent award being a finalist in the corporate communications section of the 2014 New Zealand Best Awards.
Running her own company Karen is intimately aware of the issues around running a business. She is a very hands on designer creating a lot of her own headlines and illustrations. She believes it is very important for the client to deal directly with the designer on all matters, ensuring clear communication between the two partners in the design process.