Project Management
Jean and David began their careers as project managers so are well-versed in coordinating the many facets of your project, whether it is a 500-page book or a multi-piece promotional package. We address scheduling, budgeting, workflow, and any special handling you need.

Jean writes magazine articles (features, how-tos, profiles), press releases, and marketing materials on a range of topics, including, biotechnology, agribusiness, technical textiles, business presentations, art, architecture, and healthcare.

Jean provides developmental, content/substantive, and copy editing to your preferred style (or helps you create one). She is skillful with materials that require special attention to using bias-free or technical language or reaching an international audience.

Jean can acquire permissions for reprinted text, photographs, or music / lyrics included in your print or electronic materials.

Graphic Design
David designs print and electronic magazines, books, newsletters, marketing brochures, posters, websites, and other promotional materials. He tailors each project to your preferred style or suggests suitable possibilities, with an emphasis on inventive, well-crafted typography.

Art Direction
David develops the look and feel for a corporate identity, product identity, book series, or promotional package, and will art direct the creation of the custom art or photos you envision.

David has extensive production experience (Jean has a good amount, too) to see your project through layout, proofing/correction, to delivery via traditional offset or short-run digital printers or via electronic means. (Printers love ImageSmythe files because they work well every time!)

David helped several professional photographers leap from film to digital studios. He creates custom page-layout templates for clients’ ongoing use, and he troubleshoots computer setups and software selection and installation.

An adjunct faculty member at Minneapolis College of Art and Design (MCAD), David teaches Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Lightroom. He also conducts customized training for individuals and organizations about design, typography, and both print and digital production.