WHEN YOU HIRE RICE DEAN GRAPHICS for your design project we will first meet to discuss your needs in terms of message, audience, budget, schedule, and project elements such as text and photos. This can be accomplished in whichever communication mode you feel most comfortable and is most practical— e-mail, phone 423-736-6679, or in person.
RICE DEAN GRAPHICS PROVIDES free cost estimates which are within 10%-15% of final invoice. After you have approved the estimate and signed the contract, I will develop original graphic concepts and themes with preliminary PDF proofs and deliver them to you via e-mail. My services typically proceed with two-three rounds of PDF proofs to ensure that you are completely satisfied. After your final approval I will perform prepress file preparations, place orders, direct the production, coordinate schedules, and ensure the quality of your finished product.
RICE DEAN GRAPHICS USES THE VERY LATEST professional page layout, photo editing, illustration, and web design software to produce electronic files for output to commercial printers for any kind of print or display media. Rice Dean Graphics has earned a distinguished reputation for providing files that can be used without complication in final production through constant upgrading of technical skills. My web design capabilities include not only desktop browsers but also mobile tablet and smartphone optimized solutions.
NEED MORE THAN A DESIGNER? Rice Dean Graphics can provide or source every aspect of your project through established working relationships with writers, studio and location photographers, specialized illustrators, and printers—all developed over 25 years in successful business with satisfied clients.
ON A TIGHT SCHEDULE? Rice Dean Graphics has 25 years experience meeting “drop dead” deadlines without fail. I am the one to turn to and depend on when only a professional could possibly pull it off.
PLEASE VIEW MY PORTFOLIO to see examples of a large variety of different projects and styles suited specifically to the individual needs of my clients. Contact Rice Dean Graphics today to discuss your project and receive a free estimate.
Atlanta Airport Exhibit
Carolyn Dean of Rice Dean Graphics, recently completed work on “A Walk Through Atlanta History,” a unique, multimedia exhibit in the Transportation Mall between concourses B and C at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport, serving more than 92 million passengers annually. [read more]
Chamber of Commerce Annual Report
A corporate style report showing the 2012 Annual Report and 2013 Business Plan side by side. The design created by Rice Dean Graphics uses best branding principles by visually coordinating with the Chamber's existing logo to communicate effectively the organization's mission and activities.
Theresa Pepin, Past President, Friends of the University of Tennessee Gardens
“The consistent, attractive branding capabilities offered by Ms. Dean contributed to the rapid growth of our organization. I cannot recommend her highly enough.”
Kelley Harold, President, Downtown Dance Theater Board of Directors
“We know we can always count on you to develop beautiful work for us that also provides the impact we desire. I deeply appreciate how hard you have worked when we have a deadline.”
John F. Nugent, President, Advertising By Objective
“The design was stunning; and everyone believes I am a hero. But you did it—and I appreciate the speed with which you accomplished the job. It was right on the target: fast, clean, and professional.”
Kathleen O'Brien, Chief, Community Relations Branch, TVA
“It is without hesitation that I recommend Carolyn to you. She can be depended upon to produce lively work on time and within budget. And she is a pleasure to work with. We liked the logo so much that a framed poster hangs in the corporate visitor offices at TVA.”
Lynn Wray Dillard, Graphic Designer, past supervisor, Tennessee Valley Authority
“Carolyn is a superb talent capable of delivering a wide variety of graphic design services. She clearly understands the meaning of deadline, has great communications skills, and is a joy to work with.”