Higley Design creates distinct and memorable brand graphics for a wide variety of businesses and organizations in Southern Oregon and across the west coast. Located in the Rogue Valley near Medford, Oregon, the studio is dedicated to working closely with clients to provide thoughtful, sophisticated and unique design solutions.

JOHN HIGLEY BIO

Born into an architectural family in Pasadena, California, John was exposed from an early age to the aesthetics of mid-century modernism, the American Arts and Crafts movement and Japanese art and design.

John received his BA Degree with honors in Art and Graphic Design from California State University, Northridge, where he served as President of the Student Advertising and Graphics Association. He started his business in 1992 after working for six years at top level boutique design firms throughout Los Angeles. With his wife and kids, he moved to Ashland, Oregon in 2004.

John has recieved top national and international awards for visual communications and graphic design excellence and has been featured in publications including Communication Arts, Print, Novum, 2+3D and the Dieline.

CLIENTS

(current and past)

Consumer Products: Modern Fan Company, Brammo, Sappo Hill Soap Company, Goodwin Creek Gardens, Monrovia Nursery, Olay Vitamins, Nature Made Vitamins

Retail: Hill Station, 250 Main Street

Education: Southern Oregon University, UCLA

Municipal and Government: City of Ashland, City of Mount Shasta, McCloud, California, Jackson County Library Foundation

Food, Wine and Spirits: Harry & David, Willow-Witt Ranch, Ashland Food Coop, Rogue Valley Farm to School, Ocho Tequila, Velocity Cellars, DanCin Vineyards, Native Foods

Health and Healing: Apria Healthcare, Leiner Health Products, YMCA, City of Hope

Non Profit: Ashland Gallery Association, Lithia Artisans Market of Ashland (LAMA), The Crest at Willow-Witt, Rogue World Music, Ashland School District, Friends of Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument, ScienceWorks Museum, Great Northern Services, California Science Center, Getty Museum, LA County Natural History Museum

Financial: First Data, American Savings Bank, Countrywide

Technology: EarthLink, Simple Technology

Retirement Living: Mountain Meadows, Skylark Assisted Living

Entertainment: Color by Deluxe, Columbia Pictures, e! Foundation, Los Angeles Dodgers

Manufacturing: Honeywell, Luxfer Gas Cylinders, Garrett

Public Relations: Dentsu, Burston-Marsteller, Manning, Selvage & Lee, Rogers & Cowan

Automotive: Honda, Nissan

Architecture, Construction and Design: Robert Saladoff Architect, Interiors at the Livery Stable, Anthology Woods

Hospitality: McCloud Merchantile, Country Willow Inn

TESTIMONIALS

“Higley Design has been part of our problem solving team every season. They handle all our graphic design, print management, advertising and website graphic updates. All this is done in a prompt and professional manner.”

Ron RezekThe Modern Fan Company

“I have overseen innumerable design projects for my businesses, in eight countries. When looking for professional design firms, I look for those who are easy to work with, flexible, creative, resourceful and disciplined. I find all these positive attributes in John Higley Design.”

Tomas EstesOcho Tequila

“John Higley has an extraordinary intuition, vision, and the ability to communicate. He kept the process of our label design focused, efficient, and economical—but the real reward was the result, which exceeded our goals for visual impact and subtle beauty.”

Gus JanewayVelocity Cellars

“I have had the pleasure of working with John on several different projects over the last 7 years. I have always been impressed with his authentic design sense, his aptitude, and his composure. He has the essential ability to convey concepts and the capacity to listen.”

Trace HardinRogue Valley Farm to School and Reclamation Goods

“John is both exceptionally creative and a great collaborator. His knowledge of clear messaging and understanding of multi-channel usage results in design solutions that are concise yet universal. Additionally, he is extremely personable and a delight to work with.”

Gwenne WilcoxCreative Director at Harry & David