Design in Common is a collective of design advocates who have experience in multiple disciplines. We have an extensive range of accomplished professionals with whom we regularly collaborate including designers, writers, programmers, architects, photographers, fabricators, printers, etc. This diverse team provides our clients access to new technology, materials and resources. Design in Common provides our clients a seamless collaborative process, with on-time, on-budget delivery across all project mediums.

Each project is customized to meet our clients’ objectives as we maneuver between web, print and environmental design. We understand each of these mediums and how to make them work together.


Design in Common has extremely low overhead costs thanks to the live/work environment of our principal, and to our collaborations with other established professionals. We are able to pass this savings along to you. You receive the same high-quality service, expertise and results you would expect from major agencies — but you pay less.


Leadership: Jamie draws upon more than fifteen years of leadership and design experience. She has worked on projects ranging from start-ups to small businesses to some of the best-known brands in the world. Jamie has been involved with diverse clients and design firms, which has given them an understanding of multiple industries, approaches and strategies.

Jamie Brizzolara, Principal & Creative

Jamie has extensive experience in brand, print, environment and web design, with an emphasis on creating brands for commercial environments. Prior to co-founding Design in Common, Jamie worked as a consultant for a mix of clients in Chicago and New York as well as across the country. She has also held senior design positions at Town Sports International and Gensler (New York City) where she teamed with other designers, architects, web programmers, writers and business strategists to produce nationally recognized retail environments, brand/identity projects and internal marketing and web initiatives.

Jamie’s design and management experience includes an interior signage rollout for 136 Town Sports International health clubs, as well as a national rollout for HUD (Housing and Urban Development) retail spaces. Her design approach creates focused, modern and aspirational concepts and visuals. She has extensive skills with environmental design specifications, architectural coordination and fabrication processes.

Jamie holds a Bachelor of Science in graphic design from the College of Design, Art Architecture and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati.