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dawn is a visual storyteller. design is her language.

Dawn expresses your story through a creative process involving curiosity, strategy, and content-driven design solutions that inspire and speak to your audience. Whether it’s designing brand and visual identity, digital, print, museum exhibits or built environments, Dawn delivers on time, on budget, on point. 

Manges is an award-winning multidisciplinary designer who has integrated her background in architecture with graphic design, approaching each project phase with innovation and attention to detail, through a fresh modern perspective. She is recognized for her strength in concepts and her thoughtful, authentic approach to generating new ideas for both two and three-dimensional design.

Dawn works as a freelance graphic designer and her "sweet spot" is collaborating with professionals like you to develop and produce smart, purposeful, and creative work. She resides in Colorado and enjoys spending time outdoors exploring the mountains with her friends, family and dog, Bodhi.


visual design studio

creating visuals for digital, print and built environments

design process from discovery, concept design, final design, production to launch

digital & print services

art direction & graphic design

brand identity & logo design
website design

integrated campaign design
brand collateral & merchandise
brand identity guide

illustration, photography & video 
project & vendor management

built environment services 

experiential & environmental graphic design

visual identity & interpretive design
museum & exhibit design
branded environments & events

signage & wayfinding systems
retail & tradeshow design

image research & acquisition
project & fabrication management


clients have included

AT&T, British Airways, Children's Hospital Dallas, Colorado State University, EALgreen, Growstone, Hewlett-Packard, History Colorado Center, Discovery Gateway Children's Museum, Homewise, IBM, Institute of American Indian Arts, International Balloon Museum, International Folk Art Market, Java/Sun Microsystems, Merrill Lynch, Michael’s Naturopathic Programs, Motorola, MNMF Shops, Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Museum of International Folk Art, Nature Research Center, New Mexico Green Chamber of Commerce, New Mexico Museum of Art, Outside Magazine, Osage Nation Museum, Pfizer, Pillsbury, Positive Energy Solar, PNM Sky Blue, Project Forestry, Radisson Hotel Group, Rockefeller Foundation, SF Brown Builders & Developers, Shangri La Botanical Gardens & Nature Center, Smithsonian Institution, Steelcase, Sysco, Target, Xerox.

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