Carissa Hempton is a design director at NUU, a design and brand experience group with offices in Houston, Texas and Querétaro, Mexico. Prior to joining NUU, she co-created and ran A Civil Fox, an independent graphic design studio, from 2013–2017 after a 9-year stint as a senior designer at Deuce Creative. She’s served on the board of AIGA Houston as the Membership Director and Associate Director of Emerging Membership from 2012–2016 and helped launch the chapter’s mentorship program for emerging designers: Design Loop. Carissa remains an active member of AIGA, volunteer through Big Brothers Big Sisters, works with her husband Paul on their side project Print Prologue and tries every day to be the best mom, wife, daughter, sister and friend she can be.
some thoughts about design:
I believe the ways things are intentionally built and constructed have the power to change the quality of life for every human being. And that good design makes something work better, as well as making it look better. I begin every project with these primary goals: create great design that communicates simply, clearly and effectively; improve an audiences’ perception of and experience with brands and products; increase the quality & value of brands through purposeful design and messaging.
For Print Only (FPO)
Revision Path Podcast
Brand Identity Systems
Brochures, Catalogs & Look Books
Naming, Positioning & Messaging
Exhibitions & Event Collateral
Consulting & Curation