Hello you

Welcome to
West Emerald
Creative

West Emerald Creative is a boutique branding studio based in Vancouver, BC, specializing in brand design, communication design and content photography.

The studio is led by Kristi Hemingson, a graphic designer and photographer of over 8 years and made with a whole lotta passion. Partnering with brands, entrepreneurs, and female owned/operated businesses, Kristi creates lasting brand experiences that engage, inspire and connect.

services

Brand
Design

If you’re just starting your business or looking to shake things up with your current look-and-feel, a custom branding package to communicate your vision and aesthetic is an essential move for the future of your brand.

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À La Carte Design

I specialize in communication-based design, geared to reach your audience through print and digital production. Looking for event Invitations? Social media graphics? Ads? This is my bread and butter, so sit back as I work my magic.

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Content Photography

Are you looking to spice up your social media with fresh images? A business owner that needs a kick-ass portrait in your element? I specialize in naturally styled images that focus on storytelling, capturing real moments to reveal a larger story.

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Recent Work
Meet Me

Hi, I’m Kristi

Owner/creator behind West Emerald Creative.

I am a design obsessed freelancer born and raised in Whistler, BC. I have a passion for travel, acidic foods, warm weather and lukewarm coffee.

Testimonials

“With Kristi on our team we were able to quadruple our output, & the compliments on our campaign creative came pouring in.”

SAGAL KAHIN
MARKETING MANAGER

“Her designs are exceptional, her attitude is terrific & above all she is a pleasure to work with.”

CHRIS FUNDELL
NATIONAL MARKETING MANAGER

“Her attention to detail & organization skills constantly amazed me.”

DAVID BÉLENGER
CREATIVE DIRECTOR

“Exceptional creativity, an impeccable eye for detail & a fresh perspective…”

MEGAN CLARK
CREATIVE COPYWRITER

“She has been truly invaluable.”

MELISSA STEIN
PHOTOGRAPHY + DESIGN CLIENT

“Attentive & enthusiastic, Kristi’s unique ability to conceptualize & design consistently exceeds expectations.”

VERENA FUCUNDO
CREATIVE CONSULTING CLIENT

“She truly has an eye for design & her attention to detail, time management skills & team-player personality make working with her a breeze.”

EVA WYPER
MARKETING SPECIALIST

“We considered Kristi a ‘go-to’ candidate across a range of design-related assignments.”

CARL NICHOLLS
PRINCIPAL DIGITAL AGENCY CONSULTANT

“She is a people person, with a beautiful energy which fills the room.”

SAGE SIDLEY
PHOTOGRAPHY CLIENT

“We couldn’t be happier with the design!”

SARAH MCMASTER
DESIGN CLIENT