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Studio Members: Chris Isenberg, Kimou Meyer, Aaron Amaro, Justin Thomas Kay, Peter Christofferson, Mike Fey, Michael Massé, Zein Zu’bi, Dudley Versaci, Thea Hughes, Jonathan Trevino, Trent Bryant, Laurence Jaccottet, Max Vogel, Alelli Tanghal, Tim Young, Stephen Halker, Sam Chirnside, Jeremy Johnstone, James Blagden, Mickey Duzij, Paul Windle, Chris Cragoe, Anthony Blasko, Shane Lyons, BK Brian Kelly, Stevie B, Piotr Orlov, John-Paul, Metsa, Tobias Brunner, Kevin Hoegger, Gina Macari, Adrien Borromeo


Studio Size

Large (21+)

Year founded




Studio Bio/Philosophy

Doubleday & Cartwright is a design and media agency specializing in sport, art and culture. D&C helps brands navigate and creatively broadcast their narratives across the diverse spectrum of media. D&C’s successes have been deeply varied from a garment customization space for Nike to nurturing a nutritional juice cleanse into a category killer.

The Team

Doubleday & Cartwright has 23 people. Of those, 3 are studio heads and 6 are managerial.

15% of studios are large-sized (21+ people).

Average height


Shortest: 5’2”
Tallest: 6’1”

Average age


Youngest: 24
Oldest: 40

Number of freelancers/year


1-5 are long-term freelancers

Number of interns/year


Average: 1-2

Studio Disciplines

Breakdown of Work





Primary Specialties

  • Art Direction (58)
  • Books (52)
  • Brand Strategy (42)
  • Branding & Identity (77)
  • Editorial/Publication Design (51)
  • Experience Design (33)
  • Illustration (45)
  • Mobile Design (30)
  • Motion (29)
  • Packaging (45)
  • Print (75)
  • Product (23)
  • Web Design (59)
  • Web Development (25)

Clients’ Industries

  • Advertising (22)
  • Fashion (45)
  • Media & Publishing (58)
  • Movies/Film (19)
  • Music (28)
  • Products (32)
  • Restaurants & Food (29)
  • Retail (43)
  • Sports (22)
  • Technology (37)
  • The Arts/Cultural Institutions (71)

Doubleday & Cartwright’s Clients

Aaron Amaro, Partner


Age 37, Male, from Walnut Creek, CA, United States, now lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Formal education is undergraduate degree, primary design education is school (SJSU, Pasadena Art Center).

What’s been the biggest influence on your design career?

Mom & Grandmother

Years in Design Industry

11 years

Average: 17 years

Christopher Isenberg, Partner


Age 40, Male, from Leroy St, New York, NY, United States, now lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Formal education is graduate degree, primary design education is self-taught.

Years in Design Industry

9 years

Previous Design Employment

  • No Mas

Kimou Meyer, Partner


Age 39, Male, from Geneva, Switzerland, now lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY. Formal education is undergraduate degree, primary design education is school (Ecole nationale supérieure des arts visuels de La Cambre).

Years in Design Industry

13 years

Previous Design Employment


Los Angeles, CA
United States

The Space

The studio is about 3000 square feet. It’s on 2 floors and they’ve been there for 3 years.

Number of times moved


Total people in space



  • Bike storage (26)
  • Cleaning service (44)
  • Coffee maker (53)
  • Espresso machine (23)
  • Freezer (43)
  • Garden (8)
  • Library/book collection (67)
  • Photo/video equipment (45)
  • Pin-up board (43)

Number of conference rooms


Client meetings held in studio: More than half

Desk Policy

We keep our desks clean and tidy.

Working Days

Working week

The work week is 40-49 hours/week, core hours are 9:30-6:30, with the first in at 9:00am and the last out at 8:00pm.

50% of studios work 40-49 hours/week.
The average is 40-49 hours/week.

Busiest Time of day?

It’s high intensity all day



Plays music for 70% of the day at an average volume. Currently obsessed with Jon Hopkins, and most played over the last year is Justin's 10hr long Spotify mellow electronic playlist.

Side Projects

publish a magazine by the name of Victory and run an apparel brand by the name of No Mas.

42% of studios have side projects.

Biking to work


127 bikers across all studios

Pick your poison


Studio pets

2 dogs

32% have pets at the studio

Working groups





Internal studio meetings

Every day

Lunch Habits

Eats in small groups

Favorite delivery/take-out: Meatball Shop


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