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About Yellow Dot Designs

Yellow Dot Designs is the graphic design studio of Ellen Hamilton, located in Alexandria, Virginia. The studio specializes in print design, website creation and maintenance and video. Ellen is an expert logo designer, and does motion graphics for video. She started Yellow Dot Designs at the beginning of 2008.

Ellen earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Painting and Printmaking at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. She earned an Associates degree (AAS) in Communication Design from Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria. She worked as in-house graphic designer at a Thompson Publishing Group for eight years, leaving in late 2007 to open Yellow Dot Designs. She has been a member of the Alexandria Chamber of Commerce, AIGA, TIVA and other business and arts groups. She served on the Alexandria Archaeological Commission for six years.

She has been thrilled to worked with many business owners and members of local organizations on marketing and event materials both in print, online,  and video.

Yellow Dot Designs. What does it mean?

Yellow is warm like the sun.
It is unassuming and friendly.
Yellow is a color. A dot is a shape.
Artists work with color and shape.
Dot com generation.
A dot is punctuation.
Graphic designers work with punctuation.
A yellow dot is a visual image that helps you remember.
Yellow Dot is a design studio in Alexandria.
Yellow Dot Designs is here for you.