Better branding, by design.

Founded in 1993 in Ithaca, NY, Iron Design develops cohesive brand + web identities for small and mid-sized organizations. With a focus on establishing new brands and re-energizing mature ones, our work takes a long-term strategic approach to developing and enhancing our clients' business, with teams spanning brand & web strategy, identity & naming, packaging design and communications design.

Iron is devoted to de-mystifying brand development. We passionately involve our clients in the process to create communications materials that rise above the sum of its parts. We're confident you'll see the proof in the results. We've earned our success the old fashioned way » hard work.



  • 7.7.14 // Tranqulity Farms Launches New Winery

    Tranquility Farms is a new winery & distillery that is currently under construction in Corning, NY. With a fall 2014 opening planned, we are excited to show-off their new brand and identity which will... more»


  • 7.3.14 // Cornell School of Electrical and Computer Engineering Magazine

    Cornell University ECE's Connections Magazine spring edition is hot off the press. This 16 page newsletter is designed and art directed by our own Kim White, who worked with the incredible Stephanie D... more»


  • 7.3.14 // Nourishing Kitchens re-launches Their Grain-Free Granola

    Our good friends at Nourishing Kitchens asked us to help re-brand their super-tasty Granola line to make it compete with other brands in their congested regional market in Oregon. After a quick resear... more»


  • 1.31.14 // Collegetown Terrace Website Launch

    Collegetown Terrace, the extraordinary new college housing complex in Ithaca, NY, has launched their new website, which we're very proud to have helped them create. Fully responsive, it allows the CTT... more»


  • 1.21.14 // Massage School Launches New Product Lines

    The Finger Lakes School of Massage has launched their new line of oils and creams. We're very pleased to have designed the new line, and helped develop the systems for this new line to work across all... more»


  • 7.24.13 // Speakers Without Borders

    A new brand logo hits the streets this week. We were invited to create a new logo for a worthy national non-profit focused on bringing engaging speakers to areas of the world often without access to w... more»


  • 4.19.13 // Hickey's Music Hits the brand 'note'

    We're pleased to introduce the new Hickey's Music Center identity, soon to be rolled out in marketing and website and at the Fall Creek location. The new logo denotes the 'spot' for all things music.... more»


  • 10.26.12 // Hanford Mills Museum Updates Brand

    Hanford Mills Museum, near Oneonta, has just soft-launched their new re-brand that the Iron team helped to create. We're excited to see this new identity come to fruition as the website rolls out, sig... more»


  • 10.12.12 // Challenge Workforce Solutions Launches New Site

    Congratulations to the entire Challenge team on the successful launch of their new brand and website. visit the new site: www.challengeworkforcesolutions.org to see their new identity.... more»


  • 7.6.12 // NYS Emerald Ash Borer Web Site

    2012 Webpage Gold Award winner from the Association of Natural Resources Extension Professionals (ANREP) for the Emerald Ash Borer portal of the New York Invasive Species Clearinghouse website. The go... more»


  • 11.18.11 // Central Maryland School of Massage launches new site

    The Central Maryland School of Massage has joined the Finger Lakes School of Massage family! We're pleased to have helped them get their new site designed and developed in record time. Their fresh new... more»


  • 8.30.11 // Binghamton Philharmonic Launches New Site

    We're pleased to have helped Binghamton Philharmonic develop their new website, which is now live, just in time for the new season. The new, revamped website will not only improve functionality for al... more»


  • 6.15.11 // Iron helps Cornell Cooperative Extension celebrate 100 years

    This year marks the 100th year for Cornell Cooperative Extension, and we are proud to help them celebrate with a re-launch kit sent to extension offices all around the state. The box included a variet... more»


  • 6.14.11 // Human Dimensions website launch

    The revamped website for Cornell University's Human Dimensions of Natural Resources has launched. The new site spotlights the interactions of human behaviors with our natural resources, and highlights... more»


  • 6.8.11 // Cooperstown Music Fest website launches

    The new website for the annual Cooperstown Summer Music Festival has launched. We are particularly proud of this project as it was our first collaboration with Milton Glaser, the creator of the CSMF i... more»


  • 4.29.11 // Boyce Thompson Institute AR rolls off the press

    We're excited that the 2010 BTI annual report just came off press this month. Titled 'Passion for Discovery', it is a great new vehicle to showcase the talents of the scientists and staff at BTI in It... more»


  • 4.25.11 // Iron Design Wins Runner Up for Bio Plastics Logo Competiton

    We're very proud to be acknowledged for Silas's entry in the Cereplast Bio Plastics Logo competition. Todd and Silas traveled to the Herman Miller Showroom in Santa Monica on Thurs. 4/21 to receive th... more»


  • 2.17.11 // Industry Bio Plastics logo competition

    The Iron Design brand team recently submitted 5 entries in the Cereplast logo competition to create a new universal industry logo for environmentally friendly bio plastics. With over 1,000 different s... more»