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Power comes from understanding.
We facilitate understanding between you and your customers through user research, and build brand experience through visual communication design.
Together, we’ll build your legacy. Here’s how:
Visualize your dream.
Your brand should be an extension of your passion, your purpose, and ultimately, yourself. We spend time in conversation with you, learning about what makes you and your business unique and why you do what you do. Through our open, collaborative process, we work to bring your personal vision to life.
Create with passion.
We do what we love, and what we love is designing a foundation – whether that’s a logo, a website, or a portfolio of printed marketing collateral – that truly reflects you, simply and beautifully. We live for those tiny, thought-provoking details that stimulate the imagination and bring clarity to your message.
Our passion is empowering individuals and businesses to communicate effectively, engage and inspire their audience, and expand their reach to achieve success on their own terms. We create with a view towards helping you make your mark on the world.
Let us be your marketing department–
our comprehensive brand solutions bring clarity and power to your business:
Founder and Creative Director
Ron’s background was Psychology and Statistics, but later returned to his passion–Design. He founded RAU Design at Benham Gallery in 2008. RAU Design has since serviced local small businesses, providing professional brand experience solutions.
Ally had been in the paper industry and now she makes sure our work exceeds your expectations. She can speak Mandarin and Cantonese–feel free to start the conversation with “Ni hao” or “Lei ho”!
UX Researcher and Designer
Noel has a Master’s degree in Industrial and Strategic Design and International Design Business Management from Aalto University (Helsinki, Finland). Her passion is creating meaningful and thoughtful designs that connect users in an emotional level.
Steve began building and optimizing websites in 1995, long before the term Search Engine Optimization (SEO) was coined. He has seen the changing search landscape and the evolution of different search engines. He brings a mathematical approach that is unique in the field. Using advanced statistical analysis Steve has back engineered relevance calculations allowing us to rank content with precision. There isn’t an SEO question he can’t answer.
Business Strategist and Copywriter
Bob earned his MBA at National Cheng Kung University and has been working extensively with Microsoft in the areas of usability testing and culturally relevant contents.
Motion Graphics Designer and Animator
Hanlung Yeung is experienced in large productions like documentary series, movies, and TV advertisements, as well as small projects like web clips and logo animation. His background in Creative Media allows him to turn any ideas into amazing, share-worthy, sales generating footages.
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
Greater Seattle Chinese Chamber of Commerce
You’ve got a great business going and now comes the fun part! It’s time to market your product, your ideas, and your personality to the world. No matter where you are in the planning process–whether you already have a strategy in place, or are having trouble getting started–we would love to sit with you and talk about the possibilities. We believe that every business deserves good and thoughtful design, and we love helping local businesses to thrive–when we collaborate, we grow together–that’s why we keep our introductory rates at an affordable level. Typically we start with the first identity/web installment, which will cost anywhere from $2400–$5600, depending on your unique needs and the capabilities within your team. We look forward to having a long-term partnership with you!