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We design out of love for curiosity, craft, and connection.

For Earth, humanity, & community.

At our agency, we're driven by a profound commitment to sustainability and a vision for a brighter future. We believe that creativity and play are essential to solving the world's most pressing challenges. This philosophy underpins our enduring partnerships with organizations dedicated to positive change. It fuels our continuous personal and professional growth and inspires us to create meaningful, engaging solutions.

  • Since our inception in 2017 we've run a small shop covering UX, UI, brand, and content strategy. Partnering with our network of contract specialists where their expertise is essential, we're small by design, for design.

    There's a common thread among the myriad, diverse projects we take on: people. Those we work with, and those we're doing the work in service of, are at the center of our process.

  • Over the years, we've run many design-focused events, including UX San Francisco, UX DC, and UX Boston. We've also founded and co-run two industry leading design and tech conferences: UX Camp & Offline Camp.

    Inquiry and intention guide the way we choose our projects, and how we conduct the work. We create with purpose, on purpose, by principle.

Move steadily & with a kindness.

Make&Model is an experience design studio delivering well-crafted work with a purpose. With a curious spirit, we seek to positively affect our partners, our communities, and the world around us.

We model a show, not tell, approach to foster understanding and enhance collaboration between our team and with our clients.

UX Camp seriesPhotos of our UX Camp. Photo credit: Erik Jutras