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Engage. Educate. Communicate.

Through scientifically accurate, compelling visual communications, we help you engage audiences and elucidate understanding, leading to better, more informed choices.



Black and white, color, form, perspective, light and shadow. Pencil, pen, watercolor, carbon dust, pixels, vectors, and voxels. Databases, design, frameworks and interactivity. Visualizations.


Human form, anatomy & physiology, cells & molecules, macrocosms, the microbiome, nanoparticles, biodiversity, reactions, mechanisms, interactions, and synthesis.


Illustration, Illumination and Interpretation. Story-telling. Engagement, translation and narration. Design, flow and architecture. Science explained; clarity we seek.


Stories and solutions. Education and elucidation. The bottom line. You get it, and now, you can make an informed decision.

From researcher to reader; practitioner to patient;
innovator to investor; scientist to student;

Understanding is Essential
We are collaborators who help content-providers
communicate science effectively with their intended audience.



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MICA coverage of the 2018 Up/Start Venture Competition

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Baltimore Business Journal: Up/Start 2018

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