Meet the Team

Led by Ashley Wyatt, RGD, Monarch Design Co. is driven by a team of ambitious, creative women with a passion for helping small businesses take flight. As a boutique branding studio, we're a well-versed team specializing in creating unique, personalized branding experiences for creative entrepreneurs and small businesses.

Enter your small business's flight runway: by bridging our expertise, we're here to help you soar. With the support of an experienced team and one small but spunky Daschund, we'll spin the cocoon to deliver thoughtfully-crafted branding, web design, stationery, print design and illustration services so you can emerge as a butterfly: uniquely you.

Our Story

Professionally trained as a full-stack graphics and web designer, Ashley is a design guru with a passion for branding and typography and a unique style that lives and breathes imagination. She adores working with a wide range of clients to create stunning projects that help creative entrepreneurs take flight. As a part-time graphic design professor in Toronto and small business cheerleader, she is an enneagram 2w3 through and through who never gets tired of seeing her clients fall in love with their biz all over again and encouraging them along the way.

Ashley Wyatt

Branding & web designer, strategist, typography nerd, design educator

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As a brand designer, Andrea’s goal is to inspire, empower and connect with people who understand the value of good design to help others grow their business and bring their ideas to life. Through her work as a lifelong creative with over 10 years of experience in design, consulting and brand development, she collaborates with startups, established entrepreneurs and freelancers from all over the globe. As an entrepreneur herself, she practices a unique holistic approach to brand design rooted in storytelling, strategy, intuition and alignment to deliver meaningful, purposeful designs. Proud to call South Africa The Motherland, she now lives with her family in the U.K. where she goes the extra mile to deliver creative, storytelling and strategy-driven design for clients around the world. Outside of design, Andrea is typography obsessed, a dog person, an avid reader, a Mac and a lover of flowers, baked cheesecake and all things business!

Andrea Barras

Brand Designer, avid reader, lover of flowers, dogs, baked cheesecake and all things business

Jessie Borsellino

With a Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in media and communications and experience as an editorial writer, digital marketing coordinator and copywriter for a variety of local businesses and publications, Jessie is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs grow through the power of the written word. Rooted in storytelling, she creates social media posts, email marketing initiatives, website copy and blog posts that drive meaningful connections.

Copywriter, email marketing writer, social media growth accelerator & houseplant devotee

Beginning as a wedding photographer turned designer, Brandilynn has been an entrepreneur since 2011 and holds a degree in English with an emphasis in sociolinguistics. Brandilynn is passionate about designing beautiful, high-converting websites for creative entrepreneurs that put their small businesses in the best light. However, her heart truly belongs to her two boys, her forever fiancé and being the sole caregiver to a parent with a super rare neurodegenerative disease and dementia. When she’s not designing websites, you’ll find her living at the beach, planning her next adventure and delving deep into the skincare and birth space!

Brandilynn Ainnes

Showit website designer, beach-dweller, wedding photographer turned designer

Our Philosophy

At Monarch Design Co., we understand how crucial good branding is to a company’s success. It isn’t just your logo – it’s the lasting impression you leave with current and potential clients after they interact with all the touchpoints of your business. Together we will collaborate to get to the essence of your business, and with our skill and expertise we will create a complimentary brand that engages your target audience. With Monarch Design Co. you will acquire a captivating, compelling, consistent brand that stretches across all facets of your business including your brand voice, marketing materials, website design, product labelling, and much more!

Accepting and supporting all walks of life, we love working alongside entrepreneurs and business owners to craft custom branding that resonates and appeals to your current and prospective clients. We love hearing the history behind you and your company as well as your future aspirations, using your story as fuel to drive the direction of the branding experience so that it represents where you’ve been, who you are, and where you’re headed. Our goal is to help you shape a brand that will authentically reflect the heart and soul of your life’s work, paving the way for your company to thrive!

We’re Passionate About You!

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Does that sound like you?

Monarch Design Co. was the perfect choice for me to refine my brand. I had started my business quickly and never had a true branding experience. Ashley used her expertise to ask all the right questions diving into not only the fun visual parts but the core attributes of my business to make sure what we created would help me serve my ideal clients. When I received the initial concepts I was blown away. Ashley had put together so much my heart and soul into those concepts and truly nailed it. Any time I had any subsequent questions or changes with the branding or website, Ashley was so helpful and quick to tackle the issues. I would highly recommend their branding and web design services if you are looking for a cohesive and beautiful brand & web experience.

- KHRYSTYNA MORO, PASTICHE WEDDINGS & EVENTS

Ashley helped me with my logo design / branding strategy and website design. Our story and our journey was one of the most soul searching, rejuvenating, and amazing experiences ever!!!!! If I am being honest, prior to meeting Ashley it was a bit scary to invest in myself/my brand and company - when I was looking for a designer and came across Ashley. She created a custom package tailor to my needs; pushing the needle forward in the right direction of my brand. Ashley gave me the sense of hope, and little shove to really embrace and get out of my comfort zone. Targeting on the market, client and stories I really want to tell. This experience was sososososo worth it on sooooooooooo many levels!! You truly cannot put a price tag on Ashley’s talents!!!

- Katie benedict, katie crane photography

I truly enjoyed working with Ashley to rebrand my business. I needed it to reflect my current level of business while keeping it timeless so it can grow with me. Not only did she listen to my needs, but she also showed me how changing a few small details or even the colour can make a huge difference. I didn't have a set deadline for my rebrand, but she still kept me on target with weekly tasks and a checklist of items. This really helped me see what needed to happen and how long it was going to take.Since Ashley created a new, fresh brand for me and completely overhauled my website, I have had an increase in website traffic. I have also received numerous compliments on my new branding and get asked for my business card often (which Ashley also created for me).I can't recommend Ashley enough. Not only is she friendly, but she listens to your wants, and shows you your needs. She works with you, not for you. It was a team effort to create this new brand for me and I am so happy with the process and result.

- MEGAN BUTCHARD, MEGAN BUTCHARD PHOTOGRAPHY

I worked with Ashley on my business rebrand. Ashley took all the information I provided and built off that. I was so happy with the end result - exactly what I was looking for. Ashely was great to work, quick to respond and offer ideas. If you are looking for someone to work with for your rebrand or wedding stationery, I highly recommend Monarch Design Co.!

- SARAH TEED, EVENTS BY SARAH MEGHAN

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