Welcome to Cynthia Ryan: Graphic Communication

I love graphic design! I knew I wanted to be an artist from a very early age. Watching my grandmother and my grandfather, both professional artists, work in their design studio convinced me that you can make a living doing what you love. My design background is strong and varied and allows me to confidently say that I provide on-time, on-budget, impeccable designs that will communicate your message clearly and beautifully. Offering print, web and media design, my studio is located in the vibrant little village of Rochester, Vermont. I invite you to stop by, have a cup of tea, and say hello anytime you find yourself driving through.

Below are a few samples of web and print projects I have designed. If you would like to see more, I'd love the opportunity to present my portfolio. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

With Best Wishes, Cynthia Ryan

Web Samples

Brooks Barron Real Estate
A beautiful website that features lots of information for Central Vermont Real Estate clients.

Rochester School Web Site
A redesign of the school's existing website that allows the school to keep parents better informed.

Inner Traditions Web Site
This is a database driven e-commerce web site, built in conjunction with Mandala Designs utilizing a MySQL database and a Java server. Direct-to-consumer book sales at have increased significantly with the launch of this site.

BigTown Gallery
This site is for a beautiful gallery located in Rochester,Vermont. The site is a constant work in progress, as the design changes with each gallery opening.

Camus Art
More than seven years ago I designed this site and it is still being used by the artist. She loves the elegance of the design and how well it highlights her art.

Cornell CAAAN
I set up the initial design template for this site to establish its look and feel while working at LMW Design. CAAAN volunteers have since continued to develop the site.

Print Samples

Sight Unseen Poster
A poster designed for a small theater production company on a limited budget that worked beautifully for the play.

Swedish Institute Clinics Brochure
This project was a very successful change in the way that the Swedish Institute handled it's clinic information and registration forms. Multiple flyers and forms were combined into a cohesive package with with tear out registration forms.

Inner Traditions - Forthcoming Titles Catalog
I redesigned this catalog for a fresher look and to better serve the needs of the Marketing Department. The listing of related books,
added at my suggestion, had a significant impact on orders for our older titles.

Vermont Law School - ELC Newsletter
This is a two-color template designed within the constraints of a tight budget. The initial print run included the first issue and numerous blank templates. This was planned to allow in-house staff to create future newsletters in one color for cost-saving purposes.

Book Covers
I've designed many books; here is a small sampling of some of my cover art.

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