Press Releases

Ann Willoughby to Receive AIGA Medal – 02.2014

In recognition of her contributions to the design profession, Ann Willoughby will receive the design industry's highest honor, the AIGA Medal.

Willoughby Design named AOR for Streetcar Branding Services for New KC Streetcar System – 01.2014

Willoughby Design has been selected by the KC Streetcar Authority as agency of record for streetcar branding services for the new downtown KC Streetcar System.

Willoughby Design Announces Executive Promotions – 04.2013

Willoughby Design, Inc. has announced three executive promotions, effective immediately, appointed to support company growth.

New Kansas City Tourism Branding Aims to Inspire – 03.2012

Willoughby Design creates logo and identity and collaborates with KCCVA to ensure new branding defines, celebrates all that city has to offer.

Ann Willoughby Appointed Joyce C. Hall Distinguished Professor of Design – 02.2012

Kansas City Art Institute recognizes Ann Willoughby for her design leadership and business accomplishments.

When Branding New Transit Services Consider Users First | METRO Magazine – 07.2014

Zack Shubkagel's article on's Transit Dispatches blog provides a customer focused perspective on branding new transit services.

Willoughby Design Adds New Design Director and Account Manager – 02.2011

Kevin Garrison and Jessica Simecka join Willoughby Design.

Invigorate Brands and Revitalize Teams through Vision Workshops – 05.2010

Willoughby Design offers four tips for holding a successful corporate retreat.

Willoughby Design Wins Big at Print Magazine’s 2009 Regional Design Annual – 10.2009

Local design and innovation firm, Willoughby Design, took home three design awards in Print magazine’s prestigious 2009 Regional Design Annual.

Willoughby Design Adds New Faces – 10.2009

Willoughby Design announces that Emily Phillips, designer, and Niqua Mumaw, accounting manager, have joined the strategic brand design and innovation firm.