How it began: Love for art, design and entrepreneurship led to years of Shay Leonora assisting friends and family achieve their goals. This included refining business ideas, coming up with and establishing solid business identities which involved designing logos, business stationery, websites, marketing material, collateral pieces for events and presentation design. Having an extensive background in graphic design, combined with a solid understanding of how design and business work together, and with consistent positive feedback and success stories it was only natural for Shay Leonora to pursue her passion: Design and Helping others.
Taking the time to listen, assess, strategize and implement the best custom solutions for you Shay Leonora will communicate your message effectively, efficiently, beautifully and
consistently across both print and online platforms. With well over 10 years experience in the field, her purpose is to make sure your design needs are met, on time and with style. Through consulting and graphic design services offered, the goal is to communicate who you are, and what you do and what you have to offer in a way that sets you, your product or service apart from the rest; putting you on the center stage of your market place.
Shay Leonora Knows how important it is for you to have a strong, unique voice and presence and also understands how this has a tremendous impact on your growth and success. Your voice and presence influences how seriously people take you, the type of clientele / audience you will attract, how you/your business will be received, viewed, and how it will grow. Without a strong, clear, cohesive identity, accompanied with purposeful and well thought out communication no one will know who you are, what you do or what you have to offer which will hinder your growth and success.
“Your success is my success. It brings me fulfillment and joy to effectively contribute to the success of others and that is precisely why I am so committed to my clients and to my craft, focusing on beautiful work that produces results.”
Shay Leonora is known for her minimalist striking design style. She strongly believes in creating beautiful design that serves a purpose. Passionate about Art and Design she finds inspiration through her love of culture, People, Nature, Simplicity, Beauty and Fashion.
Channeling her love for the arts at a young age through ballet, modern dancing, painting and drawing, Shay Leonora knew early on that her passion for creativity would serve as an inspirational backdrop to her future endeavors. With a bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from The Art Institute of Atlanta, Shay Leonora has more than 10 years of experience working in the design field. She currently serves as the Senior Graphic Designer for Black Enterprise magazine a national publication based in Manhattan New York.
Throughout the course of her career Shay Leonora has designed several publications, created numerous successful business identities and has been seen on the set of many photo shoots working with some of today’s hottest celebrities and community leaders including Alicia Keys, Kevin Hart, Mellody Hobson and Lisa Price just to name a few.
Shay Leonora understands that the true meaning of a successful career is one that feeds into the spirit of others to help them look, feel and be their best.
Shay Leonora works closely with clients to make sure her creative services align with the purpose and essence of her clients goals. With the mission to help clients create, upgrade or maintain their business identity both online and offline and through servicing their day to day design needs, this proud Zimbabwe native creates stunning, result driven work for her clients that yields results and commands attention everywhere.
“Seeing others succeed brings me joy. I believe my purpose is to help others succeed, fulfill their goals and dreams by using my God given gifts of creativity to provide creative solutions so my clients are seen and heard resulting in increased visibility for their endeavors, growth and excellence in both their personal and business ambitions.”
– Shay Leonora