Marty is a founding principal of ArtHouse Design, with more than 30 years of experience designing award-winning identities, signage and printed collateral for corporate, commercial, retail, healthcare, higher education and municipal clients. Marty’s exceptional skills with a pen help to make spontaneous ideas in meetings come to life before a client’s eyes. His innovative design solutions are integral to every phase of the design process, and he is an inspiring and energizing leader.
In his role as principal at ArtHouse, Marty’s creative direction is a key component of all projects and provides crucial strategy for particularly difficult design challenges. Marty is an important liaison for the firm in meetings with clients and stakeholders. As one of the region’s lead design authorities, he lends his expertise to a host of professional and educational associations, including the Mayor of Denver’s Committee for Vital Sign Review (Marty has served as a committee member for 12 years). Marty is also the featured presenter at many speaking engagements and frequently opens the studio to student groups and other professional organizations to encourage educational and professional development opportunities. Marty embodies the idea that collaboration and listening leads to the most successful solutions. His leadership and management are fundamental to the success of ArtHouse.
Marty holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, CO, and is an advisory board member of the Colorado State University Design Department. Marty is also currently serving as the Vice President of Chapter Development for AIGA Colorado and as President of the Community College of Denver’s Design Advisory Board.