ABOUT OUR STUDIO

Thoughtful Branding for Purpose-Driven Business Owners

You’ve got a vision for your business that’s as unique and inspiring as you are—without the branding you need to bring it to life. Here at Grafikisto, we know that branding isn’t just about your logo, your color palette, or your typography. It’s about how all the creative elements work together in unity to showcase your personality and business identity to the world.

Grafikisto is a full-service branding studio based in Los Angeles, California. Creative director Maria Troconis founded Grafikisto in 2011 with her mother, Veronica de Gregorio, as project manager. Together we have a combined 40 years of experience in creative direction, graphic design, art direction, branding, creative strategy, and project management.

Our clients—purpose-driven business owners launching their new idea or updating their brand—hire us to provide creative consulting and produce their brand identity, including logos, websites, print and digital marketing materials, photography, and promotional videos.

When you work with us, it’s a true partnership: We create a welcoming environment for you to share your ideas and feel heard. Your input is an essential part of the work we do.

At Grafikisto, we believe in timeless design and place an equal emphasis on function (how it will work) and aesthetics (how it will look).

ABOUT US

Maria Troconis
Co-Founder and Creative Director

Maria Troconis is an award-winning designer with 10 years of experience in design and art direction. She graduated from Otis College of Art and Design and has won multiple awards from the National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications (NAMIC) and Advertising Age for her work as an art director with NBCUniversal.

Originally from Caracas, Venezuela, Maria hails from a family of creative entrepreneurs including architects, designers, and musicians. Her work brings her an immense amount of joy and she thrives on getting better and better at her craft.

Veronica de Gregorio
Co-Founder and Project Manager

Veronica de Gregorio began her career in Venezuela as a graphic designer; upon moving to Los Angeles, she added video production and product marketing to her skills. She has 30 years of experience in design, marketing, and project management.

Clients praise her ability to guide a project from start to completion on budget and on time. Veronica loves tackling new client projects and working out simple solutions to complex dilemmas.

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