Working with Mya exposes the entire team to a constantly evolving perspective on a client, a project or the world at large. Her intellect, enthusiasm, curiosity and passion for ideas keep opening doors for new ideas and great solutions.
Mya is an award-winning creative director, namer, designer and strategist. Her remarkably broad focus includes a keen design aesthetic, fluency in concepting, and an instinct for powerful solutions to client needs. Since founding The M-Line (formerly Mya Kramer Design Group) in 1980, Mya has applied her expertise to a wide range of projects in consumer design and marketing communications, including name development, branding, logo development and design for print, multimedia, package, collateral, advertising, point-of-purchase and environmental design.
Skilled in language, and the creation of new ideas, Mya consults on product and corporate name development, strategic concepting and product development for a variety of clients. She received national attention for naming Zeum, an interactive technology museum for youth in San Francisco and has been featured in publications such as Inc. Magazine, Click Z and Communication Arts. Mya wrote and designed “Art Is” a nationally recognized art textbook for children.
Mya has worked on many architectural installation projects, including retail office environments, parking structures and restaurants in Santa Cruz, San Jose and San Francisco. She designed the interior and exterior signage program for Giorgio Armani, Beverly Hills. Recently she created the graphic portraiture and architectural graphic installations at the Cecil Williams Community House as well as permanent installations in the sanctuary of Glide Methodist Church. Mya has worked on programs dealing with AIDS, the arts, children, earthquake (Santa Cruz 1989-90), the Brazilian rainforest and the homeless.
Mya has been a lecturer on design and creative process for the University of California at Santa Cruz and the University of California at Berkeley. The recipient of numerous design awards, her work has been selected for inclusion in the permanent collection of the Library of Congress and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Recently, Cecil Williams and Janice Mirikatani honored her for the work she has contributed to the Children’s Programs at Glide Foundation.