UNIVERSE is a brand design studio passionate about brand design and working with clients to craft unique logo designs and accompanying identity systems that represent our clients with pride. We also specialize in web design and development and handle all areas of social media, email marketing and graphic design needs for many clients.

Who we are

Elaine creates and manages all work at UNIVERSE. She is an artist first and created UNIVERSE out of a desire to work on meaningful work for interesting clients. She is passionate about creating unique and memorable designs.

Elaine is a visual designer and a front-end developer and a bit of a unicorn in the web design world because of this. She is also studies current best practices in accessibility and considers it an ethical choice.

Before launching UNIVERSE Elaine had a 10 year career working at think tanks and strategic communication departments at both Toronto Metropolitan University and the University of Toronto. She was a lead designer on U of T’s utoronto.ca website redesign in 2019 and is still known in Toronto as a graphic + web designer who specializes in creative designs for academic and policy related projects.

View Elaine’s full work experience and specializations via her LinkedIn profile:

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Owner + Creator

Where we are

Our studio in located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, in the King West neighbourhood, near Liberty Village, Queen Street West, and Trinity Bellwoods.

King Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Our Clients

Industries and client types we most commonly work with:

University + Education Support . Think Tanks . Research Departments . Public Policy Departments + Academics . Survey Data Institutes . Non-Profit Organizations . Diversity + Future Skills Departments . Social Capital Groups . Government Departments . Law and Lawyers . Healthcare . Therapist Studios . Psychedelic Research Institutes . Products + Services

Our Core Principles


We want to know what you are thinking. Lets talk and strategize a plan to suit your specific needs.


We have spent years studying efficient ways to collect and organize information to save you time and make your design project easy.


From websites to brand designs, our minimal aesthetic ensures your messaging is clear and concise.


Accessibility and sustainability are standard in our work. Your designs need to evolve with you over time and allow for all to view them with ease.

Ready to get started?

Get in touch if our work speaks to you and we can help with your project.

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