We Are a Team. Your Team.
We are a team of diverse, strategic specialists in our fields of expertise who come together – like a symphony orchestra – to create a cohesive, comprehensive and powerful marketing tour-de-force.
We look forward to collaborating with you.
Principal & Creative Director
Amy Graver is the Principal and Creative Director of Elements, overseeing all projects that come through the studio. She works closely with clients to identify their marketing and design needs and develop effective strategies with her team to meet and exceed their goals. Her design work has been recognized and awarded internationally by leading industry publications such as Print, Package Design Magazine, HOW, Communication Arts, Graphic Design USA, and more.
Her penchant for details was honed while working as a photojournalist for The Boston Globe, where she learned to see beyond the photo. She adapted those skills as a creative director to embrace communication and design challenges and look for unexpected solutions for her clients.
Amy is a contributing writer to several publications and regularly gives seminars to various organizations on the topics of integrating emerging technology into marketing strategy, SEO/SEM, marketing and creative communications.
A fierce proponent of design, Amy is a co-founder and past vice president of the AIGA Connecticut chapter and served on the board of the Connecticut Art Directors Club for eleven years, two as president. She was awarded a “40 under 40” Award from Business New Haven and as a “Designer to Watch” by Graphic Design USA Magazine. She frequently lectures to students, is featured in print or has articles published in such industry leading publications as HOW Magazine, Print Magazine, Package Design Magazine and Communication Arts. In 2012, her book Best Practices for Graphic Designers, Grids & Page Layouts was published by Rockport Publishers.
Kathryn Erb works on all aspects of the creative process, from brainstorming to concept development, to executing final designs for clients’ products and services. Designing everything from packaging and identities to websites and online campaigns, Kathryn is a skilled craftsperson with an eye for details. She seeks out inspiration and ideas to deliver compelling, effective solutions for each project that comes through the studio’s doors. Kathryn relishes every aspect of the creative process, always striving for excellence in her designs. Kathryn holds a B.S. in Graphic Design Communication from Philadelphia University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Account and Social Media Manager
Katie Hammer works on account relations and social media communication for Elements’ clients. Katie’s experience includes past roles in PR / marketing and social media management functions at Nassau BOCES and the United Way of Long Island. Katie graduated from Hofstra University in Long Island, where she received her B.A. in Public Relations.