The Office of State Publishing, Graphic Design unit works with clients to design communication materials with simple, attractive, and effective results. The Graphic Design unit is a full-service creative team, accustom to handling large and small design projects, for print, on-screen, and online use. The design team has over 30 years of private and public service experience. Solving all forms of communication problems—guided by sound design, strong marketing principles, and supported by cutting-edge technology.

We Design Everything

The graphic design unit has produced a wide variety of projects for print, on-screen and online use. Typically the design team creates; branded items (logos, business cards, business systems), promotional materials (brochures, flyers, folders, booklets, posters, handouts, calendars), reference & informational publications (annual reports, strategic plans, educational guides), exhibits, displays, on-screen presentations, permission marketing (eBlasts, eNewsletters) web user interface, web artwork, and ADA compliant Print/PDF documents.

Start a Design Project

The best way to start a design project is to contact your dedicated Customer Service Representative and request design assistance. They will connect you with the graphic design unit, at which time they will walk you through the design process, as follows: First, a project over meeting is held; Second, a project estimate is submitted; Third, an approved STD 67 is submitted by the client; Fourth, project comps are created and submitted; Fifth, comps are reviewed by client and feedback provided; Sixth, revisions to the comps are made and comp is completed; Seventh, final review and approval by client; Eighth, the document is prepared for production and released from design.

To learn more about the Graphic Design unit, or to request an estimate contact your dedicated Customer Service Representative.


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Design Unit

Department of General Services
Office of State Publishing

885 Riverside Parkway
West Sacramento, CA 95605
Phone: (916) 445-2831