Language Arts is a collaborative branding studio with a small footprint and a global mindset. We design user-driven identities, experiences, and content that are always pushing forward.

Minding Over What Matters

Listening, reading, writing, speaking, and visual representation—those are the Language Arts. We believe that in order to create meaningful work, we must listen with intent; think hard before we act; iterate; rationalize; and craft every detail. We believe that you are your subject matter experts and we are our subject matter experts. The best ideas are borne at that intersection.

Think Big and Start Small

Brands exist in the context of real life. Perception lives in the minds of your audience. We take approaches that respond to audiences with a clear understanding that consumers are largely in control. We adapt, iterate, and forge ahead with reason and data. We experiment and learn together. We’re invested. We focus on the why, not the what.

Dennis Lenarduzzi

Dennis is a multidisciplinary designer and creative director with 30+ years of expertise in strategic brand development. His creative direction has garnered numerous regional and national awards for branding, branded interiors, digital activations and product design. His work has been published in several international design annuals including Logolounge, ID, Design Edge, Communication Arts, Applied Arts, The One Show, and The World’s Best Typography. He is a member of The One Club and the Type Directors Club.

Justin Kowalczuk

With over a decade of experience Justin has proven himself to be a versatile and top creative within the design and advertising industry. His work has received numerous awards and recognition from leading design organizations including the Type Directors Club, Communication Arts, and Applied Arts. Justin has a background in filmmaking and continues to make films in his spare time. His short film Somnio (2015) won Best Sci-Fi at the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Awards (LAIFF).

About the Studio

We explore brand and design through original, commissioned and collaborative projects with our partners, clients and braintrust.


  • Brand Strategy
  • Naming
  • Visual Identity
  • Art Direction
  • Digital Experience
  • Content Creation
  • Environmental Graphics
  • Campaigns