Engineering x Design

Beautifying Technical Things Since 2004

Services

TECHNICAL x CREATIVE

Visual identity is what makes you easily remembered and recognized. Your products and services deserve a visual identity that represents your technical expertise. Combining my strong background in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and my creative eye, I am able to take a holistic approach to every visual design need, no matter the technical implications.

Graphic Design Workspace
Networking
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Branding

Even the greatest ideas need selling. From logos to business cards, posters to websites, I can help your business create a unique and consistent look that will leave lasting impressions.

Photography

I have been shooting engagements, birthday parties, baby showers, and family portraits since 2012. With my new lightweight equipment (Sony a6400, i.e. mirrorless body), I now also help clients capture conferences, symposiums, and more.

Drawing Improvements

Do you have an AutoCAD drawing that isn't scaling properly in viewports? Are you in need of a new title block with your logo? I have 6 years of experience in engineering drafting and am prepared to take your drawings to the next level!

Recent Clients

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Get Started Today!

Not sure if I can do what you need or ready to inquire about pricing? Please get in touch!

Ottawa, ON

michelle@michelleliudesign.ca

(905) 348 5571

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About Me

Michelle Liu

EIT, MASc, LEED-GA

Engineer(ish) x Designer

I have always been obsessed with the way things look on paper (and on screens, of course). I used to re-write entire pages of homework in elementary and high school just because I didn't like how narrow the margins were or the combination of pen colours I used. In my undergrad, I spent almost as much time formatting reports and designing figures as I did developing technical content. Call me crazy, but I believe that every piece of work deserves a visual identity that is on par with (or better than) the quality of its content.

Through word-to-mouth recommendations, more and more project teams and startups at the University of Waterloo (where I did my undergrad) approached me for help on visual identity, notably logo design and photography. From there, I took the leap to turn this operation into a registered small business in 2018 and can happily confirm that most businesses (yes, even in engineering) care about looking good.