Nelson Design Group is a graphic arts studio formed to help companies present products, services and messages to their customers through elegant design. Managing customer perception through clear, consistent communication across all contact points is a critical ingredient to business success. We specialize in managing this process.

Our expertise spans a range of disciplines including identity and branding systems, print collateral, packaging, interactive design, and photography.

We work with companies of all sizes and can implement an entire campaign or provide assistance in any phase.

Nelson Design Group was founded in 2006 by Chris Nelson, an industry veteran with over 20 years of agency experience. Our design and photo studio is located about an hour north of New York City along the Hudson River in Nelsonville, NY.

Thanks for stopping by our site, we truly appreciate your time and consideration.



How much do you charge?
We provide detailed estimates on projects free of charge or obligation. Our pricing is very competitive and reflects our low overhead. If you have ongoing needs, the most cost-effective way to engage us is through a retainer agreement.

How many designers work at ndg?
We have 2 full-time designers. We also maintain a developed network of production partners to assist us as needed.

Do you retain ownership of the designs you create?
No, all work completed, including any and all source files, become the property of our clients.

Do you provide printing and web hosting services?
Yes, we have been working with printers and hosting companies for many years and offer these services as a convenience to our clients.

How do we get started?
Give us a call to schedule an appointment or to request an estimate. 845.265.2020



Chris Nelson - Creative Director
Chris has been designing on the Macintosh platform since it's inception. Before launching ndg, he worked for several New York City Advertising Agencies over the span of his 20 year career. His account credits include Chase Bank, Verragio Diamonds, Kenneth Cole, General Tools, Met Life, Pfizer and Minolta. He holds a BFA in Communication Design from Pratt Institute, NY.

Chris is a design software expert and has been an adjunct professor at Pratt Manhattan, The New School and the Association of Graphic Communications. He lives with his wife and 2 children in Garrison, NY.

Caitlin Hinrichs - Graphic Designer
Caitlin obtained her BFA in Graphic Design from Alfred University School of Art & Design in 2007. While attending AU, Caitlin was accepted into a prestigious internship program at McCann Erickson, one of the world's largest agencies where she worked with the creative team for Verizon Wireless.

Caitlin is an avid and spontaneous traveler who enjoys frequenting the happiest place on earth, Walt Disney World. She currently resides in Fishkill, NY.

Our main Flash Site is located here: www.nelsondesignllc.com