Barbara Haines is the owner of Make It Simple, a creative service that focuses on collaborating with individual clients to develop personal projects. This has included creating websites for writers and artists as well as working with individuals to produce books. She also works with clients to help them organize, manage, back up and share their digital photo collections.
Barbara Haines is a graphic designer who designs and produces logos, printed materials, and web sites. She works with her husband, Steve Haines, in their graphic design firm, HainesDesign, in Essex, CT. Since its founding in 1988, HainesDesign has been serving the design needs of companies ranging from major corporations to entrepreneurs, start-ups and community organizations. Their clients are located down the street, across the country and around the world. The key feature of HainesDesign’s work is simplicity. They believe that design is a management tool that facilitates clear communication of company messages and a company’s character. Barbara’s work is informed by over 30 years of experience working for HainesDesign and others on identity and communications programs.
Barbara gives careful attention to the many details involved in refining a design and managing the design and production process. She enjoys this process, as much as the people with whom she is working.