Stefani Palmer is a graphic designer with over 18 years of professional experience. She received a BFA from the world-renowned graphics department at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia. Specializing in the themed entertainment industry, her excellent design instincts enable her to create printed and digital materials with a look that perfectly complements a project’s subject matter.
With experience in producing graphics for some of the top brands around the world from construction barricades and signage for Universal Studios Hollywood, theater set pieces for Princess Cruises and gaming areas for multiple Harrah’s properties to signage for Thea Award-winning attractions including The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour and the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum and touring exhibits such as Sesame Street Presents: The Body; Stefani’s creations can be seen in retail outlets, museums, casinos, cruise ships, theme parks, and various other locations throughout the world.
Adept at juggling numerous projects and responsibilities simultaneously, Stefani maintains a hand in every step of the graphics process; from ideation and conceptualization through designing, producing and assembling the final product.
Marlies Urbauer has a bachelor of Arts in Studio Art from Cal State Channel Islands. Her focus is visual development and character design. She is proficient in digital painting and natural media, such as oil painting, watercolor and graphite. She stated taking classes at a young age at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, where she developed a keen interest in illustration and storytelling.
In addition to her love of art, Marlies has an interest in science and scientific illustration. She volunteered at the SEA Lab in Redondo Beach and the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles, which provided clear insight into the natural world; she draws on that knowledge and her passion for mythology to create unique characters and environments which link the real world to the imaginary. She also incorporates knowledge and interests from world history into her work as well. Having an interest in history she is able to add historical details into her illustrations and make the worlds she creates more relatable and real.