Who We Are

Distortion is a dynamic creative agency specializing in branding, graphic design, packaging, and website solutions. Led by Cleatus Murdaugh, our founder and creative lead, we bring together teams of experienced professionals tailored to the unique needs of each project. With a blend of creativity, strategic thinking, and technical expertise, we collaborate closely with clients to craft compelling brand identities, captivating print materials, and innovative digital experiences. Our mission is to empower businesses to stand out in today’s competitive landscape through impactful design solutions that resonate with their audience and drive results. Whether developing a brand from scratch or refreshing an existing one, Distortion is committed to delivering exceptional creative solutions that exceed expectations.
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Our Process

01. Discovery

We kick off by diving deep into understanding your identity and objectives. Through comprehensive research, we assess previous efforts, competitor strategies, and stakeholder expectations to uncover “what” needs to be done and “why.”

02. Strategy

With insights in hand, we strategize the best path forward to achieve your goals, whether it’s enhancing brand awareness, refining your website, or crafting captivating messaging. Our team puts all their brainpower into devising a plan tailored to your unique needs.

03. Execution

This is where the magic unfolds. Armed with a strategic roadmap, we bring your vision to life through meticulous design, compelling content creation, and seamless implementation. From concept to completion, we ensure every detail aligns with your objectives.

04. Evaluation

We believe in continuous improvement. After each project milestone, we revisit our strategy to assess its effectiveness and refine our approach as needed. This iterative process ensures that our solutions evolve alongside your goals.

05. Collaboration

Throughout the process, we foster a collaborative partnership with you, our client. We value your input and feedback, incorporating it into our creative process to ensure the final outcome exceeds your expectations. Together, we’ll achieve greatness.


We have a new project and want to bring your team on board. How do we start?

Please email us details or fill out the form on our contact page. Include details about your business and your overall requirements. Upon receipt, we will promptly respond with a tailored game plan. The nature of your request will determine our next steps. We’ll assess if we’re a good fit for your needs and guide you through our design process.

What are your rates?

We understand that every project is unique, and thus, we don’t offer standardized pricing. Instead, we provide customized quotes tailored to each client’s specific needs. Our approach ensures transparency and accuracy in pricing, reflecting the diverse nature of our work. Rest assured, our commitment to fair and competitive pricing remains unwavering.

Our Clients

Over the years, we've collaborated with a diverse group of clients, spanning Fortune 500 corporations to burgeoning startups, various industry sectors, and nonprofit organizations. Below are a few of the many clients we have had the privilege of working with.

Les Turner ALS Foundation
Crain’s Chicago Business
Les Turner ALS Foundation
10 Pin Bowling Lounge
Devil’s Sister Whiskey
Road Home Program
Hormel Foods
Trofi Nutritionals
Morton Arboretum
Trofi Nutritionals