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studio services

Identity Identity

We work with all types of businesses to give their visual identity the BackBone it needs to effectively communicate the brand essence of the company.

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Graphic Design Graphic Design

We take the conceptual approach to design development through concept to completion. Your graphic design will communicate simply and effectively.

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Internet Solutions Internet Solutions

As an experienced studio, spyn can develop your social media media needs with responsive sites, video, marketing campaigns and social media that fit the evolving devices and media of today.

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Communications Communications

Spyn creates each visual element with an Artistic and Systematic approach that effectively communicates your one-of-a-kind visual message with BackBone. Email & Social Media Marketing.

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about the studio

about the studio

Create with Backbone!

The Studio is located in the Crossroads Art District of Kansas City, Missouri.

Our mission, to become a creative backbone for businesses, corporations, non-profits, entrepreneurs and community organizations with an approach to being creative, balanced, unique, conceptual and diverse.

This, along with our devotion to planning and research, as well as our reliability, accountability, and the passionate creativity allows spyn to be a true partner for each and every one of our clients. In addition, we commit to always being focused on budgets of every shape and size. Simply put, we will not only meet your expectations, we will exceed them.

Our Work

Take a look at our award winning work with Backbone.

Client Testimonials

Edward Reyes, Vice President, General Manger at Reyes Media Group Edward Reyes, Vice President, General Manger at Reyes Media Group

I worked with Luis and Spyn on several projects and I was always amazed that the creativity, cultural significance and professionalism that his team brought to each project.

January, 2014

Alistair Tutton, Owner at Vox Theatre Alistair Tutton, Owner at Vox Theatre

Luis and I worked together for several years on the board of Art+Copy. He was an absolute pleasure to work with, full of incredible ideas and a fantastic eye for design.

Eric Negrete, Principle at design Eric Negrete Eric Negrete, Principle at design Eric Negrete

Luis has created company collateral as well as providing an incredibly creative venue to showcase the talents of other artists. Luis is definitely a pioneer in the KC Arts community!

February 2, 2013

Landa Williams, Marketing & Creative Recruiter Landa Williams, Marketing & Creative Recruiter

"Luis has had great training from some of the best in the business and he has a positive attitude; he's a problem solver. He can juggle a lot of different priorities and is highly creative."

July 5, 2011

Christopher Leitch, Museum/Education Professional Christopher Leitch, Museum/Education Professional

"Luis is a creative thinker who gets to the heart of what's being communicated. He is easy to work with and responsive to advice and customer interaction. He doen't work at a status-quo level - when you want something engaging, original and sure the get results, spyn is your company."

November 20, 2012

Bill Zahner, Partner at MetaLABS Bill Zahner, Partner at MetaLABS

"I have worked with Luis Garcia and found him to be highly professional in his dealings with my firm and very proficient in his creative approach.
I would work with him again with out question."

June 27, 2011

Creative Abilites

Identity
Graphic Design
Web Solutions
Communications
Social Media Campaign Marketing
Visual Advocacy Initiatives

First Fridays @ spyn

spyn and the Base Gallery have been in Crossroads Arts District since January 2007, participating in what makes the Crossroads what it is today.

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We get the opportunity not only to show and support great artists every First Friday, but have an Open Studio for all art patrons to enjoy by showcasing the overall studio offerings and capabilities.

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The gallery has evolved from just showing work on its walls to curating for local business, such as ZIMMER Real Estate Company and creating an art development program BASED on the knowledge and experience.

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Crossroads Arts District 1730 Broadway Boulevard Kansas City, Missouri 64108 816-437-9975

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Art Won for Chatity

Photo by Cynthia Hiles Last evenings event for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at Union Station. Both sold for Charity. It was so much fun to be involved in such an amazing event! Thank you for the Opportunity to showcase my work and support a great cause!  [...]

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Published Aug 31, 2014
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

It's an Honor to be the Live Artist at this years Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Sold Out "Wine Opener" this evening at Union Station. #Art #CysticFibrosis #UnionStation #spynstudio [...]

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Published Aug 31, 2014
Visual History

A visual history of spyn art & design studio. It will just take 209 seconds of your visual memory. sorry if text goes too fast, it is a Visual History.http://vimeo.com/99604111 [...]

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Published Jul 01, 2014
about spyn studio

"create with backbone" Our Culture. spyn is a multifaceted design studio located in the Crossroads Arts District in Kansas City, Mo. Our approach to being creative is to find balance, uniqueness and diversity in every project that we do. At spyn, we specialize in the fusion of art and communications. There are many areas of strength that spyn can bring to [...]

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Published Jun 09, 2014
June, First Friday Shannon Knopke

First Friday Shannon Knopke About the Artist Creativity can be found in the chaos, calm or quiet stillness of everyday life.Shannon Knopke finds it everywhere, it is her life story, her family and the world around her that drive her to create and make it impossible for her to sit still. Shannon was born and raised in the heart [...]

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Published Jun 06, 2014
Art at Bespoke Salon in the Crossroads

Check out Luis Garcia's (spyn) art work, "Rebirth" at Bespoke. As a part of a group show curated by Brian Ousley of MOD Gallery, Luis created this unique piece with light, paint, feathers and copper wire. $500 #spynstudio #backbone #firstfridays [...]

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Published Jun 06, 2014
Art Speak Radio, KKFI 90.1 KCMO

Luis Garcia: Writer, Artist, Design Studio & Gallery Owner Luis Garcia joins Maria Vasquez Boyd in the KKFI studio to discuss new literary and visual projects. As a multi-faceted artist/designer, art gallery director/curator, Luis’ immersive life in the arts provides a unique and unparalleled depth to the artistic communications work for his clients at spyn design studio, in the Crossroads Arts [...]

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Published May 13, 2014
Cultural Intersection

spyn design studio February 12, 2014 Stomping up thin concrete steps to the door, heavy metal sign hanging in front of the gallery, one can stop in spyn design studio on First Fridays and meet the owner, peruse the gallery, buy the occasional Valentine's gift, an evening gown, or a beautiful creature of green and yellow glass. When asked who are you, he will [...]

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Published Mar 20, 2014
High Life

What is in a brand label? Nostalgia? Genius? Once a winner always a winner as we celebrate The Champagne of Beers! [...]

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Published Mar 16, 2014
The Writer’s Place

Another facet to the multifaceted. Once a writer always a writer! [...]

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Published Mar 09, 2014