khu·la / ku·la
(v) a Zulu translation meaning to grow, thrive or increase.
At Khula Design Studio, we do things differently. Whether you’re a new startup or established enterprise, your business deserves a captivating digital home. By leveraging the latest technology with talented creatives, we design brand identities with impact and launch powerful websites quickly.
Founder & Interior Architect at Morris & Co
What they say
We’re a design studio that puts service at the forefront of everything we do.
Founder at Morris & Co
"I would definitely recommend Jamie and his team to any business, big or small. The team brings both pragmatism and enthusiasm to the work they do. We really appreciated how they managed every detail of our project, ensuring that it was both a fun and rewarding process."
Founder at Bloomate
“I have worked with Jamie on a variety of different projects, including my very own brand! Working with Khula to build Bloomate has been such a gratifying experience and I have learned so much along the way. Jamie takes the time to listen and understand what you need, and helps you make a plan that works for you to get to your goal. He is such an inspiration to work with and I highly recommend him to anyone who is ready to take that leap and take their business to their next level.”
Founder at Fullwell Leadership
“The speed at which the project was delivered and how accurate you were with deadlines.”
Founder at Flipsvanz
“After working with Jamie in the past I always knew he was the kind of guy that aimed for nothing less than customer satisfaction. I knew he dabbled in setting up start up companies but literally had no idea that his knowledge and skills were exactly what I needed. He was patient with my lack of knowledge and always made sure I understood. If you are looking for passion and professionalism then Jamie is definitely your go to guy.”
Digital projects can be hard to get off of the ground. Work with us to accelerate your digital footprint, design a beautiful brand and create a meaningful online presence.
We believe in goal-setting and strategizing to work effectively toward the best possible product for you and your business. Through clear communication with our clients, we move towards creative targets with confidence, clarity and alignment all while providing transparency and efficient project management.
Whether you're a startup in need of a logo or an existing business looking for a full brand identity, we work with you to craft a stunning identity which resonates with your audience. We provide all the elements you require; logo, symbol, colour palette, brand book, stationary, plus *optional verbal identity.
Web Design + Dev
We believe that businesses should have the ability to easily update their own websites once launched. Through our proven process, we’ll build you a stunning, responsive, powerful site that functions seamlessly, has an advanced CMS, and is easy to maintain and update yourself — plus, you 100% own everything.
The Wellness Hub
From a dream idea to a fully-realized wellness practice that grew x10 after establishing a digital presence.
A South African van life experience that needed a brand identity and online presence to match it.
A no-code built website, empowering this non-profit to take over its maintenance going forward.
A newbie freelance designer who needed guidance, mentorship, and design experience to help her crush it with her clients and online.
Years of Experience
Cups of Coffee
Why choose us?
With every project, we offer streamlined communication, powerful project management and creative consulting with complete transparency and accuracy.
No monthly retainers or maintenance fees. We get the project done and get out — period.
All projects are completed within 30-day windows.
We assign all specialized tasks to our trusted team of qualified collaborators, who work for us remotely around the world.
Our PM systems and tools are straight from the agency playbook, ensuring your projects are done on time.
All of our customized websites are designed for our clients to own and manage themselves.
From the blog
Make 2021 Your Year To Start A Business
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Why We Prefer Webflow Over WordPress
“Oh man! *Another* web build platform?” Whoa there! We hear you. But if you’re looking for the simplicity of a visual drag-and-drop interface coupled with the ability to customize code, then Webflow should be your new go-to. It’s definitely ours.