KNOED (pronounced 'node'), based in Chicago, is a creative design studio that works with small businesses from around the world. The firm considers branding as its specialty area, creating an identity for its clients from nothing at all. KNOED also designs functional, creative web sites that reach its customers key audiences in a unique and memorable way. The firm work to make those sites meet current needs but easily adaptable to future growth. Whether the studio's professionals are creating a brochure or catalog, KNOED is focused on its customers' message and bottom line goals. Clients include Gene's Sausage Shop, The Korte Company, Merchandise Mart Properties, and Optimo Hats.