Seven Thirteen Creative Inc., was born out of a personal partnership formed in 1993 between Khrystyne Robillard and Adam D. Smith when the two met at Syracuse University’s School of Visual and Performing Arts. Since then it has been their goal to join forces and fuse their talents into a single creative force. From its formation in 2011, the mission of Seven Thirteen Creative has been to provide a wide range of creative services, quality design, and personalized customer support at a reasonable price. Each partner brings 20+ years of real-world experience in Graphic Design, Advertising, Copywriting, Branding, Web Design, Printing, Illustration and Fine Art.
Adam D. Smith
Adam has over 20 years of experience in the fields of art and design. Since 1997, he has been involved in many different aspects of the creative industry, from graphic design to production work; pre-press to photography; commercial illustration to art direction; and website design. This breadth of knowledge and skill in both the artistic side and technical side is invaluable to the client.
Adam, an accomplished fine artist and illustrator, previously worked as an Art Director and Designer in the commercial printing industry for 15 years prior to joining forces with Khrystyne at Seven Thirteen Creative. His illustrations have been seen in local publications such as Newsday and Dan’s Papers ; in toys and packaging such as pinball machines and puzzles ; and at various local businesses, notably the Long Island Aquarium and Convention Center. Adam’s fine art oil paintings have been exhibited at many local galleries and exhibits on Long Island, NY, as well as in Florence, Italy and Montreal, Canada. Visit www.adamdsmith.com for more information or www.spotonartgallery.com to purchase prints.
Khrystyne is an award-winning designer with 12 years experience as a full-time freelancer and more than a decade of prior agency experience. Over the last 20+ years, she has worked internationally with a wide array of clients and industries creating all kinds of print, web and branding projects, directing photoshoots for national ad campaigns, writing copy, and she has even taught graphic design at a college trade school level.
As a natural self-starter and entrepreneur, Khrystyne recognizes the challenges that small businesses face in developing their visual presence. She specializes in providing a high level of design and consultation for a fair price to better service these type of clients. Companies large and small benefit from Khrystyne’s understanding of both the creative and business sides, and her ability to unite the two. An avid dog lover, Khrystyne particularly enjoys working on projects involving animal products and causes. Visit www.khrysser.com for more information.