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About MDS

MDS is a small creative studio based in Portland, Maine that specializes in graphic design for print + web based projects. Taking a multidisciplinary approach, the studio offers services in illustration, digital imaging, photography + creative direction. If your project is distinctive + unique, get in touch to see how MDS can facilitate your needs.


Creating with the following thought in mind: Do good work + love what you do. The work is driven by the desire to make things beautiful, explore the world + seek new boundaries.


Whether you have a start up business in need of creating a brand from scratch or an already existing business in need of a face lift, MDS is capable of fulfilling your needs.


Using wordpress as a content managing system, MDS creates editable, simple brochure websites or editable, dynamic websites, with more user engagement.


Combining layout, typography + preexisting symbols and images, MDS can design functional compositions to convey your message.


Strong imagery speaks in volume. If you find that your photo library is dated or are in need of photographic visuals for your print or web based project, the studio may be able to help.

Creative Direction

MDS is available for projects + collaborations. Get in touch if you need assistance starting a project, formulating ideas or facilitating with an event or display.


Created with love and good intention, we now offer our own, hand forged products + share a collection of treasures from other creators. Feel free + wander through the online store.

Meet Dora

Theodora Medouris Hartford , MADE Design Studio

MADE Design Studio was born in the winter of 2013 by artist + designer, Theodora Medouris Hartford. Open to working with all sorts of potential clients, her practice most often works with small + start up businesses, as well as artisans, craftsmen + tradesmen.


Dora has always loved the energy of a big city but finds solace in nature. She is interested in mysticism + eastern philosophies, enjoys learning about other cultures of the world + loves to travel.


She resides in Portland, Maine with her husband + their young daughter.

Starter Packages

A business requires various design materials which will help develop a common look for marketing.  Those elements may be different from business to business. MDS has put together some starter packages of the essentials + can customize a package to suit your needs.


If you are not interested in a packaged deal, get in touch for a sample, starting price on something specific. Keep in mind that all design projects are unique. A custom quote is given after discussing your project needs.

  • Print Design Basics

  • $500Package
    • Logo
    • Business Card

  • Print Design Premium

  • $1000Package
    • Logo
    • Business Card
    • Brochure

  • Print + Web Premium

  • $1500Package
    • Logo
    • Business Card
    • Brochure
    • Editable, Blog Website

  • Print + Web Enhanced

  • $2300Package
    • Logo
    • Business Card
    • Editable, Dynamic Website