Our studio practice specializes in environmental branding and interior space design. We provide experience and expertise in a wide range of services including strategy, content, identity, print, digital and publication design for retail, commercial and corporate clients.
We are passionate about the work we create and value design's ability to solve problems. We seek clients who are equally as passionate. We believe that meaningful and positive collaborations leads to the most forward-thinking outcomes.
908 King Street Suite 300 Alexandria, Virginia 22314
studio line 571 527 0522
Nathan Hill Partner / Design Lead
Nathan leads the studio's creative process, bringing expertise in creative direction and visual design. His experience includes working with corporate enterprises to boutique operations on digital, brand, and environmental projects. Nathan is a design educator and lecturer at GW's Corcoran College of the Arts & Design and served on AIGA DC's board of directors as Education Director. He continues to explore visual art through collaborations and self-initiated projects and hosts antrepo, Spaeth Hill's design interview series and podcast that discusses art and design with national and international leading creatives.
Jill Spaeth Partner / Business Lead
Jill focuses on business management and client relationships at Spaeth Hill. She brings expertise in signage construction and jurisdictional compliance after working on the architectural side of commercial real estate. In 2014, Jill was the only woman of five nominees selected to sit on the national board of the largest professional association for design, AIGA. She oversaw programs and initiatives for the organization’s 30,000 members with a specific focus on fundraising and scholarship development.
Chase Shewbridge Designer
Chase comes to us from Otis College of Art & Design in Los Angeles where he earned his BFA in 2019. His work ranges from clean, minimal compositions to big, bold, and graphic typography. Earlier this year he was featured in GDUSA Magazine as a Design Student to Watch in 2019. Aside from design, he finds joy in cooking, writing music, and consuming a ton of iced coffee.
Chris Tait Designer
Chris is a native Alexandrian and joined the team in Fall 2019. He studied English at VCU in Richmond and was active in the music community where he developed an initial interest in design. In his work, he holds fast to the idea that design is just as much about communication as it is how it makes the user feel. He has experience in branding, packaging, and publication design.
Jay White Project Manager
Graduating with a BA in Communications & Social Influence from the University of Maryland, Jay brings experience in design project management, creative storytelling, and digital marketing strategy. Before joining Spaeth Hill, he worked at Beekeeper Group, a digital public affairs agency, where he managed client relationships and coordinated design projects for a wide range of corporate, non-profit, and trade association clientele.