Miguel A. Martinez is a multidisciplinary designer focused on branding from the inside out.


An Austin, TX-based producer of paleo-certified snack foods, run by two fearless female chefs who are not afraid to flip the kitchen table.
Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Creative Direction, Art Direction and Packaging Design
Work With SHELF Studio

“We owe a lot of the current look and feel of KITCHUN the Brand to you. Thanks for noticing the diamond in the rough so many years ago. It took us a while to come on board but so glad you didn’t give up on us. We appreciate all of your insight, know how and love towards us and what we do. You have been a tremendous asset to our company.”


An Austin, TX and New Zealand-based, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, writer and producer working in TV and beyond to connect with, inspire and surprise the heart.
Brand Identity, Print and Website Design


An Austin, TX-based real estate brokerage firm focused on creating a lasting, meaningful experience with each client, helping them find happiness in home, sweet home.
Art Direction, Branding & Identity, Website Design and Print

“Working with Miguel was a truly eye opening experience for me. His process helped distill and focus my ideas for a new brokerage. The result was a strong brand that honored and strengthened my vision and the results have exceed my expectations. Miguel proved to me what a powerful and thoughtful brand can accomplish.”


An Idaho-based nutritional company harvesting the Carmelina plant to produce supplements for horses, humans and their pets.
Art Direction, Copywriting, Branding & Identity and Packaging Design
Work with SHELF Studio


Two people who first met at The University of Texas at Austin decide to get married 7 years later. Their wedding, and their wedding invitations, were an homage to the city in which they met.
Creative Direction, Art Direction, Print and Illustration


An Austin, TX-based youth football organization offering kids the once-in-a-lifetime experience of cheering or playing at the Dallas Cowboys stadium.

Art Direction, Brand Identity, Print and Illustration

“I’ve worked with Miguel since 2014. He does great work, does what he says, and quickly understands what I’m able trying to accomplish.”



A Costa Rica-based travel consultant and travel planning service, focused on providing custom experiences that connect curious travelers with the Costa Rican landscape and culture.
Brand Identity and Print


An Austin, TX-based startup ran by two fun-loving moms who developed a portable floor to protect their little monkeys and keep them clean.
Art Direction, Brand Identity and Illustration
Work with SHELF Studio


An Austin, TX-based nutritional snack company focused on creating functional nutrition bars that are good for you AND your community.
Copywriting and Art Direction
Work with SHELF Studio


An Austin, TX-based lifestyle brand created to feed our desire to explore and reconnect with nature.
Art Direction, Brand Identity and Illustration


An Austin, TX-based jewelry company focused on designing simple, handcrafted pieces for everyday wear.
Art Direction, Brand Identity and Print
Work with SHELF Studio


Two people who share a deep love for their pup decide to get married. Their wedding, and their wedding invitations, were an homage to their favorite little canine.
Art Direction, Print, Illustration and Motion Graphics


A Chicago-based nutrition bar company focused on using only 5 simple, natural ingredients in their products.
Art Direction, Website Design and Illustration
Work with SHELF Studio


An Austin, TX- based non-profit focused on supporting local food systems and promoting access to healthy and affordable foods.
Typography and Illustration


An initiative of the Clinton Foundation focused on convening events that create space for global leaders and visionaries to “create and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges”.
Art Direction, Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Experiential Design, Environmental Graphics, Advertising and Motion Graphics
Work done while at the Clinton Global Initiative