Kirby Stephens Design

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Begin with a conversation.

The people who compose KSD take the time to ask the right questions in order to understand your communication needs. After evaluating existing concerns, organizational challenges and future goals, we prepare cost proposals based on the time required to deliver a successful project.


This is what we do.

KSD works in all areas of visual communication, including branding and corporate identity, print, web, interactive, marketing, strategic planning, wayfinding, interpretive and environmental graphics.


Awareness and action. 

In business since 1986, KSD partners with local, regional and national clients to create message and graphic solutions that build awareness and compel action. KSD is kinetic, strategic design.


When do you want to start?

Demonstrated in this website are the talents of designers, illustrators, photographers, programmers, project managers, writers, thinkers and doers that draw inspiration from everyday life, each other and from you. We're ready to help tell your story.  GET IN TOUCH

What's New at KSD?

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Fun with Drones

Fun with Drones

21 Oct 2015 Blog: Studio Life

Today was a perfect day for a little high-definition drone video! Videographer Ramie Hutch... Read more

Lake Cumberland Tourism site sees 82% increase in mobile users

Lake Cumberland Tourism site sees 82% increase in mobile use…

14 Oct 2015 News

Smartphones are “such a pervasive and insistent part of daily life that the proverbi... Read more

KSD Identifies the Essential FACTOR

KSD Identifies the Essential FACTOR

29 Sep 2015 News

KSD just launched a new website and rebrand for FACTOR (formerly Visual Risk Technologies)... Read more

KSD Brands a “Trail Town”

KSD Brands a “Trail Town”

09 Jul 2015 News

This week Stearns became the sixth Kentucky town to achieve the official Kentucky Trail To... Read more

Full-Speed Graphic Designing

Full-Speed Graphic Designing

17 Jun 2015 Blog: Studio Life

It is certainly not every client meeting that ends with go cart racing, but this sort of t... Read more

“Mobilegeddon” is Here!

“Mobilegeddon” is Here!

21 Apr 2015 News

Today Google has implemented a new search algorithm that will severely penalize websites t... Read more

Lighting a Fire for Education

Lighting a Fire for Education

07 Nov 2014 News

With a new superintendent at the helm and several important initiatives underway, Madison ... Read more

It's Good to Have Friends

It's Good to Have Friends

18 Sep 2014 Blog: Life in General

Saturday is the 25th anniversary of the Lake Cumberland Cleanup, a group effort by hundred... Read more

The Current State of the Virginia Cinema

The Current State of the Virginia Cinema

29 Aug 2014 Blog: Design

Here is a look at the current state of the Virginia. These images are part of the document... Read more

Overheard About KSD

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You and your staff went beyond the call of duty to make this brochure the best possible; and I appreciate it."

Congressman Hal Rogers | US House of Representatives

We began working with Kirby's group more than 20 years ago to establish Superior Battery's corporate identity. Today they are an indispensible part of our team as we build a national and international presence for the Superlex brand."  

Randy Hart | CEO Superior Battery

KSD was the only Kentucky firm to be featured in Branding USA 3, a Graphis International publication that “showcases the remarkable work of the most creative minds in the branding business.”


Time and time again, we see the strategic marketing work we're doing with KSD to promote the Lake Cumberland area achieving results. Quite simply, more visitors are coming to our community."

Carolyn Mounce | Executive Director Somerset-Pulaski CVB

They didn't tell us what we needed to do, they asked questions, and listened. We appreciated that, and are absolutely thrilled with the results."

Kimberly Taylor | RCPL Information Technology Librarian

Client Websites by KSD

FACTORSomerset-Pulaski County Convention and Visitors BureauChris-Ramseyweb-touch-Master-Musicians Festivalweb-touch-NationalRecyclingTrailersMill-Springs-BattelfieldRussell County Industrial Development Authorityweb-touch-Holiday-Hoopsweb-touch-RCPLBristol Groupweb-touch-FirebornEnergyDuo County Telecomweb-touch-Tater-KnobGNRMCSuperlex websiteCedar Creek VineyardsTrucheck Utility Metering Solutionsweb-touch-dan-duttonBurnside Tourism websiteMcCreary County Tourism



About Us

KSD is an award winning, full service design communication firm located in Somerset, Kentucky.

Get in touch

  • KSD  Kinetic | Strategic | Design
    219 E. Mt. Vernon Street
    Somerset Kentucky 42501
  • 606 679-5634