Kirby Stephens Design



Begin with a conversation.

KSD takes 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 1988, 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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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 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 Design

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

Cultivating Student Success in Madison County

Cultivating Student Success in Madison County

27 Aug 2014 News

Mike Caudill, superintendent of Madison County Schools from 2001 until he lost his battle ... Read more

Creating a Vision for The Virginia

Creating a Vision for The Virginia

26 Aug 2014 News

KSD partners with Cleveland-based architecture firm to develop concept plan Every time we... Read more

The Rhythm of Design

The Rhythm of Design

11 Jul 2014 Studio Life

I am not a musician. Yet, here I sit with my Willie Nelson autographed Fender acoustic gui... Read more

Being Brave in the Attempt

Being Brave in the Attempt

05 Mar 2014 Studio Life

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” — Special Olympics oath... Read more

Discover What Speaks to You

Discover What Speaks to You

12 Dec 2013 News

Designing a logo to represent the Russell County (Kentucky) Public Library began with a fu... Read more

MMF Wins Southeast Tourism Society's Festival of the Year Award

MMF Wins Southeast Tourism Society's Festival of the Year Aw…

06 Nov 2013 Events

JACKSONVILLE, Fl. (November, 2013) — The Master Musicians Festival (MMF) held in July was ... Read more

Overheard About KSD

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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

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

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.”


This was the first time that I was actually proud to send out conference communication materials to our clients."

Sara Melton | U.S. Department of Commerce

It's always a pleasure to work with the best in the business, and they're right here in Somerset where we need them to be. The Valley Oak Technology Complex's image is in good hands with KSD."

Greg Jones | Executive Director SKED

Our Clients On The Web

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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