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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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Kicking off 23rd Master Musicians Festival with a little strategy

Kicking off 23rd Master Musicians Festival with a little str…

22 Mar 2016 News

We’ve had the great fortune at KSD to maintain relationships with several of our cli... Read more

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

Overheard About KSD

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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

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.”


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

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

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

Client Websites by KSD

Amon's BakeryFACTORSomerset-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 Mikes Kidsweb-touch-Tater-KnobSuperlex 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