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what we do

We are interdisciplinary zealots dedicated to blending creativity and code, philanthropy and commerce. Each of us is equal parts nonprofit patron, arts nerd, and tech junkie. We love what we do, and we love what our clients stand for. We are collaborative, inventive, inspired.

Meet the Team

Kory

Some of us suspect Kory is part robot, but since we rightfully fear robots, we're afraid to ask him if it's true. A real genius and clean code devotee, he drives FORM's programming and makes magic of the web. He's also one heck of a baker, guitar player and Apple junkie. He owns a bacon-scented air freshener and microwaveable pasta boat. He is digitizing his entire DVD collection (he's up to the Gs). There is enough music in Kory's iTunes library to provide astronauts a non-stop soundtrack for 9.3 trips to the Moon.

Steve

Steve is a supersmart, mostly pleasant guy with a penchant for sardonic vinyl toys and Diet Coke. He's an ardent music lover, and though his recent tastes skew toward post-modern shoegaze, he once willingly attended an Air Supply concert. It is rumored that he has quite a high IQ, which is plausible but unconfirmed by MENSA. Ever plagued by the notion that his brother is funnier and more popular, Steve is a lifelong overachiever. A serial early adopter, he is so enamored with technology that, though surrounded by the latest gadgetry, can’t part with his robust laser disc collection.

Michael

Michael is a man of few words and many board games (150, to be exact). In addition to writing code for FORM, Michael is a proficient hackeysack-er and skilled MIG welder. He does not recommend sleeping in a 2004 Ford Taurus before running a full marathon. He keeps a mysterious blackbird on his desk, is a proud descendant of Johnny Appleseed, and likes dogs named after pastries.

Katelyn

Katelyn says the best of all chemistry constants is 6.02x10 to the 23rd power, and who are we to argue? A rare combination of mathematician, athlete, and artist, she holds a master’s degree in accountancy, runs marathons for fun, and plays the heck out of Chopin’s Revolutionary Étude for piano. When Katelyn's not managing our operations, she enjoys walking her dog, reading tiny dictionaries, and making lemon macaroons. She once broke a picnic table with her head and she's a fan of words, Warren Buffett, and the number 20,710.

Rachel

As a child, Rachel admired the knife skills of Jacques Pépin. Today, she enjoys inventing new taco toppings and putting Old Bay on everything. She became a master of the bassoon because of her distaste for saxophones, and eventually performed Verdi’s Requiem for a PBS documentary in Prague. When she's not connecting with FORM clients, she sometimes sews puppets with no eyes, prays to St. Anthony for her lost Roku remote, and plays drums to Radiohead. She’s a big fan of public media, minimalism, and melancholia.

Josh

Josh is one of the few people we know who has lived in a shipping container. On purpose. Twice. When he's not leading FORM's design team or blushing about his pile of AIGA awards, he is probably communing with nature or learning to tie a fly. He once led a clandestine effort to poster Frankfurt with messages of work-life-balance. His doodling and handwriting are so geometrically perfect that some say he uses The Force to conjure it. He is the second-tallest FORMie, which comes in handy when retrieving Kory's errant Nerf darts. He loves stuff like outer space, red shoes, sriracha sauce, and Tycho.

Ashleigh

Ashleigh tells us that, though deep-fried worms taste like potato chips, her favorite food is frosting. A dedicated saxophonist, she has performed a halftime routine wearing only one shoe. When she’s not writing code, she's quarterbacking, scrapbooking, or playing Led Zeppelin on her Fender Cyclone. Though she was once mistakenly detained for grand theft auto, she is the proud and legally titled owner of a vintage Geo Metro. She’s a big fan of baking, bottle caps, and classic horror films.

Emily

When Emily isn't managing our projects, she's busy neglecting house plants, sketching ex-boyfriends' cars, and crushing on Monty Don. She tries to grow vegetables and has eaten 730 cupcakes. A creative spirit and self-described lovey-person, Emily is a big fan of romcoms and keeps a beautiful, hand-drawn record of all the flowers her husband has given her. She knows how to collect honey from bees, can make a perfect frosting curlicue while dancing to Pitbull, and has a knack for finding the most inconvenient Airbnbs.

Teresa

Though confused by long division and cooking, Teresa can ideate, illustrate, and envisage like nobody's business. She is a trained goldsmith and pines for planishing hammers like most girls pine for shoes. She once met all of Pink Floyd, counted 17 shooting stars, and was seriously injured by a pot pie. When she's not directing FORM's design, she is probably soldering, wandering around Utah, or smelling old books. She likes downtempo Icelandic compositional ambient music and spooning with her dog, Hugo.

Hannah

As a child, Hannah was a noted marker artist, 4th chair trumpeter, and passionate porcelain cat collector. She was often in trouble for talking in class and named her toys with only adjectives. Studying in Europe, Hannah found that DaVinci’s Annunciation is larger in real life and that identifying shower gel from hand lotion is tricky when you can’t read Italian. When she's not designing for FORM, she enjoys live concerts, cafe mocha, and carving elaborate designs into pumpkins. Except for the Harry Potter logo. Because, come on, the letter “P” is so hard to carve into a pumpkin.

Megan

Megan’s 3rd grade, one-woman performance of Annie Get Your Gun drew crowds to the backyard. When she's not working on digital marketing for FORM, she enjoys planning charcuterie boards and elaborate theme parties. She prefers the time-step to the single-foot wing and once ran through downtown Tishomingo to rescue Blake Shelton’s dog. Though she does not like the looks of calamari she is a big fan of storytelling, camembert, and the Jonas Brothers. Megan arrived in Cleveland from Nashville with a cup of ambition. Because, Dolly.

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Desktop Friday

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The creative brainpower is palpable when the studio stops for Desktop Friday, an exercise designed to reset our creativity. A random topic. An hour to create. Who will crack under pressure? Who will lose it all in an epic crash? Who will go rogue and design in Play-Doh?

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Someone Said

Overheard and out of context. Hang around with us long enough, and you might find something you said posted here, too:

Salad's nasty.

What don't you think should be converted into a fish tank?

No amount of money is worth your husband having a mustache.

There's a lot of dirt down here.

I didn't want to spend $40 on a banana costume.

It's too Skynrdy.

Look at his bag of hot dog boxes on the floor!

I've looked at that alpaca all day.

IE is the DMV of the Internet.

The meatball machine is broken.

A pickle chip got caught in the wheels of my chair.

It's like if I had muscles but with quarters.

I'm bringing iFrames back.

Those stupid little pickles.

(on St. Patrick's Day) Happy Thanksgiving!

I've been thinking about that wolf tie.

Something is wrong with the server.

How much bread would it take to feed a scorpion for a week?

My middle toe went numb and I thought I had something in my shoe.

This phone call is messing up my hair.

I don't want to chase the red sweater. I just want to buy the red sweater.

I hate Internet Explorer.

Location ID = 23 Bread Bowl = False (AKA: The Breadbowl Module is Broken.)

I'm going to pull out the Real Joe Pesci Hat.

That's why I'm walking away while you look at pictures of Rob Van Dam.

How am I supposed to get through my workday when I have to take care of all these tiny people in my phone?

That horse looks like Burt Russel Crowe.

If you had a hot dog roller and went shopping for sausages, things might change.

My goal is to live until 2085.

It works!

If this were a book, I would totally read it.

Why'd you put me out like that about the Lion King?

You do seem like the type of guy who'd drink pickle juice.

Teresa, you haven't given me an answer, you've only given me s*!%.

It doesn't work in IE.

I can't juggle a fish, that's for sure.

It's like, I read books, but I also party.

This tastes like Steve's car.

There is no reason for Bob Evans.

Are we going to a place I can wear slippers?

Long story short... I'm a genius, and we don't need a new Roomba.

Is that horse wearing shorts?

I can still smell Steve.

You just have to hope for the best until it doesn't happen.

Well. I guess we're having stock photos for lunch.

It's too sausagy.

Your hat smells like bologna.

Move. You're where my Diet Coke goes.

All caps, all the time.

I can't wait to put that on a T-shirt.

Those weren't professional quality mustaches.

There's wine on your motherboard.

Emotionally, my hands are in my pockets.

Her abs look like a turtle shell.

Internet Explorer is ruining this.

I can handle a lot of Jeff Bridges in one movie.

I just smelled fries in my head.

You can't ship pickles.

Like, the food kind, or the magical kind?

I am the ghost of Tractor Supply Company. (spooky voice)

It's like a pair of pants, for your car.

I'm not trying to make my turnips rot you guys.

If the Long Island Medium were here, she'd freak out.

Always cut toward your innards.

Murderer at nine o'clock!

I can tell by the look on your face that you're not going to be of any help.

I try not to have too many hobbies.

I'll die if I smell like a hamster.

It's like, the Jedi.

No, YOU need megadoses of vitamin D.

I wish I could draw RoboCop.

Oh, sorry! I'll just rewrite the Web.

You can't out-do the fish with sneakers.

Come and get it, Sammy Hagar!

Acknowledge my math!

I'm not giving my money to YouTube. YouTube is all horsey and gross.

I'm dealing with some very important kangaroo things right now.

I keep thinking about that wolf tie.

The wild cheeses grow aplenty here.

I'd try human. (on the topic of cannibalism)

Gettin' mean... in a nice way.

It's like a clown car of drawers.

Whoa! That's the monkey!

I want the whole tomato.

I'm no stranger to a rotten banana.

I only got to Utah before I quit.

Your sweat smells like Dolce & Gabbana.

It's too Skittly.

Mister-I'm-Never-Wrong!

What can I say? I have uncontrollable eyebrows.

Helvetica Light makes me think you're lying.

Squirrels don't have pants.

I said something about sausage, but I don't remember what it was.

I want a corn dog scented candle.

Try not to make it too caskety.

There's a lot of outer space.

Eating peaches with a spoon stinks.

Why is the llama-cam shaking?

Michael do you want something pumpkin-spiced?

I'm not at a place in my heart where I can eat a bear.

We have flippage!

I'm programming in my head.

It'll be in the Someone Said that's in your heart.

I bought a Chewbacca shirt but I keep forgetting to wear it.

Beige is not an image.

I don't want this bacon on here any more.

You're the Sherlock Holmes of the digital age.

No cults or dying, please. It's Friday.

Let's see, so the chicken goes in the middle...

Facebook's telling me I'm fat.

He's magic. He's practically a leprechaun.

Steve, let's go somewhere, just you and me.

I'd go to a goat rodeo.

Is that a convertible hearse?

Batteries? Seriously? What is this, 1985?

Don't come at me with your popcorn problems.

1-2-3 Cheeseburger Lane!

Entertainment Tonight is where dreams go to die.

It's like an easy bake oven for adults who like chicken.

I'm gonna make websites out of wood.

I'm trying to use your design elements but I'm not sure I like them.

Did you just raise the roof on jQuery?

In Belgium, there's a tax for things that are too multitasky.

Must. Resist. Cacao.

I'm thinking like four, maybe five steps ahead of you.

Our sponsors are our butter, our members are our bread.

I just wanna eat this sandwich.

The donut button isn't working.

Was that Rod Stewart?

Can you Swissify it?

...And that is why you don't wear sandals to Blossom.

I got this whole thing of Silly Putty stuck on my sleeve.

Rhinos are a big deal.

I had a pencil sharpener shaped like a boat.

I don't know who you think you are, coming up in here with a taco.

Well, we have mustaches upstairs.

This knob makes me want to get drunk.

There are no conifer trees in here.

It doesn't work in Safari.

An ice cream truck drove through this design.

I feel like I just try too much sometimes.

Did you say "jQuery" or "Katie Perry"?

This sushi is quite delicious. If you like the taste of death.

It's not urgent, aside from the building being on fire.

I'm just not used to Kory wearing pants.

I'm gonna rock that perm!

What's that band? 100 Haircuts?

This is too helpful.

It should be a little Burt Reynolds.

Remember when you threw décor at me?

I've been to New Jersey?

Pockets full of coffee.

I don't foresee whales having cell phones.

I can't solve a three-year-old's bee jokes.

That's just how I like my mugs: Cheap and Swiss.

I don't like wearing pants.

I mean, how much Jeff Bridges can you have in one movie?

PBS is very : colon-y.

Look at the eyes on that Red-Legged Honeycreeper!

No. They don't have budget for robots.

Why'd you walk over here like stone cold Steve Austin?

I'd rather be Garamond than Papyrus.

It was working a minute ago.

Steve, you should come look at these sandwich pictures.

You see that giant hot dog?

I've been here before - I was looking for a baby!

You're always picked last and your pasta smells.

These people drive like animals.

400 pounds plus adrenaline, and I could flip a car, easy.

I just had an Emeril moment.

I don't like the weather tellin' me what to do.

Lower case "m" is the best letter.

You wanna do hot dogs Friday?

There are four purses in my purse.

Did I do that during the pandemic?

'M', as in Machu Picchu.

That's why I don't eat it out of a can; I eat it out of a bag.

It reminds me of an old calculator.

I know how I like my files: Large.

I don't recall there being an h in leprechaun.

One time I set myself on fire.

This is not your grandmother's website!

It's a pickle wearing a cape; I think it's self-explanatory.

I switched to the California Raisins pillowcase last night.

They'll do anything for a ribbon and a hamburger.

I'm sorry I'm not a sock connoisseur.

I’m getting a full-on chest plate tattoo of FORM riding on the back of a magical unicorn to show my appreciation.

Never get into a fistfight with a puppeteer.

Activate the chicken!

The cats came with the man.

I'm sitting down here with Hot Popcorn Hands.

I was working, until I got distracted by this Madonna song.

You look at your astronaut food. I'm gonna work.

Oooh, it's propagating!

Wait 'til I get this gas station food, then order in.

If it's not moist, I'm not interested in having it thrown on my desk.

I just blew my nose in my notes.

It wasn't like that a minute ago.

Is hot dog one word or two?

You reach into your heart and pull out a potholder.

Why is there a piece of cheese in my purse?

I just keep making ears by accident.

Sassy Cap'n McBeef O'Brady

The 80's called and they want their wine back.

It's like, the future.

I'm out here changing the Internet.

I had some chicken wings in my car that I was going to give you. 

It's a torsional thing.

Can I be Josh for Halloween?

Stop counting the dents in my can of food.

The air doesn't taste like pancakes!

It smells like the 80s.

It's like The Sixth Sense, but with tacos.

I'm going to look up thesaurus in the dictionary.

Have you heard about the whaler-pirate guy?

Steve's probably listening to Fiona Apple.

I don't think real cowboys do this much ironing.

Beige is not a color.

They're switchin' browsers and clearin' cookies!

Fancy code is the only kind I write.

I'm sorry about the div.

It's like a statue of my dog with a mustache on it.

I've never had much luck with rabbits.

How would you get DNA from Elvis?

It's broken.

It's dark and gloomy with zombies, but I think I'll keep my sunglasses on.

Are pigs becoming extinct?

Please ignore me collating behind you.

It's like Top Chef, but with vodka.

I've never seen the 80s.

It looks, feels, and smells great!

Is this the collective smell of humanity?

But, Saul Bass already used all the good shapes.

I wanna smell how cold it is.

I'm wing-dingin' it.

A person can be positive, AND also inappropriate.

C'mon. Lemme see your turkey burgers.

My version of a beard is a hat.

Then I thought, why not just make it Helvetica?

I think I'm gonna have to set something on fire.

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