Welcome to Thoughtful Design’s website!

This space houses information about what we do as a tiny communications company based in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. We can provide you direction in a variety of areas including graphic design, photography, branding, marketing, event planning, art direction and web design.

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Hello World

My name is Laura Hess. I’m the human being behind all things Thoughtful Design. I wear many hats including that of mother, farmer, graphic designer, lifestyle photographer, seamstress and maker. Life is a balancing act and I’m enjoying every moment of figuring it out.

I’m psyched you found me and hope this space gives you a better sense of whether I’m the right fit for your next project. Thanks for looking!

Graphic Design

Do you need a logo for your next venture?

Have a dated logo that needs an update?

Have a solid logo but need new marketing materials like business cards, signage, rack cards, advertising layouts, etc?

Have a wedding or special event that you need some invitations, menu, or signage for?

Billboards, historical plaques, t-shirt designs, look books, catalogs, event posters and much more.

We can do it all!
If you have a print project or graphic need and you’re not sure where to start, think about it and then call us. We’ll find a cost effective solution.


*Contract rate is $65.00 an hour.

Download the following PDF to see my graphics packages for 2018.

Graphics Packages


I am not a traditional landscape, portrait, or sports photographer. I’m a lifestyle photographer. Great for events and active families. Little ones and maternity are some of my favorites but I love a challenge.

I’m a natural light chaser. I do not come with tripods and lighting equipment to test and retest. I want you to forget I’m there. Just be you! I’ll capture some of those pure moments that make you want the photos to be begin with.

Download the following PDF’s to see my rates for 2018.

General Photography

Wedding Packages



Lets make some magic happen together. Fill out the form below and I’ll be in contact soon.


Or just shoot me an email direct.