The sum is greater than its parts. That’s what our name is about.

Oxidation is the process of adding oxygen to any other element, which creates something new and entirely different from what either element was on its own. Oxide Design Co. forms a unique bond with each of our clients, and we create distinct work for each.

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When we work together as one, we will always achieve a better answer.

When your industry expertise pairs with our design expertise, we can create an effective design solution that meets your precise needs. Our closely knit team loves to collaborate with our clients and with each other — we put our heads together on every project.

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We create branding and design that embraces and represents our clients’ unique key values and attributes, and then communicates those to the public.

Springbok Instruments logo

Logos and branding

Retail packaging

Website design
and development

Brochures and
promotional materials

New North Makerhood business papers

Corporate identity

Civic and
information design

Restaurant branding

Benson Brewery sign

Signage and interiors

We engage in a thorough and unique discovery process.

We work to understand not only your “who“ and “what,“ but why you do what you do. Our discovery process distills you core values, and we explore your audience and the competitive landscape.

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Oxide is rare in that we’re staffed entirely with creatives, and everyone is involved in every project. We’ve intentionally kept our team small, allowing each of us to do what we love and to make thoughtful decisions for our clients along the way. Meet the team!

Josh Schwieger

Wes Piper

Adam Torpin

Mandy Mowers
Creative Coordinator

Drew Davies

Marcus Powers, Zipline Brewing Co.:

We partnered with Oxide to get fresh design ideas in a crowded beer market. With their help, we achieved that goal, but also discovered an integrated team of professionals that we can trust. Finding a design firm who listens to you and intimately cares about your brand was a refreshing change from our previous experiences in the design industry. ”

Adam Morfeld, Nebraska State Senator:

Fun, innovative, and always on the ball is the best way to describe the team at Oxide. Whether it was for my legislative website or my non-profit brand, Oxide always takes it to the next level and never lets you down.”

Tova Brandt, Museum of Danish America :

The Museum of Danish America has enjoyed working with Oxide as a design partner for exhibit graphics, marketing materials, and publications. We appreciate both the creativity and the sense of collaboration that the Oxide team brings to each project. ”

Sally Nellson Barrett, Nebraska Loves Public Schools:

Working with Oxide Design is like finding the perfect mate. They complement the best you have to offer with the best of their talents. The process is seamless and drama-free. Simple. Elegant. Efficient. Isn't that what we all want?”

Mike Mostek, Mostek Law:

Oxide is on everyone's short list, and to anyone considering their services I'd say: DO IT! Their creativity is off the charts, customer service never ends and you can't get a better product anywhere. They're top drawer. ”

Jill Wells, The Nature Conservancy:

Working with Oxide Design Co. is a joy for me because projects always start with a great, surprising conversation. When it's time to see what Oxide has created, I know I'm going to have a big reaction because their work gets to the heart of the work I'm passionate about with a brand new, fresh take. I know I'm going to be pushed a bit. I know whatever they've made is going to WORK. ”

Michael Sanchez, Mula Mexican Kitchen & Tequileria:

Working with Oxide was not only fun, but unbelievably beneficial. I can say, with absolute certainty, that my business is more powerful and profitable because of Oxide!”

Jeremy Maskel, Ralston Public Schools:

From the moment we met with Oxide, we understood they genuinely cared about our organization and our project. Oxide invested time and energy in learning about Ralston Public Schools' history and legacy of quality education. Their work captures a modern spirit while embracing our tradition of excellence. We truly enjoyed collaborating with them and deeply appreciate their dedication to public education and the greater Omaha community.”

Michael Alley, Alley Poyner Machietto Architects:

I love introducing Oxide to our clients. They make me look brilliant just for inviting them along.”

Wendy Townley, Omaha Public Library Foundation:

We presented Oxide with a challenge: create a compelling, intriguing, and fun brand for the 1877 Society, along with a name and subsequent branding for our signature fundraiser, 'Animus: Film vs. Book.' With precious little direction or guidance from us, Oxide wildly exceeded our expectations. Oxide deserves extensive credit for the successful launch of the 1877 Society and our first 'Animus' event.”


Our work has been recognized with several distinguished awards and in many publications.

HarperCollins Publishers
Cooper Hewitt
Brand New Awards
ADDY Awards
Communication Arts Award of Excellence


We look to work with clients and on projects to which we believe we can bring real value. Here are some of our past and current partners.

Choice Hotels


We enjoy an open workspace that encourages collaboration and creativity. And houses our collections of beautiful things and quirky tchotchkes.