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Hello!  Welcome to Coolridge Creative! 
— Together with our clients, we're inspired to scale new heights in design (graphic, packaging, web, textile, interior), marketing, marketing/sales technology, and soft goods product development.


About Richard Graumann aka Chard

I am a creative…I know, I know, that sounds vague.  However, I've been very fortunate to create in several design fields giving me a vibrant, diverse background.  Following a thorough design education at Pratt Institute, NE School of Art and Design, and Hartford Art School, I started working in store design thru my parent's gift and bath shop in CT, which led me into residential interior design, decorating multi-million dollar homes.  While decorating, my interest in computers started to grow thru exposure to friends working at design agencies. I landed a job at a top-10 design agency where I learned graphic design.  Branding, packaging, and web design are areas where I have been agency trained for over twenty years.  My interest in textile design, along with my graphic design background, allowed me to transition into fashion design for soft goods product development.  I became a Fashion Director working with soft goods and textile design, which involved trending and forecasting.  My broad professional design background means I am well suited to tackle the business, marketing, and design needs of our clients. 



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