Each organization has a unique way of doing things — and branding is no different. It could be updating a message that no longer reflects your vision. Maybe it’s reimagining your brand identity to inspire new audiences. Or refreshing a website to keep up with the times. DISTINC_ is where it all starts. There are no rules, templates, or shortcuts. It’s about crafting your values-based brand to help you connect with your story, empower you to organize, and inspire you to drive your brand forward. 

We partner with organizations to raise awareness for their missions and raise funds for their programs. Focusing on causes galvanizes us — as does working with visionaries who dedicate their work towards bridging the gaps in society. Crafting the brand stories that illustrate your raison d’être lets us feel like a small part of the virtuous energy that drives people to transform the world — one organization at a time.




We refuse the traditionally-siloed approach and merge strategy, design, and writing.



Research & Analysis
Brand Audit Report
Strategic Brand Positioning
Communication Roadmap


Brand Identity
Logo & Trademarks
Brand Messaging


Website Design
Campaign Communication
Email Marketing
Publications Design




It takes an unmistakable approach to deliver unmistakable work.


Jean-Marc Durviaux

DISTINC_ Founder


Daniel Schludi

Creative director


Asa Beal

brand strategist


Oscar Meza

Graphic Designer




We don’t consult.
We partner.


American Cinematheque
Art Council of LACMA
Arts for All
Autry National Center
BizFed (LA County Business Federation)
Boston Court Pasadena
The Broad Foundations
The Broad Stage
Bullis School
California League of Conservation Voters
Casting Society of America
Cate School
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Center for Nonviolent Parenting
Chadwick School
Children’s Community School
Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Colburn School
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Center
Drucker Institute at Claremont College
Fine Art Dealers Association
Grand Performances
The Getty Center
Habitat for Humanity
Historic Resources Group
Inner-City Arts
International School of the Peninsula
Johnson & Johnson
LA’s BEST After School Enrichment Program

Los Angeles Conservancy
LA Stage Alliance
Los Angeles Art Show
Lycée International of Los Angeles
Marymount High School
Milken Community High Schools
Mirman School
New Roads School
Occidental College
Otis College of Art & Design
Outpost for Contemporary Art
Playhouse District Pasadena
Population Communications International
Rape Treatment Center
SAG Foundation
Scripps College
Skirball Cultural Center
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Santa Fe Waldorf School
Santa Monica College
Southern California Public Radio
Southwest Museum
St John’s College
Turning Point School
Valley Economic Alliance
UCLA Lab School
USC Center on Philanthropy & Public Policy
United States Artists
Valley Performing Arts Center
Waldorf School Santa Fe
Westland School