Our Purpose & Passion:
Help our customers actualize their assignments so that they
may accomplish the work of "Vision" by unveiling its purpose to touch and
To support, elevate, and illuminate your voice. . . Showcasing its power to influence commitment
to a cause.
* The name "Longtail" evolved from her native heritage of Bermuda where the national bird is none other than the Bermuda Longtail
(a seasonal bird that graces the shores during the summer).
At Longtail Graphics:
We embrace the privilege of masterminding and finding that unique and delicate balance that engages your vision, showcases its power and ultimately influences your audience
We support clients with:
• custom graphics for print or web specializing in:
– promotional events or campaigns
– Web site graphics
• publication design
• form creation or conversion for your existing paper forms into interactive PDF forms for electronic correspondence and filing.
We handle all nuances of design, and print related projects from concept to finish. This includes project management and coordination between service bureaus, print and display vendors. Personalized service allows you to work directly with our designers to enhance time and communication.
Proven results, quality service, attention to your details, on-time and
on-budget are the hallmarks of our company. Our team brings over 20 years in the fields of graphic design, printing and consulting.
About Our Owner:
Carmelle Scott is the principal of Longtail Graphics, a Maryland based consulting and full- service graphic design studio. She is committed to showcasing the vision and leadership of her clientele. Her understanding of the power of effective communication through visual influence is the force which drives her as she adeptly accomplishes and often exceeds the expectations of her clients.
In her print graphics career spanning over twenty-five years, Carmelle has earned a reputation for trust and integrity. She has mastered the nuances of the industry, gaining expertise in areas such as art direction, production, vendor coordination and delivery. Over the years, she has developed an unparalleled ability to successfully and creatively refine content with extreme ease while providing conceptual solutions which accurately reflect the vision of her clients without imposing her own style.
Carmelle remains committed to excellence as she provides informative guidance and meets publishing deadlines with sensitivity to budgets and respect of objectives. She is often commended by her clients for her timely delivery and seemingly endless patience through the trials of deadlines. Her diverse experience includes the production of award-winning works for an array of private companies, non-profit organizations and government agencies including those listed below:
- Department of Energy
- Department of Defense
• Aspen Systems Corporation
• The University of Maryland
• The Columbia Association
• Coppin State University
• The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
• The National Association of the Church of God
• Celebration Church at Columbia
• Maryland Public Television
• Walter Reed Army Medical Center
• Howard County Department of Aging
Her primary focus at Longtail Graphics is to add an increase to the bottom-line of the companies with which she works. This is most often accomplished by providing services which prove to increase membership and drive up sales. The most commonly used tools in her arsenal are listed here:
• Branding via logo development
• Re-branding of companies through the revitalization of their image and/or direction
• Promotion and marketing
• Creation of publication material for print or web
• Support graphics for campaigns
With a Master’s degree conferred to her in Publications Design from the University of Baltimore, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), she has also served as an adjunct teacher at Loyola College, teaching students the sensitivity of typography as it applies to the field of graphic communication.
. . . For what is vision
that does not inspire
and influence others?