Inspired by Unique Perspectives & Passions Made Purposeful

OUR STORY

Duende, a name chosen for its meaning, "a deep quality of passion and inspiration,"  was created from merging a natural creative heart with the desire to make lasting positive impact. We believe that everyone was given unique talents and perspectives – and we are constantly inspired by our clients' drive to push boundaries and deliver superior products and service. Our goal is to help our clients share their story authentically and beautifully – so they can confidently and intentionally pursue their purpose.

RECENT WORK

We are Guided by a Set of Principles to Ensure Your Success

WHAT WE VALUE

We have found our best work and partnerships exemplify and amplify a set of foundational principles. With everything we touch and create, we aim to demonstrate empathy, positive thinking, and intentionality.

PASSION

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Passion for design is the driving force of Duende. We have always had a deep connection with the arts and our goal is to evoke that passion with everything we create. Likewise, Duende thrives working with people who also have a great love for what they do and who have invested their heart into their business. When two passions collide, that is when magic happens.

POSITIVITY

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We believe there is power in positivity and strive to work with people and brands that aim to make a positive impact through their business, actions, and interactions alike. We deeply value uplifting experiences and connections and aim to cultivate a community and partnerships built on encouragement and support.

PURPOSE

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We believe design is a powerful tool that serves a purpose. When done well, it can communicate ideas, strategically inspire connections, and solve unique problems. Our approach is deeply thoughtful, rooted in meaning, and crafted with intention. Our solutions artistically capture the unique spirit of each brand to communicate their purpose and create meaningful narratives that will endure.


NOTABLE Features

Fiona Humberstone, U.K.

STARTING A DESIGN BUSINESS & MARKETING WITH TIKTOK

Interview: HANNAH BATKOSKI

Daily Inspiration: Meet Hannah Batkoski

I find it hard to find the words to describe how amazed and happy I am with all the work Hannah has done. She understood perfectly the vision I had for my brand identity. Not only did she bring my ideas to life, but she also helped me clarify my brand strategy. I was blown away every step of the way with all the meaningful details she created.

Hannah is very talented, passionate, dedicated and thoughtful, and you can see that in her designs. But what you can’t see is how patient, available, caring and cheerful she is as a person. She was a delight from start to end, and I really hope we have the chance to work together again in the future.


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Hannah is very talented, passionate, dedicated, and thoughtful – and you can see that in her designs. But what you can’t see is how patient, available, caring, and cheerful she is as a person.

Manon Bouvard, Founder of Tel Qu'elles Fine Jewellery

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Hannah's work speaks for itself – but aside from the visually obvious, Hannah is so incredible in how she carries herself and presents her ideas. Her confidence and reassurance throughout the design process kept me at ease and allowed me to focus on my work.  

She truly went above and beyond for my branding and words can't even describe how grateful I am to have worked with her. I told her about 100 times that she knows me better than I know myself... and it is so true. She took my unique style and transformed every single detail into something that I can forever be proud of. Look no further – Hannah is the best there is.

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Her confidence and reassurance throughout the design process kept me at ease and allowed me to focus on my work.

Alex Moreau, Founder of  XO Moreau Weddings

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After being so pleased with the brand work Hannah did for  Avail, a year or so later I hired her  to create a brand identity for Parry.  I am SO pleased with how everything turned out (AGAIN!) On top of doing great work aesthetically, she is super easy to work with - great personality, super responsive, and communicative. Always on time (or early) with deadlines as well.

Hannah is worth every penny and then some – Hannah has helped me feel so much more confident when launching my brands because of the brand identity and story she has helped create – I cannot recommend her enough.


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I've worked with Hannah on two separate projects now and I will just say up front that I cannot recommend her enough. She is super thorough and you can tell she really cares about your brand.

Claire Guentz, Founder of Avail Athleisure & Parry

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THE EXPERIENCE

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AS TOLD BY

A Creative Partner
for Purpose-Led Visionaries

Hannah Batkoski, the creative mind and hands behind Duende, is a seasoned brand designer with a deep love for cultivating thoughtful visual experiences.

Born with an artistic soul and heart for helping others, Hannah pursued entrepreneurship with one goal in mind: to help set other passionate business owners up for success by creating strategic visual identities that truly represent the spirit of the company. Anchored in simplicity and elegance, Hannah aims to create enduring solutions that clarify purpose, inspire loyalty, and help you stand out in the crowd.

With a background in painting and natural eye for style, Hannah loves to forge beautiful experiences - from the interior of her home to the brands that she creates. She is inspired by nature, travel, architecture, textiles, and above all her clients. Hannah loves surrounding herself with like-minded entrepreneurs and collaborating with driven people and industry disruptors.

HANNAH BATKOSKI
FOUNDER & CREATIVE DIRECTOR

THE DESIGNER

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A VESSEL TO INSPIRE
& HELP OTHERS

We believe every single person was born with a purpose – to use their unique talents, perspectives, and passions as a vessel to inspire and help others. Hannah was given the gift of a creative heart and it is our hope is to help set other passionate business owners up for success through serving and sharing our expertise.

It's ALL ABOUT THE LITTLE THINGS

+ Smell of homemade lattes
+ Morning dog walks
+ Takeout on a Friday night
+ James Taylor's Greatest Hits
+ Church on Sunday
+ Sauvignon blanc



+ Sangria with a friend
+ Traveling to new places
+ Baking banana bread
+ That feeling after a long run
+ Caring for house plants
+ Spending time with family
 

OUR SMALL BUt mIGHTY FAMILY

When not creating, you can find Hannah spending time with her husband, Elijah, and two bernedoodles, Murphy and Mable. They are her greatest support system,  confidants, and a driving force of the business.

RAISED IN WEST VIRGINIA &
Rooted IN NORTH CAROLINA

Hannah grew up in the suburbs of a small college town in West Virginia but has since grown roots in Raleigh, North Carolina. Surrounded by mountains and endless natural beauty, West Virginia is not only where she discovered her love for the arts, but respect and influence of nature in design.

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The Why

We believe every single person was born with a purpose – to use their unique talents, perspectives, and passions as a vessel to inspire and help others. Hannah was given the gift of a creative heart and it is our hope is to help set other passionate business owners up for success through serving and sharing our expertise.

A VESSEL TO INSPIRE & HELP OTHERS

Favorite Things

it's all about the little things

+ Smell of homemade lattes
+ Morning dog walks
+ Takeout on a Friday night
+ James Taylor's Greatest Hits
+ Church on Sunday
+ Sauvignon blanc



+ Sangria with a friend
+ Traveling to new places
+ Baking banana bread
+ That feeling after a long run
+ Caring for house plants
+ Spending time with family
 

Loved Ones

When not creating, you can find Hannah spending time with her husband, Elijah, and two bernedoodles, Murphy and Mable. They are her greatest support system, confidants, and a driving force of the business.

OUR SMALL BUT MIGHTY FAMILY

Home Base

Hannah grew up in the suburbs of a small college town in West Virginia but has since planted roots in Raleigh, North Carolina. Surrounded by mountains and endless natural beauty, West Virginia is not only where she discovered her love for the arts, but respect and influence of nature in design.

ROOTED IN NORTH CAROLINA

Our journey begins at the intersection of passion and purpose.

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