What Our Clients Are Saying.

“I needed an eye-catching cover for the adventure novel that was about to be published.  Dan's first attempt at a cover for "Paradox of a Wish" was a smashing success. His colorful, exciting and thoughtful design captured the narrative as well as the imagination of potential readers. The day before publication I sent out a promo that included the book's cover. Virtually everyone on the list responded with a variation of "wow, that cover is great! Can't wait to get the book.”

— Jeff Howard, Author

“Dan Gilbert is truly an amazing visionary. His ability to see our project through from it's beginning stages to end as well as giving us great marketing insite has been a blessing. Our business has reached a new level of clientele and level of proficiency. Thank you!”

— Tia Hurley, partner, Berman Farms

“Dan understands the needs and the vision of our organization & events, and I trust him to deliver excellent, highly compelling work, even when we're pressed with deadlines and shifting strategies. His inspired artwork has expanded our brand awareness and helped us to establish a rich visual identity of which we are proud. The posters, products and graphics that he designs for our Gravenstein Apple Fair each year have made our marketing an annual tradition that the public looks forward to, creating an integrated thematic, visually delightful experience for our visitors. I highly recommend Dan to any organization or event manager!”

— Carmen Snyder, Farm Trails Executive Director


“It was a pleasure working with Dan! He initially helped us develop a logo for our new business. He guided us through a visioning process that was somewhat complex (on our side) with patience and good humor and ultimately came up with a logo that captures exactly what we want to convey to our clients and potential clients. He also helped us develop a brochure and car wraps that we love, incorporate our new logo, and are consistent with our branding and message. We highly recommend his expert services!”

— Dr. Jennifer Martin, DVM, CVA & Francis Prévot, owners, Wise & Wonderful Integrative Veterinary Center


“Dan 'gets inside' a project like no other designer I've worked with. Once he fully understands what I'm trying to accomplish, his creative vision takes the project to a delightful new level of artfulness and professionalism. Whether he was designing corporate-training templates, marketing brochures or whimsical smartphone apps, Dan's imagination and inventiveness were instrumental in the success of many of my business endeavors. It's with great confidence that I highly recommend Dan to any business that's looking for a persuasive visual and conceptual edge.”

— David Simon, Founder and President, WeComply, Inc. (1999-2013)

“Dan Gilbert is a creative dynamo and has been one of the most important factors in the growth of my company. Dan created all of our promotional materials from our logo to our vehicle graphics and has given my company a totally new image. I have extremely high standards and Dan has completely blown me away with his level of detail, consistency, and creativity. I tried a number of designers before Dan and he has surpassed them all by far. I do not give positive feedback easily but Dan deserves all”

— John Newcomb, President, Digicom Healthcare Solutions


“We started Citri California LLC over a year ago. Dan Gilbert has been instrumental in the early stages of our development as well as a key strategist as we grow our brand. His thoughtful approach to branding, graphics and messaging as they relate to our startup skincare company has been invaluable. He brings a unique brand of guidance as a superb graphic designer with knowledge of web design - in short how best to integrate your graphics to perform within the framework of your website.  Dan designed our logo, packaging and our collateral. I highly recommend Dan Gilbert Art Group to any business regardless of where they are from startup to mature company.”

— Jeffrey Hall, Co-Founder, Citri California


“I have been an author and historian of western lithography for nearly forty years and have amassed the most comprehensive collection of vintage crate labels and agricultural advertising from The West and around the world, and am enthusiastically including Dan Gilbert's original designs as well. His work faithfully honors the spirit and artistic integrity of the genre. I don't know of any other artists today who are designing original modern crate labels so authentically and beautifully. Dan's excellent work is both modern and symbiotic with the past one-hundred years of label design.”

— Thomas P. Jacobsen, Agrilitholigist


“Dan Gilbert is a complete pleasure to work with. Not only is he thorough, efficient and very attentive to my needs Dan is also fun, joyful and easy to be around. His artistic eye is spot on and the logo and website he designed for us have been game changers. I can highly recommend his work to anyone.”

— Ali Mann, Owner/Music Teacher, Mini Music


“Working with a very tight deadline, Dan delivered the storyline and beautiful images that made my recent presentation an award-winner!”

— Merrilee Olson, Founder, Preserve Farm Kitchens


“Finding a trustworthy, reliable design partner for my medical cannabis delivery business was essential to my operations and peace of mind. The "Art Group" created my new identity and guided me through copywriting two custom websites. They produced incredible photos of my products and have given me great personal support whenever I needed it. I recommend them to any business, especially a cannabis business that wants top notch design and service.”

— Ken Marinello, owner, Sebastopol Compassionate Care


“Dan has done everything from my website to my business logo. He is incredibly creative and really understands what the client wants. Dan has always been professional and responsive to my needs. I continue to use him for other creative parts of my business. I appreciate his talents and thoughtfulness put into his projects.”

— Chrisopher Fulton, Ph.D, Owner, Fulton Psychological Group


“I've had the privilege of working with Dan Gilbert on a groundbreaking project to take his award-winning Triazzle property to some new markets and platforms. Dan is great to work with because he is creative, flexible, and always finds a way to turn the quality up one more notch. Long story short, working with Dan is fun!”

— Jess Schell, Asst. Prof. of Entertainment Technology, Carnegie Mellon University & Schell Games, CEO


“Over the course of my career I have been with or owned several accounting and wealth management firms. In each of these I have turned to Dan Gilbert to design my identity and collateral, and most recently our website. Dan always comes through with outstanding solutions. He understands the nuances of our business and is able to target our customers and our needs effectively. Thank you for your reliable service, attention and excellent design!”

— Michael Anderson, President, Anderson, Folkoff & Co.


“Gilbert's Gravenstein Apple Fair posters are the recognized face of the Fair. These are one of my favorite styles of poster art in the county. I love them so much that I have framed and mounted Gravenstein Posters from the last 6 years in my kitchen. Looking for a space right now to hang number 7.”

— Brent Farris, Radio Host, KZST

“I met Dan while on vacation in Hawaii. We got to talking about our working lives, enjoyed the mutual connection and exchanged cards. Some months later my multi-national company was ready for an identity upgrade and I turned to Dan. While I was flying back and forth between New Delhi and Cambridge, I was able to work with Dan who provided numerous variations on a logo that needed to communicate to both corporate partners and rural villagers. The process resulted in a powerful logo that impresses”

— Amir Alexander, Founder & CEO, United Villages

“As founder and president of DaMert Company I started working with Dan and his studio in 1990. He designed and developed dozens of award-winning puzzles, games and gift products that sold millions of units creating a partnership that helped DaMert Company grow both domestically and internationally. The Triazzle line was our largest world-wide success exceeding 5 million units sold turning it into a true international classic. Dan has always been super creative, full of new ideas and has excellent packaging and product identity skills. He also certainly goes the extra mile to make sure every detail is as good as it can be.”

— Fred Damert, President, DaMert Company

“I have had nothing but great support from Artisan Web Design. Dan is very helpful and always available to make any edits or updates as needed. Our patients find that the website is very easy to navigate and love that they can access pre appointment paperwork prior to their visit. Many patients report that they found our office from our website.”

— Robert Leach DDS.

“Our newspaper has worked with Dan on many events. Its a pleasure to work with a professional who makes our job easier and contributes such striking advertising and editorial graphics to our publication.”

— Rollie Atkinson, Publisher, Sonoma West Publishers


“Goro Robata is the premier Japanese restaurant in southern Marin and Dan's distinctive logo has been marketing us for about the past 15 years. The design is as fresh and potent today as it was when we first introduced it. Dan took care of or menus, stationery and signage too. My partners also used Dan to design identities for their other restaurants including Roadrunner Burrito in Greenbrae and Third Street Aleworks in Santa Rosa.”

— Fred Obayashi, Owner, Goro Robata

“I began working with Dan in 2004 when I needed a refreshed identity for Hot Foot America. Since then he has provided absolutely all our design - from the website to our catalog he takes care of every detail saving me time, money and hassle. He photographs products and job sites and retouches like magic, designs ads, packaging and newsletters, creates dynamic Powerpoint presentations and even edits my copy. I always count on Dan to come through for me.”

— Roger Snow, Owner, Hotfoot America


“When I decided to promote my book, "Don't Shoot! I'm the Guitar Man", I came to Dan for a website that would give me more credibility, look professional and tell my story effectively. I wanted to take my marketing to a new level and I needed help. Dan patiently explained everything I needed to know and what I needed to do to so that together we would create a simple but amazingly effective website. The site did everything it was supposed to do . . . and the rest is history! A new book deal and a movie! I can't recommend him enough!”

— Buzzy Martin, Author/Musician


“Having someone in your court that can share a vision of a final product and has the patience to listen to your ideas and balance them with his over the top knowledge base is the gift of Dan Gilbert. I'm glad I was able to release the wheel to Dan in spite of me needing to control every aspect of my business. He gave me a multitude of design options and at a reasonable fee. I'm lucky to have found such an artistic professional.”

— Kent Parker, Fine Woodwork & Lapidary

“Dan's commemorative posters for the aquarium were beautiful and were in great demand by our visitors for many years. It was impressive to find them in galleries all over the world - we couldn't have asked for more effective marketing. We used Dan's images on numerous gift shop products and even the cover of our annual report.”

— Kathy Sher, FMR Dir. of Marketing, National Aquarium in Baltimore

“The Mountain Play was in a pinch for the 2010 production of Guys and Dolls - we needed the poster designed FAST and were concerned we wouldn't get the quality we needed in our very tight deadline. Dan delivered a design that even impressed our demanding creative director and with time to spare. We'll be looking to Dan again!”

— Sarah Pearson, Mountain Play, Executive Director


Some of Our Clients

African Wildlife Foundation
Anchordoguy Landscaping Inc.
Anderson, Folkoff & Co., Inc.
Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)
Attorney's Briefcase
Back in the Saddle
Bandalay Restaurant
Barry Toranto Photography
Berkeley Monthly
Berman Farms
Big Planet Music
Bison Cards
Blues Stuff
Bodhi Bar
Brosann Travel
Buzzy Martin
Calistoga Massage Therapy
Citri California
Cornerstone Holistic Wellness
DaMert Company
Dan Gilbert/Dreamship Inc.
David Simon
Digicom Healthcare Solutions
Dynamic Vitality
Dynatex International
Edna Maguire School
El Dorado County Farm Trails
English Hills Soaps
Falcon Crop Protection
Fortuny Group
Frank Thomas
Fresh & Easy
Full Spectrum Blends
Fulton Psychological Group
Geoffrey Menin
Golden Age Tea
Greg Anton Music
Greg Anton, Attorney at Law
Harmony Farm Supply
HiveWorks Mead Company
Home Sweet Music
Hotfoot America
Jeff Howard
Kent Parker
KGO Radio
Labtech Expert
Magnetic Image
Manzana Products
Marin Stat
Mark Frey, DDS
Michael Anderson & Company
Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival
Mill Valley Film Festival
Mill Valley Mountain Play
Mill Valley Pet Clinic
Miller's Candy Emporium
Miller/Gilbert Publishing
Mini Music
Moguls LLC
Mystic Marinelife Aquarium
National Aquarium in Baltimore
National Wildlife Federation
Nature Company
NorCal Pet Supply
North Carolina Aquarium
Olympia's Orchard
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Patric Amiot, & Folkart for Schools
Paul Goldsmith Photography
Paws Off
Philadelphia Zoo
Public Broadcasting
Pure Analytics
Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts
Roadrunner Burrito
Robata Grill
Ross Valley Brewing Company
San Diego Zoo
Schell Games
Scott Family Dental
Sebastopol Chamber of Commerce
Sebastopol Compassionate Care
Sofi Rox
Sonoma County Farm Trails
Spice Pharm
Steinhart Aquarium
Third Street Aleworks Brewpub
Three Leaf Farms
Tilted Shed Ciderworks
True North Health Center
True North Health Foundation
UC Berkeley Benefits Department
UC Berkeley Department of Astronomy
UC Berkeley Department of Ethnic Studies
Underwater World
United Villages
Villaggio Dental
Waller Press
Webvanta Web and Mobile Solutions
Wellspring Center for Healing
Western Textile
Wise & Wonderful Integrative Veterinary Clinic
WRC Radio
Zoo Atlanta