Julie Vander Herberg

Founder + Creative Director

Vander Brand was founded by principal and creative director, Julie Vander Herberg. A graduate of York University and Sheridan College’s joint Bachelor of design program, Julie furthered her studies abroad at the internationally renowned Bauhaus Universtät in Weimer, Germany.

She has garnered praise from clients for her hands-on approach, thoughtful design sensibility and exacting standards. Her keen ability to understand the needs of her clients and their audiences, along with her innovative and results-driven strategies, make her an industry standout.

Anna Vander Herberg

Account Director

Anna’s acute sense of strategy, concept ideation and attention-to-detail ensures that all brands and creative campaigns are positioned at the highest caliber. After receiving her Business & Communications degree from Wilfrid Laurier University, Anna went on to study design at OCAD University. Leveraging from her education and experience with real estate, hospitality and retail brands, Anna develops brands and creative campaigns that generate sales conversions.

Melanie Hong

Art Director

Melanie is passionate about experimental and experiential design, with interests firmly rooted in branding and identity design. She received her Bachelor of Design from OCAD University where her love for art and critical thinking grew. She is enthusiastic about developing effective and efficient design solutions, while putting storytelling and accessibility at the forefront of brand longevity. She has worked as the lead designer for clients ranging from the fashion to the hospitality industry.

Natasha Guaiani

Art Director

Natasha’s progressive vision is motivated by the development of design education and culture. After studying at both Dawson College in Montreal and OCAD University in Toronto, Natasha brings an inspired perspective on cultural identity and its influence on design. Natasha’s spirited approach to design is driven by her insatiable pursuit to ask the big questions. Her commitment to these inquiries translates into building solid multifaceted brand strategies and design solutions.