The work of Caitlyn Grabenstein.
Cult Class was commissioned to create custom artwork for a Clive Thompson article in WIRED Magazine, the 27.07 edition.
M2b Art Metals
CLG Design Co. manages marketing for M2B Art Metals, a local metal shop in Philadelphia. Work with M2B includes a website redesign, search engine optimization, and website management, Google Analytics reporting, publicity, including getting M2B featured in Saveur Magazine, some social media management, and pop-up event scheduling.
Cult Class was commissioned by Lee Burridge, an England based DJ and record label owner, to create custom album artwork for his upcoming album.
Time to Pretend
I was selected, as Cult Class, to participate in Time to Pretend last March. Time to Pretend is one of the most popular art shows in Philadelphia.
Cult Class was commissioned by Madalean Gauze, a Philadelphia based musician, to create custom artwork and text for her upcoming album.
James Oliver Gallery
I was invited, as Cult Class, to display my artwork at James Oliver Gallery, in Philadelphia, as part of their Summer Rush exhibition.
CLG Design Co. was commissioned by Artifact Studios, a Los Angeles based creative agency, to draft several original designs for an invitation to an industry event.
CLG Design Co. built and designed the new Madame Fromage website. This project included laying out the entire design, fixing the hosting services, updating and installing plugins, creating color schemes, creating content, branding through text and images, and more.
The Weinmeister Berlin-Mitte
Cult Class was commissioned to decorate an entire room with original artwork at The Weinmeister Berlin-Mitte. I selected the paint color of the room as well as the five pieces that were hung throughout the room.
Cult Class was commissioned to create cover artwork for the Philadelphia band, Tiny Hueman.
The Metropolitan Group Philly commissioned CLG Design Co. for custom artwork for their new building in Fishtown, Philadelphia.
CLG Design Co. works with Tria, a Philadelphia area wine bar, by providing social media management, photography, graphic creation, website optimization, Google Analytics reporting, website maintenance, and event promotion and creation.
Patrick Donovan, a Philadelphia based musician, hired CLG Design Co. for photography and a complete website design and build.
Cult Class was commissioned by Rob Clancy, a Philadelphia based musician, to create custom album artwork for his upcoming single.
CLG Design Co. was hired to resdesign to Cheese Journeys website. This project included designing the new site (colors, layouts, animation, etc.), building the new site, incorporating existing content, laying out new content, building a commerce platform, creating an inventory of products, Search Engine Optimization, and DNS management and mapping of the domain.
I built and designed the website for a government defense contractor, ORBIS, Inc., through Wordpress. This project also included migrating the website to a new hosting service, creating site content, installing appropriate security plugins, implementing an employee login, and more.
Cult Class was commissioned by BAILEN, a New York based band, to create custom artwork for merchandise to sell on their nationwide tour.
CLG Design Co. was hired to design and build the website for Thebandivory. This project included designing the site format, color scheme, navigation, and content layout. It also included updating the SSL certificate and updating SEO.
The Lunch Club
CLG Design Co. was hired to help The Lunch Club 215 troubleshoot hosting and domain errors with The Lunch Club website. This project included working within the DNS to redirect the domain, getting the hosting provider and builder to properly communicate, and fixing the site’s SSL certificate.
I ran my own charitable business for several years called BANDADE. The purpose of BANDADE was to help raise money for people affected by cancer through music events and musicians. I organized over 50 benefit shows and booked over 60 different musicians. I also enlisted the help of musicians including Goo Goo Dolls, Post Malone, Imagine Dragons, Maren Morris, Florence Welch, and more. I was able to acquire Rugged Ridge, La Colombe, United By Blue, Yeti, Powerwerks, and Napier Sports as BANDADE tour sponsors. Learn more about BANDADE here.
Please inquire about further portfolio project examples.
ARTWORK AND GRAPHICS
Below is the @cult.class instagram feed. the feed consists of all of my original artwork.
Cult Class has over 72k followers from all over the world.
Below are SCREENSHOTS OF Websites I’ve built and designed
Links to websites that i have built and designed are available upon request.
Each site is built completely to the customer’s preferences and requests.
My name is Caitlyn Grabenstein and I am a professional website designer and artist based out of Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Through CLG Design Co., I offer website design, website maintenance, social media management, professional graphics, original artwork (as Cult Class), and more.
I started doing art and design at a very young age and have pursued it in different forms throughout my life. I began creating WordPress websites for my charitable music business, BANDADE, in 2013. Through my business, I worked with artists like Imagine Dragons, Jason Isbell, Maren Morris, Ingrid Michaelson, the Goo Goo Dolls, Alabama Shakes, Florence Welch, and more. While working with BANDADE, I did all social media, advertising, design, sponsorship outreach, web builds, financial management, and show booking for the company. We ultimately hosted more than 50 charitable shows with over 60 different artists.
In 2015, while running my charitable business and working at Broadcast Music, Inc., in Nashville, I was hired by a contractor, a company with over 40 million dollars in revenue, to redesign their website.
I migrated their site to WordPress and a new server, redesigned the entire website, imported all data, optimized the SEO (moving the site from pages back on Google search to the first result), and installed Google Analytics. Then I worked to maintain the backend of the website and its plugins. During this time, I also worked as a freelance designer creating websites for several local businesses, artists, and individuals, through both WordPress and Squarespace. Each site was (and is) built to the customer’s preferences and requests.
Beyond web design, I now work as a graphic and collage artist under the name Cult Class. From my experience running a business and creating graphics across several different industries, I know the importance of aesthetic to a company’s, or individual’s, brand.
I recommend WordPress to any individual or business that wants a lot of customization, several pages, or complex components. I design through WordPress because it provides exceptional customization for websites and has an excellent, longstanding reputation in the industry. Through plugins, custom CSS, and excellent templates, our options are nearly limitless. Your site will be both desktop and mobile friendly.
SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT
I have extensive experience managing several social media accounts and campaigns. My goals for your project are to increase engagement, increase followers, and generate business. I know the right services and tools to jumpstart your socials. Check out my Instagram here.
Through years of experience with Adobe, Canva, and Microsoft Word, I can create beautiful, custom graphics for your business, ranging from brochures to flyers, to folders, to business cards, to logos, and more.
I recommend Squarespace to any individual or business that wants a creative, modern, simple website or one page. I design through Squarespace because it is the most modernized web builder on the market. With their beautiful layouts and extremely progressive coding, your site will be sleek and modern. Your site will be both desktop and mobile friendly.
Need your website to be maintained and updated after the initial build? Or do you need just minor changes to your current site? I can do that!
Cult Class is my personal artwork project where I create collages and sketches. I have prints for sale and am available to do custom pieces.
Please use the form below to contact me about your upcoming project and how I can help. Please be as detailed as possible. Include your industry along with any specific requests. Thanks!