Owl & Key


Helping businesses grow by creating brands and experiences that people love.



We are a design company located in Columbus, Ohio. We’re passionate about partnering with good people, building relationships and helping organizations grow. Our belief that design can create positive change fuels our work and solutions. At Owl & Key, we combine our many years of experience, our passion for strategic creation and our efficient processes to create simple, elegant identities and purposeful experiences that empower people, brands and businesses.


Owl and Key was founded by husband and wife duo, Phil and Krista Franks, who reside in Columbus with their son, Oryn.


Branding Services


Brand capabilities

Brand standards

Brand & identity design 

Digital Services

Responsive websites

Mobile apps

User experience design

Visual design

Creative direction

Digital product development


Experience Services

Full-team Workshops

Small Group Sessions

1-on-1 Coaching

Employee Performance

Custom Experiences


Content Services


Art production

Content strategy


Strategy Services

Business consulting

Growth opportunities

Technology strategy

Concept development

One day you’ll leave this world behind, so live a life you will remember.
— Avicii (The Nights)