Design. Digital. Magic.

Full-service, all the way.

As a full-service ’boutique’ creative firm specializing in collaborative projects—from website design to logos, ad campaigns, professional photography to marketing collateral—Kial James Design is an experienced leader in the design and marketing field. Serving a broad range of industries, Kial set on a mission in September 2001 to create a small, creative-intensive firm that offers personal service backed with expertise that would help businesses grow. 20 years later, the company and our clients thrive.

Located in the beautiful and historic Gold Rush town of Nevada City, California, Kial’s experience is focused on small to mid-size businesses in industries such as tech, hospitality, entertainment, medical, retail, professional, and consumer products.

Adventure & Travel

Cedar House Sport Hotel

Lightminded Tours

T3 Adventures

Tahoe Trips and Trails

Boards served on

Nevada County Arts Council

CTE for NJUHSD (Career Technical Education Advisory Committee for Nevada Joint Union High School District)

Construction & Building

Byers Electrix

D’ville Construction, Inc

Gilded Springs Homes

Grass Valley Home Company

Hansen Bros.

HBE Rentals

Hills Flat Lumber Co.

Insulation Solutions

IRI – Independent Roof Inspections

Marsico Homes

NCCA – Nevada County Contractors Association

Sierra Foothills Construction Co.

Sierra Truss

Solid Rock Builders


Tobin Dougherty Architects

Wallis Design & Associates


Fusion with Dawn

Scott Jackson’s Real Life Fitness

Tough Minded Training


County of Nevada

Nevada County Recycles

NID – Nevada Irrigation District

Tahoe National Forest


AJA Video Systems



Connect Energy


Grass Valley

Sun Energy



Elevation Co.

Flying Orca

National Cannabis Farmers Assoc.

San Juan Sungrown

Sierra Nevada Cannabis

Yellow Dog Farms

Home & Garden

BP Landscaping

Cathy D’s Landscaping

Eisley’s Nursery

Four Seasons Landscape Supply

Green Acres Nursery & Supply


Weiss Landscaping



Bristol Motor Speedway

Formula BMW

Indy Car

Kyle Kaiser

Osorio Motorsports

Alexander Rossi (Indy 500 Winner)

Team Rossi Motorsports

Real Estate

Aspens of Truckee

Brighton Greens Office Park

Coldwell Banker Grass Roots Realty

Fine Homes Network

Five Star Realty

Mountain Region Realty

Network Real Estate

Pacific Land Enterprises

RE Agent Link


Ascend Hotels

Bella Rosa Inn

Cedar House Sport Hotel

Faces 365 Spa

Gold Miners Inn

Grass Valley Courtyard Suites

Help at Home Senior Care

Hidden Mountain Resort

Holbrooke Hotel

Holiday Inn Express

Marriot Hotel & Spa of Napa

Oak Haven Resort & Spa

VJ’s Salon & Spa

Wolf Mountain Day Spa


AMOT – A Matter of Taste

Bear Yuba Land Trust

Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Festival in the Foothills

The Friendship Club

Gold Country Community Center

Gold Country Kennel Club

Grass Valley Nevada City Convention Visitors

Habitat for Humanity

Miners Foundry

Myelin Repair Foundation


Nevada City Chamber of Commerce

Nevada City Film Festival

Nevada County Arts Council

Nevada County Fire Safe Council

Sierra Parks Foundation


Wild Scenic Film Festival


19-Dollar Pool Service

All Seasons Pools & Spas

Douglas Automotive

Everguard Systems by Nitram

Foothill Home Décor

Forest Trails Alliance

Hickey’s Auto Body

Little Boy Flowers

Old Barn Self Storage

REO – Rest Easy Organizing

Stucki Jewelers

Utopian Stone Jewelers

Film & Video

AJA Video Systems

Nevada City Film Festival

Sierra Theatres

Silver Avenue Pictures


Todd Jeffery Production Co.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival


Business Matters

Edward Jones

Fund Development Associates

Owens Financial

Penny Lane Quickbooks

River Valley Bank

Sierra Central Credit Union

Summit Consulting

Western Solution, Inc


Alexander Gallery

The Chambers Project

Jerry Venditti

Miles Toland

Oliver Vernon


Erickson Partners

Fund Development Associates


The Center for the Arts

Dollywood Theme Park

Music in the Mountains

Nevada County Fairgrounds

Sierra Theatres

Valley of the Moon

Healthcare + Medical

Best Sanitizers

Caring Tree Children’s Dentistry

Chiropractic Solutions

Freed Plastic Surgery

Sierra Derm

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital




Gold Magazine

Sacramento Bee

Sierra Food Wine Art

Sierra Heritage

Sierra Living


Via Magazine


Ben Franklin Crafts & Frames

Grande Wood Design

Mountain Recreation

Sierra E-bike

Young’s Carpet One

Yuba Blue

Restaurants & Food

Blue Parrot Lounge

Golden Era Saloon

The Ham Stand


Marias Mexican Restaurant

Nevada City Winery

Owl Grill & Saloon

Pine Street Burgers

Simplicity Bistro

South Pine Café

Stella of Truckee


Bear River High School

Forest Charter School

Lyman Gilmore

Nevada City School of the Arts

Nevada Union High School

Northpoint Academy

SAEL – Sierra Academy of Expeditionary Learning

Tall Pines Preschool


California State Parks

Sierra Parks Foundation

Malakoff Diggins State Historic Park

Empire Mine State Historic Park

South Yuba River State Park