Swell. A graphic design studio in Calgary Alberta Canada.

Located in Calgary, Alberta, Swell is a design studio catering to branding, identity, website design and brand management. Our philosophy focuses on creating and delivering high-caliber designs for businesses and organizations of all sizes. We believe great design can build brand recognition, change perceptions, generate sales, and set a business apart from competitors. With a purposeful and visionary design approach, our clients receive a creative strategy and brand that is professional and timeless. We believe in working with good people and building strong relationships.

What makes Swell different: + We’re a small studio based in Calgary + We understand businesses of all sizes + We retain a certain number of clients per month + We provide design support and brand management + Our aesthetic is fresh, memorable and purposeful + We offer an intimate and down to earth relationship + We genuinely care about you and your business + We bring results through strategy and beautiful design


I’m Alaina Recsky, founder and creative director of Swell.

Alaina Recsky is the creative mind behind Swell. She brings to the table years of experience in the design and entrepreneur industries, as well as credentials from Mount Royal and SAIT. Over her years she has worked with creditable companies of all sizes and has launched countless brands to stand the test of time and bring results. Alaina is a hustler, down to earth and detailed focused designer. Her design approach is modern, minimal, fresh, functional, solution-driven and visionary. She believes in an intentional design approach, simply working with good people and a good cup of coffee to start the day.

When not doing designy things, Alaina spends time eating smores and smelling the fresh mountain air with her husband Matt and right hand dog Benji. She also enjoys great food and wine, connecting with family and friends and seeking adventure…wherever that may be.

Photo: Corrina Walker Photography