ELLEMSEE is a Hawaii founded design agency that for the last 15 years has been partnering with a wide range of local and global brands. Combining strategy, creative problem solving, and objective based design to deliver impactful story driven solutions.

Black and white headshot of Lauryn Gordines


Creative Director

With over 15 years in graphic design, UI/UX design, product design, print media journalism and photography, Lauryn’s strength lies within her passion to deliver a strong foundation for all projects. Her background in fashion and merchandising and experience as a contributing editor for local retail magazines has trained her eye for aesthetics and attention to detail, allowing her to translate client needs into award-winning design projects that reflect each unique brand. Lauryn has also been featured in local media for her jewelry business and leadership in CreativeMornings Honolulu.

Black and white headshot of Noah Gordines


Business Development Director

Prior to starting Ellemsee, Noah helped to expand product wholesale distribution for another one of their companies to 300 stores around the world and worked with global brands like MGM, Sony, and Microsoft. Continuing their joint entrepreneurial journey, Noah has expanded their brand and design marketing business from friends and family projects to having serviced more than clients over the past 15 years. He also served on the board of directors for the American Institute of Graphic Arts as the education chair.

Black and white headshot of Patrick Torres-Wright


Creative Strategist

Patrick is a versatile leader with 18+ years of experience in creative marketing and digital strategy for global brands. He specializes in creating visually captivating brand stories that combine technology and fashion. Patrick has directed both large and small creative and marketing teams in a diverse range of industries, including luxury brands, lifestyle icons, and tech companies such as Google. He has developed a unique perspective on creative through his extensive experience in companies like Oliver Peoples, STUSSY, TOMS, INCASE, OAKLEY, and Garrett Leight California Optical.


Ellemsee is composed of passionate industry leaders focused on developing creative campaigns that drive success for our partners.

Past and PResent Partners

Our partners are passionate visionaries looking for someone to take the reins on their creative journey. Through the past decade, our voice has strengthened through ongoing experience with a diverse portfolio of small to large businesses from Honolulu to New York City.

Food & Beverage

7th Floor Bar and Kitchen | Aloha Aina Juice Cafe | Aloha Beer Company | Aunty’s Ramen | Bocconcino | Break and Feast | Brickfire Tavern | Da Cove Health Bar | Flavors of Italy | Garden Island Coffee | Hi Brau Room | HST Brewing | Kailua Town Coffee Roasters | Kauai Juice Co | Lanikai Coffee | Kiawe Roots | Moke’s Bread and Breakfast | Morning Ritual | Repetti’s Pizza and Provisions | Senia | Square Barrels | Vero


AIGA Honolulu | CreativeMornings | Dreamhouse Charter School | Habitat for Humanity | Hawaii Farm Bureau Federation | Hawaii Flute Society | Hawaii Ship | Hawaii Softball Foundation | Hawaii Tropical Flower Council | Hawaiian Craft Brewers Guild | Hawaii Floriculture and Nursery Association | Hoakeolapono Trades Academy | Hawaii Venture Capitalist Association | Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Foundation | Pai Foundation | Pacific Basin Development Council | Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii | Sustainable Molokai | World Wide Walls (formerly Pow! Wow!)

Professional Services

Alakai Global | Beckwith Hillside | BlueBox Corporation | BoxJelly | Hawaii Women’s Clinic | HI Pressure Washing | Hoku Smiles | Honolulu Club | Hoohuli Contracting Hawaii | Island Wide Security | Kembra Group | Leahi Financial Services | Liko Collective | Masa Fujioka & Associates | Mid-Pacific Health Alliance | Pohaku Life | Recovery Law Center | Surf Into Yoga | Walea by Salon Glitter


Echo Vintage | Bali Boo | Garret Leight California Optical | Hardcore Sport | Hoa Kai Surf | Honokaa Chocolate Co | Oakley | The Koa Room | Toolmaster Hawaii | Toms


Hawaii Technology Academy | Kawananakoa Middle School | Pilina Education Alliance | University of Hawaii | Waialae Charter School

Real Estate

Axis Realty | ChaneyBrooks | Cushman Wakefield | Koloa Village | Taba Realty | The Resort Group


Hi5 Tours Hawaii | Koolina | Marriott Waikiki Beach | Princeville Resort


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