Public-Library is a cross-disciplinary design studio in Los Angeles, California & Portland, Oregon. Founded in 2011 by Ramón Coronado and Marshall Rake as a space to create work that translates thought and intent into meaningful resolutions.

All Inquiries


Advertising, App Design, Art Direction, Branding, Concept Development, Creative Direction, Curation, Environmental Design, Event Design, Exhibition Design, Film & Commercials, Interactive, Interior Design, Naming, Print, Packaging, Photography, Product Design, Signage, Styling, Typography, User Experience, Writing, Website Design


Contact us at index@public-library.org for hire, collaborations, publications, press, lectures and workshops. As a small, hands-on studio, we rarely take on interns or freelancers, but we always enjoy viewing and talking about work. Although we may not respond immediately we do read, review, and appreciate all submissions.

Ramón Coronado

is co-founder and creative director born in Mexico and living in Portland. Ramón has exhibited in Shanghai, Washington DC, New York, and Los Angeles. He has been published in Gestalten, Good Magazine, Juxtapoz Magazine, Beautiful Decay Magazine, & Fast Company. Ramón studied in Switzerland under mentor Wolfgang Weingart and received his BFA from Art Center College of Design in 2009. Mail: rc@public-library.org

Marshall Rake

is co-founder and creative director originally born in Kansas, Marshall migrated between coasts and now calls Los Angeles home. In 2009 he was awarded a Certificate of Typographic Excellence by the Type Directors Club. He has exhibited in Tokyo, Arnhem, Halmstad, New York and Los Angeles. Marshall is a Project M alumni and currently teaches at Art Center College of Design where he also received a BFA in Graphic Design in 2009. Mail: mr@public-library.org

Featured & Awards

Infinite Legroom

Hyla Hits The Road To Explore The LA Based App ’5 Every Day’

5 Every Day

May 2014


Web Design Awards

Walked & Worn, 5 Every Day

April 2014

Creative Quarterly


Walked & Worn, 5 Every Day

April 2014

Fast Company

The Heart of Hale County

Semester Bikes

February 2014

Computer Arts Collection

Volume 2 Part 2: Typography


January 2013


North American Handmade Bike Show

Semester Bicycles

Charlotte, NC

March 2014

North American Handmade Bike Show

Semester Bicycles

Denver, CO

February 2013


The Hallmark Symposium Series

What We Know

Lawrence, KS

October 2013

Art Center 3x3

Web Design: Past, Present, Future.

Pasadena, CA

February 2013

Behance Portfolio Review

Creative Leader

Portland, OR

May 2014


The University of Kansas

Brand Blitz

Lawrence, KS

October 2013