Illustration &

Graphic + Web Design

How the heck are ya?

I’m Kat, and KHVS is my very own design studio. When I’m not in my creative cave, I’m bringing life to my clients’ branding + style dreams with custom graphic and web design.

You’re the mover + shaker with a dream – consider me your trusty sidekick.

Fresh from the

Website refresh

A few of my favorite projects come from folks I meet through mutual friends & shared hobbies – and the Bangs Life website redesign is one of those projects.

Ashley is an integrative nutritional health coach looking to launch newly-rejuvenated coaching programs. Ashley wanted a minimalist yet funky website that is interactive and reflects her personality – we were off to the races with a retro tropical brand. 

From custom food icons to a flavorful color palette, I helped Ashley through each of her branding needs and implemented her look into an interactive website.

Logo design

One of my greatest strengths is being able to translate realism into my illustration work. With training in scientific illustration, I’m able to take almost any subject and bring it to life artistically, without losing the important details.

This project brief? A sexy yet family-friendly pin-up gal. For my ongoing client, Lake Chelan Creative Marketing, I created two versions of a Latina pin-up model for a local restaurant’s logo project.

Hi, I'm

Born & raised in Ohio, I picked up and moved to Chicago after high school. I graduated early with a Bachelor’s in Photography from Columbia College, and decided to work 2,000 miles away for a tiny newspaper in North Central Washington. More on that over a cup of coffee.

Fast-forward five pretty interesting years and I now run my own business as a remote multimedia designer at KH Visual Studio. In other words, I paint murals, create illustrations, develop logos + branding, edit video and design graphics + websites!

Fun Fact: My last name is Hetterscheidt and it took me until 3rd grade to learn to spell it – I don’t hold it against anyone who can’t say it.

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