Agency Quality Freelance Graphic Design
& Professional Printing

Doing business as The Graphics lab, I provide freelance graphic design & printing, Websites, branding, logo design & more! I also specialize in overflow creative and production design for advertising agencies & in-house marketing folks. 

Hi, There! I'm Joel Smythe.

First of all, I’m a graphic designer with nearly 30 years of experience. I have been doing business as The Graphics Lab, providing agency-quality freelance graphic design services, since May of 2000.

 I Can Help

Secondly, if you know what you want or are having trouble figuring it out, I can help you with a creative way to address your needs. From print design to website development and logos to custom graphics, and even product packing and branding, I can design what you need.

Freelance Graphic Design

Further, more I specialize in creative overflow…. true freelance graphic design, and creative production design for advertising agencies and in-house marketing departments.

Please let me know what I may do for you.

What can I do for you?

What do you do and how can I help? 


Are you a marketing department or creative agency? I play nicely with others.

Freelance Graphic Design

Offering true freelance graphic design and overflow production design for creative agencies and in-house marketing departments.


Do all of your sales and marketing materials "speak the same language" visually?

Branding & Marketing

I will help make all of your stuff have the same look and feel — from your business card to direct mail postcard, your website to letterhead keeping the same visual message.


Got a budget? I specialize in creating marketing materials within your limits.

Design for Charity

I've developed a niche designing for churches, charity events and not-for-profit organizations who are raising funds and need to raise awareness for their cause.



Graphic designs of all kinds. Print or digital. Paper or Plastic.
  • Marketing Materials
  • Logos
  • Brochures and more!


I can print what I design. A one-stop-shop for my Clients.
  • Brochures
  • Business Cards
  • Banners and more!


Identity packages that include logo, colors, style and fonts
  • Identity Packages
  • Style Guide
  • Fonts and graphics!


Simple and Responsive WordPress Sites
  • Simple and Compelling
  • Mobile Ready Designs
  • WordPress

What can I create with you?

Let me know.

What They Say

Mad Skills & Abilities

Adobe InDesign CS
Adobe Photoshop CS
Adobe Illustrator CS
Web Design
Logo Design
Package Design
GTD (Getting Things Done!)

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Church Member

We worship, serve and attend North Woodbury Alliance Church as a family. Furthermore, I serve the NWAC family as an elder.

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Chamber Member & Website

I have been a member of the Morrow County Chamber of Commerce since 2018. I served as Executive Director from February 2020 Through July 2021.

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Website Vendor & Volunteer

Grassroots is a network of churches, here in Morrow County, putting faith into action where we see brokenness hindering lives through Poverty, Addiction, and Broken Relationships.

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