Marly Gisser
Art Director, Graphic Designer, Publications Consultant

Marly began directly providing clients design and consulting services in 1998 as Designwise Group. In 2002 she changed the business name to Necessary Arts when Thomas joined her.

Previously Marly applied her design skills at agencies and corporations designing for advertising, marketing and collateral and honed her publications design abilities as Art Director for several magazine publishers.

Thomas Gaudynski
Writer, Marketing Consultant, Sound Artist

Thomas became Marly’s partner in 2002 to compliment excellent design with marketing planning. Previously he spent eight years in the design services industry with Hanson Dodge Creative providing marketing and information design strategies.

He was a marketing manager at Quad/Graphics for ten years during the digital print and publishing revolution of the 1980s and later helped develop database publishing software and reengineer design and prepress workflow with Minton Brooks Associates.