Lives shared, beautifully.


We are a consulting and design group that guides people through the process of telling their stories and honoring the lives of those they love. Our purpose is to educate, collaborate and create healthy pathways for individuals and organizations to better support and integrate love, loss, and grief.

Studio Saudade is a registered Social Purpose Corporation in Washington State.


Our vision

We believe that the human spirit is capable of tremendous compassion and growth in the face of loss. When our grief and love are witnessed and shared, it opens our hearts to connect with each other when we need to the most.

Sharing our stories of love and loss is a healthy, emotionally intelligent way to help us integrate our grief and begin to heal. Studio Saudade designs meaningful pathways for sharing these stories and honoring the lives of loved ones. We believe in the healing power of creating tangible memories from the life-changing experience of loss.

We start with the premise that the most rewarding creative work is collaborative and originates from honesty, humor, and natural chemistry. We believe in treating everyone we engage—especially those who are vulnerable in their time of grief—with utmost integrity and respect. We promise to be responsible stewards of our clients, our colleagues, our local community, and our planet. We will live up to our commitments mindfully, with courage and compassion. We will embrace the internal and external growth of our brand with open minds, full hearts, and helping hands.

Our clients, colleagues, and community will feel safe, supported, and inspired while we work together to enable those facing loss to honor and grieve for their loved ones. We believe that everyone has a personal compass guiding how they process, grieve, and heal, so we will hold space for people to feel the full spectrum of emotions that might accompany their loss without judgment or unease. We embrace our individuality and the miracle of who we each are, and we value the importance of celebrating the footprints we leave in our world and with one another.