Our Approach

We use human-centered design to help organizations develop products and services that deliver positive social impact.

We pride ourselves on being smart, small and industrious; occupying the space between design, technology, communications, and digital culture.

Our approach is simple: listen to wants, understand needs, solve the problem.

Meet the Team

We design solutions that solve problems.


Renata Phillippi

Founder & CEO

Renata founded Design by Candlelight to create better experiences for users everywhere. She has over 10+ years experience working with the Fortune 500 to small start-ups including Technicolor, Adobe, & Electronic Arts.  She is a thought leader in the design community.


Edward Anetsky

Project Management Consultant

Having managed both multimillion-dollar projects for Fortune 500 companies and implemented projects for startups, Edward tackles any project with enthusiasm and strives to find the best overall solution for our clients. He excels at managing the onboarding of new customers.

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We’d love to connect with you about your project. Please reach out to see how we can help.

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