Established in Indianapolis, Indiana, Pica studio is owned and operated by John Chastain. Pica studio makes usable interfaces, responsive websites, and delivers expertly-crafted modern design to selected clients.

John Chastain is both a graduate of Herron School of Art and Design, as well as a former faculty member of the Herron design program. John taught typography classes at Herron School of Art and Design from 2000-2005, and studied graphic design with some of the most respected twentieth-century designers at Yale University Summer Design Program in Brissago, Switzerland (1994). John has nearly two decades of professional design experience.

Front-end Web Design & Development

Pica studio delivers accessible, semantic HTML and responsive web design for desktop and mobile devices. Pica studio specializes in front-end development using CSS3, HTML5, and jQuery as well as the industry standard content management tool WordPress.

Modern Typographic Design

Pica studio builds brands using modern aesthetics. Carefully-crafted typography is the foundation of the studio's design work. Pica studio produces elegantly simple design solutions by paying attention to the subtle typographic details.


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