Q LTD

Michigan-Based
Small Business
USA-Based
Women-Owned

Q LTD is a full-service, independent design studio based in Ann Arbor. We create brand strategies, visual identities, websites, and marketing materials that help your organization communicate and motivate.

For more than 35 years, Q LTD has worked with local and global clients including the University of Michigan’s Mcity and Wallace House. Other U-M clients have included University Human Resources, U-M School of Nursing, and U-M Ross School of Business. Beyond the university, our clients include The Ark, the SC Conference Series, the American Concrete Institute, American Ornithological Society, and others.

We harness the power of graphic design, language, and technology to help companies and organizations find their voice, tell their story, and communicate with their audience. Our approach is holistic, multidisciplinary, and collaborative. We work with our clients in an environment of mutual respect and partnership.

Please contact us to learn more about Q LTD and discuss your design, web, and marketing needs

Purchasing Guidelines

As a best practice procurement recommends obtaining multiple quotes from the strategic  suppliers to ensure competitive pricing.

Access Quote to Order.

More information on the program and how to log in can be found in the job aids within the portal.

Ordering Information

Orders can be placed through Quote to Order.

PCards and non-QTO purchase orders are not accepted.

This portal is designed to help customers request quotes from multiple suppliers, select a supplier for each project, record data for later use, communicate via a message board specific to your project, and retrieve historical information on your projects. A U-M ID and a Kerberos password are needed to get started.

Additional Information

Q LTD Services:

Our work is rooted in research, design thinking, and digital expertise.  Our web process includes analysis/strategy, information architecture, UI/UX design, responsive web development, and SEO/analytics.  Marketing campaigns are tailored to effectively reach your target audience within your budget parameters.

  • Brand Strategy
  • Web Design
  • Graphic Design
  • Print Collateral 
  • Publication Design
  • Marketing
  • Market Research
  • Digital Marketing
  • Social Campaigns
  • Advertising
  • HTML Email/Newsletters
  • Naming
  • Content Strategy
  • Copywriting
  • Editorial Support
  • Video/Animation
  • Trade Shows/Exhibits
  • Promotional Items

Q LTD is a member of AIGA, the professional association of design

Supplier Contact

Account Manager:  Primary
Name: Christine Golus
Phone:  (734) 668-1695
E-mail:  christine@qltd.com

Account Manager:  Secondary
Name: Paul Koch
Phone:  (734) 668-1695
E-mail:  paul@qltd.com

Procurement Contacts

Contract Administrator:
Name: Robin Eckel   
Phone: (734) 763-9887
E-mail: robincc@umich.edu

Procurement Agent:
Name: Deanna Trinkle    
Phone: (734) 647-5752               
E-mail: webgraphicprocurement@umich.edu