It took 3 sleepless nights, 40 cups of coffee, and total abandonment of hygiene to think up your idea.  Now you need an outstanding design to carry it.

Based in the Atlanta, GA, metropolitan area, Cistern Media offers a full-range of design communications services from 3d-modeling and Flash animation to materials development and environmental graphics and works with you to implement targeted design strategies.


It’s your business. You know what you want for it even though you may not always be able to express it.  At Cistern Media, we don’t take creativity away from you; we work with you to draw it out.  At the end of the day, we want to deliver an excellent product that reflects your vision.


VALUES. Identifying your company values is the first step to a successful design plan.  We want to make sure that we consider your company’s base values before attempting to manage its face.

VEHICLES. Even the best message can fall flat without a good design to carry it. We specialize in translating your vision into clear and marketable design by filtering out the noise and reinforcing those concepts and designs that add value to your business.

VENUES. Don’t let your logo live and die on your business cards — etch it in the clouds; draw it on the walls. A great design is only effective if people can see and respond to it.  At Cistern, we recognize the importance of getting your message out there, and we work with you to identify ways to do it.

Please take a moment to learn more about the services and products we offer, review our portfolio and contact us about how we can best serve you.


Alex Dale, Principal/Creative Director

ABOUT Alex Dale

Alex Dale is Principal & Creative Director at Cistern Media LLC. He possesses more than a decade of experience in the design communications industry and has won numerous national design awards in identity, multimedia and print design. Alex has developed identity programs, new media projects, advertisements, annual reports, web sites, CD titles, exhibits, Flash animated presentations, and much more and has experience developing and cultivating national, integrated public affairs campaigns and events.

Alex has developed projects for a number of high-profile clients, including: Universal Studios, Vivendi Entertainment, PhRMA, U.S. Army, Walden Media, Walt Disney Pictures, National Institute of Health, E&J Gallo Winery and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

Prior to Cistern, Alex served as the Vice President of Marketing & Communications for Outdoor Expeditions International (OEI), where he was responsible for the company’s national magazine and television program, as well as its tradeshow circuit and partnership efforts. Before that, he worked as the Senior Creative Director for LRG, Inc., where he managed projects for clients such as the Department of Commerce, CVS/Pharmacy, Department of Labor and the National Endowment for the Humanities. In addition, Alex worked in the public affairs practices at Burson-Marsteller and The Carmen Group, where he assisted on clients including Citigroup, Raytheon, The Children’s Scholarship Fund, ADVO’s Missing Children’s Program, and the U.S. Department of Treasury.

Alex received a Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing and Speech Communication from Denison University. He lives with his wife and son in the Atlanta, GA area.

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