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About Us


Our Mission

We help emerging entrepreneurs tell their story.

Since 2013, The Denizen Co. has helped countless entrepreneurs and small businesses develop and realize their brand identity. Our primary mission is to empower emerging entrepreneurs with high quality design and photography to tell their story.

Who We Serve

We believe in the dignifying potential of entrepreneurship and meaningful work. Digital entrepreneurship has empowered women and people of color in particular to define their own career trajectories and gain financial independence. We want to help these intrepid self-starters market their talents and develop sustainable businesses with nuance and integrity.

If you are:

  • An emerging entrepreneur launching a business –

  • A freelancer in the midst of establishing their brand –

  • A small business looking to reimagine their brand –

We may be a good fit. Get in touch with us.

Our Services

We offer a broad range of products and services to meet your branding needs –

  • Brand Identity

  • Web Design + Development

  • Print Design

  • Product Photography

  • Headshot Photography

  • Art Direction

  • Photoshoot Studio Rental

  • Workshop Venue Rental


Meet the Founder

Since 2013, Haruka Sakaguchi has imagined brands for entrepreneurs and small businesses while simultaneously pursuing a career in photography. Her work has been published on the New York Times, Time Magazine, the New Yorker and Buzzfeed, among other publications. Her manifold passions in design, photography and entrepreneurship culminated into her opening The Denizen Co., a design and photography studio serving emerging entrepreneurs.

With a passion for visual storytelling and serving others, Haruka has helped countless entrepreneurs and freelancers realize their visual potential. She hopes that The Denizen Co. continues to serve as a creative home base for emerging entrepreneurs to envision brands and businesses that feel authentic to them.