Learn how to create a luxury client experience, book high-ticket projects, and attract design clients using our proven methods. 

Book high ticket design clients in 3 months or less following our signature program.


book high ticket clients

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summer sales camp

attract clients on social media

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Book high ticket design clients in 3 months or less following our signature program.


book high ticket clients

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Create a luxury brand design experience so you can book high ticket projects in 3 months or less


build your brand design business

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Start creating better content and learn how to attract clients on social media using our proven 3 step system



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Book high ticket design clients in 3 months or less following our signature program.


book high ticket clients

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tech institute

become a strategic web designer

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Learn how to design on Showit and book higher paying clients by offering strategic web design


It's no secret that the design industry is f****d...

So, we're changing it.

We've both heard clients say... "it can't take that long"
"why is it so expensive?"
"can I get a discount?"

Yet no other industry gets treated this way and it doesn't HAVE to be like this but change starts with us.

Our community is breaking the starving artist mentality by setting new standards for creatives, charging high ticket prices, and delivering on their promises creating a healthier industry for both clients and designers.

i'm ready to change the industry!

Inside DBA You Can Expect To:

Learn how to book clients, make new friends, & set big goals

Get access to everything we actively use to consistently book $10K clients

Receive feedback & complete assignments that help you book clients

Gain confidence and clarity about the future of your design business

Elevate your design process and create a business you're proud of

Be gently pushed to reach your full potential by our community

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DBA University & Tech Institute Include:

20 + Lessons

tailored feedback

6 group calls

Directly from the DBA Coaches on your assignments, branding, social media, and website

On how to consistently book high ticket design clients and streamline your design process

Where you can ask questions, receive feedback, and meet other self employed designers

You Might Recognize Our Graduates...

hello glow brands

scene design studio

brands by robin

"Since graduating DBA, I can honestly say it was the best investment this far in my business journey! Before, I was undercharging, taking on any client I could, and offering everything under the sun. Now, I’m going through a major rebrand to align even more with target audience, working with dream clients, and have an amazing team! Lots of changes have occurred to make this possible, but the biggest change would have to be mindset."

“Being part of the Design Biz Academy has literally transformed my whole life. I had just started my business when I signed up for DBA and didn’t quite know what I was doing. I felt like after this semester I’ve gained so much confidence & so many more skills - I’ve pretty much tripled my rates. The coaching that I received through the programme was phenomenal”

“The Brief Collective truly changed my design business for the better. After finding out about them from a workshop in early 2023, I instantly clicked with Kenzi & Marisa’s teaching style. I graduated Semester 5 of DBA University this past September and Kenzi & Marisa both helped me to raise my prices, book my first $10,000 client, build my confidence & see my business succeed. I never thought I would be where I am today"

At 17 I was kicked out and found myself living in a homeless shelter... 

At 17 I was kicked out and found myself living in a homeless shelter while working 3 jobs to make ends meet. The grind didn’t stop and I had convinced myself that working the corporate ladder was my key to success. So for 12 years, I climbed thinking that if I got high enough eventually I’d be internally fulfilled. 

Then Covid struck and suddenly my livelihood was on the line, I realized I was nothing but a number to the corporate world. I decided I was *done* working for “the man” and making him rich off my creative marketing ideas. Suddenly it felt easy to walk away from the most prestigious position I’ve ever known to go all in on myself and embrace my creativity.  

So I walked away and told my husband, "Honey, give me 90 days, I know I can make my normal monthly wage." I left the company that day and got to work going all in on myself and focused on MY dreams for the first time ever. 

Using my marketing skills acquired in the corporate world I doubled my salary in the first 90 days of opening MB Creative Agency. Not only did I increase my income but making that decisions allowed my husband and I to afford IVF which was completely unattainable previously. 

Now, I have two beautiful twins, get to do what I love daily while being a mom and coaching others on creating luxury experiences that turn heads.

5 years ago I was sitting alone in my newly leased house panicking about next month's rent...

I had just graduated as a fully self employed freelancer and browsing Upwork applying to countless jobs.

I thought the only way to get clients was to lurk on freelancing platforms, cold email businesses that had no idea who I was, and hang out in Facebook groups all day waiting for someone to make a post saying “I’m looking for a designer” and pray I was one of the first few to comment.

That year I made a total of $20,000 by doing small one off projects, Upwork jobs, and logo designs. At that time I felt like it wasn’t bad for my first year in business but I also knew it wasn’t sustainable... 

So, I made a promise to myself that I was going to show up nearly every day on social media, attend networking groups (even though I fu***** hated it), and absorb every ounce of information from the internet.

Fast forward to today, I have experienced a $30,000 month, $10,000 client projects, and no longer spend Sundays applying to freelance jobs. Now I get to wake up to the sound of my chickens, pretend I'm a barista with my fancy coffee machine, and be the mentor I always needed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

are there payment plans?

Payment plans are offered year round but limited based on location and banking. If you do not see payment plan options at check out or if they don't load, they may not be available for your location or bank.

do you have a bundle deal?

No BUT you will receive a discount code on future programs if you enroll in DBA University or DBA Tech Institute.

do you offer refunds?

Due to the digital nature of our products we do NOT allow refunds of any sort with no exceptions. This includes pre-enrollment payment plans and items paid in full.

can i take multiple dba programs at the same time?

Yes but we recommend only taking one at a time so you can get the most out of your DBA experience.

do i have to take the programs in order?

No, but to maximize your results and offer your clients the best experience we recommend taking all programs!


All course curriculum is hosted inside our grade-specific member portals that you'll gain instant access to after enrolling.

when are the group calls?

DBA Summer Sales Camp does not include group calls. Please visit the specific program page (DBA University or DBA Tech Institute) for specific call times and further information on our programs that do.

is this only for u.s. residents?

No, we welcome students from all over the world! Please be aware that group coaching calls for Design Biz Academy University are in Eastern Standard Time and our pricing modules are in USD currency. All group coaching calls are recorded and made available to students.

Do you need a graphic design degree to enroll?

No! Although Coach Kenzi has her Bachelor's Degree, we started the Design Biz Academy knowing that standard curriculum leaves a lot to be desired when starting your own design business. That's partly why we created DBA.