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Ari & Peter Krzyzek founded Chykalophia as a full-service branding and marketing agency

established to meet every need for maximum brand impact via web, mobile and/or print. In addition to a complete menu of turnkey design services, the studio offers mentoring and guidance in marketing, coding and website building for DIY entrepreneurs.

Peter Krzyzek is a master programmer and seasoned Internet marketer; Ari contributes extensive professional experience as a designer sensitive to the demands of multiple media channels. Since each partner brings unique talents, training and mastery to every endeavor, Chykalophia is able to provide a range of services—all at the highest level. So, clients can count on the team to expertly address every aspect of each project. In fact, the alchemy of their combined efforts creates amazing results: a whole much greater than the sum of its parts, indeed.

ps: CHYKALOPHIA (read: see-ka-lo-fia)

Creative Director & Chief Designer

Experiences Architect & Chief Nerd

Our Team

Project Manager & Assistant



UX Researcher

Collaborations + Achievements

Our work and collaboration have been featured on Creative Market, Startup Logo, Chicago Woman Magazine, Red Eye Chicago, and InnoChino Chicago.

2018 Chicago Innovation Awards Nominee

We made it as a nominee this year! Woot. We're excited to share with you that our community project Creative Women's Co. has been selected as one of the 2018 Chicago Innovation Awards Nominees. Super cool right? If you're as excited as we are, come and join us at the...

Featured: Google Small Business Spotlight

Recently, Google Small Business Community did a spotlight interview on us. We shared our challenges and hopes for the future, and of course, our top tips for others who just starting out. Wanna read more? Check the full interview...

Featured: Our 1871

You’ve probably have seen me around 1871 Chicago. Whether it’s for the mentor session or speaking at WiSTEM program (shoutout to Ms.Tech for trusting me to speak about branding and design). Last week, I got interviewed by 1871 for their Our 1871 series. Keep on...

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