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to stand out, shine & connect with your dream audience
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design that untaps, uncaps and unleashes your brand’s potential


I see you, creative female entrepreneur.

You’ve got a head full of dreams and a heart overflowing with visions of doing good – for yourself, your community and our earth.

There’s just one itty bitty bothersome bump in the road: your current branding isn’t doing you any good.

Maybe it lacks heart, soul, creativity or consistency. Or maybe it’s cursing your business with a cloak of invisibility that keeps your brand unseen, unappreciated and unloved.

I get it – but it doesn’t have to be this way. Together, let’s lovingly shimmy your brand out of the shadows with authentic visuals that make your business unforgettable and irresistible. 


Imaginative Illustrations


Purposeful Patterns


Authentic Branding


Nature-inspired Designs


Psst-want to pretty up your Instagram?


Go ahead and treat yourself to my collection of FREE Instagram highlight icons

(You can thank me later 😉 )

You’ll cleverly scoop up:

✓ 12 versatile highlight icons perfect for your genius IG Stories.

✓ A variety of colour palettes to match your unique brand.

✓ A sweet and simple way to make an instantly memorable mark on your social scrollers, swipers and likers. 

girl on mountain top
Hi there, I’m Ruth

I’m the imaginative (and Netflix-lovin’) designer, illustrator and heart behind Rumu Creative.

I’m awesome at folding paper planes for my kidlets, a keen traveller, and an absolute pro at devouring gluten-free donuts.

But my real zone of genius is in breathing thoughtful life, heart and soul into your brand by turning inspiration into imaginative visuals inspired by the world around us.


tales told by daring creative dreamers

Ruth is an absolute master at her craft (and a damn good human that makes the whole experience stress-free and magical AF).

Balancing creative illustrative skills with captivating designs that transport you into a totally new world, Ruth is a MUST-HAVE for any business that cares about connecting with their audiences.

Cass Lane - Wild Spirit Co

Working with Ruth as my graphic designer was one of the easiest business decisions I ever made. I was immediately drawn to her glorious creations on her page, they FELT like the look I wanted and needed for my business.

From the minute I made contact Ruth explained the process beautifully. Her discovery process made me really think about what I wanted to achieve in my business and to refine how I was planning on working in the future.

She absolutely NAILED the brief with the original mood boards and intuitively knew exactly what I was going for. Everything was absolutely perfect, and she even gave me ideas for branding I hadn’t even thought of.
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brand & design education

(minus the boring bits)


Curl up, get comfy and let me transport you into my introvert-friendly world of designer escapades