Monti West Design | SERVICES
Monti West Design offers an array of services to best fit our clients. From web and graphic design to farm and ranch sale catalogs and branding, we work to tailor marketing with a no-nonsense approach and top quality design.
livestock, website design, print design, sale catalog, purebred, cattle, heifer, livestock marketing, eastern iowa
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Strategic brand design will get you noticed! Whether you’re in need of a new or updated logo, we’ll give you initial design options to choose the identity you feel best fits your ranch or business. Then we’ll work together to finalize the pieces and will carry that look throughout your other advertising pieces for a cohesive identity to carry far beyond a logo.

“Design is not just what it looks like and feels like.
Design is how it works.”

Steve Jobs

Herum Logo Design
Curtin Show Cattle logo
Vaughn Farms logo
American Made - Sire Promotion

Print design is where it all started for us. We’ll work with you to create an eye-catching advertisement for your operation or event that will stand out in a publication. Whether it is a complete ad campaign or once-a-year promotion, it will be worth the investment to be different than the rest.


We’re proud of the online family curated at Monti West Design. We have the pleasure of working with top livestock and agricultural firms across the county. Our websites are custom designed to attractively fit each clients’ needs and is branded specifically for their business. We offer both desktop and responsive, WordPress-hosted web design that are search engine optimized.

BF Black Simmentals Website
Buchanan Co. Women, Land & Legacy Responsive Website
Burmeister Farms Website
Cornerstone Stock Farm
Crall Show Cattle Website
Danner Cattle See & Believe 2017

Quality catalog design is an important factor in a successful production sale or genetics preview. We’ll work with you to create initial layouts, gather content, manage mailing lists and package everything into an attractive publication to promote your operation or event.

Let us know if we can provide a print and design estimate for your project.


Our design services don’t stop with advertisment and catalog design. We offer many other custom pieces to compliment your operation’s promotional efforts.

Postcards, social media graphics, brochures, invoice design, professional stationery, business cards, e-newsletters, custom announcements and invitations, and more.

2020 Maine/Chi Jr National Logo
Custom Stationery Design
Fresh Digs

Monti West Design is a one-person show, and we like it that way.
We hope our clients do too!

Owner, Monti West Design

LACY SHORT Owner and Creative


Maintaining a connection to agriculture, and livestock producers in particular, has always been a passion for Lacy Short. A 2006 graduate of the University of Missouri’s agricultural journalism program, she is the owner and designer at Monti West Design.


Lacy grew up on a commercial cow/calf operation in northwest Missouri and was an active member of the American Shorthorn Association. She served as a director of the American Junior Shorthorn Association, and was a founding member of the Missouri Junior Cattlemen’s Association board of directors. After graduating from college, she joined the production staff of Iowa Farmer Today and Midwest Marketer, then went on to work as a graphic designer with Encore Visions, a Texas-based graphic design and marketing firm.


She currently resides in northeast Iowa with her husband, Kelly, and children, Rylee and Asher. Lacy and Kelly are third-generation owner/operators of the family’s grain farm, and also own Monti West Black Cattle, a Simmental- and Maine-Anjou-influenced cow/calf operation.