Eyedea was started in 1996 by Stacy Maguire. Stacy started her graphic design career working in the art department at a FastSigns in Lincoln, Nebraska. After moving to the Northern Virginia area, She worked as a graphic designer for a variety of companies — prepress at print shops, creative temp agencies, magazine art departments and ad agencies — until she started freelancing in 1996. She has won many awards and has built strong relationships with clients that still exist today. Over the years Eyedea has grown to include a creative director (Stacy), three graphic designers and a production manager.