Necessity is the mother of invention.

Ovaitt is a graphic design studio focused on health and sustainability. We translate complex data into visuals that are both beautiful and accessible.


Elena Ovaitt is a creative director and multidisciplinary designer based in New York City. Her work includes projects for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine, The National Institutes of Health, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Yale University. She received a B.S. in Foreign Service from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.