About Creative Mellen

Creative Mellen is a design firm that focuses on growing your brand to be more memorable, meaningful, and beautiful.

We work with clients who appreciate the extra value that great design and creativity delivers. Services range from:

  • Brand and Identity
  • Print and Direct Mail
  • Environmental Graphics
  • Retail Packaging
  • Video and Photo Art Direction
  • Mobile Site and App Design
  • Website Design (including Responsive)
  • If you believe in the value of great design and need any of these services, let's talk!

    About the owner: Working with both national and regional clients, Kevin Mellen has been developing award-winning creative with a mind for design for more than fifteen years.

The Work

No matter the industry, Creative Mellen creates award-winning work with the focus on memorable, meaningful, and beautiful design.

Being remembered: We work with our clients to help them define their strongest attributes and advantages, allowing them to stand out in a crowded marketplace.

Meaningful messages: We think strategically about your project. Creating messages that resonate with your audience and reinforce your overall brand.

Beautiful design: We focus on the details. Whether in print, digital, or environmental applications we strongly believe in the value of great design to help grow your message and brand.

Stepping Stones Elementary

This site was designed to visually communicate the brand and envrionment through stunning photography. A unique animated navigation bar was created to allow full browsers images to scale for desktop, tablets and mobile devices.

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Will Mar - Mixologist

A new identity and business card promotes Will with wineries across central California for bartending and event needs. The logo represents Will's initials as martini glasses.

Just Dogs Playcare

In need of a refresh the new Just Dogs PlayCare website includes strategic use of WordPress and dynamically updated photo gallery. Development and WordPress implementation by PixelNation.

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University of Iowa College of Education

In need of a rebrand Creative Mellen embraced the College's deep heritage and strengths in new areas of education and research. The design highlights a new logo, varied color palette, and active photography that highlights those at the forefront of national and global education.

Iowa City CoLab

In need of a better street view presence (where traditional signage was not an option), Creative Mellen designed unique window clings that stretched the length of the building. Not only is the signage an identifier for the IC CoLab and the Iowa City Area Development (ICAD) offices, but also communicates the unique space of entrepreneurs, collaboration, and innovation.

FIU Microsite

Florida International University video experiential tour. All videos were concepted and art directed. Shot by Steve Allen Photography. Primary agency: Stamats, Inc.

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Interior Design

This slightly oversized business card was printed with metallic inks to give it "high-style" and sophistication. Card can easily be converted into a swatch-like brochure highlighting the owners interior design spaces.

Science Station & IMAX Dome Theatre

Rebranding the Science Station as an interactive science and space exploration center. Primary agency: HRB

New College of Florida

New College of Florida recruitment materials. Includes viewbook, parents specific brochure, faculty brochure, direct mail, and QR code specific videos. Primary agency: Stamats

Radiology Protocols iBook

Creative Mellen designed and implemented this iBook for sales associates of Radiology Protocols to use as a presentation tool. Customization included chapter sections, interactive galleries, and video.

Loras College

The theme "Building on Greatness" is emphasized in this invitation with subtle details of typography, gloss varnish, and unique die-cut.

Hawkeye Express

Logo created to highlight passenger train service during University of Iowa Hawkeye football games. Primary agency: HRB

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