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Kevin Mellen

5 Years of Using Our Melons

This month we celebrate our 5th anniversary! I couldn’t be more proud of how things are going at Creative Mellen. We’ve assembled a great core creative team and have talented…

Kevin Mellen

Von Maur Book In Stores

Von Maur: How an American Department Store Dared to Do Things Differently—by author Melinda Pradarelli. This was an exciting book design for Creative Mellen. Working with the von Maur…

Jill Fishbaugh

Dimensional Group’s New Site Measures Up

We are excited to share one of our latest website redesign projects—The Dimensional Group. Our strategy was to take their online presence to a new level by creating a…

Kevin Mellen

A Bright Future

With two and a half years at Creative Mellen behind me, I have had the opportunity to gain an unimaginable amount of experience in such a short amount of…

Chance Morgan

GDUSA Web Design Award

Creative Mellen’s work for D. C. Taylor’s website redesign was awarded at this year’s American Web Design Awards competition. The accolade is published in Graphic Design USA’s (GDUSA) print and…

Jill Fishbaugh

Movin’ on Up!

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new office at 24 1/2 South Clinton Street, Suite 2, in downtown Iowa City — just 23 steps above our…

Kevin Mellen

Bringing Focus to Discerning Eye’s New Line of Glasses

We are proud to have provided branding and design for Discerning Eye’s new line of glasses—Focus. We developed point-of-purchase displays, retail signage, and interior wall and window graphics. Now…

Kevin Mellen