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Endless Possibilities

When I first interviewed for the internship at Creative Mellen, Kevin asked me what I liked about design, and I said everything. Then he asked me where I wanted…

Cassie Wenger
8/20/14

One Month In

To understand the momentousness of my time at Creative Mellen requires a bit of a regression. My name is Matthew Mesaros, and two years ago I presumed to be…

Matthew Mesaros
7/23/14

The Anatomy of a 3D Website

Cyber-Anatomy, in partnership with the #1 human anatomy atlas of drawings by F. Netter, created powerful 3D software using advanced gaming technology to identify, study, and teach anatomy. To…

Kevin Mellen
6/17/14

A festival worthy of a rebrand

EntreFEST is Iowa’s largest gathering of entrepreneurs, business owners, corporate innovators and community builders. This years event in Iowa City included more than 70 speakers to talk about various…

Kevin Mellen
5/19/14

Gathering the hardware!

Creative Mellen took home eight awards at the 46th annual American Advertising Award celebration—three Best of Categories (more than any other company), three Golds, and two Silvers. Award-winning work…

Kevin Mellen
2/24/14

It’s ok to brag

Iowa has always been a great place to live, work, and play. In an effort to create talk value for the state and its Creative Corridor, Creative Mellen, Sculpt,…

Kevin Mellen
1/12/14

Code training intensified!

A new intensive nine-week developer bootcamp at the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Center was in need of a brand and identity. The “Dev/Iowa Bootcamp” (as it became to be called)…

Kevin Mellen
12/12/13

Navigating your identity

Ellen Hallin Life Strategies helps individuals, families, and groups navigate relationships, careers, faith, and identity. Creating directional and pathway components within the logo was key in branding Ellen Hallin…

Kevin Mellen
11/27/13
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