The brains behind it all.

Creative Mellen is a multi-disciplinary graphic design studio in Iowa City. Smaller, more particular, Iowa nice. With on-staff talent and trusted partners we can tackle almost any type of project. And while we are creative, strategy is what drives us. This approach allows us to craft meaningful and memorable brands for our clients and more importantly, their customers. That’s what we call “smart thinking.”

Kevin Mellen Details

Kevin Mellen

Graphic Designer / Owner

Conrad Hellman Details

Conrad Hellman

Graphic Designer / Intern

Nick Bushman Details

Nick Bushman

Web Developer / Partner

Leah Grout Garris Details

Leah Grout Garris

Content Strategist / Partner

Bill Adams Details

Bill Adams

Photo, Video, Animation / Partner

Ethan Anderson Details

Ethan Anderson

Web Development / Partner

Sandie Details

Sandie

Wellness Director / Co-owner

Where the magic happens.

We are all creative by nature. We educate, strategize, and collaborate. And while we are small, our reach is global — partnering with some of the best talent in the country and clients across the globe. This allows us to scale based on the project and budget. So whether we are using cutting-edge technology or sketching our ideas on a notepad, we strive to be smart and magical.

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Some brands we put our minds to.

We work with global brands, regional companies, and local start-ups. Our creative spans all types of industries, from higher education to doggie daycare. It’s this mix that allows us to do fresh work. Here are just a few clients who needed a “Creative Mellen” as part of their team.

Textiful
Get Fresh
Film Scene
Cardio Diagnostics
West Music
Sidekick Books & Coffee
ProCircular
University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics
Mosley’s
Southeast Health
CIMBA Italy
ICAD
IMAX Theatre
Law Office of Patrick Jennetten
Big Grove Brewery
Mission Meats
Bur Oak Land Trust
Von Maur
Urban Acres
University of Iowa

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