Just a bit about us.

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Focused on design.

Christiansen Creative is a graphic design studio that was ignited by Tricia Christiansen in 2002 with the hope of combining her agency experiences with a community impact. Our studio team is always under ten to keep our core small, nimble and focused on generating good creative.

Promoting positive change.

After more than a decade of growth and kudos, our team has chosen to align with clients that promote positive change in their industry and community. Today our portfolio houses diverse work from companies such as 3M, Boston Scientific, Deluxe Corporation, HealthPartners, Life Time Fitness, and Marvin Windows and Doors.
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We love what we do.

First and foremost our studio embraces the idea that graphic design is a creative process used to tackle a challenge, communicate a message effectively and leave a lasting positive impression on your audience. These are our core services:

BRANDS

Defining your voice.

BRANDS

Identities // Business Materials // Signage // Campaigns

PRINT

We embrace the pulp.

PRINT

Business Collateral // Packaging // Direct Mail // Advertising

DIGITAL

Design for all things pixel.

DIGITAL

Websites // Landing Pages // Emails // Social Media // Ads

EXHIBITS

Enhance your environment.

EXHIBITS

Corporate // Retail // Trade Shows // Conferences // Galas

Small teams can do big things.

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Tricia Christiansen

Creative Director, Founder

 

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Kevin Nelson

Account Manager

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Rachel LaVoie

Project Manager

 

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Carrie Steffel

Project Assistant

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Sandy Tollefson

Content Strategist / Senior Writer
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Dave MacDonald

Senior Designer

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Sarah Huener

Senior Designer

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Connor Blacksher

Junior Designer
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Marilee Spinks

HR Manager
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Christopher Mick

Front Man
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Rose Knutson

Proofreader Extraodinaire

A history of award winning work.

Corporate Lobby

Dynamic graphics welcome Deluxe Corp visitors.

Marvin IBS Displays

Consistent brand graphics created for the International Builders’ Show.

Marvin Small Contemporary Display

Showcasing product using a very small footprint.

EcoBonus

A beautiful brand launch for a sustainable company.

Deluxe Check Ordering Portal

Custom in-system graphics for Deluxe’s existing Check Ordering Portal.

Installations

An installation addressing community challenges.

Cancer Center Website

Along with the new facility came all new materials — website included.

Bloom Health

A friendly mark for a healthy company.

Forever in my Heart

The first gala in 30 years deserved the best.

Marvin Green Display

A leaf-shaped display created to highlight the sustainable practices of a socially responsible company.

Responsive Retail

A responsive website that promotes new seasonal merchandise.

Integrity IBS Displays

A strong exhibit created for a tough brand.

Small Booths with Impact

Best Small Booth at Dairy Grazing Expo.

The Switch Is On

A well-lit booth catches attention at BAI Retail Delivery tradeshow.

Bricks

A handcrafted look for handcrafted pizza.

A Gallery Brand

The St. Croix River's mixed media gallery.

The Box Effect

A community campaign to increase donations to a local non-profit.

Stone Tap

A gastropub experience with historic charm.

Contemporary Windows

Micro dwelling display showcasing large views and backlit graphics.

Social Media Posts

Campaigns for us include content to continue the story socially.

Kudos are a bonus for doing good work.

  • NATIONAL DESIGN PUBLICATIONS

    Christiansen Creative has been recognized for design excellence by Communication Arts, HOW Magazine, and Graphic Design USA for numerous print, web and packaging awards.

  • MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

    Our team has received accolades for our communications work from the MAXI Awards, Communicator Awards, and for several years strong we have won numerous Gold and Platinum MarCom Awards.

  • ON THE BOOKSHELF

    Some of the books we’ve been pleased to see our work referenced in include Logo Lounge, Best of Business Card Design, Design Matters, Brochures and 1000 Restaurant, Bar & Café Graphics.

  • AIGA MINNESOTA DESIGN SHOW

    One of our highest honors was to have several projects selected to appear in the AIGA Minnesota Design Show. This very selective local show is always judged by designers of the highest caliber.

  • HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY ACCOLADES

    Our work has been honored by the Healthcare Advertising Awards. WHPRMS has also awarded us the Judges’ Choice Award and the Carol Mehlberg Award, the top honor presented to one entry per year.

MAKING CLIENTS HAPPY SINCE 2002.

Our clients like us.

LATEST NEWS

Design in the Community

Design in the Community

Our junior designer, Connor, had been seeking out volunteer opportunities in the design field when he stumbled across a tweet from AIGA about the Islands of Brilliance program. The organization was hosting a weeklong event at the local agency Haberman and was seeking design help. Connor jumped on the opportunity.

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Welcome, Sandy!

Welcome, Sandy!

Meet the newest addition to Team CC. Sandy Tollefson’s title is Content Strategist and Senior Writer, but she wears quite bit of hats, which is why we like her.

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It’s officially summer!

It’s officially summer!

We know it’s summer because the interns are here! Christiansen Creative welcomes our two summer interns to the team. Both are smart, professional and have almost a year’s worth of working experience. How lucky are we?

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Two Great Internships, One Awesome Summer

Two Great Internships, One Awesome Summer

Summer is coming up fast, do you know where you’ll be working? An internship with Christiansen Creative is a great way to take a first step towards your post college career. And this summer we’re offering an opportunity for both a design and a marketing student.

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Christiansen Creative Recognized in HOW’s International Design Awards

Christiansen Creative Recognized in HOW’s International Design Awards

Design studio’s local work selected as one of 300 winning designs from top agencies.

Stone Tap VIP Invitation, a project developed by Christiansen Creative, was chosen as a Merit winner in the most recent HOW International Design Awards. This highly selective and well-regarded competition sponsored by HOW magazine recognizes outstanding creative work produced by individuals and creative agencies from around the world.

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Spring Design Internship is Open

Spring Design Internship is Open

So you have some skills, a great education but haven’t landed a position quite yet? An internship is a great way to bridge your world of education to the world of employment. And an internship with Christiansen Creative is a pretty fantastic bridge.

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Address: 900 4th Street, Hudson WI 54016

Phone: 715.381.8480

Email: Studio@Think-CC.com

START THE CONVERSATION

Our team loves nothing better than meeting new people and learning about their goals. No matter the size of the project, it all starts with a “hello”.

Interested in being part of our team? Intern candidates and other inquiries can send a resume to our HR Manager, Marilee@Think-CC.com.

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