News from the studio.

CC Recognized in 2018 American Web Design Awards

Bellis is in full bloom as a winning entry for the 2018 GDUSA American Web Design Awards! With nearly 1,500 entries this year, a selective 15 percent were recognized as winners across categories including web design, interactive design, and UX design. We are honored to have had the opportunity to design and develop a new…

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Design Process: PBMF 2018

It is spring! And with that, Christiansen Creative has kicked off the beginning of a new Prairie Burn Music Festival season. The annual music festival, hosted at Camp St. Croix, is a fundraiser that raises money for kids to attend one of the amazing YMCA camps in the Minnesota/Wisconsin area. It is a family-friendly event with…

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Design Process: Lakes Region EMS Company History Wall

Effective design doesn’t happen overnight; it’s a process that requires ongoing communication and collaboration to get it just right. We recently completed a design and installation of a company history wall for Lakes Region EMS (LREMS) in North Branch, Minnesota. As an organization that offers space in their facility for community use, LREMS wanted to create a statement…

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CC Scout Program

A Call for Proposals from St. Croix Valley Nonprofit Organizations

As a creative partner for several organizations, Christiansen Creative recognizes the challenges of standing out and being heard. The graphic design studio is located in historic Hudson, Wisconsin, and has recently evolved its 15-year summer design internship to focus primarily on an area nonprofit project. Interns will be selected from an area college and must…

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8 Awards from GDUSA’s American Graphic Design Awards

GDUSA’s  American Graphic Design Awards™ honors outstanding creative work across all media. With just under 10,000 entries this year, only 15% are recognized with a Certificate of Excellence. We are pleased to announce we have been awarded eight certificates across multiple categories. See our award-winning work below:   Bellis, 2016 Annual Report – Annual Report…

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Marcom Awards are in and we’re 10 for 10!

Christiansen Creative is proud to announce the 2017 Marcom Award results are in, and we’ve received recognition for all 10 of our entries. The Marcom Awards recognize outstanding achievement by creative professionals in 300+ categories. With over 6,000 entries, it is the most prestigious creative competition in the world. See our winning work below!  …

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Destination Design Camp 2017

Design Camp has a long-standing reputation for providing that opportunity to unplug, recharge and refresh designers. With a serene Minnesota setting mixed with campfires and karaoke, it’s undeniably one of my favorite annual events. Somewhere along the way, attending camp became less about me as a designer recharging and more about us as a team…

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Christiansen Creative Wins Two Awards from GDUSA.

The GDUSA 2017 Health + Wellness Design Awards recognize outstanding work encompassing traditional medicine and healthcare; healthy lifestyles and nutrition; and public health messaging. With over 1,000 entries this year, Christiansen Creative is pleased to announce two winning entries –  a huge honor, as only 15% are selected.   Two winning entries, both created for…

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Farewell to Vanessa, our Summer Design Intern

Summer at Christiansen Creative is a busy time, so we love hiring interns to help out at the studio. This summer Vanessa Berglund was our graphic design intern and we’re sure glad she was able to be a part of our little bee hive. Vanessa spent most of her time at CC working on small…

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Farewell to Krista Mathes, our Summer Studio Intern

This year we tried something new and hired a studio intern for the summer. The idea was that the internship would focus on basic studio/office support, but geared towards a younger student who would appreciate the exposure to our studio environment. We’re happy to say, that with Krista Mathes, this was a huge success! Krista…

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