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Graphic Design +
Digital Media +
Strategy


Stanford Creative is an innovative graphic design firm in Cambridge, MA, helping organizations across the globe become more effective in telling their stories.

Melody Stanford
EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

We specialize in transforming bland communications and into spectacular, compelling messaging. We are graphic designers and communications strategists. We are digital artists and conversation partners.

For over a decade, Founder Melody Stanford has helped clients improve their visual presence across many sectors including healthcare, education, nonprofit, government, corporate, tech, retail, and social enterprise. Stanford Creative is:

  • Truly full-service
  • Award-winning in client care
  • Focused on training and client ownership

What Are We Passionate About?

We are passionate about the work of our clients. When we deliver top quality services, we free clients to do what they do best — improving the world, inventing solutions, and saving lives. The better we perform, the more we get play a role in their incredible work.

We Can Help You

Marketing today means dealing with a mind-numbing array of communications channels. Clients tell us often that it's hard to stay ahead of the curve.

We are here to help. As holistic visual designers, our greatest satisfaction is bringing effective, cohesive harmony to the ways you interact with your stakeholders.

Harmonize media channels

Award-Winning Service

We are so passionate about quality of service and customer care, we were named one of Boston's Top 25 Web Design firms in 2017 by expertise.com.

Great service is what our clients deserve. We are not only prompt and easy to work with, but we are highly adaptable in our work style. Whether you prefer hands-on or no-hassle, we tailor processes according to your needs.

Testimonials

"I have used the Stanford Creative countless times to do many of my graphic design projects, and I am always blown away with their work. I can not say enough about their professionalism, turn around time, and results have always more than exceeded my expectations. Phenomenal work!" — Dana Hodgskinson, Photographer

Our Approach

All too often, working with creative agencies is like a bad game of telephone:

CLIENT STORY → BRANDING GURU → COPYWRITER → GRAPHIC DESGINER → DIGITAL MEDIA MANAGER → DEVELOPER → MARKETING TEAM → PATRON

By the time your story reaches its destination, it's often removed from its source: you. Results might look pretty, but are they effective? Are they "you?"

Reach Customers Authentically

We wrap our entire design process around your story, creating direct lines of communication from you to your stakeholders.

We also help you build internal skills and resources to carry the work forward, because you are the best owner of your brand.

Empowerment stays at the center of our process. We craft tools and training for long-term skill building, so communications strategy is sustainable and protected.

Start the Conversation

Whether you want to discuss a project or do some networking, please drop us a line. If we can be a resource to you, we would like to say hello.