About Stanford Creative

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Graphic Design +
Web Design +
Strategy

Melody Stanford

FOUNDER &
EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Stanford Creative is an innovative visual design firm based in Cambridge, MA. We help organizations across the globe become more effective in telling their stories.

Our specialty is creating spectacular, compelling messaging that is rooted in research and authentic storytelling. We are graphic designers and communications strategists. We are digital artists and conversation partners.

For over a decade, our 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 collaboration and training

Melody Stanford is a visual designer and communications expert with a decade of experience helping clients tell better stories. She holds a Masters in social ethics from Boston University. Melody founded Stanford Creative in 2016 as an outcropping of her passion for helping nonprofits, social enterprises, and academic organizations work toward positive social transformation.

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.

Our Approach

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

CLIENT STORY → BRANDING GURU → COPYWRITER → GRAPHIC DESIGNER → 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?”

Wrapping our entire design process around your story, we boost your communications outreach and materials to the right people. We also help you build internal skills and resources to carry the work forward with efficiency and resilience.

Award-Winning Service

We were named one of Boston’s Top 25 Web Design firms in 2018 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.

Start the Conversation

Whether you want to discuss a project or do some networking, please drop us a line. We have a no-pressure policy. 

If we can be a resource to you, we would like to say hello.