Elevate Creative Agency is a small - but extremely innovative and influential - design firm located in beautiful San Diego, California.
Our creative accomplishments for organizations of all sizes (from local start-up businesses to global Fortune 500 companies) include a large range of graphic design media, such as: logo development, brochure design, media kit design, package design, business card design, magazine advertisements, point of purchase displays, letterhead design, custom photography, catalog design, poster design, direct mail, and much more!
Our focus on strategic design – as compared to merely decorating a package or making a webpage LOOK aesthetically pleasing – is based on proven experience across a broad range of categories and providing the most user-friendly products possible. For our team, anything less than game-changing results, simply won’t sell a product.
For more than 20 years, we’ve helped businesses at every level and every stage of development find success “at shelf,” helping their products to find success “at shelf” and for their companies to secure profitable futures. Let’s discuss how we can help you succeed. Because our client’s success is our success!
David Bradley, Chocolatier™ is a family-owned business that was started over 30 years ago.
When the business’ family recipe for fine chocolate began to experience a decline in sales, it was decided that the package design – which had always been done in-house – needed a new zing.
Elevate Creative rebranded the small business’ product packaging from scratch, creating a design that is not only contemporary and fun, but also prominently displays the taste appeal of each different fine chocolate right on the front of the product.
Within a month of the designrelaunch, the product was the #1 seller in David Bradley’s stores, outselling all of the old packaging that remained on their shelves and prompting them to extend the design to their other 18 delicious chocolate lines as well.
Nestled in the lush, tropical foliage of the Paradise Point Resort & Spa in San Diego is a secret portal to a place where exotic island rituals from around the world collide with the influences of the locals. Elevate Creative designed a high-end brochure that captured the beautiful property and amenities for the resort’s marketing and PR relaunch.
Elevate created a unique package design of gluten free, egg-free, dairy-free, soy-free and nut-free cake mixes that represented exactly what the customer wanted and stood out from the competition on the shelves. Working diligently with the customer, Elevate was able to design a modern, clean and colorful package highlighting all the many health benefits and deliciously wholesomeness of the entire line.
The Good Scone Baking Co. hired Elevate Creative for their retail packaging experience and knowledge of FDA guidelines when launching a new product. The Good Scone wanted a company that understood all the many design elements and proper placement that must be included when designing consumer packaging goods.
Testimonial: "My experience working with Elevate Creative was a breath of fresh air. I truly had the most wonderful experience working with their team on creating the design for our product. Their team was timely, understanding, and wonderfully responsive to our personal input on project idea/design. In addition, their professionalism was a step above the rest! This company is a jewel within the world of Design – I look forward to our next project together."
Tricia Fages - The Good Scone
Elevate Creative designed a trade show display for Althea Ajinomoto that would stand out in a very cluttered and busy biotech convention atmosphere. With the use of bold graphics and captivating photography, this multi-leveled trade show display design enticed prospects to come visit and engage with Althea Ajinomoto.
This luxurious hotel based in the middle of Beverly Hills, CA hired Elevate Creative to do what they do best....design a high end brochure displaying the amazing hotel and exclusive brand that Montage is known for. Designing as well as art directing the photo shoot, Elevate was able to capture the properties gorgeous grounds and 5 star amenities.
India’s Royal International Authentics company rapidly evolved and expanded after its establishment only years ago. With the help of Elevate Creative’s vibrant and flavorful package designs, Royal’s diverse line of rice-based products can now be seen on store shelves across the U.S.
One of the top interior design firms in California, Davis Ink has developed numerous high-end clubs and restaurants since their inception in 2002. With growing clout in a competitive marketplace, Davis Ink came to Elevate Creative to organize a brand that supported their unique style. Elevate Creative built their look from the ground up, including the logo, business cards, letterhead, envelopes, and overall brand guidelines that continue to keep the company’s equity strong.
LSNE Contract Manufacturing is a contract manufacturing organization with facilities located in Bedford and Manchester, NH. LSNE has been providing lyophilization services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries since 1997- specializing in a wide range of services such as cycle development and cGMP fill/finish and lyophilization. Through the thoughtful integration of three processing facilities, qualified staffing and an extensive manufacturing history, LSNE is strategically positioned to provide uninterrupted material for clinical through commercial supply.
Elevate Creative is an award-winning San Diego and Los Angeles California graphic design agency. We specialize in creating premium branding for your package design, brochure design, print advertisements, logo design and marketing.
Elevate Creative created a new line of Indian entreés for Zinetti Foods, that strong taste appeal and had dominant shelf presence in a competitive grocery store food aisle.
With the brewery industry on a all time high in San Diego, California, O’Sullivan Brothers Brewing hired Elevate Creative for it's expertise in the food and beverage package design. With many hours of competitive research Elevate Creative was able to design a brand that represented the family's values, history as well as creating a strong label that will stand out from the 100's of bottles on the shelf.
Pyrex package design
The challenge for the new Guild Mortgage Company logo was to take a brand that had been around for decades and evolve the logo’s design, giving it a fresh new look while maintaining the stable brand heritage that its clients have trusted for years. The Elevate Creative team updated the logo to bring a new energy that was void in Guild’s previous brand platform, and the company continues to thrive in this ever-changing real estate market. (This redesign was done in cooperation with the LIFT.)
Elevate Creative was tasked with creating a booklet for The San Diego Foundation, prominently conveying the organization’s mission and purpose. Playing off of the foundation’s innate sense of community, the Elevate Creative team created an informative and attractive brochure.
Qlogic, the global leader in storage networking and high-performance computing, brought on Elevate Creative to develop a logo that conveys the company’s high-tech sophistication and relevance in a fast-paced and ever-changing digital frontier.
Aradé Cosmetics is a high-end luxurious skin care product line. Aradé hired Elevate Creative to design packaging that represented luxury, exclusivity and elegance. Elevate was able to direct the client in all FDA regulations and packaging guidelines set forth on skin care products. Aradé saved time and money using Elevate Creative and less time and money with a FDA attorney. The end-result was a very clean, modern and impressive brand for the entire line of products.
With LaunchPoint, Elevate Creative’s challenge was to take a company that already had a loyal client base and a good reputation, and evolve the brand’s look without alienating any of it’s existing clientele. Elevate Creative started from the ground up by giving the logo a facelift, creating cutting edge business cards and stationary, and developing brand guidelines that will serve to keep the company’s equity strong for decades to come.
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Established in 1984, the Princess Pub & Grille, San Diego's original British pub, serves fine European ales and ciders alongside local craft beers and a full bar. Elevate Creative designed a contemporary logo that also encompasses the traditional pub aesthetic in a thriving neighborhood thousands of miles away from its inspirational roots.
Challenged to create a brochure for the North American Etchells Class (a U.S. national boating championship that was first held in 1968), Elevate Creative delved into the history of the event and produced a beautiful printed piece that alluded to the enthusiasm surrounding this loved tradition.
When designing Raw Materials’ packaging line, the goal of Elevate Creative was to make a product that conveyed masculinity so that the products’ primary client base would feel comfortable buying and using skin care products. This ambitious startup company is now being sold nationally, with sales climbing dramatically in its category.
A global one-stop e-commerce solutions firm hired Elevate Creative to design an informative, professional and high-end brochure design targeting their U.S. clientele.
The challenge was to clearly and visually show all the services that Transcosmos offers. Elevate did this by creating custom info-graphics and bold colorful graphs as well as a unique die cut on the front cover.
Elevate Creative was challenged with the task of creating a dynamic and user-friendly website for Zinetti Foods that was appetizing and inviting—just like their delicious products! Founded in 1985, the Elevate Creative team worked to maintain the valuable client equity that had been built into the Zinetti brand for years, while giving the site a much-needed update.
Verenium is a large bio-tech company specializing in proprietary and patented genomic technologies and recently acquired by BASF. The company needed Elevate Creative to act as their marketing department for all necessary creative assets. Following very strict brand guidelines, Elevate Creative designed and managed trade show booth graphics, spec sheets, invitations and industry based advertisements.
At the heart of Triumph’s philosophy is a firm commitment to developing truly unique motorcycles and apparel that are distinctive in looks, performance, and design. Elevate Creative job was to design and deliver a high-end brochure that told conveyed the company’s esteemed story, targeting the intrepid explorer who demands the very best products alongside as well as inspired design.
Taking on a new name – and therefore, a new beginning – Shaffer Dental approached Elevate Creative with the notion of creating a new branding logo that would make clients feel both welcomed and safe. Hand-brushed elements and the Schaffer’s soft logotype keep patients coming back to their new primary dentists.
Located in San Clemente, California, STRUT has achieved benchmark status throughout the world for their trendsetting and distinctive jewelry collections, wheels, and accessories designed for connoisseurs of luxury automobiles. Our goal was to create a high-end, lifestyle brochure showcasing their custom car jewelry with a style all their own. We needed to tell the story that STRUT strives to build something that creates an identity for the client, the car, and the passersby on the road. Through photography and messaging we displayed their unique approach of the car industry and one-of-a kind productions.
Media Reps assists publishers in expanding their websites by increasing their exposure to advertiser budgets while decreasing costs often associated with the sales process. Elevate Creative was hired to design a logo to showcase the business’ focus on building strong relationships, maintaining effective communications, and innovating the advertising sales process.
A housing development that prides itself on beautiful design and high-end graphic design residences, Hillcrest Estates hired Elevate Creative to design a logo that would appeal to a mature audience, as well as convey the sophistication of this upscale development.
Elevate Creative was brought on to create both an informative and aesthetically pleasing website framework and design, as well as an investor kit for the Visco Entertainment Group (which was developing an expansive entertainment venue in Hollywood, California). The kit included: an informative CD-ROM, a custom print package and an identity system that presented the venue concept, management portfolio, and the financial forecasts (which led to the Patron Spirits company investing in the venue concept).
It all starts with the first conversation. We want to know all about your company and how we can help you reach your marketing and design goals. Contact us today to set up an appointment to talk with one of our experienced, talented creatives.