One of the greatest parts of creating work for clients are the kind words of thanks and support that follow. Here are a few testimonials from some of my favorite clients.

“ABR Employment Services has used Melissa Carlson Creative design services for nearly a decade. Throughout the years, Melissa has helped ABR design print ads, sales slicks, PowerPoint templates, email signature templates and other print collateral. In addition, she has recommended images to perfectly compliment copy. The result is always professional, visually interesting and well-balanced. Melissa has excellent communication skills and asks for clarification when necessary rather than guessing our needs. This trait cuts down on design time and cost, both of which are appreciated! She is also open to collaborating on projects and incorporating contributor ideas into the final piece. Melissa is also good at setting turn-around time expectations and is usually able to deliver on a design request within a two business days, sometimes on the same day! Her quick turnaround is critical to helping us meet unanticipated print deadlines. ABR highly recommends Melissa Carlson Creative to any business in need of graphic design services.”

Joan Pajari
Marketing Specialist
ABR Employment Services


“I have worked with Melissa Carlson/Melissa Carlson Design on a many projects for a number of organizations. I have worked with her on many projects including an annul report, items to support a brand launch including templates, signage and ads, and many different collateral items. The pieces always meet my needs and she is also very helpful throughout the design process, providing helpful insight and a number of different concepts to choose from. I can rely on her to  make sure my projects are ready for press in a timely manner.”

Cathy Gove
Marketing & Community Relations Manager


“We have recommended Melissa Carlson Creative several times to clients who need a design firm that offers exceptional depth and creativity. Melissa takes the time required to understand her clients goals, and finds ways to graphically communicate the message, while staying mindful of the client’s budget.”

Dick Manley
Owner, AlphaGraphics – Middleton


“Melissa is superbly creative and creates beautiful, compelling graphics at a moment’s notice. She invests the energy to understand our business so well that she can anticipate what we need and adapt immediately to any changes that we request. A charming, talented and extremely professional business partner whose work is reasonably priced– what more could you ask for?”

Jonathan Streeter
Economics Research Analyst at Stanford University


“Melissa comes with my highest recommendations. She is always looking for new ideas to assist her clients.

I admire her for her creative work and willingness to ‘give first’. You would be doing yourself a favor to align yourself with Melissa as I have.”

Craig Igl NMLS#276758
Sr. Residential Mortgage Specialist at Universal Lending


“My ability to describe what I wanted my website to look and feel like was limited, I made gestures and inarticulate sounds – and through it all Melissa listened as if I made sense. She then created exactly what I wanted in a way I couldn’t envision. 

I’ve recommended her countless times and anyone who has the wisdom to work with her has been tickled with the results.”

Eliz Greene
Wellness, Stress Management & Heart Health Speaker/Live Stream Emcee Virtual Event Host


“With little direction and a tight time line Melissa Carlson came through In spades on my last design project. She went above and beyond when she offered to arrange printing and production of the project. Melissa knew I was on a tight time line with too much on my plate and without hesitation offered to see this project to completion within budget and on time.”

Scott Eganhouse
V.P. Business Development at TEC Mailing Solutions LLC