We Bring Brands To Life.

Great brands make a connection. Every company, no matter the size, has a brand to manage.

Who We Are

Inventiv is a provider of branding, marketing and design solutions specifically geared for small to medium size businesses. We understand the challenges that face local businesses to differentiate themselves from competition and provide a positive customer experience.

We understand the need to obtain a niche in the market place. Brand development is key for any business. From the start up home business to the big box retailer.

Our goal is to help you strengthen and deliver your brand in a way that keeps you competitive, tells your customers what makes you unique, and makes you memorable.


Below Are Services We Provide To Assist Your Business Design Needs

Graphic Design

Inventiv is a provider of branding, marketing and design solutions specifically geared for small to medium size businesses. Effective design includes building appropriate messaging and graphics, then strategically combining them to build strong social communications.


Website Design & Development

Digital media solutions combined with your brand and marketing message create a memorable impression. Solutions can include website architecture, content, SEO, marketing campaigns, social media, and more.



Identity & Branding is not just for big business corporate solutions but also for a small business budget. Our goal is to help you strengthen and deliver your brand in a way that keeps you competitive, tells your customers what makes you unique, and makes you memorable.


Packaging Consumer Products

With over 18 years in product development, we build solutions for new and expanding businesses. Packaging designs can have a significant impact on sales. It’s all about motivating the customer to choose your product over the competition. The package that holds your product is just as important as the contents.


Video Production

From advertising to technical instructional videos, our production services merge your messages, products and services with motion graphics into one strategic product. We provide all elements of video production including: script writing, storyboards, talent selection, shooting, editing and sound mixing.


Trade Show Strategy

Because of our extensive experience with them, trade shows are one of our specialties. We have the talent and the technology to create dynamic trade show marketing packages. We will design an exhibit that will capture and keep the attention of your trade show goers, all while further promoting your brand.



Animation can enhance messaging, purely entertain and help convey ideas with style. Whether you’re looking for development of a playful digital experience, or seeking to communicate complex ideas to a non-technical audience, we have the tools and talent to produce animated videos for broadcast, in-house, or online viewing.


Public Relations (PR)

The positive reviews of your business are only credible when they come from someone else. Public relations is all about building your brand and increasing awareness with repeated exposure. Used in conjunction with effective advertising, a successful PR campaign employs subtle strategy to shape consumer opinion.


Marketing Support

A marketing consultation is the logical first step in carrying out your business plan. We listen to your goals, analyze your specific market and propose a customized plan. Sales and marketing materials, postcard mailers, restaurant menus, posters and business cards are all excellent mediums to reach your potential customers.

Our Portfolio

Below are some of our best design works we have done for clients.

Inventiv Minds

We pride ourselves on being a versatile full-service group. Our full-time staff is small and we maintain working relationships with talent in many areas such a web developers, writers, marketers, etc. This allows us to be agile and responsive to our clients' needs while keeping costs reasonable.
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    Mike McAllister

    Owner/Creative Director

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    Peter Whitcomb

    Senior Designer

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    Alex Wishard

    Video Production & Editing

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    Scott Taylor

    Web/Graphic Designer

Latest Works

Here are a few recent projects we're proud to share.

RockSolid Floors

RockSolid Floors is the leader in one-day do-it-yourself floor coating installations with combined experience of over 80 years in the coating industry. Inventiv partnered with the company from the beginning and developed their strong and memorable brand from scratch. From there, we designed all packaging, websites, videos, store displays and more. Inventiv has brought their entire product line from concept to store shelves and beyond. This has been a true success story.



Menards is a family-owned company headquartered in Eau Claire, Wisconsin with over 300 home improvement stores in the midwest. Inventiv Designs has frequently worked directly with Menards to design product packaging, branding and merchandising displays. The photos shown are three examples of actual displays in the stores.



LEMA (Law Enforcement Memorial Association) is responsible for the preservation of the memories of fallen officers and their families. Inventiv maintains a seat on the board of directors and offers its help with the graphics and marketing direction. We recently created a 40th anniversary logo and updated their logo and website.


Taste of White Bear Lake

The Taste of White Bear Lake is an annual community fundraiser organized by the Rotary Club of White Bear Lake. As a Rotary member, Inventiv offers its assistance in many areas, including graphics and marketing direction. We recently updated the Taste website, managed the social media marketing and created posters and table tents. This event was a great success.


Get in touch

Thanks for looking. We'd love to hear from you.

We have contributed greatly to our clients’ success, and we’d love to do the same for you. Our first step is learning more about you and your business. Your first step is contacting us. Please reach out with any questions, needs or interests. We'll make you our top priority.

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