a tiny design empire®

We specialize in creating design-centric branding & experiential solutions.

At 818, we believe that great designs will solve problems for our clients and help them surpass their goals. We’ll work alongside you to find and create the solutions you need.

Real-world examples of our other-worldly skills.

Through our tried-and-trusted strategic design process, we have helped dozens of clients pursuing an elevated brand experience strive for and achieve their goals.

GuideOne Insurance – Creating a dimensional custom timeline graphic to help GuideOne celebrate 75 years.

Gelli’s Community Fridge – When building the brand and website for Gelli’s, it was important that we infuse the visuals with the heart and soul of Giselle (Gelli) who was a fierce champion for the underprivileged and whose mom, Lisa, carries that spirit through the organization.

Iowa Great Lakes – Elevating a region’s natural beauty and qualities with environmental and wayfinding design.

Confluence Brewing Company – Providing ongoing branding, marketing, and label design and strategy for an established Des Moines brewery.

Continuum Ag – Developing a future-proof brand identity and digital strategy for a sustainable ag company.

Zealty Home Advisors – Helping a new local real estate company stand out in an expanding market.