At Nehlsen, we’re full of creative ideas — and we love to share! Check out some of the work that’s been keeping us busy this holiday season.
Nehlsen Company Card
After last year’s elaborate book, we immediately knew we wanted to create simple holiday wishes with our Christmas card this year — but how best to convey the idea took some time. After many emails and brainstorming sessions, we finally decided on a staff photo. But what a photo! The outside of our card shows the Nehlsen and PicTwo staff decorating the outside of our office. But when clients open the card, they see the magic of Photoshop at work. Our designer took the same simple image on the front and transformed the landscape into a magical winter wonderland.
Merry Christmas, indeed!
Group O: O What Fun It Is To Ride!
Together with the Group O team, we devised the concept of taking Group O clients on a sleigh ride through the company’s services. A leader in end-to-end marketing, supply chain and packaging solutions, Group O wanted to highlight each service in a festive way. The Nehlsen team designed a two-sided, die-cut, fold-out card featuring the Group O name on one side and a rhyming story that takes readers on a sleigh ride on the other. We combined recognizable aspects of the Group O location with elements of Santa’s workshop for an exciting holiday feel.
The end result can be used as an office decoration, or a beautiful card to hang over a fireplace.
SMACNA Greater Chicago:
The Nice List
In addition to producing the association’s annual Holiday Dinner & Dance invitations, Nehlsen worked with SMACNA Greater Chicago executives to create a holiday-themed year-end review. Because the association accomplished a number of exciting things throughout the year — from launching a new young professionals group to hosting industry events to unveiling a new website — our team designed the piece to look like Santa’s nice list.
We wanted to create an experience for SMACNA members when they opened their package in the mail, so the finished piece was rolled up and embellished with a festive ribbon.
We’re lucky to work with clients who allow us to be creative with their brand messaging, and had so much fun working on these holiday projects! We can’t wait to see what the next year brings. Happy holidays!