Place Creative Company


Our Team

Steve Crafts

Steve Crafts

partner / creative director

Keri Piatek

Keri Piatek

partner / design director

Dave Speidel

David Speidel

partner / brand director

Jordan Meserole

Jordan Meserole

senior designer


Michael Niggel

designer & web developer

Ann Kiley

Ann Kiley

senior designer

Nick Lamper

Nick Lamper


Brianne Lucas

Brianne Lucas

account director


Michelle Boutin

senior designer


Michael Adams

account director

Our Services


  • Integrated Campaigns
  • Broadcast / Television
  • Radio Campaigns
  • Social Media Campaigns
  • Copywriting
  • Print Campaigns
  • Design Driven Motion
  • 2D 3D Animation


  • Logo / Corporate Identity
  • Strategy and Insight
  • Brand Naming
  • Consumer Research
  • Brand Focus Workshops
  • Corporate Standards
  • Brand Voice / Copywriting
  • Photography

web + digital

  • Web Design/Development
  • Responsive Design
  • E-commerce
  • Production and Coding
  • Front-end & Back-end
  • Content Strategy / Wireframing
  • CMS Site Development
  • Mobile

print design

  • Print Collateral
  • Catalog Design
  • Direct Mail
  • Brochure
  • Annual Reports
  • Posters

3D / environments

  • Packaging Design
  • Point of Sale Display
  • Trade Show Booths
  • Retail Environments
  • Merchandising
  • Signage

Strong Brands Strong Vermont board

When our clients thrive, Vermont thrives.

Maybe there’s something in the water up here in Vermont—something that spawns the entrepreneurial spirit. Something that isn’t “business as usual”.  Yankee ingenuity, boot strapping, old hippies, young hipsters, hard workers. The source is hard to pinpoint but the effects of our creative economy are easy to see in our hometown of Burlington and around the state of Vermont.

Over the past decade we’ve helped amazing Vermont businesses turn their ideas into viable brands—brands that are growing to reach national and international markets while staying true to their Vermont values.

When Vermont brands succeed they create prosperity, build community and strengthen our working landscape. That’s what we mean when we say,  “strong brands, strong Vermont”.

Now what about your brand? Sure, you can work with some fancy agency from New York City, San Francisco, or Boston—but shouldn’t your advertising, digital marketing, and branding come from a local agency that cares about Vermont as much as you do?

In the News

TellyLowRez2Place collects the hardware from the 2015 Telly Awards. The three trophies are for the animated TV campaign “Pick the Better Bulb” created for Efficiency Vermont. We are especially honored that our client, Efficiency Vermont, submitted the campaign and it won “People’s Choice”.


sevenMore kudos! We all enjoyed a great party at ECHO on the waterfront as a finalist in the 2015 Daysies Award for Best Marketing / Advertising Agency.

Burlington Free Press LogoSteve writes an op-ed for the Burlington Free Press about what keeps Vermont going.
Small companies make a big footprint in Vermont

Seven Days LogoWhen Seven Days wanted to talk Food and Branding, they knew who to ask.
Place Creative Company Finds a Niche With Vermont Food Brands

Business People Vermont LogoBusiness People Vermont talks background and the first years of Place
The Sense of Place

Contact Us

Place resides in a former milk plant in downtown Burlington, Vermont. It has all the essential vitamins and minerals we need to create: interactive space, quiet corners, art on display, and really cool chairs. It hosts meetings of two, ten, or a party of one hundred, and was designed (of course) by the folks at Place.

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We’re hiring! 
We’re looking for a talented Designer and Account Manager to join our growing team. Interested? Send your resume and cover letter to:

Place Creative Company
187 South Winooski Avenue
Burlington, Vermont 05401

p > 802-660-2051
f > 802-660-2010