Our Story

Studio MPLS is an independent, multidisciplinary design agency based in Minneapolis, Minnesota specializing in branding and packaging design. Since 2009, Studio MPLS has developed strategic and award-winning design work for some of the world’s largest and most influential brands including Amazon, Jack Daniel’s, Samsung, JCPenney, and Panda Express, among others. We firmly believe in the intrinsic value great design can bring to the world and practice this belief by partnering with clients large and small across a wide range of industries and sectors.

 

Services

  • BRANDING
  • PACKAGING
  • ILLUSTRATION
  • STATIONERY
  • PRINT COLLATERAL
  • BRAND STRATEGY
  • COPYWRITING
  • NAMING
  • PHOTOGRAPHY

Our Team

Dan Olson Founder, Creative Director

Dan Olson is the founder and creative director of Studio MPLS. With over thirty years of industry experience, he is responsible for some of the most highly awarded and widely recognized design work in the world, including global initiatives for brands like Coca-Cola, BMW, and Sony. A true Northerner in every way, Dan is a lifelong resident of Minneapolis and enjoys spending time at his Lake Superior cabin with his dog, Tom.

Allison Newhouse

Senior Designer

Andy Kaul

Account Manager

Christina Berglund

Senior Designer

Brent Schoepf

Designer

Leslie Olson

Designer

Lindsay McGlynn

Studio Manager

Clients, Past and Present

  • AMAZON
  • BROWN-FORMAN
  • COCA-COLA
  • JACK DANIEL'S
  • WOODFORD RESERVE
  • SAMSUNG
  • COUNTRY INNS & SUITES
  • THYMES
  • PANDA EXPRESS
  • TARGET
  • JCPENNEY
  • FARIBAULT WOOLEN MILLS
  • BASIN
  • BELIZE
  • CARGILL
  • AVEDA
  • GANDER MOUNTAIN
  • AMERICAN EAGLE

Testimonials