We Help Small Businesses Reach Larger Markets.

We’re here to make a difference – for small businesses, individuals, communities, cities, and brands – through design, search engine optimization, content creation, storytelling & photography. We’re a thinktank, a creative agency, and problem solvers.


Rust Creative is a multidisciplinary design studio working across print & digital media. We believe that design is an essential communication tool that can achieve clarity no matter how complicated a concept. Design is socially useful & universal. We design everything from elegant, responsive websites to print collateral for advertising campaigns, branding materials, and trade show booths.

Search Engine Optimization.

Rust Creative’s SEO Division has helped small business clients sell more than $80 million worth of products. We also consult and advise small businesses on search engine strategy. Our clients rank high in all search engines for their targeted keywords. How do we do it? By optimizing and marketing websites the right way, by thinking long-term, and creating amazing content.

Content Creation.

Rust Creative specializes in content creation, campaign ideation, strategy, and Social Media Management.We’re witty, spunky, and very sarcastic. We’re also deft at created believable voices (probably because we hear so many in our heads). Those personality defects also allow us to create meaningful content that your clients want to like, and, like addicts, keep coming back for more.


Rust Creative specializes in editorial & lifestyle photography as well as product and food photography. Our chief photographer, Roger Hoover, grew up looking out the windows of used cars. He’s adept at ad hoc shoots where he has to find the visual story in the most unlikeliest of places.

Recent Clients

Alpha Technologies
Akron Metro Housing Authority
Custer Products
e-Tint Products
Erie Street Kitchen
Franklin Hotel Bar
Harwick Standard Chemical
Kent Natural Foods Co-Op
Label Peelers
Last Chance Records


Main Street Kent
Marathon Financial
Peninsula Foundation
Romanum Olive Oil
Sid Richardson
Taproot Catering
Tow Mart
Tree City Coffee
Venice Cafe


Join us.

We’re good at what we do, but we have yet to unlock our telepathic powers. So, please, fill out the form, and we’ll be in touch. You’ll be glad you called on Rust Creative to help.