Design with Purpose

Calia Creative is a graphic design studio that partners with organizations to create stunning, professional, and highly-effective visual solutions.

lisa gardner

Design that is both beautiful and thoughtful can make a positive impact on our world today.

Grow your Business with Great Design

Calia Creative offers comprehensive graphic design services. From logos and marketing materials to invitations and trade show displays, I'm on hand to build brands, increase sales, and make an impact.

Reports &

Get your message out there in a big way! Partner with a studio that knows how to deliver eye-catching designs.

Small Business &
Non Profit

Stand out from the crowd with our expert branding services that will give your business the visual identity it needs to succeed.

Event &

You can rely on Calia for compelling visuals that will turn heads for your upcoming special occasion or business retreat.

Featured Work

The Bioscience Economy Report
Sustaining the Growth and Competitiveness
Greater Milwaukee Global Health Landscape Study
Wedding Invitations
Special Occasion Invitations

Meet Lisa

Hi, I’m Lisa Gardner, the designer behind Calia Creative, and I believe design that is both beautiful and thoughtful can make a positive impact on our world today. With over 18 years of experience, I can ensure exceptional service and dynamic visual solutions that will impact your business in a transformative way. I would love to connect to discuss your graphic design needs.

Praise and Testimonials

Lisa is wonderful to work with and has elevated our deliverables to the next level with her design expertise. She is not only creative, but is also very responsive to meeting specific design criteria. For visually appealing documents and reports, we highly recommend her graphic design services.”

Deborah Cummings TEConomy Partners, LLC

Lisa is an extremely talented graphic designer. She communicates well in terms of understanding audience, conveying key messaging, and brainstorming the best style to display the information. Lisa is collaborative, hardworking, and meets deadlines. The client is always very pleased with the final document produced.

Jennifer Ozawa Senior Economist, RTI International

Lisa knows what works when it comes to graphic design. I've been working with her for almost 20 years and her eye for design is top notch. She is a true professional and easy to work with. She has a great sense of translating the client's vision into print, web or video and is one of the few people I know that is successful in all three of these areas.

Kevin Gibson Lighthouse Media Services

Design with a personal touch!


I work one-on-one with our clients to create a design that's unique and authentic. I make sure to get to know the clients, their products, and their audience. The name, Calia, derives from medieval Greek Kaleas meaning 'good or beautiful' and this is the essence that Calia Creative strives for...