• About

    My Story

FM Creative is a full-spectrum impact studio that puts our clients and their success at the heart of everything we do. With over 1000 creative projects worth of experience we have expertise in creative ideation and implementation across an ever-evolving array of touch points. For almost two decades, our calling card has been smart, game-changing ideas that aim for the heart to achieve real results. Based in Greater Chicago, we have developed strategic and award-winning creative work by partnering with clients large and small across a wide range of industries and categories.

Clients

I'm fortunate to have worked with some great brands.

Leadership

Fernando Medina is the founder and creative director of FM Creative. His award-winning design work has spanned the creation of new brands, brand identity, illustration, and package design. His mission is to ensure all creative work coming out of FM Creative is held to the absolute highest of standards.

Fernando's work has been featured in various publications, his work has also been recognized for artistic excellence by Rhode Island School of Design, GDUSA magazine, and the United States Congress, among many others. When not being a creative tour de force, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two children in their midwest home, playing basketball, or watching a classic movie.

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Guiding Principles

Values we live and work by

Keep it Simple

Keep it Simple

Make it simple but significant.

Stay Big & Small

Stay Big & Small

Large scale agency capabilities without the agency price tag.

Versatility

Versatility

We create unique solutions for our clients unique challenges.

Courage

Courage

Big Ideas and Bold Action.

Grow Together

Grow Together

The goal is always results, and growth, both for our clients and for ourselves.

Integrity

Integrity

Success without integrity is failure. People over profits.

Tenacity

Tenacity

Never settle for "good enough". We tenaciously pursue excellence in all we do.

Learn

Learn

Never stop learning because life never stops teaching.

You're Too Kind

What clients are saying

"FM Creative has an amazing creative drive. Your positive energy is infectious"

- Stephanie Leichtweis, Lehigh

"Amazing work! FM absolutely nailed our package redesign and exceeded expectations. You are an artist and visionary"

- Lisa Kimberly, American Medical Assoc.

"You have an amazing knack for distilling stories and really getting to the heart of what brands are all about"

- Scott Ascher, Americas Brewing Co.

"FM is a visual storyteller, he combines art and story in fresh and compelling ways to craft meaningful and relevant graphics"

- Ernesto Pacheco, Farmers