© 2019 | Melanie Layer Creative, LLC |  Based in St Louis, working everywhere. 

MLC is an independent design studio focused on working with small business and startups, We are problem-solvers, curiosity-driven and most of all creative

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Established in 2016 with a desire to cut through the corporate maze of complication and work directly with clients who understand that design matters. We work with ambitious brands who are looking to create distinction through the power of design. We believe marketing work is way more than "making the logo bigger. We craft branding and design that tells your true story and reached audiences on a new level. 


About Melanie

Melanie Layer-Gaskell is the founder and Creative Director of MLC. MLC is an independently run design studio specializing in branding, art direction, and design. As a graphic designer, Melanie enjoys collaborating with clients who value design and are aware of the power of branding. She has a broad skill-set and over nine years of experience as a Creative Director and entrepreneur. After several years of freelancing and working in an agency setting, She opened Melanie Layer Creative, LLC in August of 2016. Melanie received her BFA in Graphic Design from Maryville University.  She is a proud partner, a mother to one baby boy and two rescue dogs, a Disney history nerd,  and enjoys Mid-Century modern everything. 


Building a brand image

Adds Value.

 When you invest in your brand, your business will grow. Your logo and branding is the message (good or bad) that you are sending to your customers. To stand out from the crowd, your brand must clearly communicate your business's unique narrative. Creative is the variable of success.


MLC will work with you to make sure that your branding tells your story starting with your logo and website all the way down to your business cards.

Creative is the variable of success. 


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I want to work with entrepreneurs.

We are a small business ourselves and we understand what it takes.  We get the struggle, the late nights, and how hard you worked to make your business a reality.  I love the chase and I know you do too. That is why we offer pricing catered to small businesses and start ups. Our small business packages are a great way for you to build your brand identity, website, or revamp your older/outdated site. 


Every month

we help give 

food & Care to 

animals in need.

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Would you like to partner on a new project? 
Mobile Office

Anywhere USA

Phone: 314-282-8171


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OPO Start Ups

119 South Main Street St Charles, MO 63301

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Editorial & Layout

Environmental Design 


Digital Design

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