Creating hardy designs.

Germinate Creative is the Portland, Oregon studio of graphic designer Maria Guerriero. Working with businesses that are ready to grow, I focus on print, web, and brand identity projects that give clients a hardy and long-lasting image.  learn more


Why Germinate?

I started Germinate Creative to lead a successful design shop that cares deeply about the look and feel of my clients’ promotions. I thrive on creating work that is vibrant, yet right on the details.


What I do

I design experiences that become more rooted by strengthening my clients’ visual presentations. I’m a one-stop graphic design shop offering multiple services, including branding, logo design, web design, illustration, and more.

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    Creative Freelancing in the Wake of the New Election

    Donald Trump will be our next president. This is the reality, and it’s a reality a lot of us are afraid of. To most of us, Trump’s victory is a wake up call, a sobering end to an extremely polarized …