we're CreativeFuel Design -

the advertising agency where smart creative and hot design ignite
to fuel extraordinary results.

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the nuts and bolts

When Diamond Billiards decided to update their website, CreativeFuel Design was the obvious choice.
The result: a robust, Joomla CMS site that emanates Diamond's style.

Because the DIAMOND was truly designed by players for players and not by manufacturers, it contains design features found in no other table in existence, teatures which make each DIAMOND the standard of the industry for tournament play, for commercial pool rooms and for the home.

CreativeFuel Design worked tirelessly with DIAMOND executives to design, build and host a complete Joomla Content Management System (CMS). This powerful e-commerce site features a custom, Ajax program allowing the user to view any of their many professional tables in a number of cloth colors. DIAMOND can now easily update their own content, photos and descriptions of products and all their upcoming events.

Users can connect socially with DIAMOND, learn the rules of the games and even find out what room dimensions are needed for various sized tables. Bar owners, pool room owners and league operators can learn more about DIAMOND'S NO EXCUSE financing options.


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it's a full service station

If you keep on doing what you've always done, you'll keep on being what you've always been.
Nothing changes unless you make it change.

Print Design

Annual Reports
Apparel Design
CD Cover Design
Direct Mail
Greeting Cards
Logo Development
Magazine Ads
Newsletter Layouts
Newspaper Ads
Packaging & Labels
Pocket Folders
Product Sheets
Rack Brochures
Stationery Suites
Trade Publication Ads

Other Branding

Billboard Design
Creative Copy Writing
Entrance Signage
Location Signage
Marketing Plans
Point of Purchase
Powerpoint Slides
Print Management
Promotional Videos
Public Relations
Radio & Television
Sales & Training Kits
Specialty Items
Theatre Slides
Theme Development
Trade Show Displays

Web Development

Content Management Systems
Custom Programming
Domain Registration
E-mail Campaigns
Interactive Multimedia
Search Engine Optimiation
Web Design
Web Hosting

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catalog"I worried I was just dreaming when I asked for a brochure that would convey our exceptional quality in twelve pages. Because of CFD's design skills, patience, connections and eye for detail, our customers now truly understand who we are when they open our brochure."


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chief mechanic on duty


Mark Shanks was pursuing an architecture degree at Ball State University when he heard a voice saying, “Build it and they will come.” It wasn’t the first time Mark had heard voices, but that’s a story for another web site. Lucky for his clients, the voice he heard back in college also told him to change his major and pursue a career in advertising. Now, he builds fires to brand with.

Mark has served several gigs as head honcho and executive creative director for major agencies in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, and a ten-year stint operating a design firm in Florida. And then in 2002, the prodigal designer came home to brand a local mayoral candidate. The victory of his candidate and client was all Mark needed to launch his own ad agency that came to be known as CreativeFuel Design.

His dream was to help retail, business-to-business, not-for-profits and other companies lift their message above the noise of the marketplace. To accomplish this, says Mark, CFD (that’s agency code that only Mark and his minions can use) has to get close to the client and the clients’ customers. It goes without saying that Mark and staff will use the client’s products or services, tour company facilities, observe product manufacturing and study customer demographics, psychographics and geographics before developing any branding graphics. “This way, we can develop a meaningful message that begins to build that all-important brand identity in their marketplace,” says Mark, who some people describe as amiable, congenial and personable. Some people. “We like to think of our client relationship as a partnership. Their success is our success.” (That means your Addy award will look great in our lobby.)

During his 25 plus years in the field of marketing communications, Mark has contributed to the success of international accounts such as The Marriott, Zimmer, Domino’s Pizza, Nautique’s Boats and eBay. Call Mark Shanks at 765.661.7727 today, or write to learn more about how we can successfully market your business.

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CreativeFuel Design
103 N. Thomas Road
LaFontaine, IN 46940

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