About Us

You’re here. We’re thrilled! We hope to surprise and delight you with the Creativ story.


We believe creativity matters.

Inspired by the power of creativity.
Bettered by a community of creatives.
Driven by the belief creativity matters.
[h/t Artifact Uprising. We <3 your work.]


Spread the power of creativity.


Creativity is the expression of the truest part of yourself.

The purpose of life is to discover your gift. The work of life is to develop it.
The meaning of life is to give your gift away.” – David Viscott


The values of CREATIV
CREATIV co-founders Blake Brinker & Brad Thomas with CREATIV CEO Paige Zeigler
Creativ co-founders Blake Brinker & Brad Thomas with Creativ EIC Paige Zeigler


Creativ is a new media and e-commerce company that catalyzes creativity through inspirational stories and innovative learning experiences. Creativ’s website and app is devoted to inspired creative living, and our community is the place to discover and share creativity.

Emily Rudolph of CREATIV
Emily Rudolph, Creativ Community Manager


The world will be a better place if everyone is sharing their unique gifts with the world. By spotlighting creatives and building a community built around stories highlighting meaningful experiences, we believe you will feel more inspired to fully pursue and express your creative gifts.

The world needs that special gift only you have.
How you manifest it and how you choose to
share your unique gifts with the world is up to you.

The Maker Movement balances the beauty of creating in the digital and the analog, and some predict its impact will be bigger than the Industrial Revolution

The Creativ Movement takes this one step further by cultivating a community of creative-minded people spreading and celebrating creativity. Will you join us?

A note on our ethics policy: Creativ writers will always credit products or bloggers whose ideas we post. Any lack of credit is completely unintentional and will be corrected upon notice. Creativ will always disclose when and if a company has paid for or offered free products in return for promotion on the site. Creativ may earn revenue as an e-commerce affiliate for products linking outside our site. [h/t Brit + Co. We adapted their clear language to communicate our policy.]