About

We are Tran Creative

Award Winning. Driven By Relationships. Since 2006.

Logo Design

We help you create a unique identity that breaks the generic mold and helps you stand apart from the competition.

Web Design

We help you stand apart from the competition by creating a one stop resource for your clients.

Marketing

We help you get the exposure you need to provide information to your clients and increase revenue.

Social Media

We help you provide the powerful and impactful content to make the connections you need.

Our clients hire us to help tell their story, connect with the audience, and stand out from the competition.

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Meet the Team

We are a team of passionate + creative people who love shaping stories into powerful + engaging visual messages and transforming ideas into action.

Ben Tran

Creative Director
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Husband, Father of 5, Marathoner, Ironman Triathlete
Ben's Story

Bretta Provost

Account Manager
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Wife, Mother, Engineer, Beauty Queen, Influencer & Superstar
Bretta's Story

Elise Strieff

Senior Designer
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Mother, Designer, Artist, Cook, Green Thumb, Country Girl & Wonder Woman
Elise's Story

Rachel Anderson

Junior Designer
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Wife, Designer, Cancer Survivor, Fur-Mama & Craft Master
Rachel's Story

Brandon Buroker

Videographer
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Father, Outdoorsman, Videographer & Photographer
Brandon's Story

Donney Salazar

Account Manager
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Husband, Father, Motivational Speaker
Donney's Story

Madison Milton

Social Media Coordinator
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Bookworm, Kick-boxer & Irish Dancer
Madison's Story

Phil Mastroianni

Web Developer
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Husband, Father, Outdoorsman & Photographer
Phil's Story

Award Winning Designs

We have won 64 American Advertising Awards with the numbers growing each year. Over 80 logos designed by Tran Creative are published in international design books. See it next time you visit Barnes & Noble.

Award Winning Logos

Ben Tran

Founder + Creative Director, B.F.A.

Ben was born and raised in Vietnam right after the Vietnam war ended in 1975. His career in design started in 1995 at Cypress College. He earned a BFA in Visual Communication Design at one of the top design programs in the country – Cal State Long Beach.

Ben has worked with several brand + ad agencies, including Landor, one of the largest brand agencies in the world. Brands that he has worked on: Nissan, Pepsi, Disney, Toshiba, Donald Trump, Frito Lay, Qdoba, Deseret Book, Kootenai Health, City of Coeur d’Alene, and many more, in different markets: Los Angeles, Hong Kong, San Francisco, Utah, San Antonio, Seattle, and the Inland Northwest.

Ben is a Ironman triathlete (2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike, 26.2 mile run). He has raced at Ironman events in Coeur d’Alene, Arizona, Oceanside, Boise, Grand Columbian, St. George, Boulder and has completed over 50 triathlons, including 2 Marathons as a guide for a blind runner. He spent two of the best years of his life during the two-year mission in New Jersey for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. He is also a self taught professional pianist, husband and father of five active kids.

Bretta Provost

Marketing Manager, B.S.

Bretta Provost has gone from a successful engineer to a thriving entrepreneur. Starting in 1998 with a degree in Civil Environmental Engineering from the University of Colorado at Boulder, her engineering career began working for several prominent firms in the Denver area. When threats of layoffs and downsizing started in a troubling economic time, Bretta explored other options and became an entrepreneur. She opened a successful engineering consulting firm and built a booming online wellness business though organic social media marketing.

At the invitation from her now-husband, she moved to Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. They ran a local boutique hotel for 11 years, got married, started a family, and developed real estate in the area. Bretta continued to grow her online business and now takes classes, online training, and keeps up with digital media trends to further fuel her passion for the online social marketing world. Bretta has done over 200 Facebook Lives to date!

Elise Strieff

Senior Designer, B.F.A.

Elise is a graduate of Eastern Washington University with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts degree in Visual Communication Design. She is versatile in all aspects of design. Elise grew up on a cattle ranch in Eastern Washington. She is an extremely hard worker, has a great love for nature, the arts, and is a fabulous cook. Elise is a new mother to a beautiful daughter and loves the new stage of life she has entered into.​

Rachel Anderson

Junior Designer, B.S.

Rachel is a graduate of BYU-Idaho with a Bachelor’s in Communications with an emphasis in Visual Media. She not only brings solid skills in design and photography but is also vibrant, and eager to learn. Rachel grew up in Utah, and is a hard worker, enthusiastic, a proud fur-mama, and never says no to a fun craft project. She is also a cancer survivor and loves life.

Brandon Buroker

Videographer, A.A.

Brandon has degree in videography from the Art Institute of Seattle, with 10 years of experience in video and photography. He is also a new father and and is enjoying the new stage of life he has entered into.​

Donney Salazar

Account Manager

Donney is passionate about working with organizations who invest in their people. As a leader, who understands the difference between earning and demanding respect, Donney primary goal will be to help you make a “shift” in order to reach your highest potential.

Madison Milton

Social Media Coordinator

Madison grew up in California and Nevada and moved to Coeur d’Alene in 2018. She enjoys reading and expressing herself through creative writing. She also has been doing competitive Irish dance since she was a child.

Phil Mastroianni

Web Developer, B.S.

Phil Mastroianni grew up in Southern California and has worked at several agencies and worked with national brands like Palms Casino, Sycuan Casino, Time Life, Westin/Starwood Hotels, InterContinental Resorts, and Darrell “The Gambler” Sheets of A&E’s Storage Wars. He loves working with the latest web technologies to create engaging websites that wow his clients! On his days off you can find him spending time with his family on hikes and taking photos.

Get In Touch

Interested in working with us?
We would love to help TELL YOUR STORY.

Logo

Create an identity to break the generic mold.

Web

Provide sleek and modern resources for your clients.

Marketing

Tell your story and increase your revenue.