We're Compact Creative

We build nice things on the internet. Websites, tools, and services that make people's lives more creative.

Est. 2006

Creative VIP was founded, and is run, by David Appleyard, a designer and writer based in the UK.

Things change quickly online, and we've done a lot over the last eight years.

Here are a few of the things we're doing right now:


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Creative VIP

An exclusive membership club for creative folk, providing discounts, goodie bags, and resources.

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Design Shack

Our community site publishes regular articles and inspiration for creatives and designers.


Have a question about anything we do? Just drop us an email. We're always interested to discuss partnerships and ideas.