Unique Ideas.

Bold Solutions.

Forward Creative.

Energy for Business

Commitment to Excellence

Passion for Creativity

At Forward Creative, we take a hands on, collaborative and communicative approach to all projects. We are dedicated to the success of our clients.


Show off the personality of your business. We create powerful brands that stand out. Awareness, credibility and loyalty grow from the tools and materials we design.


Develop a website that uniquely engages your audience. We create memorable, user-friendly experiences through website design. Simple or advanced - it's our specialty.


Engage your audience with our digital and print creative design services. We provide results with data-driven reports, so you can make informed decisions to grow your business.

Mary Ellen Makhlouf- Creative Website Designer and Marketing Specialist at Forward Creative

Mary Ellen Makhlouf

Creative Developer

Gillian Forward- Creative Director, Writer and Branding Specialist at Forward Creative

Gillian Forward

Creative Director

Michael Forward- Creative Business Developer and Growth Specialist at Forward Creative

Michael Forward

Creative Manager

Kind Words from Great People

"I would commend Gillian, Mary Ellen and Michael for their ability to seamlessly transition our event online...Being able to work with a team that combines such a wealth of knowledge and experience and to have them based locally was a huge bonus..."
Christmas Tree Council of Nova Scotia
Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia
"I have been working with Forward Creative for almost a year now and I will continue to hire them to help us with our HealthWalks website, sales funnels, newsletters and online marketing. No matter what I throw their way, they have proven to know how to get our brand the best results in a way that is in line with our company values and vision."
HealthWalks Podiatry Clinic & Shoe Store
New Glasgow, Nova Scotia
Honest, professional, super friendly and very creative! I’ve been singing their praises to anyone who will listen to me. I highly recommend Forward Creative for all your website and marketing needs. Thank you to Mary Ellen, Gillian and Michael for making my life so much easier. My website looks incredible, thank you, thank you! You guys are the best!"
Syd Delicious Bakery
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
"Forward Creative are amazing to work with. We've worked with a number of firms throughout Canada and I can say undoubtedly that they're at the very top. Very strong on websites and branding and Mary Ellen is one of the strongest problem solvers and critical thinkers I know. Just a pleasure to work with! Couldn't recommend them more."
Lazy Sage Dinner's In The Bag
Halifax, Nova Scotia
"We have been working with Forward Creative since November 2020. They have been instrumental in helping Scleroderma Atlantic build a stronger, more effective, and efficient organization. The team is always reachable, easy to connect with, has great insight, creative ideas, and a wide-range of skills. They are professional, friendly and great to work with. They have become a part of our community and organization. We would highly recommend Forward Creative!"
Scleroderma Atlantic
Halifax, Nova Scotia
"The benefits I have received from Forward Creative include exceptional customer service and responsive turnaround time on their work. In addition, I trust the company and all that are associated with it. Last, but not least, the work produced has been exactly what I asked for which tells me they listened and then added their depth of expertise...!"
Crafty Beasts Brewing Company
Fredericton, New Brunswick

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