About Nick & Grandpä

Nick Sickelton is Creative Director of grandpä studio in Santa Ana, California. Previously Freelance Art Director for Razorfish, Viacom, The Designory, Vayner Media, & Art Director at Innocean Worldwide.

Educated in branding, design, and photography, Nick makes work that keeps the idea at the forefront making the creative complex though minimal.

For the past nine years, Nick has produced ideas and campaigns for big and small companies giving him a diverse perspective creative realms.

Alongside Nick is a team of creative talent that make up the team at Grandpä. The team is always expanding and morphing to best suit each client and project. For more on granpdä please feel free to reach out.


8pm – 6pm daily

by appointment only:

3830 W. Kent Ave. Unit 4

Santa Ana, Ca. 92704




Our Vision

It’s quite simple what we stand for. We focus on producing work that is timeless, clean, and simple. We work with some of the best and brightest creatives and build teams based on the project at hand to ensure you’re getting top level work.

In an age where everyone everywhere can do everything we understand that above all else concept is king and we feel that it’s concept that sets up apart. Weather it be branding identity, photography, or communication design we seek the simplest form of the most complex concepts. Always pushing what belongs and what doesn’t, we work with our clients in a collaborative fashion in a way that produces the best work.

Simply put, if you’re seeking a studio that always say “yes”, without question, we’re not that. But, if you’re looking for a studio with the know how through experience to ask the right questions and challenge the norm to produce the best work we can, then we’re a studio up for the challenge.


What We Do

Art Direction, Graphic Design, Studio Photography, Lifestyle Photography, Social Media, Adversiting, Branding & Identity, Campaigns, Strategy, Creative Consulting


Who We Work With

Beats By Dre, Acura, K/tr Brew Co., Visa, The Olympics, Fifa World Cup, Hyundai, Acura, Honda, The Grammys, Infiniti, Fabletics, Cannes Lions, Esquire, Netflix, TNT, Westfield, Blackwing Pencils



Webby, Forbes, One Show, Clio Awards, Addys, Logo of the Year