Thread merged with Kick to expand our strategic and creative offerings. Kick is a Minneapolis-based strategy, branding and design agency delivering badass ideas and innovative experiences for forward thinking brands. To learn more visit

  • Executive Creative Director

    Nicole Ackmann

    Smart thinking, idea visioning, tiny detail perfecting, chaos wrangling and deep understanding of essential oils

  • account


    Magical multitasker, relationship builder, spreadsheet fan, lover of the arts, and the art of karaoke

  • creative


    Relentless digital production, knowing every product code by heart and inspiring boisterous goodbyes

  • account


    Devout decorator, intrigued by great ideas. Veteran marketer by day, garden-designing goat-keeper by dream.

  • creative


    Production wisdom, bringing display to life with 3D rendering and knowing any bird by its song

  • creative


    Questions everything including the questions, creatively methodical, crasher of go-karts

  • Dogge

    Louise (LuLu)

  • creative


    Animation, digital UX/UI, motion graphics, illustration, hand lettering and dog nicknames