For as long as companies have advertised, they’ve used graphic design to get their point across.
From logos to apps, emails to billboards, graphic design affects every step of the process. A great design can cause your business to skyrocket, while a bad design can bury it.
That’s why so many companies trust these 45 graphic design firms to handle their image. If design can truly make or break your brand, why not leave it to the professionals?
1) Appetite Creative
Founded in 2015, Appetite Creative has quickly racked up impressive awards and high-profile clients. Clutch has named Appetite one of the top B2B companies in the UK four years in a row. It helps that they focus on dynamic digital marketing for modern consumers.
Locations: London, Madrid, Dubai
Services*: Web and app design, interactive packaging, branding, video production, social media
Notable clients: British Airways, Walt Disney World, Tommy Hilfiger, Bayer, Volvo
*Note: Lists of services provided are not complete.
2) The Yard Creative
As The Yard Creative proudly proclaims on their site, “We only work with clients who want to challenge their sector.” Whether you need digital ads or in-person experiences, TYC is a graphic design firm that pros trust.
Services: Products, branding, interior design, retail, digital materials, strategy
Notable clients: Nike, SKINS, Unilever, BP, Heathrow Airport
Many of the agencies on this list have won awards for their designs, but how many have won a Golden Lion at Cannes? This studio specializes in creating modern designs for brands with a digital presence.
Services: Digital design, web development, animation, corporate identities, social media campaigns
Notable clients: Facebook, IKEA, Harvard University, MoMA, Pepsico
Like DigitalDesign.NYC, AGCS combines graphic design with coding and web development to create a fully rounded digital ecosystem. Their digital focus appeals to a global range of clients, but their graphic design and video production skills make them appealing to marketers.
Services: Illustration, visual identity, logo design, creative consulting, web development
Notable clients: Universal Pictures, PayPal, Google Play, Philips, DHL
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Merit/Andrew’s seasoned team of creatives covers everything from TV spots to static ads. Founded way back in 2002, they bring plenty of design expertise to their ads. If you’re looking to market your brand with a stylish commercial or social media campaign, they’re the ones to call..
Location: Newport Beach, CA
Services: Branded content, animation, social media, campaign development, video
Notable clients: NFL, Nissan, X Games, National Geographic, Logitech
With 20 years in the game, this design firm promises to give your brand experience a complete facelift. Their work is far-reaching, bringing everything from communications to operations together to redesign your business. But it’s not just bells and whistles—they’ve also got plenty of design expertise to go around.
Services: Advertising, brand identity, digital, TV, print, website design
Notable clients: PwC, Sharp, Weight Watchers, Vornado, Daily Mail
7) North Street Creative
North Street Creative specializes in helping brands in complex industries stand out to everyday consumers. This includes financial services, professional services, construction, real estate, media, nonprofits, and consumer industries.
Locations: NYC and Providence, RI
Services: Brand strategy, logos, website design, packaging, content strategy
Notable clients: MasterCard, The New York Times, Edison Research, L’Oreal, YouTube
This UK-based graphic design firm has won awards for their inventive work. They pride themselves on an unconventional approach, helping brands reach new audiences with environmental, digital, and sensory branding.
Services: Art direction, brand identity, video, audio, print
Notable clients: ASOS, Amazon, BBC, London College of Fashion, United Nations
9) Brighten the Corners
The first thing you may notice about Brighten the Corners is the angular, Bauhaus inspired look of their designs. Few graphic design firms have developed as striking and unique an identity as this German agency.
Locations: Frankfurt, London, Athens
Services: Physical media, website design, brand identity, typography, art direction
Notable clients: University of Darmstadt, Anish Kapoor, Empathy Museum, German Ministry of Finance
Pearlfisher is a graphic design firm whose work you’ve probably seen out in the world, as in the example above. With three decades of design experience, they’ve created stunning brand identities across industries. They’re especially prominent in the food and beverage industry.
Locations: London, NYC
Services: Packaging design, typography, brand identity, strategy, video
Notable clients: Starbucks, Jim Beam, Pyrex, Colgate, McDonald’s
11) Wolff Olins
Few ad agencies are as decorated as Wolff Olins. They’ve been developing brand identities since the 1960s, working with titans from Google to the Beatles. Along the way, they’ve also been met with a fair share of controversy, such as their derided 2012 London Olympics logo.
Locations: London, NYC, San Francisco
Services: Brand strategy, analysis, visual identity, copywriting, UI/UX, print
Notable clients: TikTok, Uber, StateFarm, Grubhub, The Met
Started in 2001, LOVE’s experienced team of designers cover everything from physical installations to digital advertising. They’ve won over 300 awards for their work, noted for combining artistry with commercial appeal.
Location: Manchester, UK
Services: Brand strategy, content writing, digital design, packaging, interior design, video production
Notable clients: Adidas, GQ, Lucky Charms, Vogue, Moët
13) Studio Number One
If you haven’t heard of Studio Number One, there’s a chance you’ve still heard of its cofounder, Shepard Fairey. He’s known for launching the OBEY clothing brand and Barack Obama’s iconic 2008 “HOPE” campaign. Launched by Shepard and Amanda Fairey, Studio Number One has created dozens of equally iconic campaigns since 2003.
Services: Art direction, strategy, brand identity, advertising, guerrilla marketing, social media
Notable clients: Adidas, Bacardi, Coca-Cola, Disney, Esquire
With a laser focus on branding and rebranding, FutureBrand has become a highly sought-after graphic design firm for large-scale enterprises. Their work ranges from luxury to medicine, always with an emphasis on maintaining and shaping brand identity.
Locations: London, Milan, NYC
Services: Experience design, logos, digital media, print, packaging, brand architecture
Notable clients: American Airlines, Bentley, Costa Rica, NFL, Libraries Without Borders, Sephora
15) Critical Mass
This prolific Canadian graphic design firm has been helping brands stay ahead since 1996. Critical Mass’ work covers a wide range of styles and industries, but consistently has an effortless, engaging feel.
Locations: 11 offices including NYC, LA, Sāo Paulo, Tokyo, London
Services: Brand strategy, social media, UI/UX, product design, campaign creation
Notable clients: Apple, Blizzard Entertainment, Marriott, Mistubishi, 1-800 Contacts
Formerly known as Anthem Worldwide, SGK is a graphic design firm dedicated to simplifying and amplifying brands. They specialize in packaging and brand experience, helping companies all over the globe grow their audience.
Locations: Des Plaines, Chicago, Pittsburgh, São Paulo, Singapore, London
Services: Packaging, marketing strategy, branding, consumer insights, retail experiences
Notable clients: ASICS, Pringles, L’Oréal, Heineken, Air France, Nike
17) Turner Duckworth
Have you ever looked at Subway’s slick modern redesign and wondered who did it? That would be Turner Duckworth. This graphic design firm, founded in 1992, has delivered iconic refreshes for everyday brands like Subway and Coca-Cola.
They don’t stop at redesigns, however. With a wealth of campaigns, there’s a good chance you’ve seen a Turner Duckworth design out in the world today.
Locations: San Francisco, NYC, London
Services: Branding, illustration, video, packaging, digital advertising
Notable clients: Maker’s Mark, American Red Cross, Amazon, Metallica, HSBC
18) Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv
Chermayeff & Geismar & Haviv has been in the design game for 65 years. In that time, they’ve designed iconic logos for NBC, Mobil, National Geographic, and dozens of other brands. On top of logos, they’re known for their graphic art and architecture. For instance, they designed the animal sculptures at the St. Louis Children’s Zoo.
Services: Graphic design, brand identity, print, motion graphics, art in architecture
Notable clients: Warner Bros. Discovery, HarperCollins, PBS, Pew Research Center, US Open
Founded in 2014, McFaul_Day prides itself on bringing English craftsmanship to its designs and ad campaigns. They’ve been New Balance’s design team of choice for nearly a decade, along with dozens of other iconic brands.
Services: Brand consulting, graphic design, product design, copywriting, creative direction
Notable clients: Pepsi, Toyota, Sony, British Airways, Lucasfilm
If you want to work with a graphic design firm that really knows their stuff, look no further than Landor. They’ve been active since 1941, pioneering some of the techniques that all the other firms on this list use today. Famously, they were headquartered on a boat in San Francisco Bay during the 1960s-80s. While the boat has passed, its outside the box spirit remains.
Locations: 25+ offices including Barcelona, NYC, Paris, Mexico City, London, Sydney, Tokyo
Services: Packaging, digital media, typography, brand identity, strategy
Notable clients: Barclays, LEGO, NFL, Procter & Gamble, T-Mobile
Based in Germany, MetaDesign partners with brands around the world to create logos and branding with a unique identity. The graphic design firm’s work is often simple, angular, and colorful, designed to stick in your audience’s heads.
Locations: 8 locations including Beijing, Berlin, NYC, San Francisco
Services: Brand strategy, UI/UX, audio/video, packaging, web and app design, POS
Notable clients: Volkswagen, T-Mobile, Yves Saint Laurent, 23andMe, University of California
22) Happy Cog
Since 1999, Happy Cog has helped clients build websites, apps, marketing campaigns, and interactive experiences. The firm has worked with companies ranging from nonprofits to global brands building memorable and unique campaigns.
Services: Brand strategy, market research, web and app design, branding, analytics
Notable clients: &pizza, City of Philadelphia, White House Correspondents’ Association, David’s Bridal, Books-A-Million
23) The Chase
For 35 years, The Chase has brought elegant designs to the UK and abroad. They derive their design philosophy from an old adage about a craftsman who carves wooden elephants from blocks of timber. Asked how he did it, he replied, “I just cut away the wood that doesn’t look like an elephant.”
Locations: Manchester, London
Services: Brand strategy, audio/video, digital design, physical media, printing, social media
Notable clients: AstraZeneca, Tesco, Royal Mail, Kingston University
Where The Chase prides itself on classical craftsmanship, Mucho imbues its work with modern flair. The Spanish graphic design firm often creates unconventional packaging and branding, using minimalist colors and shapes to modernize brands.
Locations: San Francisco, Barcelona, Melbourne, Paris
Services: Brand analysis, consumer insights, packaging, brand identity, social media
Notable clients: Apple, Venmo, Levi’s, Fútbol Club Barcelona, Salesforce
25) Studio Dumbar
Founded in 1977, this Dutch graphic design firm remains on the cutting edge. They’re known for their bold, moving typography, but their work extends to video, print, and much more.
Services: Visual identity, branding, motion graphics, video, print
Notable clients: Spotify, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nike, Van Gogh Museum
26) House Industries
What sets House Industries apart from other graphic design firms is their laser focus on delivering unique, memorable fonts and wordmarks. Their work goes far beyond simple typeface design. The Delaware based studio incorporates text into print, physical media, digital ads and more with stunning panache.
Location: Yorklyn, DE
Services: Logos, typography, brand identity, product design
Notable clients: Hermès, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The New Yorker, Uniqlo, the Henry Ford Museum
Penji isn’t your typical graphic design firm. They offer design as a service, with a fixed rate for singular designs or a monthly subscription fee for unlimited graphic design. This model has a number of advantages, including transparent pricing, quick turnaround, and a diversity of styles. (To be fair, we may be a little biased.)
Services: Digital, print, social media, branding, packaging, illustrations, web and app design
Notable clients: Uber, CVS, Jos A Bank, Best Buy, Mattel
Pentagram proudly touts themselves as “the world’s largest independent design consultancy.” With 50 years of experience and locations around the globe, it’s easy to see how they’ve grown to such substantial heights. Their work is simple, but deceptively fresh, perfect for established brands and brands looking to get there.
Locations: London, Berlin, NYC, Austin
Services: Brand identity, graphics, campaigns, packaging, audio/video
Notable clients: Warhammer, Jack Daniels, Verizon, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
29) Saffron Brand Consultants
Like a few other graphic design firms on this list, Saffron is primarily concerned with brand consultancy. They’ve launched some iconic rebrands since they started back in 2001, including the Meta logo pictured above.
Locations: London, Madrid, Istanbul, Vienna, Mumbai
Services: Brand strategy, audio/video, testing, product development, UI/UX, campaigns
Notable clients: YouTube, City of Vienna, T-Mobile, Santander, Gulf Air
30) A Practice for Everyday Life
With A Practice for Everyday Life, the name says it all. This uniquely elegant graphic design firm often works with publishers and clients in the arts. They also have a type foundry, where you can buy a host of graceful typefaces.
Services: Brand identity, graphic design, printing, art direction, exhibition design, website design
Notable clients: Architects’ Journal, British Council, Victoria and Albert Museum
Triboro is a graphic design firm founded by designers David Heasty and Stefanie Weigler. Since 2004, they’ve been designing sharp, colorful campaigns across industries. Their work is inspired by modern art, giving brands of every stripe a chic, eye-catching feel.
Services: Printing, exhibitions, packaging, digital media, brand identity
Notable clients: Marc Jacobs, Sweetgreen, Google, Zola Jesus, American Express, MoMA
32) Made by Alphabet
Yes, there’s a prominent graphic design firm called Alphabetical and another called Alphabet. To be fair, Alphabet’s branding work truly does cover the spectrum from A to Z. The UK firm has worked in industries from hair care to crypto, producing dynamic and unique branding packages.
Services: Brand creation, strategy, visual identity, packaging, UI/UX, campaigns, illustration
Notable clients: NHS, USA Volleyball, OnePlus, The Bureau
Like Studio Dumbar, DIA specializes in kinetic typography. Since 2007, they’ve produced exciting brand experiences for companies in arts, commerce, philanthropy, tech, and everything in between.
Locations: NYC, Geneva
Services: Branding, graphic design, audio/video, animation, web design, strategy
Notable clients: Squarespace, Nike, Samsung, United Nations, The New York Times
If you’re looking for a design, just say Hey. This Spanish graphic design firm has your back, crafting fresh branding and packaging for companies around the world since 2007.
Their work covers a broad range of industries, but the throughline is a spirit of color and creativity. If you just like the name “Hey,” there’s also a Norwegian design studio by the same name.
Services: Art direction, branding, campaigns, packaging, video, web design
Notable clients: Huawei, Wired, Uniqlo, Mayor of London, ESPN
35) CRX (Casa Rex)
CRX is the consumer branding department of Casa Rex, a globally recognized Brazilian design house. Where Casa Rex is known for stunning prints and creative campaigns, CRX brings that spirit of inspiration to the business world, particularly packaging.
Locations: São Paulo, London
Services: Visual identity, packaging, branding, campaigns, strategy
Notable clients: Dove, Kellogg’s, SKYY Vodka, Avon, Campari
36) Radish Lab
Radish Lab proudly describe themselves as “a purpose driven creative agency.” The graphic design firm emphasizes their work with nonprofits. They help organizations around the world reach a broader audience with engaging visuals and campaigns.
Locations: NYC, Berlin
Services: Brand strategy, web and mobile design, analytics, visual identity, illustration, print
Notable clients: Sesame Workshop, American Cancer Society, (RED), UNICEF, Women’s Refugee Commission
37) Eat Creative
Japanese graphic design firm Eat Creative has produced vibrant work for companies around the globe. Their work has helped international brands reach an audience in the Asia/Pacific region. It’s also bridged the gap between local companies and audiences abroad.
Locations: Tokyo, Hong Kong
Services: Brand development, photography, illustration, video, web design, print
Notable clients: Wise, Mitsubishi, The Peninsula Hotels, TEDx, Herbalife
Launched in 2007, this graphic design firm is renowned for their work in travel and hospitality. While their work covers many industries, motion and discovery are running themes throughout their designs.
Locations: London, Zürich, Tokyo, Toronto, Hong Kong
Services: Branding, packaging, advertising, website design, strategy
Notable clients: BBC, British Airways, government of Thailand, Lexus, American Express
39) Big Spaceship
Since 2000, Big Spaceship has been providing dynamic designs and advertising for companies around the globe. Their work includes stellar graphic design for dozens of iconic brands, as well as commercials, brand strategy, and much more.
Services: Brand strategy, BI, graphics, audio/video, product design, web design, social media
Notable clients: Starbucks, Google, HBO, ASOS, Lucasfilm, NFL, JetBlue, Converse