For as long as companies have advertised, they’ve used graphic design to get their point across.
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 pros?
Founded in 2015, Appetite Creative has quickly racked up impressive awards and high-profile clients. The graphic design firm has been named one of the top B2B companies in the UK by Clutch for the past 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: Cadbury, British Airways, Walt Disney World, Tommy Hilfiger, Bayer, Volvo, Joker
*Note: Lists of services provided are not complete.
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Studio DBC is another buzzing graphic design firm, this one founded in 2014. They pride themselves on a solution-driven approach, working both locally and internationally to improve businesses through graphic design.
Services: Logos, site design, brand strategy, packaging, social media, brand content, print campaigns
Notable clients: American Express, Spotify, Confluence Health, Courtyard Marriott, J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions, College Board
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, logos, interior design, retail, branding, digital materials, market research, strategy, brand positioning
Notable clients: Nike, SKINS, Unilever, Westfield, 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, branded content, mobile apps, corporate identities, social media campaigns
Notable clients: Dell, Facebook, IKEA, Harvard University, MoMA, PayPal, Pepsico
DigitalDesign.NYC covers the whole range of design needs for digital infrastructure, from graphic design to UI/UX. Founded in 2015, they seamlessly integrate digital product design and graphic design into one great package.
Services: Logos, brand identity, typography, brand strategy, UI/UX, mobile, web
Notable clients: Tenten, The Arts Building NYC, @globalnewyorker, Glam+Go, Squrl
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 added graphic design and video production skills make them appealing to advertisers.
Services: Illustration, visual identity, logo design, creative consulting, web development, ecommerce
Notable clients: Universal Pictures, PayPal, Google Play, Philips, Yamaha, DHL
Boasting an experienced team and a green commitment, Burst Digital has made waves since their debut in 2018. Their services include all elements of digital branding from branding to SEO, with all your design needs in between.
Locations: London, NYC
Services: Brand identity, brand strategy, website development, online presence, SEO, content marketing, social media
Notable clients: Convivia, Vivienne Westwood, Nomad, Nova Project Studio
(From a commercial for Quizno’s by Merit/Andrew)
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, editorial, campaign development, long- and short-form video
Notable clients: NFL, Nissan, Cold War Kids, 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. Don’t worry; they’ve also got plenty of design expertise to go around.
Services: Advertising, brand identity and design, digital, TV, print, OOH, radio, website design
Notable clients: PwC, Sharp, Weight Watchers, Vornado, Daily Mail
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, logo design, visual identity, website design, packaging, video production, content strategy
Notable clients: MasterCard, The New York Times, Edison Research, Environmental Defense Fund, 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, interactive branding, video, print advertising, audio, typography
Notable clients: ASOS, Amazon, Amnesty International, BBC, London College of Fashion, United Nations
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 (Aschaffenburg), 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, Italian Cultural Institute
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, physical media, typography, brand identity, strategy, video
Notable clients: Driscoll’s, Starbucks, Jim Beam, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, Pyrex, Colgate, McDonald’s
14) 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, typography, logos, digital, print
Notable clients: TikTok, Google, Uber, StateFarm, Virgin Media, Tesco, Alibaba, 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 design, interior design, illustration, video production, animation
Notable clients: Adidas, GQ, Lucky Charms, Vogue, Guinness, Moët, SK-II
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.
Location: Los Angeles
Services: Art direction, design, strategy, brand identity, advertising, illustration, package design, guerrilla marketing, social media, digital advertising
Notable clients: Adidas, Bacardi, Coca-Cola, Disney, Esquire, Kiehl’s, Honda, Google, Levi’s
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: Experiential design, typography, logos, digital media, print, packaging, brand architecture
Notable clients: American Airlines, Barilla, Bentley, Cheerios, Costa Rica, NFL, Libraries Without Borders, Sephora
18) 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: Calgary, Chicago, Cupertino, London, Los Angeles, Nashville, New York, San José, São Paulo, Tokyo, Toronto
Services: Brand strategy, social media, ecommerce, UI/UX, web design, mobile, product design, content creation, campaign creation
Notable clients: Apple, Nissan, Blizzard Entertainment, Marriott, McDonald’s, Bayer, Mistubishi, 1-800 Contacts, Rihanna’s Clara Lionel Foundation
19) Huge Inc.
First Critical Mass, now Huge? Well, with decades of experience working with high-end brands across industries, it’s safe to say Huge is deserving of its name. From slick app designs to insightful TV spots, they help brands level up without losing their identity.
Locations: Atlanta, Bogotá, NYC, Chicago, DC, Detroit, London, Los Angeles, Medellín, Oakland, Singapore, Toronto, Tokyo
Services: Brand strategy, consumer insights, physical products, UI/UX, environmental design, web, mobile, typography
Notable clients: Spotify, Shipt, McDonald’s, Hublot, Google, Zelle, Jeep, Nike
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, design strategy, logos, typography, consumer insights, retail experiences, marketing content
Notable clients: ASICS, Campari, Pringles, L’Oréal, Heineken, Air France, 3M, Nike, Dollar General
21) Turner Duckworth
Ever wonder who gave the Subway logo its slick modern redesign? Yep, that’s 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, though. 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, logos, typography, illustration, video, packaging, digital advertising
Notable clients: Maker’s Mark, American Red Cross, Amazon, Metallica, HSBC, Little Caesars, Levi’s
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, such as the animal sculptures at the St. Louis Children’s Zoo.
Services: Graphic design, brand identity, logos, typography, exhibition design, print, motion graphics, art in architecture
Notable clients: Warner Bros. Discovery, HarperCollins, PBS, Pew Research Center, US Open, Barnes & Noble, Flatiron Health
Founded in 2014, McFaul_Day prides itself on bringing English craftsmanship to its designs and ad campaigns. They’ve been New Balance’s go-to design team for nearly a decade, and they’ve brought their sturdy style to dozens of other iconic brands as well.
Services: Brand consulting, graphic design, product design, copywriting, creative direction, video, storytelling, illustration
Notable clients: Pepsi, Toyota, Sony, British Airways, Red Bull, Lucasfilm, BBC
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, but while the boat has passed, its outside-the-box spirit remains.
Locations: 25+ locations around the world. Includes Beijing, Barcelona, NYC, Paris, Mexico City, London, Sydney, Tokyo, and more.
Services: Packaging, digital media, typography, logos, brand identity, strategy
Notable clients: Amazon, Barclays, LEGO, Lexus, Microsoft, NFL, Procter & Gamble, T-Mobile, Australian Open
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: Beijing, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Lausanne, New York, San Francisco, Zürich
Services: Brand strategy, architecture, UI/UX, audio, video, motion graphics, packaging, logos, typography, web and app design, POS
Notable clients: DHL, Volkswagen, T-Mobile, Yves Saint Laurent, 23andMe, University of California
26) 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, websites, mobile apps, branding, ogos, typography, UI/UX, content creation, analytics
Notable clients: &pizza, City of Philadelphia, Saint Joseph’s College, White House Correspondents’ Association, Zagat, David’s Bridal, Books-A-Million
27) 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 production, digital design, physical media, printing, logos, typography, social media
Notable clients: AstraZeneca, Tesco, Royal Mail, E4, Diageo, 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, typography, logos, brand identity, content direction, social media
Notable clients: Apple, Venmo, Levi’s, Fútbol Club Barcelona, Salesforce, DocMorris
29) 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, logos, typography, motion graphics, video, print, social media
Notable clients: Spotify, Dutch National Police, Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Nike, Van Gogh Museum, Alzheimer Nederland
30) 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: Font creation, logos, typography, brand identity, product design
Notable clients: Hermès, Jimmy Kimmel Live!, The New Yorker, Uniqlo, the Henry Ford Museum, Muji, MTV
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. (Okay, maybe we’re a little biased.)
Locations: HQ in Philadelphia, designers across the globe
Services: Digital ads, print, social media, 2D animation, logos, graphics, typography, packaging, illustrations, website and app design, promotional materials, UI/UX
Notable clients: Uber, NASCAR, CVS, Jos. A. Bank, UPS, Best Buy, 1-800 Flowers, Mattel
Another Philly-based studio, Xhilarate touts their work in experiential branding. The graphic design firm covers the full spectrum of design and branding work, but their focus remains on dynamic, immersive experiences for consumers.
Services: Consumer insights, brand strategy, logos, typography, 3D rendering, environmental design, web and app design, ecommerce, UI/UX, social media, packaging, content creation
Notable clients: Temple University, Michael Grecco Photography, OddsChecker, Comcast, Procter & Gamble
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 outside-the-box, perfect for established brands and brands looking to get there.
Locations: London, Berlin, New York, Austin
Services: Brand identity, logos, typography, graphics, campaigns, packaging, exhibitions, video, audio
Notable clients: Warner Records, Warhammer, Jack Daniels, A More Perfect Union, Verizon, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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, logos, typography, video, audio, testing, product development, UI/UX, campaigns
Notable clients: Meta, YouTube, City of Vienna, T-Mobile, Santander, Gulf Air, Asda
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, typography, logos, art direction, exhibition design, publications, website design
Notable clients: Architects’ Journal, British Council, Victoria and Albert Museum, American Hardwood Export Council, Tate Publishing
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: Logos, typography, printing, exhibitions, packaging, digital media, brand identity, merchandise
Notable clients: Marc Jacobs, Sweetgreen, Google, Zola Jesus, American Express, GQ, MoMA, Vox Media
37) 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 cryptocurrency, producing dynamic and unique branding packages.
Services: Brand creation, strategy, visual identity, packaging, typography, logos, UI/UX, campaigns, illustration
Notable clients: NHS, USA Volleyball, Coindirect, OnePlus, Flyby, The Bureau
38) Creative Mules
In four short years, this Dutch graphic design firm has made waves with its accessible, captivating work. To date, the studio has largely partnered with local companies and cutting-edge startups to create innovative digital solutions.
Services: Business analysis, creative direction, UI/UX, writing, visual design, branding, web development, video
Notable clients: Hubject, Flux Robotics, Amsterdam Chemistry Network, Weniger bla
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, video, animation, typography, sound design, web design, brand strategy
Notable clients: Squarespace, Nike, Samsung, United Nations, NBC, The New York Times, Instagram, Mailchimp
Looking for a design? Well, 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,” you can also check out the Norwegian studio of the same name.
Services: Art direction, branding, campaigns, illustration, packaging, motion graphics, video, typography, web design
Notable clients: Huawei, Google, Wired, Uniqlo, Mayor of London, Stereolux, PayPal, ESPN
41) 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 same spirit of inspiration to the business world, particularly packaging.
Locations: São Paulo, London
Services: Visual identity, packaging, logos, typography, campaigns, brand strategy
Notable clients: Dove, Kellogg’s, Hellmann’s, SKYY Vodka, Avon, Campari, Bimbo
42) Radish Lab
Radish Lab proudly describe themselves as “a purpose-driven creative agency.” The graphic design firm prioritizes work with nonprofits. They help organizations around the world reach a broader audience with engaging visuals and campaigns.
Locations: NYC, Berlin
Services: Brand strategy, website design, UI/UX, mobile, SEO, analytics, visual identity, logo design, illustration, print, campaign development
Notable clients: Sesame Workshop, American Cancer Society, The Public Theatre, (RED), UNICEF, Women’s Refugee Commission
43) 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, as well as bridging the gap between local companies and audiences abroad.
Locations: Tokyo, Hong Kong
Services: Brand development, photography, illustration, video, web design, mobile, print, marketing solutions
Notable clients: Wise, Mitsubishi, The Peninsula Hotels, Eat Magazine, 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: Brand strategy, logos, typography, packaging, advertising, website design, broadcasting
Notable clients: BBC, British Airways, government of Thailand, Lexus, Nokia, American Express, H&M
45) 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, business intelligence, graphics, video, audio, visual identity, product design, web, mobile, campaign development, social media
Notable clients: Starbucks, Google, HBO, ASOS, Lucasfilm, NFL, JetBlue, Converse