Madcats Agency is a branding agency in Kiev, Ukraine, that was founded in 2015. Madcats Agency's team of around five employees provides branding, web design, and social media marketing services to clients in the advertising/marketing, media, and IT industries.
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Founded in 2015, Aarts Creative Consultancy Pvt Ltd is a brand consultancy and design studio headquartered in Indore, India, with an additional office in Florida. With its focus on strategy, branding, UI/UX, and development, Aarts has served clients in 14 countries across 16 industries.Notable Project
Aarts transformed a 60-year-old brand and repositioned it in the national market, helping the client achieve more than 50% growth in 2 years. They executed an end-to-end brand revamp that included strategy, brand identity creation, product redesigns, and other services.
"Before we changed the branding, we had 60 stores. Since the rebrand, we now have over 100 stores. It is easier to sell the business now. "Former clientsFrost & SullivanSabika, IncPatanjaliDolce VitoTop 'N TownIIM Ahmedabad
Heirloom is a branding agency in Pacifica, Calif. and San Francisco. Founded in 2015, they have fewer than 5 employees that serve clients in a variety of sectors. Their services are centralized in branding.Notable Project
Heirloom provided branding services for an insurance technology company. They revamped the client’s identity with a new logo and handled messaging strategy. The branding has received positive customer feedback.
“I had their personal assurance that the senior executives themselves would work on my project, and then they did what they promised.” – Founder, Insurance Technology CompanyFormer clientsHewlett Packard EnterpriseAlongsideCorelightGEJ.D. Power
Armeanu Creative Studio is a branding agency founded in 2007 in Bucuresti, Romania with two members. They specialize in branding solutions for small and medium-sized companies in the industries of consumer products, business services, and healthcare.Notable Project
Armeanu Creative Studio developed a brand strategy for a fast food and gelato company. Armeanu Creative Studio conducted workshops to help the company gain a sense of direction. The company continues to work with Armeanu Creative Studio on a regular basis.
“I was most impressed in their warm way of doing things, they managed to make this process playful and creative.” - Business Dev Manager, Fast Food and Gelato CompanyFormer clientsInvibes AdvertisingML2GrowAra View
Founded in 2012, Wildish & Co. is a branding and digital strategy agency that have multiple locations in the UK including Marlborough, Wiltshire, Hackney, and London. Their team of 5 specialize in branding, web design, and print design for primarily small businesses. These clients are typically in the consumer product, hospitality, legal cannabis, and financial services industries.Notable Project
Wildish & Co. partnered with a social change platform to design a website for their company. They providing the client with branding, design, development, and launch support for the site. The launch was successful and the client’s objectives were met.
“I was impressed by their desire and willingness to deliver a great outcome for their clients! They're super creative while also being very client driven and responsive. They have a great energy and clearly really enjoy their work and their team collaboration.” – Founder, Social Change PlatformFormer clientsMercedes-BenzNestleMTV
Jpd is a brand and design consultancy based in Dubai, UAE, with offices in London and Abu Dhabi, UAE. The consultancy, founded in 2013, has a team of less than ten that provides branding, web design, and graphic design services to various companies and institutions.Notable Project
Jpd was hired by a Steakhouse to rebrand it by providing naming and brand identity services. Because of this engagement, the Steakhouse received a lot of positive feedback on its new brand.
"Through the branding exercise, we received a lot of extra benefits." - Business Dev & Marketing Manager, SteakhouseFormer clientsGrayton HotelDragon OilVakkaru MaldivesOstroAwards
Transform Awards MENA: Shortlisted, Best Internal Communications during a Brand Development Project (2020) , CPI Business Vision Awards: Winner, Best SME Business Advisor Service (2017) , Transform Awards MENA: Gold Winner, Best Visual Identity for Engineering & Manufacturing Sector (2019) , Transform Awards MENA: Gold Winner, Best Visual Identity for Professional Services Sector (2018)
Illustria is a full service creative agency based in Washington, DC. Founded in 2013, Illustria's team of 15 specializes in print design, branding, and web design. Illustria mainly works with midmarket clients in the information technology and consumer product industries.Notable Project
A media company in need of a dedicated creative partner hired Illustria to assist with website projects, email marketing, and more. Illustria assisted with redesigning the client's website, which includes a polling functionality, and created a promotional video for YouTube. As a result of Illustria's work, the media company experienced an increase in web traffic and leads from new advertising partners. The client appreciates Illustria's ability to collaborate smoothly.
"[Illustria] will get on a phone call with us often for each project that we do, to talk through exactly what we’re looking for. They help us walk through the ways that we can get better and make it as seamless a process as possible." - Director of Operations, Media CompanyFormer clientsHubSpotAlaska AirlinesFIJI WaterRevlonVox
Skidmore Studio is a branding and design studio in Detroit. Founded in 1959, they have about 17 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in the business, consumer product, and nonprofit sectors. Services include branding and graphic design.Notable Project
Skidmore Studio handled branding services for a leadership development consulting firm. In efforts to aid in the firm’s launch, they conducted a competitive analysis of their marketplace as well as established a name and brand logo. The new brand meets the partner’s expectations and received positive feedback.
“Their creative team has an uncanny way of hearing the common themes from various interviews and articulating those into a clear brand.” – Founder & CEO, Leadership Development Consulting FirmFormer clientsHalo BurgerXenithInspired OrganicsDave & BustersBon Bon Bon
Massive Media is a full-service digital agency based in Vancouver, Canada, with a team of about 15. Since 2012, they have provided branding, digital and marketing strategy, web design, and advertising services for clients in hospitality, leisure, real estate, and more.Notable Project
Massive Media created and implemented a social media ad campaign for two television series. The also advised the client on profitable outreach strategies for various other platforms like Facebook and Instagram. Their work has received positive feedback from investors and the audiences.
"Their team remained professional, insightful, and responsive throughout the engagement. They were quick to send back drafts and iterations on creative and their agility made the whole process seamless."–Story Editor, Entertainment CompanyFormer clientsCBCStaplesMicrosoftShawZwick ChimesBlack Tusk Helicopters
La Visual is a digital agency based in Culver City, California, that was established in 2005. Their team of 11 employees offers branding, UX/UI design, and social media marketing services.Notable Project
La Visual helped revamp a staffing company's branding materials. Using meticulous research into the target audience, industry, and competitors, their team redesigned the website, business cards, collateral, stationery, and other promotional items.The new logo and visual elements garnered favorable reviews.
"La Visual provided a great brand illumination study, and the care and concern they gave to the design was outstanding." – CMO, Staffing CompanyFormer clientsRGR LLCLemonShark PokéProteusMomentFeed
FINE is a digital brand agency with offices in San Francisco and Portland, Ore. FINE's specialty is branding, but the team of nearly 70 also is skilled in web design, web development, and SEO. Founded in 1994, they have nearly 25 years of experience working with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to startups.Notable Project
FINE developed a new branding strategy for a catering company that included a new website with a live stream and a new logo. The client was impressed with the increase in web traffic after working with FINE.
"We’ve seen steady growth since we started SEO development, and monthly traffic was up roughly 250% after last year’s relaunch. Client feedback is tremendous, and our site sets the bar for our competitors." – Founder, Global Gourmet CateringFormer clientsCiscoKimpton HotelsAppleAnchor BrewingAwards
Oregonian Top Workplace (2014–2017)
Nocturnal Branding Studio is a branding agency based in Phoenix. Founded in 2003, the team of under 10 specializes in branding and brand amplification.Notable Project
Nocturnal Branding Studio worked on branding support for a financial analytics company. They conducted a complete rebranding campaign, including logo and template design. They also conducted internal and external reviews of the client. The client was impressed by the feedback the project received.
“Overall, we definitely noticed favorable results and received a lot of compliments on the branding in regards to colors and concepts. We are better positioned to convey who we are and what we do, and people have been responsive to the message we’re delivering.” – President, Financial Analytics CompanyFormer clientsDignity HealthPGA TourWestinMajor League Baseball Players Association
Founded in 2013, DBC is located in New York with close to 15 employees. They provide branding, graphic design, and logo design services for midmarket, enterprise, and small businesses.Notable Project
DBC was brought in as a third party and designed a logo on behalf of an architecture company. They also provided 3D integration work. They worked quickly and efficiently and all the feedback was positive.
"There were surveys handed out in the community where the new logo is and all of the feedback has been very positive." – Associate Architect, Architecture FirmFormer clientsAmerican ExpressNational Basketball Players Association FoundationLeaf LogisticsBain & Co.J.P. Morgan
Blackribbit is a branding agency based in New York with more than two employees. Since 2018, they have offered branding, UX/UI design, and marketing strategy solutions for clients, specializing in brand messaging, brand strategy, and more.Notable Project
Blackribbit rebranded and redesigned the website of an event planning and design company. The site was to feature new photo and video assets. The website has been met with plenty of positive feedback from visitors.
“Nader is extremely talented and has a great eye for composition but also puts in a lot of research and time into understanding your industry and your place as a brand within that industry.” - Founder & Creative Director, Event Planning and Design CompanyFormer clientsReclaimed Beingme MoringaEiffel Group
Bluetext is a digital marketing agency located in Washington, DC. Founded in 2011, Bluetext has around 30 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and SEO. The client appreciated Bluetext's approach to project management while completing the two microsites simultaneously.Notable Project
Bluetext was hired by a software company in need of a new website. Bluetext designed two interactive microsites for the client and provided front-end development services.
"Bluetext was very accommodating with our tight schedule and constant demands. They made sure we were delivering everything on time and they were very receptive to our back and forth as we got feedback from stakeholders." – Associate Creative Director, Software CompanyFormer clientsLexis NexisRoyal Caribbean InternationalAdobe
Teal Media is a full-service creative agency that was founded in 2008. With offices in Washington, DC and Royal Oak, MI, Teal Media, and its team of 10 employees, is skilled in web and UI/UX design, branding, and web development. They primarily serve nonprofits and advocacy organizations.Notable Project
Teal Media was tasked with helping a justice nonprofit revamp its website to make it more professional. Teal Media approached the website redesign by outlining 6 phases – from research and discovery to content infrastructure to user experience mapping and wireframing to content management system (CMS) setup.
"They are incredibly easy to work with. They create clear lines of authority. Everything was delivered on time and within our budget." – Co-Founder and Co-Director, Justice NonprofitFormer clientsTaxMarch.orgEverytown for Gun SafetyJoyful Heart FoundationICRW
Courtney Kim Studio is a logo design company based in Melbourne, Australia. Founded in 2009, their team of three employees provides branding and packaging design services.Notable Project
Courtney Kim Studio developed a branding and packaging design for their retail client, providing a contemporary aesthetic that led to customer and stakeholder satisfaction. They even helped teach their client design concepts for the future.
"The studio has guided me step-by-step through the journey, and I enjoyed every bit of the process and the outcome." –Owner, Retail CompanyFormer clientsSkincareRetail
Borenstein Group, Inc. is an integrated strategic marketing communications agency based near Washington DC in Fairfax, Va. Founded in 1995, Borenstein Group, Inc. has around 10 employees who specialize in branding, web design, and social media marketing.Notable Project
Borenstein Group, Inc. worked with a government contracting agency seeking assistance with rebranding its online presence. In addition to providing a new branding strategy, Borenstein Group, Inc. designed a new website and oversaw the client's social media accounts. The client appreciated that Borenstein Group, Inc. brought past experience with their industry to the project.
"We were assigned a project manager, who I spoke with either every day or every other day. We were on a tight schedule, so we were constantly engaged with each other." – Marketing Manager, Government Contracting AgencyFormer clientsPixiaADTAdobeBoeingIntelliDyne
Founded in 2016, FictionDesign is a brand strategy and design agency with two locations in Berlin, and Sofia, Bulgaria. The team of fewer than 50 employees provides branding services to small and midmarket businesses.Notable Project
FictionDesign led rebranding efforts, creating a new brand positioning for a business solutions company. The team was adaptable, and their creative work was met with extremely positive responses.
“The outcome of the project exceeded our expectations and we're looking forward to finally go live with the new branding.” – Business Solutions CompanyFormer clientsVisaEndeavorCirculaFocusVision
Pumped, Inc. is a branding agency with offices in Long Beach, CA, and Coral Gables, FL. Since 2002, the agency and its team of around 10 employees specialize in branding and digital strategy. The firm works with small and mid-market clients in industries including, consumer products, business services, and retail.Notable Project
A luxury watch distributor hired Pumped, Inc. for a rebranding. Pumped, Inc started with thorough research to understand the company, which allowed for the team to execute a consistent brand strategy across its international retailers and other partners. Everyone was satisfied with the work and the client prides Pumped, Inc. on their communication.
"The product that Pumped,Inc. created for us essentially functions as the brand’s Bible, and it has allowed us to continue to flourish internationally, including launching a new website. Our CEO in particular was satisfied with their work and appreciated the creative balance with their team." – Marketing Manager, Watch DistributorFormer clientsAmerican AirlinesMasterCardAudiGirl ScoutsAwards
Google Partner , Addy Awards (2008-2012)
Visions Design Lymm is a design studio based in Lymm, UK. Their team of over 10 was founded in 2010 and serves small and midmarket businesses. Services include web and graphic design as well as branding.Notable Project
Visions Design Lymm provided web development services to a nonprofit organization. The team added the requested features and functionalities along the way, exceeding customer expectations.
"Since this is a local website that has had no publicity or advertising, I've been surprised to find out that documents are currently accessed at the rate of 55 per day." — Founder, Nonprofit OrganizationFormer clientsArley Hall & GardensKids PlanetKingdom of Sweets
Founded in 1996, Conjure is a full-service design agency based in Chicago. Their team of approximately 15 employees mostly services midmarket and enterprise-level clients in a variety of industries. While branding is their main offering, they also provide graphic and collateral design.Notable Project
Conjure branded a newly-established brewing company. After narrowing down a brand identity, they materialized the brand through designs for merchandise and packaging. Their work resulted in the accrual of a social media following very early on in the engagement.
"We’ve gained quite a few followers on Facebook and Instagram." — President, Brewery StartupFormer clientsVersoBlackwood BBQOptimoProtein Bar & Kitchen
WRK Partners is a digital marketing agency based in New York. Founded in 2017, the team of 3 specializes in branding, e-commerce strategy and digital strategy. They work primarily with clients in the consumer products and services, hospitality and leisure and real estate industries.Notable Project
WRK Partners worked on branding and web development for a footwear company. They compiled a brand book of layouts, photos and videos that encapsulated the core company values. The team also developed a shopify site and prepared an investment pitch. The client was impressed with the increase in revenue that resulted from the project.
“As a bootstrapped company, we've gone from $0 to $400,000 in revenue. The brand they created was a key factor in presenting ourselves as an established company while we were still very small.” – Founder and CEO, Footwear CompanyFormer clientsBauer PerformanceCMC GroupCorcoran SunshineAdvance RealtyReebok
Yield Branding is an advertising agency that was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Toronto, Canada. The company is made up of 57 employees and specializes in branding, advertising, and digital strategy.Notable Project
Yield Branding providing branding services for an insurance firm where they helped create a solid online presence for their client and reach target markets effectively.
"The insurance industry can sometimes be full of jargon, and we were a bit too insular at times, so Yield Branding helped us break down our information into language that our customers could easily understand." – Chief of Member Services, Insurance FirmFormer clientsEquifaxPolarRichardson GMPCavendish
BASIC is a brand design agency founded in 2010 and based in San Diego, Calif. BASIC's team of about 300 has experience working with clients of all sizes, but most are midmarket. The firm specializes in branding, but also offers web design, video production, UX/UI design, and advertising services.Notable Project
BASIC partnered with a video game developer to work on designs and branding. BASIC provided in-game designs, box art designs, and title sequence designs, as well as marketing services. The client was impressed by how organized and professional BASIC was.
"They always make you feel like they understand the urgency of whatever it is that we need or are asking for. They understand it, they respect it, and they want to act on that. " - Creative Departent Manager, Video Game DeveloperFormer clientsHistory ChannelHyundaiSony/PlaystationNike
Founded in 1964, Delia Associates is a branding agency. Their team of around 15 employees is based in Whitehouse, N.J. They focus on branding, marketing strategy, and digital strategy.Notable Project
Delia Associates provided branding and advisory services for a consulting firm. The team curated content, developed websites, and created logos. The team also created marketing collateral and managed the client's PR.
"Their approach is great. Our notoriety and the response we've gotten as we align with other companies is extremely good." – President, Consulting FirmFormer clientsHi-ConeSilafricaMinalexAutoDrillStandard KnappBihler of America
ThreeSixtyEight is a full-service digital agency founded in 2011 and based in Baton Rouge, LA. Their small team of 18 employees creates unique digital experiences using its expertise in SEO, web design, branding, and social media.Notable Project
ThreeSixtyEight redesigned a secure website for a government agency after the agency experienced a security breach. They created a more user-friendly website that was SEO-friendly and included a Google Maps feature. Since the redesign, the website has experienced 50% growth in traffic.
“ThreeSixtyEight exceeded our expectations. They have been great to work with, and anything we have asked them, they have done.” – Communications Director, Government AgencyFormer clientsParamountNASACenturyLinkPepsiAwards
crowdspring is a Chicago-based marketplace for designers that started in 2007. The core team of about 65 focuses on graphic design, logo, and packaging design services.Notable Project
Working with a food marketing company, crowdspring designed a logo for a third-party client. They referred to the client's creative brief to conceptualize multiple logo options that would capture a rebranding effort. By staying open to feedback, the team impressed with a design that beat out their competitors.
"The client was impressed with the quality and range of designs provided. They quickly focused in one one logo and were thrilled with the final look and image." – Marketing Consultant, Food Marketing CompanyFormer clientsAliExpressLGBarilla
Good Stuff Partners is a branding and design agency based in Sausalito, CA. Founded in 2013, Good Stuff Partners' team of fewer than 10 employees provide branding and logo services.Notable Project
Good Stuff Partners revamped the brand messaging and in updating its marketing efforts, which included redesigning.
"They work with us directly to find unique solutions instead of providing generic templates or answers." – Partner, Architecture FirmFormer clientsMental Health Association of NYCSEE InternationalYMCAAwards
Graphis Merit Award , Maggie Award , Communication Arts Award of Excellence (2016)
Herman-Scheer is a branding agency based in Venice, Calif., founded in 2011. The agency has fewer than 10 employees. While Herman-Scheer specializes in branding, it also offers web, UX/UI, logo, and packaging design.Notable Project
A women's public health foundation hired Herman-Scheer to brand a new web platform. The group needed their brand to reflect their goals in inspiring young women. The client felt that Herman-Scheer was responsive and organized.
"We had about 75,000 members before the engagement with Herman-Scheer, and since then we’ve grown to 125,000. I would attribute a great deal of our success to the platform they built for us." - Co-Founder & COO, Women's Public Health FoundationFormer clientsGirlTrekHBACupid's CharityDebbie Allen Dance AcademyAwards
Awwwards: Honorable Mentions (2016)