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May 2022

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      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    WANT Branding is a strategic agency with offices in New York City, Miami, FL, and Denver, CO. Since 1999, the firm and its team of about 4-10 employees has specialized in all things branding and advertising. 

    Notable Project

    WANT Branding provides naming services to a marketing and communications agency. They support the naming projects of their clients, guiding them through a narrowing process until finding the right name.

    “They’re very creative and knowledgeable, and they provide great stories behind each name.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    River + Wolf is a naming agency based in New York, N.Y. with clients around the world. Its team of 6 or more provides all services relevant to brand naming, from strategic positioning and name development to brand linguistic checks, trademark screening, and design.

    Clients

    • Maison Ferrand
    • Philips
    • Calvin Klein
    • CapGemini

    Notable Project

    Wanting to break away from usual company names, a wealth management firm relied on River + Wolf's services. They presented a list and explained each name's meaning and branding impact to help the client choose.

    "I understood through their work why a lot of companies with naming and branding needs continue to approach them."

     

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  • 3
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Austin, TX

    NameStormers is a brand naming agency that was founded in 1985 and based in Austin, Texas with team members extending to Los Angeles and Boston. Their 11+ employees deliver company and product name services to include name ideation, preliminary trademark screening, linguistic and cultural screening, domain status checks, naming architecture and strategy, and name testing.

    Clients

    • 7-Eleven (Brazilian Bold)
    • Aetna (Practice iQ)
    • Affinia (The Liaison Hotel in DC)
    • AICPA (Privacy Check)

    Notable Project

    NameStormers helped a job-seeking company conduct research, draft names and taglines, and analyze trademarks. They also tested the company's new branding with a broad audience.

    "Their research style and presentation were unique, comprehensive, and conclusive."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Berkeley, CA

    Zinzin is a naming agency located in Berkeley, Calif. It was founded in 2011 and has fewer than 5 employees.

    Clients

    • Clutch
    • 3M
    • ABC
    • Alcatel

    Notable Project

    A workflow and patient management software company was looking to rebrand their image into something that represented them better. Zinzin worked to create a name that matched the client’s mission and vision.

    "Their expertise was outstanding — we could just tell that they were season professionals."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brevard, NC

    Tungsten Branding is a global naming firm based in Brevard, N.C. that serves clients worldwide. They specialize in company naming, rebranding and repositioning services. Their client base ranges from multinational organizations to mid-market companies, representing financial, IT, medical and industrial businesses.  

    Clients

    • PODS
    • Johnson Controls
    • Benjamin Moore
    • HITACHI

    Industries

    Notable Project

    TUNGSTEN led the branding efforts of a car competition platform. They conducted trademark research to identify brand strategies and devised the client's brand message, logo, color scheme, and style guide.

    "TUNGSTEN gave us a good working experience by handling every task with confidence and leading us to success."

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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Scottsdale, AZ

    AtticSalt Branding is a creative agency based in Scottsdale Ariz. and founded in 2014. Their team of 5 employees specializes in branding, graphic design, and logo design.

    Clients

    • Google
    • Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    • Red Rover
    • The Joint Chiropractic

    Notable Project

    AtticSalt Branding is an education management company’s branding partner. After a thorough study of the client’s identity and values, they’ve created a new logo, color scheme, and design assets.

    "We’re impressed with their attention to detail and genuine interest in our company."

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  • 7
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Located in Brooklyn, NY, GreyBox Creative is a full-service, boutique branding agency that provides high-end strategy, design, and web development. The GreyBox design team has worked together for two decades and helped hundreds of companies create or revitalize their brand.

    Clients

    • Apollo Capital Management
    • Novo Nordisk
    • US Army/Navy
    • Geoffrey Beene

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GreyBox Creative designed and developed a client's website and brand, including a logo. They're now providing social media marketing services, such as PPC and social media marketing.

    "If you go to them with seed, then they’ll make it into a flower, bringing to life what’s in your head." 

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  • 8
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • București, Romania

    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.

    Clients

    • Invibes Advertising
    • ML2Grow
    • Apiterra
    • Valeputna

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Armeanu Creative Studio was hired for a full rebranding of a sporting services company. The team discussed the particulars and created a logo, presentation website, and other marketing materials.

    "They managed to understand our mentality and perception of the company and created a perfect image of them."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Boston, MA

    Marquis is a branding and graphic design agency based in Boston. Founded in 2003, the small team of 8 specializes in branding, graphic design, and web design. They work primarily with clients in the healthcare and medical industries.

     

    Clients

    • Fenway Enterprises
    • Fresenius Medical Care
    • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
    • Roche Bros.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Marquis provided a brand revamp for an oceanography nonprofit organization. Their work included creating new colors, logo, and font based on in-depth research.

    “They handled everything with grace and patience.”

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  • 10
    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Austin, TX

    Spectacle Strategy, founded in 2017, is a creative strategy consultancy headquartered in Denver. The company’s team of 3 specializes in branding, marketing research, and marketing strategy. They work mostly with mid-market businesses in the business services, financial services, and consumer products & services industries. 
     

    Clients

    • Slack
    • Fifth Season
    • T-Mobile
    • CarMax

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A mortgage banker hired Spectacle Strategy to provide leadership training and development. They created a one-day program for the client's executive leadership team meeting to help the team engage and think out of the box.

    "They planned everything beautifully, and everything went great."

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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sausalito, CA

    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.

    Clients

    • Grand Rounds Health
    • Exponent Partners
    • For The Many
    • WRA Environmental Consultants

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Good Stuff Partners is rebranding a political nonprofit agency. The client wanted an effective brand that is built from the ground up.

    "They deliver high quality work from the biggest picture strategy to the most minute details of design and content."

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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Washington, DC

    Founded in 2015, niftic agency is headquartered in Washington DC, and has a satellite office in Salt Lake City, Utah. niftic agency's team of around 5 employees focuses on web design, web development, and custom software development.The client appreciated niftic agency's technical expertise and innovative solutions.

    Clients

    • The North Face
    • Change.org
    • Lexus
    • BRAC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Niftic Agency provides graphic design, web development, and app development services for a public affairs agency. The team has also been involved in SEO and keyword linking strategy efforts.

    “Their design aesthetic and user interface are excellent.”

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    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    C42D is a branding agency based in New York. Since 2010, the agency and its team of eight have been specializing in web design, branding, and UX/UI design. 

    Clients

    • Kindbody
    • YouTube
    • Shazam
    • Ogilvy

    Industries

    Notable Project

    C42D provided a comprehensive rebranding package, including a new website, logo, set of brand guidelines, and more. They also revamped the client's mission and vision, as well as values. 

    "They worked with us to get the job done, rather than making excuses for why they couldn’t do something." 

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cádiz, Spain

    The Branx, a logo company, is headquartered in Cádiz, Spain. They provide logo, branding, web design, web development, and more and were launched in 2019.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    The Branx shaped a financial technology's brand and built them a new landing page on Webflow. The partners had a kickoff meeting to establish the client's design aesthetic before diving into the brand proposal.  

    "They have not missed a single deadline."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cincinnati, OH

    BS LLC is a Strategy, Branding, and Marketing agency focused on helping clients discover their place in the world and build from purpose. 

    With science and art, we create timeless solutions for brands in transition. We help our clients grow from the inside out.

    Clients

    • Kroger
    • Rhinegeist Brewery
    • Standard Textile
    • Empower MFG

    Industries

    Notable Project

    BS LLC was hired by a digital marketing agency to further develop their brand. The client wanted to improve their iconography, vision, and goals.

    "As the owner of the company, I feel that they delivered exactly what I was looking for."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Richmond, VA

    stoqd - marketing & branding agency is a branding firm founded in Richmond, Va. in 2016. With no more than 10 professionals, they provide branding, web design, and digital marketing solutions to small and mid-market firms alike.

    Clients

    • Long & Foster
    • Dairy Queen
    • Trendy Butler
    • Cash App

    Industries

    Notable Project

    stoqd helped a wedding and event planner rebrand their logo and website to represent their business perfectly. They had their logo design approved by the client before proceeding to website development.

    "They made sure to keep me updated throughout the entire process and explained things on my level."

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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Needham, MA

    RainCastle Communications is a web design and branding company based outside Boston, in Needham, Mass. Founded in 1994, RainCastle's team of about 8 employees are experts in web design, content strategy, branding, and graphic design. They work with both B2B and B2C clients across industries.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    RainCastle Communications, Inc. designed and developed a website for a life sciences startup company from scratch. It included contact information, general descriptions, and job offers for potential employees.

    "RainCastle understood our needs very well and delivered what we wanted.”

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $50,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Montréal, Canada

    Brandlucent is a branding agency based in Montreal, Canada. Founded in 2015, they have five employees specializing in brand strategy for B2B tech and service companies of all sizes. They offer a range of services, including brand-first website development, brand-forward packaging, and brand identity.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Brandlucent helps an IT company establish its brand identity to its target audience and prospective future employees. The vendor conducts workshops, creates a new site, crafts content, and more.

    "Their effectiveness, the knowledge they bring, and the quality of their guidance were simply impressive."

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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates is a Toronto-based branding agency. Founded in 2004, they have fewer than 10 employees that provide services for branding, packaging design, and graphic design.  Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates works with small and mid-sized businesses in the retail and consumer products sectors.  

    Clients

    • Air Canada
    • Aramark Canada
    • Beam Suntory
    • Careers Group University of London

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Strano + Pettigrew Design Associates rebranded a 24-year-old pizza restaurant. They developed a brand strategy, created a new logo, and revamped brand assets, packaging, and uniforms.

    "They were very professional and did a good job adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic."

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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sausalito, CA

    Founded in 2002, Igor Naming Agency is a naming agency located in Sausalito, California. Serving midmarket and enterprise-level clients, their team of 2–3 employees focuses solely on naming companies and their products and services.

    Clients

    • Gogo Inflight Internet
    • TruTV
    • WHOOP Fitness Tracker

    Notable Project

    Igor Naming Agency had been hired to assist a product design studio with renaming their company. The client wanted their brand name to live up to their business strategy. 

    "They had been very direct in their project management and presentation approach."

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  • 21
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Burst Digital is a web design company in London, United Kingdom. They offer web design, graphic design, web development, digital strategy, and more and were launched in 2018.

    Clients

    • Vivienne Westwood - The Vivienne Foundation
    • Lucinda Green
    • Clean Kitchen
    • Verity Bowditch

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Burst Digital was hired by a financial management company for their web development and branding services. The team's other tasks include ongoing maintenance and content creation.

    "Burst Digital helped us establish our branding and visibility."

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    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Pacifica, CA

    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.

    Clients

    • Hewlett Packard Enterprise
    • Flex (Flextronics)
    • Meta
    • John Deere

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Heirloom provides branding and marketing services for a global tech company. They’ve conducted primary and secondary research to develop a messaging and marketing strategy to target audiences.

    "Heirloom will come from a brand perspective with their expertise on the table."

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  • 23
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Mississauga, Canada

    Rayvn Design is an award-winning Toronto branding & design agency. Founded in 2018, they have 9 employees who specialize in brand identity design, website design, and social media content creation primarily for small business consulting firms in real-estate, finance, law, and other knowledge-based professional industries.

    Clients

    • Centric Solutions
    • Sally Hogshead
    • Sarah Carlson
    • Normand PLLC.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A customer engaged with Rayvn Design in order to design a logo, web sketches and provide branding consultation.

    "Their creativity was most impressive."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York, NY

    Tanj is a naming agency headquartered in New York, N.Y. It was founded in 2009 and has about 5 employees. The agency focuses on clients that are enterprises, mid-sized, and small businesses.

    Clients

    • Agilent
    • Alibaba
    • Ally
    • Capital One

    Notable Project

    After developing a data-driven naming strategy, Tanj provided different naming options which the business narrowed down to one. The team also conducted trademark research and URL screening.

    "They had a mastery of the creative, analytical, and project management aspects of the process."

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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Toronto, Canada

    Varga Girl Design is a creative design agency based in Toronto. The agency, founded in 2001, has a team of less than ten that provides branding, logo, print design, and web design services to small companies in various industries that include consumer products and services. 

    Clients

    • Erica Ehm
    • Sifto Salt
    • SAGE
    • Gotstyle

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Varga Girl Design handled a website refresh for an engineering firm. They initially led a discovery phase before redesigning the client's site.

    "Varga Girl listened to our comments, was open to our feedback, and did their best to incorporate our wants and needs."

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  • 26
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brașov, Romania

    High Contrast is a full-service interactive agency located in Brasov, Romania. The agency was founded in 2002 and now has a team of 16 that offers web design, web development, UX/UI design, and branding services. They serve a variety of clients. 

    Clients

    • Zitec
    • French Revolution
    • Hospice
    • Tiriac Auto

    Industries

    Notable Project

    High Contrast has provided branding services for a blockchain product and services company. The team created a new website and mobile app with a new brand style.

    "They're proactive, always proposing positive changes or ideas that could help our brand and design be stronger."

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  • 27
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sausalito, CA

    Division of Labor is a advertising agency based in Sausalito, Calif. and founded in 2010. Their team of 11 employees specializes in advertising, social media marketing, and video production for clients of all sizes in the marketing, entertainment, and business services industries.

    Clients

    • San Jose Sharks
    • SFMOMA
    • Kelly Services
    • Opendoor

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Division of Labor was tasked with conceptualizing a marketing and engagement campaign. Their services included strategic oversight, media planning and buying, and creative concepting, and digital production.

    "They were able to take our feedback and spin it into gold!"

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  • 28
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Miami, FL

    Levie Branding is an independent branding and design agency based in Miami, Fla. Since 2014, the firm and its team of fewer than 10 has specialized in with emerging brands and midmarket clients in the real estate, hospitality and leisure, and consumer products industries. 

    Clients

    • A+ Storage
    • Brookfield
    • Boeing
    • Coconut Cartel

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A beachwear brand hired Levie Branding to provide naming and branding services. They went through a thorough research process with the client to create something according to their needs and expectations.

    "They've gone above and beyond for me — if I pay them for five things, they'd produce 7–8."

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  • 29
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Minneapolis, MN

    Woychick Design is a design agency based in Minneapolis and founded in 1989 with no more than 10 employees. They specialize in branding, graphic design, and web design solutions for small and mid-market businesses in the fields of nonprofit, education, and other industries.

    Clients

    • University of Minnesota
    • American Red Cross
    • LoveMplsParks
    • Freshwater Society

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A medical communication foundation hired Woychick Design to redesign their biannual magazine. The goal was to create a modern, interesting, engaging, and visually appealing to both physicians and civilians.

    "I especially appreciate Dan's immersion in each project."

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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    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. 

    Clients

    • Bumble / Badoo
    • Jamie Oliver
    • Nestlé
    • Penhaligon's

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Wildish & Co. was a culinary education company’s branding partner. They designed the client’s brand guidelines, working on strategy, name, logo, and other brand assets. They also produced promotional videos.

    "I was particularly impressed by the open, fluid, and collaborative nature of our working relationship."

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