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February 2023

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List of the Best Boutique Branding Companies

  • 2
    • Scheduling

      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. 

    Industries

    Notable Project

    WANT provided branding services for a full-service telecommunications company. After a discovery phase, they created a new name, logo, color scheme, imagery, logline, and brand standards guideline.

    “Thanks to their expertise, they always knew exactly what to do next.”

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  • 3
    • 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 provided branding services for a post-acute management services company. The team reviewed 45 pre-screened names, conducted a competitive analysis, and handled name positioning.

    "Steve and Victoria were very collaborative."

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    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • New York City, 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

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Tanj helped the client to name their new online trading platform and later provided taglines and webcopy.

    "Anything to do with words, we go to Tanj."

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  • 5
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Oakland, CA

    Headquartered in Oakland, California, Barretto-Co. Is a branding firm. The small team specializes in branding. The company was launched in 1993.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A social development center was looking to launch their new benefit and expand their online reach, so they engaged with Barretto-Co. for their web development and design services.

    "They truly care about the UX and the overall quality of their work."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 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

    River + Wolf provided branding services for an impact fund services company that wanted to change their name. After reviewing some information, they presented various company names to choose from.

    "From the start, they understood what we needed and how to get us there."

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.5
    • 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 was hired by a manufacturing company to help them name their new product. They led naming workshops to develop possible product names and to refine and test the final list.

    "Their commitment to understanding our business and its specific needs was exceptional."

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  • 8
    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Global Brand Works is a branding agency located in San Francisco. They have about 6 employees that also specialize in logo design and market research. Global Brand Works partners with several enterprise clients. 

    Clients

    • PayPal
    • SFMOMA
    • Equinix
    • Kettle Brand Potato Chips

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Global Brand Works created three logos that work together: one logo for the umbrella organization and two for the associations that sit underneath. They're currently working to develop the brand story.

    "The logo redesign establishes us in the forefront of the construction industry."

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  • 9
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.6
    • 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

    Zinzin helped a fitness company choose a name that was trademarkable and would increase their attractiveness in the market.

    "It's been fantastic."

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  • 10
    • $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
    • VNS Health
    • Novo Nordisk
    • US Army/Navy

    Industries

    Notable Project

    GreyBox Creative was hired by a healthcare solutions provider to help establish their new brand and visual identity. They handled the conceptualization and implementation of their new logo and branding assets.

    "They were a highly responsive and experienced team."

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  • 11
    • 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 led the rebranding campaign to emphasize core values of the company – this included sales collateral development and web redesign support. Strano created sales collateral and did web redesign to re-emphasis core identities in their rebranding campaign. 

    "They did an unbelievable job."

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  • 12
    • $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

    Industries

    Notable Project

    AtticSalt Branding helped a pet care service provider revamp its brand to reach digital audiences more effectively. Based on collaboration with in-house staff, they came up with a new name and logo.

    “They did an outstanding job of managing the project and delivering it on time.”

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • 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 provided branding services for a contract sales organization. They helped the client develop a new brand name, logo, and trademark. The team also worked on other branding elements.

    "We were extremely pleased with their process, listening skills, and the quality of their outputs."

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  • 14
    • $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

    • Spirits Canada
    • Sally Hogshead
    • Normand PLLC.
    • urbanMetrics Inc.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An IT management company hired Ravyn Design to provide website development. This included branding, a new website created from scratch, social media, and other general marketplace positioning efforts.

    "They have my company a new face on the internet."

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sydney, Australia

    CUT THRU is a branding agency. The small Dover Heights, Australia-based team offers branding. The company was established in 2019.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A dance fitness company hired CUT THRU to provide branding and SMM. Their efforts included logo creation, brand messaging, and social media support for TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

    "CUT THRU's knowledge has been outstanding."

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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 executed a rebranding to promote a set of services and products. They designed new logos, developed a website, and are now creating print and online marketing collateral.

    "Working with the team was easy, and I enjoy each engagement we get to have."

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  • 17
    • $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

    • Webflow
    • Fifth Season
    • Slack
    • CoPilot

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Spectacle Strategy led a marketing research survey to scope out an opportunity in an established industry. Among other elements, they assessed market relationships, concept appeal, and barriers to adoption.

    "The professionalism, broad scope, and attention to detail far exceeded my expectations."

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  • 18
    • $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 provided branding services for a bicycle brand. They created the strategy and implemented it, which was aligned with the client's personality and style guide.

    "They were approachable and brought out the best factors to my business to make a great brand strategy."

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.6
    • NPS

      4.9
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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 has been hired by an education and wellness company for help in developing their brand. The team has created the logo, designed and developed the website, and created the app's UI design.

    "The work was always original and forward-thinking."

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  • 20
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Phoenix, AZ

    BRIDGE PHX is a creative studio in Phoenix. Founded in 2018, they have fewer than 5 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in a variety of industries. Services include branding, web design, and logo design.

    Clients

    • Mattel
    • Harkins Theatres
    • Amazon
    • Axon

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A data services provider partnered with BRIDGE PHX to develop a website and branding that better reflected their services and who they are as a company.

    "The depth of experience and talent of the team was impressive."

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  • 21
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Stan Branding is a branding firm launched in 2016. The agency offers branding, graphic design, packaging design, print design, and more and has a small team.

    Clients

    • Patrick Zajda
    • Marco Hoffman
    • Antonio Guillen
    • Lacey Stefano

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Stan Branding did packaging design for a consumer products company. Using the company’s assets, information, and logo, they created one-color, explanatory designs for four products. They also designed icons.

    "Stan Branding has the talent and eye for graphic design."

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  • 22
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Brooklyn, NY

    Suits & Sandals is a brand communications agency that was founded in 2011. Headquartered in Brooklyn, N.Y., the company consists of 11 employees. They specialize in branding, digital strategy, and web design. They primarily serve midmarket companies in the nonprofit, IT, and media industries.

    Clients

    • Trialbee
    • Vault Health
    • Interchecks
    • Bayer G4A

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Suits & Sandals provided a suite of brand strategy services for a construction firm. Along with a complete website redesign, the team also created a new logo, style sheets, and branding guidelines.

    "It's not just a contract. They really are looking to build relationships." 

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      4.7
    • Quality

      4.9
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      4.9
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    • $25,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • San Francisco, CA

    Theory SF is a San Francisco-based creative agency. The agency was founded in 2015 and has a team of 10 that provides a variety of services including branding, marketing strategy, web design, advertising, digital strategy, and more.

    Clients

    • NetGear
    • Riverbed Technology
    • Sage Software
    • Holonis

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Theory SF provides branding and messaging services for a cybersecurity company. Their team created a video for a trade show. They continue to work on a long-term creative branding audit for the client. 

    "TheorySF brought a creative energy and a curious nature to our marketing needs..."

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  • 24
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • South Melbourne, Australia

    Truly Deeply, a branding agency, was established in 1990. Based in South Melbourne, Australia, their small team specializes in branding, digital strategy, and web design.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Truly Deeply provided web development and branding services for a development company. They built the client's site, created and designed a logo, as well as the brochures for the client's business.

    "They understood our needs and were quick to take action to complete our project."

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  • 25
    • $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

    A healthcare organization hired Good Stuff Partners to assist with their branding. The team helped with their major rebranding effort that includes a website redesign, naming, SEO, and other design elements. 

    "Because they’re a smaller agency, you truly feel like your project is the biggest thing in their world."

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  • 26
    • $50,000+
    • 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

    Levie Creative provided branding services to a recruiting firm and a nutrition brand. The team delivered branding strategies, as well as stationery designs, website updates, packaging designs, and brochures.

    "Even in moments when there was constructive feedback to address, they handled it attentively and with care."

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  • 27
    • $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 creates organic digital software to boost sales leads, building and integrating a chatbot with social APIs to direct qualified inbound traffic. Soon, they’ll expand to broader product marketing. 

    "We don’t recommend many firms, but I highly recommend Niftic Agency."

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  • 28
    • Undisclosed
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Los Angeles, CA

    The Naming Group is a naming agency headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. The agency has fewer than 5 employees and was founded in 2009. 

    Clients

    • Capital One
    • General Motors
    • Reebok
    • Kohler

    Notable Project

    The Naming Group helped name a new web property using in-depth research and an exhaustive brand questionnaire. They produced several names, including insights and mockups to facilitate decision making.

    "They fully understood what we were trying to accomplish."

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  • 29
    • 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 developed an identity and strategy for a neighborhood on behalf of a commercial real estate company. They met with community leaders and stakeholders regularly to create the identity.

    "BS LLC was in trenches with us for every hard deadline, 2 a.m. phone call, and day-of production request."

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  • 30
    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • London, United Kingdom

    Our Own Brand is a marketing and advertising agency based in London. Founded in 2018, they have a team of around 5 employees. They provide branding, social media marketing, web design, and web development services. 

    Clients

    • O'Neill
    • Christy
    • Sky
    • CAT

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Our Own Brand serves as a PR and Marketing partner, working to establish an emerging digital brand. They’ve developed a comprehensive marketing framework and grew a robust social media following from scratch. 

    “It's been fantastic having a top-agency experience that’s both within budget and has a more personal feel.”

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