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Design is the language you use to describe your company to the unfamiliar.

That's why we've created this list of the best design agencies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Design Companies

  • 1
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Krk Croatia

    Balkan Brothers is a design studio based in Primorsko-Goranska, Croatia. Balkan Brothers' team of less than 50 employees have been specializing in web development and design since the firm's founding in 2012. The firm also offers UI/UX design services to its clients. Balkan Brothers works with clients of all sizes ranging from small startups to large non-profits  

    Clients
    Deloitte
    ShipBob
    Kaspersky Lab
    Progressive Insurance
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A SaaS B2B company engaged BB Agency for branding services. To support an expansion of the client's customer base, BB Agency redesigned the brand, which included logos, fonts, colors, and language. The BB Agency team also updated the client's website by building additional pages in a modular format and integrating the platform with Marketo and Comeet. Customers and internal stakeholders alike praised the new brand identity.

    "Balkan Bros listened well, and they were very efficient." — CMO, SaaS B2B Company

  • 2
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Irvine CA

    500 Designs is a design agency based in Irvine, California, that was established in 2014. Their team of 44 employees offers UX/UI design, branding, and marketing strategy services.

    Clients
    Google
    Cisco
    3M
    KBS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    500 Designs provided UI/UX design services to a SaaS negotiation platform startup. Their team also designed the site, provided marketing expertise, and added additional features.

    "Since we've refreshed our product, we frequently get feedback in demos, pitches, and sales calls that our product is the best-looking procurement software on the market." – Head of Product, SaaS Startup

  • 3
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Dallas TX

    Pixoul is a UX/UI design agency based in Dallas. They were founded in 2016 and primarily work with small and medium-sized businesses. Their team also provides IT staff augmentation services. 

    Clients
    Kollab
    Task Trak
    Food.ie
    SmartLife
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pixoul is working with a healthcare consulting firm on an ongoing UX design project for a SaaS application. The client is satisfied with their work so far. 

    "They bring a lot to the table." – Owner, Healthcare Consultancy

     

  • 4
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Beyond is a design and technology agency located in London, New York and San Francisco. Founded in 2010, they have over 150 employees that serve clients in a wide-range of industries. Services range from customer experience audit and user & market research to learning content creation, experience design and service design.

    Clients
    Google
    Facebook
    Virgin
    Novartis
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large, influential cloud services company hired Beyond for its content marketing and digital strategy expertise. The main project was a content hub that featured industry news and best practices for chief information officers (CIOs). They also designed a client-oriented newsletter for the company, which features vital industry and company information in a marketable format for users. The client praised Beyond's flexibility, noting that their projects included a number of pivots and last-minute changes that Beyond accounted for seamlessly.

    "Their enthusiasm for our projects is unparalleled, and it’s great to have a partner that’s optimistic about what you can create together." – Content Marketing Lead, Large Tech Company

  • 5
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    El Segundo CA

    Báchoo Design Studio is a multidisciplinary design studio based in Kyiv, Ukraine, founded in 2015.
    The studio’s team of 30 crafts UI, UX, product, and web designs to help push their clients ahead of the competition.
    They primarily serve midmarket businesses in the IT, education and businesses services industries looking to break the norm and go with something daring.

    Clients
    Mercedes AMG
    Team Solomid
    Blitz.gg
    Logitech
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bachoo Design Studio designed materials for an accessories company’s rebranding campaign. They designed their new logo, as well as creating print materials, including cards, bags, and envelopes for the campaign. The client was impressed with the new logo and designs, and was impressed with the speed at which they were delivered. 

    “I explained what I needed and Bachoo Design Studio delivered. It was a speedy turnaround.” – Founder & Designer, Accessories Company
     

  • 6
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Santa Monica CA

    Sidebench is a strategy, design, and development consultancy with a team of 70+ experts headquartered in Los Angeles. Founded in 2012, Sidebench caters to enterprise companies and new ventures seeking the management consultants & experienced founders, the technical chops of systems architects, and a UX-first approach. Sidebench provides app and web development, UX/UI design, web design, and app testing via a fully integrated product delivery team.

    Clients
    Imagine Entertainment
    Red Bull
    Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
    Instagram
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Alongside a major entertainment studio, Sidebench designed and developed native mobile and web apps that connect creatives from around the world with producers, talent, and executives in Hollywood. The app has cultivated a network of 30,000 writers from over 80 countries and developed 72 projects, 25 of which have been set up 24 at major studios.

    “The app has received overwhelmingly positive feedback from our users. They like the way it looks and feels, as well as how easy it is to use. The features integrate well into users' workflows. Sidebench was flexible and did everything they could to meet expectations” - Head of Operations, Entertainment Company

  • 7
    $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
    Mercedes-Benz
    Nestle
    MTV
    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 Platform

  • 8
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    South Orange NJ

    7 Layer Studio is a branding agency based in Maplewood, New Jersey. The small agency was established in 2004. Their team specializes in branding, graphic design, video production, and web design.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    7 Layer Studio is developing a branding package for a refill shop. They're also tasked with designing and developing their website. 

    "The success of our company is very much due to the branding work 7 Layer Studios has done."

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  • 9
    $100,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Boston MA

    Dept is a web development firm that was founded in 2016. They have a team of over 1,300 employees, spread out over four offices in Boston, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Manchester, U.K. They offer web development, UX/UI design, and web design to midmarket and enterprise companies across the globe.
     

    Clients
    Sony
    Adidas
    Samsung
    Microsoft
    Notable Project

    Dept conducted an IT assessment for a facility services company. After experiencing complications regarding a large-scale e-commerce platform, the client reached out to Dept to conduct an assessment of their development infrastructure. The project resulted in over 100 pages of technical documentation from Dept and recommendations for improvements, leaving the client satisfied and willing to work with the developer on future projects.

    “We are starting to engage Dept to act on areas most important to our business strategy and the stabilization of the platform. Their detailed report and ability to bundle efforts into smaller projects is appealing for us to begin work and schedule against priorities and budget.” – Director of Digital Engagement for Universities, Facility Services Company
     

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 1999, ArtVersion is a web design industry veteran. Headquartered in Chicago with other locations in Portland, OR and San Francisco, CA, ArtVersion's team of 14 provides web design, UI/UX design, graphic design, and branding.

    Clients
    Toyota
    Johnson & Johnson
    Shell
    Qualcomm
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A visual media consultant hired ArtVersion to create a new logo and ended up producing an entire branding campaign, website, and blog. The client has seen positive results from the work, even after the partnership ended.

    "I feel like they’re almost a member of our family. They’ve been great over the years, and I was actually able to work with ArtVersion remotely for the first several years. To me, being able to communicate clearly with a client and understand their style and goals, even when we haven’t sat together face-to-face says a lot." – Founder, Visual Media Consultant

  • 11
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    The Design Laboratory is a London-based design studio. Their team of fewer than 10 was founded in 2017 and serves businesses of all sizes across a range of industries. Design services include UX/UI, logo, web, graphic, and product and packaging.

    Clients
    Animal Spirits
    TwoTribes
    Solar Polar
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Design Laboratory provided packaging design and branding for a spirits company. The team delivered a range of branded promotional materials. Internal stakeholders were impressed with the team's vision, creativity, and talent.

    "I always had a chance to choose the way we went, and they offered alternatives and we followed one of those — and then more alternatives. It’s been a long time and I am more than happy." — CEO, Spirits Company

  • 12
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Nashville TN

    Proof Branding is a branding agency based in Nashville. Founded in 2010, they have a team of 10 that specializes in web design, print design, and logo design. 

    Clients
    Democracy;Prep Charter School
    The Escape Game
    Levy Restaurants
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Proof Branding was hired by a nonprofit for their branding and web design services. The agency created a clean and informational website. The client felt that Proof Branding truly understood their vision.

    "They really listen to what their clients have to say and create a product that reflects those conversations."  Director of Communications, NonProfit

  • 13
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    noformat is a strategic design agency based in New York City. The agency, founded in 2001, has a team of more than 15 that provides web design, UX/UI design, web development, mobile app development, graphic design, logo, print design, and packaging design services. noformat serves mid-market and other-sized companies in various industries that include advertising & marketing, arts & entertainment, and business services.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Heineken
    Capital One
    Grand Marnier
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A startup high school hired noformat to build their brand and create awareness about themselves to their target market. noformat worked with the school in defining their brand identity which they then implemented into the high school's web design. They built the website on WordPress to be SEO-friendly, implemented a unique tuition calculator and class schedule functionalities, and populated the website with content geared towards prospective students and their families. The resulting website attracted a large number of students for enrollment, as well as applicants for various work positions.

    "At every stage in the process, it was extremely clear where we were and what still needed to be done." - Marketing & Communications Manager, Startup High School

  • 14
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Cedar Park TX

    Rocksauce Studios is a mobile app development firm based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2010, their team of over 10 serves clients in the consumer products, banking, and food industries. Services include discovery, strategy, branding, and back-and front development.

    Clients
    Dosh
    The Market Garden
    Iodine Software
    Mistbox
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rocksauce Studios was hired to provide web development services for a travel suggestions platoform. They were given specific parameters and two statements of work.

    “We wanted help with web development.” Founder,Travel Company.

     

  • 15
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Amesbury MA

    Imarc is a full-service digital agency founded in 1997 and headquartered in Amesbury, Mass. Their team of around 40 employees includes engineers, designers, and marketing experts. They specialize in web design, web development, and custom software development.

    Clients
    JetBlue
    Texas Instruments
    Everbridge
    Notable Project

    Imarc did a custom redesign of a site for a healthcare nonprofit. They worked with the client to develop a model for the site and built it using CraftCMS to meet the client’s security requirements. The clients were pleased with the new site. 

    “The changes were instantaneous and received positive feedback from clients, sponsors, and our hospital colleagues. The site is professional and makes our branding more cohesive.” – Biz. Dev. and Com. Manager, Healthcare Nonprofit

  • 16
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    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.

    Clients
    AliExpress
    LG
    Barilla
    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 Company

  • 17
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Surry Hills Australia

    Smack Bang Designs is a branding and design agency located in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 2012, Smack Bang Designs team of about 10 employees has nearly seven years of experience in branding and web design. The studio also offers premium print design services to its clients. 

    Clients
    Peony
    Faithfull The Brand
    Cetaphil
    P.E. Nation
    Notable Project

    Smack Bang Designs partnered with a cosmetics company going through a rebrand to produce collateral and a new logo. Prior to starting work, the team at Smack Bang Designs used questionnaires and a mood board to conduct brand and market research, which then helped to produce a new logo. The firm also created other materials such as packaging for products and print material, as well as a style book, which the client uses for ongoing projects. The client was pleased with the designs created by Smack Bang Designs. 

    "Smack Bang's designs have helped differentiate our company, opening us up to more opportunities with larger retailers." —Founder, Cosmetics Company 

  • 18
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Warszawa Poland

    FireArt Studio is a design, development, and production studio founded in 2006. The company is located in Warsaw, Poland where its team of 44 provides a wide array of services including web development, web design, mobile app development, video production, UI/UX design, graphic design services to primarily small businesses.

    Clients
    Google
    PracticeLink
    MyTaxi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A healthcare professional development startup hired FireArt Studio to create an online tool for healthcare professionals. FireArt Studio designed and coded the front end using Javascript and created custom illustrations for the UI.

    "They came up with an attractive design with minimal direction and inspiration from our team. They were also quite helpful, pointing out some usability issues that we were able to fix before our users encountered them." — CTO, Healthcare Startup

  • 19
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Kanopi Studios is a strategy, design, and development agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2010, the team of 33 specializes in web development, web design, and UX/UI design. They focus on business services, non-profits, and consumer products and services.

     

    Clients
    Yale Press
    University of California
    Autodesk
    San Francisco International Airport
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kanopi Studios migrated an obsolete CMS to an updated version of Drupal for a professional grad school. They retained the platform’s content, rebuilt custom modules, and developed a new backend. They also redesigned the site’s UX/UI. The client was impressed with the expertise they brought to the project. 

    “Their expert knowledge of Drupal facilitated a quick and effective migration. They also helped modernize our software development process.” – Sr. Director of IT, Professional Graduate School

  • 20
    $5,000+
    10,000+ Employees
    Buenos Aires Argentina

    Globant is a software development company based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with offices in San Francisco and Mexico City. The company, founded in 2003, has more than 12,500 employees who provide, among others, web development, digital strategy, and social media marketing services to various companies. 

    Clients
    Google
    Electronic Arts
    Linkedin
    Coca Cola
    Notable Project

    Globant was hired by a Software Company to provide .NET development for various projects and to develop iOS and Android mobile apps. The engagement allowed the client to scale up quickly for a project when needed.

    "With very little ramp-up time, we can extend our development team quickly especially when we have time restraints for certain projects." - Director of Product Development, Software Company

  • 21
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Conshohocken PA

    Think Company is an experience design company based in Philadelphia. Founded in 2007, Think Company's team of designers, developers, and strategists specializes in UX/UI design and development, digital strategy, digital product design and development, and web design and development. Think Company works primarily with large, enterprise clients, but also with well-funded startups and nonprofits.

    Clients
    Comcast
    AmerisourceBergen
    Ascensus
    ASTM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Think Company worked with a financial services firm that needed assistance managing complex projects and high volumes of data. The client also wanted to reduce calls to their customer service lines by fixing problems on the financial services firm's various websites. The client was impressed by Think Company's ability to work quickly and with precision.

    "Their designs are beautiful and accurate. People within our company have realized the full possibilities of our online presence as a result. Our team has been energized and empowered through the collaboration." – VP Digital, Financial Services Firm

  • 22
    $10,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    New York NY

    Andersen, or A-Soft, is a development and IT company based in Minsk, Belarus with additional offices in Russia, Finland, Ukraine, and the U.S. Employing over 1,500 people, Andersen was founded in 2007 and serves enterprise, mid-market, and small business clients. They specialize in BI and Big Data consulting and mobile app and custom software development.

    Clients
    Kaspersky Lab
    Samsung
    Marvel
    Media Markt
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Andersen partnered with a health technology company to develop a web app that needed frontend refactoring. They provided PHP Laravel development for the web app and supplied Ionic applications that run using data from the client's database. Andersen's expertise and reliable development work allowed several third-party platforms to have API integrations with the app. 

    “The communication has been very good. Having a consistent team and dedicated resources on the project has been an advantage. They are skilled and have a very good work ethic and morale. We get replies even on weekends.” – CEO, Health Technology Company

  • 23
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Atlanta GA

    MaxMedia is an experience design company that was founded in 1996 and is located in Atlanta. They employ 68 staff experienced with delivering provocative content and interactive experiences to small, midmarket, and global companies, typically in media, retail, and telecommunications. Services include UI and UX design, 3D graphics, custom software development, and storytelling.

    Clients
    AT&T
    Tempur-Pedic
    Smithsonian
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MaxMedia provided full-package e-commerce development, building a healthcare company's mobile-responsive website, mobile app, and kiosk software. This involved several rounds of research and user testing. Conversion rates for the client have risen significantly after implementing the digital platforms. 

    “We've drastically increased conversion rates for the digital platforms, reduced bounced rates and with an extensive suite of data acquisition tools deployed improved retention rate to lead the industry.” – CMO & Sales Officer, Healthcare Company

  • 24
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Lawrence KS

    TriLion Studios is a design and development studio headquartered in Lawrence, Kan. The company, founded in 2009, has a team of 2 people who specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and logo design.
     

    Clients
    CapitalOne
    Microsoft
    Sprint
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TriLion Studios provided video production services for a healthcare startup. The client wanted a short video that would market their products. The company created an explainer video for the client, and they developed all of the elements of the video. The company finished the video in a short period of time, and the video helped the client with a presentation. Additionally, the client utilizes the video for other marketing purposes. 

    “TriLion Studios completed the project within a week, and the video became a crucial part of our award-winning presentation at an innovation conference. After the conference, we started using the video for outbound marketing and face-to-face sales presentations.” — Former CTO, Healthcare Startup 
     

  • 25
    $10,000+
    10,000+ Employees
    Greater United Kingdom

    EPAM Systems is a software development, design and consulting company with their global headquarters in Newtown, Pa. They also has offices in Bellevue, Wash.; Boston; Conshohocken, Pa.; Los Angeles; New York; Philadelphia; San Francisco; Ottawa; Toronto; Guadalajara, Mexico; Vienna; Sofia; Prague; Paris; Sydney; Shanghai; Guangzhou; Hong Kong; Dubai; and multiple offices in Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Armenia. Founded in 1993, they have 36,568 employees specializing in product development, digital platform engineering, and digital and product design for Fortune 1000 companies.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    EPAM Systems developed a trading app to make money for an IT services company. They supplied two developers for the project and delivered high-quality work at a competitive price. 

    “I appreciated their sense of responsibility. Nice work for a fixed price.” – CEO, IT Services Company

  • 26
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    New York City NY

    Infinum is a software development company in San Francisco, CA. The 50+ team has equal experience in mobile and web development. They work with clients from a variety of industries, including business and financial services and automotive.

    Clients
    Bayer
    Samsung
    Universal Music Group
    T-Mobile
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Infinum rebuilt a flight booking app for a startup. The original app was extremely buggy and the company needed further support. One feature Infinum developed allowed customers to sync their calendars to find flights that work around their schedule.

    “While many agencies limit your choices, it was quite different with Infinum. They were clear and upfront about what resources we were getting and why and offered us options, which was really nice.” – Senior Project Manager, App Startup

  • 27
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Katowice Poland

    Mobee Dick is a creative studio located in Katowice, Poland. Since 2012, their team of 15 has been specializing in UX/UI design, digital strategy, product design, and more for mostly midmarket clients.

    Clients
    Getin Bank
    Rainbow Tours
    Warta
    Empik
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Mobee Dick audited and tested a mobile banking application. They gave information about what needed improvement and what was working. Their work helped the bank redefine their goals and make strong improvements. 

    "Our work with their team was professional, especially in regards to their communication. They effectively explained certain choices during the testing process." – User Experience Manager, Bank

  • 28
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Austin TX

    Left Hand Design is a graphic design company based in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2004, the team of 16 specializes in logo, web design, graphic design, and other design. They work with small businesses, focusing on advertising and marketing.

    Clients
    Valor Spirits
    5020 Restorations
    Social Betty’s
    Uncultured Ales
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Left Hand Design worked on web design for an events venue. They built a new website using information saved from the first version and adjusted the content to fit the updated template. The client was pleased with the results of the project.

    “Beau [Founder, Left Hand Design] was responsive and helpful. He was able to explain technical terms in an accessible manner.” – Owner and Manager, Events Venue

  • 29
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Imaginary Cloud is a software development and UX/UI design company that helped companies of all sizes design, build, launch and scale web and mobile applications for over 10 years. Following an Agile approach, their multidisciplinary team of fewer than 50 are committed to developing digital products and services from scratch or assist clients' teams remotely. Their clients come from a variety of industries, including IT, financial services, and business services. 

    Clients
    Nokia
    Sage
    Ernst & Young
    BNP Paribas
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Imaginary Cloud worked on custom software development for an enterprise software platform. Using Angular and Node.js and working from designs, their team built the product with a configurable frontend. They continued to provide support and the client was very pleased with the team’s work.

    “Imaginary Cloud created the entire architecture for our app and designed it for large user populations. The platform helped us grow significantly, which led us to win millions of pounds worth of contracts. Their team is intrinsic to our success.” – Strategy Director, Enterprise Software Platform

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