The Best Design Companies in The Rock & Roll Capital

Looking for a top design consultant in Cincinnati?

You need your design to be clear and reflective of your brand, and of course, of high aesthetic quality.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top design agencies in Cincinnati. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Cincinnati Design Companies

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    Sparkbox

    Sparkbox is a web design and development company based in Dayton, Ohio, with a satellite office in Pittsburgh. Founded in 2009, Sparkbox's team of 38 employees provides web design and development, e-commerce development, custom software development, and UX/UI design services for mainly midmarket businesses.

    Notable Project

    Sparkbox worked with this storage system manufacturer to help the client redesign its website in view of making it clearer for its target audiences as well as more mobile-friendly. Based on the website's architecture, Sparkbox also created a pattern library with HTML, CSS, SAS, JavaScript, and Atomic Design. The client has experienced a strong increase in clients. 

    "We went from getting no contacts whatsoever to getting around 20–30 per month. It was a huge and exciting increase." – Director of Software Development, Storage System Manufacturer

    Former clients
    Knoxville Utility Board
    Lenovo
    Dayton Power & Light
    PSA Airlines
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Bellbrook, OH
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Awwwards Winner (2011) , Hermes Award Show Judge's Choice (2011) , 2x Hermes Award Show Gold (2011) , Hermes Award Show Gold (2010)

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  • 2

    Gulo

    Gulo is a digital agency based in Chicago. Founded in 2003, the team of 12 specializes in digital strategy, web design & UX, web development, analytics and conversion rate optimization. They work primarily with midmarket-level clients, focusing on advertising and marketing, business services, and arts, entertainment, and music.

     

    Notable Project

    Gulo worked on web development for a trade association. They designed and built a web-based member services platform on WordPress, including custom features and PayPal. The client was impressed with their ability to deliver. 

    “Gulo came along at the right time and delivered on everything they promised.” – Director of Operations, Trade Association

    Former clients
    up4 Probiotics
    Dunbar Armored
    CME Group
    Side-Out Foundation
    Braintree Payments
    PEW Charitable Trusts
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    4.8
    4.8
    16 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Edelmade

    Edelmade is a creative studio founded in Cincinnati in 2015 with over two employees. They are experts in branding, web design, and video production solutions for clients that range from small firms to large businesses in the fields of business services, consumer products, and healthcare.

    Notable Project

    Edelmade provided branding services for a new organic farm. The owner of the farm worked alongside Edelmade throughout the whole process. The owner enjoyed working with Edelmade.

    “They love to learn about their customer and what they are doing and why.” - Owner, New Organic Farm

    Former clients
    P&G
    Apple
    Fanduel
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Vivial

    Vivial is a New York City-based marketing technology firm that was founded in 2011. They have more than 1000 total employees between several offices. Services include web design, SEO, PPC, social media marketing, and content marketing.  

    Notable Project

    Vivial leveraged its marketing platform for a coffee company that wanted to open new retail stores and increase sales. SEO enhanced the client's social media presence.

    "With Vivial’s help, we have a strategy, we know what to execute, we know the results that we expect, and most importantly we have a very consistent tone of voice in the social arena.  Vivial has been our partner in our geographic expansion." – CMO, Coffee Company

    Former clients
    Mid-Nebraska Foot Clinic
    Checkmate Moving & Storage
    EXIT Realty
    Craftsman Electric
    countless other small businesses
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Atomic Robot

    Mobile development firm Atomic Robot is located in Mason, OH. With nearly 15 employees, the small company and their collaborative team specializes in building custom mobile applications for retail, business services, and healthcare industries.

    Notable Project

    Atomic Robot developed several apps for a sports company. The apps were part of a training course for a variety of physical activities – for example, aviation. Atomic Robot did everything, from execution to implementation. The sports company said that Atomic Robot is one of the only companies that is up to date in the innovative world of app development.

    “The variety of work they’ve done is impressive. The different apps they’ve worked on shows that they can take and build off the work of other programs, applications, and software to bring everything together.” – Vice President, Sporting Goods Company

     

    Former clients
    Kroger
    Angie’s List
    Walmart Labs
    Mammotome
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Mason, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Cincinnati USA Business Awards (2015) , Top Cincinnati Developers in 2017

  • 6

    Helium Interactive

    Helium Interactive is a digital design firm based in Cincinnati and founded in 2019. Their multidisciplinary team of two specializes in web design, graphic design, and branding for small-to-midsized clients in the consumer products, advertising, and e-commerce industries. They also have photography and video production capabilities.

    Notable Project

    Helium Interactive redeveloped a boutique hotel's entire WordPress website, refreshing its entire branding and design with the goal of generating more direct bookings. They also did some SEO on the website, resulting in an end product that's easier to navigate and successfully attracts new clients. Their team implemented feedback promptly and had a personalized approach.

    "The site looks great and we’ve been getting bookings through it." – Owner, Boutique Hotel

    Former clients
    GEOCLIENTS
    Dapple Baby
    Mariemont Inn
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    Centogram

    Centogram is a mobile and web app development company based in Cincinnati. They were founded in 2009 and have a team of 3 employees who specialize in mobile app design, UX/UI design, and wearable app development.

    Notable Project

    Centogram developed an app for a packaging manufacturer. They created web and mobile apps that allow for information on products to be acquired by scanning QR codes and then to be automatically managed by the app. The client is very happy with the new apps and said that all the data available allowed them to streamline their production and shipping processes.

    “They’re versatile and knowledgeable. They listen to what we need and create effective solutions.” – Vice President, Packaging Manufacturer
     

    Former clients
    Cintas
    Time Warner
    OG Cards
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Magnet Co

    Founded in 2004, Magnet Co is a web design firm. Their team of around 5 employees is based in Cincinnati. They focus on web development and design, specifically for the advertising and eCommerce industries.

    Notable Project

    Magnet Co developed and designed an automation tool for a university. The team also built and launched a CMS. The products were for both student and faculty use.

    "It has been used by thousands of undergraduate and graduate students across multiple departments." – Associate Professor, University

    Former clients
    AOL
    Chelonian Research Institute
    Cityzen
    Cox
    DirecTV
    Expedia
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    W. BRADFORD

     W. Bradford & Co. is a full-service digital marketing agency located in Miami. Founded in 2017, it specializes in content marketing, social media marketing, and digital strategy. W. Bradford & Co. serves clients in the healthcare, consumer products and services, and real estate spaces. Comprised of less than 10 employees, W. Bradford & Co. has experience working with small and medium businesses and offers its clients outside marketing support that results in personalized, effective solutions. Other notable areas of expertise include web design, PR, SEO, email marketing, branding, and advertising.   

    Notable Project

    W. Bradford & Co. worked with a content marketing agency to strengthen its brand identity and increase its online presence by creating a new logo, icons, widgets and brand guide. This partnership produced positive reviews from new clients along with internal praise. The website is notably more popular than its predecessor.

    "They spent a lot of time really understanding who we are and that translated into the final design." – CEO, Content Marketing Agency 

    Former clients
    Century 21
    Elsner Family Dentistry
    MasterCard
    NFL
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Altabos

    Altabos is a digital agency based in Cincinnati. Founded in 2017, their team of around 5 employees specializes in branding, web design, and IT strategy consulting.

    Notable Project

    Altabos provided IT services for a financial services and asset management firm. The team assessed the client's existing platform and made functional improvements. They also audited the internal team's cybersecurity systems. 

    "When we started the firm, we had $180 million in assets under our management, and now we're closing in on $550 million." – CEO, Asset Management Firm

    Former clients
    Rightwealth Advisors
    Formidable
    Great American Insurance Group
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    HyperDrive Interactive

    HyperDrive Interactive is a Cincinnati-based digital marketing agency founded in 2001 with over 10 experts. They specialize in email marketing, SEO services, and digital strategy for mid-market and enterprise-level clients in the fields of arts, manufacturing, and consumer products.

    Notable Project

    HyperDrive Interactive ran email marketing campaigns for a manufacturing company. The company was shifting towards a new CRM system and needed help with their email marketing efforts. The results of the campaign have been positive thus far.

    “We previously worked with an SEO agency or someone who was good at copywriting, but HyperDrive has all of the skillsets right there that we’re able to utilize.” - Marketing Manager, Manufacturing Company

    Former clients
    LaRosa's Pizzerias
    Sony Music
    Gold Star Brands
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    4.8
    4.8
    11 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Holland Adhaus

    Holland Adhaus is a digital agency founded in 1937 and based in Cincinnati with over 10 experts. They specialize in digital strategy, web design, and PPC solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising and marketing.

    Notable Project

    Holland Adhaus provided digital marketing and PR solutions for an orthopaedic office. The company needed outside support for their marketing efforts online. Holland Adhaus helped increase the office’s website volume by over 100%.

    “They’ve helped us strategize and come up with a game plan that’s been integral to our success.” - Director of Marketing & Communications, Orthopaedic Practice

    Former clients
    TPC Packaging Solutions
    Trenwa
    Kaeser & Blair
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    BS LLC Branding Agency

    BS LLC is a branding, strategy, and design firm that was founded in 2014. The 4-person team is based in Cincinnati and offers branding, business consulting, and web design to small businesses and midmarket companies.

    Notable Project

    BS LLC created an identity for a neighborhood on behalf of a commercial real estate company. They organized interviews and meetings with community leaders, business owners, and residents to guide and craft each branding materials they created. The neighborhood received $17 million in investment since BS LLC launched the new identity, and the client achieved 95% occupancy in the 17 buildings it owned.

    "From start to execution, they were no less than excellent." – Director of Commercial Development, Commercial Real Estate Company

    Former clients
    Kroger
    Rhinegeist Brewery
    Standard Textile
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    4.9
    4.9
    12 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    ISOCNET

    ISOCNET is an IT solution provider based in Florence, Ky. The provider, founded in 1996, has a team of around 40 that provides SEO, web design, web development, digital strategy, PPC, and IT managed services. ISOCNET serves small and mid-market companies in various industries.

    Notable Project

    A fun food company hired ISOCNET to revamp and incorporate an e-commerce component into their website. ISOCNET developed a new website from scratch with an integrated e-commerce component. The website was also built in such a way that the company's internal marketing team can manage it and make changes to it, for which ISOCNET provided training. The website and accompanying service met the company's expectations.

    "When we ran into any issues, they were right on top of it and had it figured out." - VP of Marketing, Fun Food Company

    Former clients
    Lloyd Library and Museum
    Get Car Cache
    CleanCut
    ProSource Technologies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Florence, KY
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
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    LanternSol

    LanternSol is a web development & digital marketing company based in Cincinnati. The company, founded in 2015, has a team of less than ten that provides web design, e-commerce development, SEO, digital strategy, content marketing, and conversion optimization services. LanternSol serves mid-market and other-sized e-commerce companies.

    Notable Project

    A digital agency hired LanternSol to partner with them in modifying shop pages for one of their clients. Specifically, they modified the client's Shopify theme to match a complex graphic design and implement enhanced store functionality. LanternSol met all of the expectations of the agency and the end client when they completed their part of the engagement.

    "Jay did an excellent job of delivering all requests. As I identified bugs and revisions he was quick to deliver enthusiastically." - Proprietor, Digital Agency  

    Former clients
    Sana Packaging
    MVP Visuals
    NY Casas
    Renaissance Properties NY
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cincinnati, OH
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Ingenious Guru

    Ingenious Guru is a digital marketing agency based in Beavercreek, Ohio. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of more than ten that provides logo and web development services. Ingenious Guru serves small and larger-sized companies in the advertising & marketing, arts & entertainment, business services, e-commerce, automotive, and dental industries.

    Notable Project

    A game streaming platform hired Ingenious Guru to provide branding services that covers both the platform and their merchandise. These services include developing a rebranding plan, redesigning the platform's logo, and developing merchandise branding. Ingenious Guru also did some digital marketing services. They met the platform's expectations with their work and continues to provide branding services as required.

    "I have monthly needs of additional branding pieces and David is always great about getting them done in a timely snd cost effective manner." - Owner, Game Streaming Platform

    Former clients
    Kween Kosmetics
    SC Rapper
    Luta
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Beavercreek, OH
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
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