The Best Design Companies in The Music City

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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 Nashville. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best Nashville Design Companies

  • 1

    Proof Branding

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    Democracy;Prep Charter School
    The Escape Game
    Levy Restaurants
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    ADDYS , NEXT Awards (2016)

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  • 2

    Phase 3 Marketing and Communications

    Phase 3 is a marketing and communications firm based in Atlanta, GA. Founded in 2001, Phase 3's team of over 150 employees primarily work with midmarket and enterprise businesses. They specialize in providing print design, branding, and PR services.

    Notable Project

    Phase 3 worked with a manufacturing group to expand its digital presence and consolidate its various regional branches into one optimized website. They performed the necessary competitive analysis and target audience research, built content, implemented SEO strategies, and made use of analytics to develop a platform for a strong online presence.

     

    Former clients
    Simmons
    ProMach
    Hyundai
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Brentwood, TN
    4.9
    4.9
    7 Clutch reviews
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    Barker & Christol

    Barker & Christol is a full-service communications and PR firm located in Murfreesboro, Tenn. They were founded in 2011 and have a team of 9 employees. The company provides digital strategy, advertising, web design services, and more to clients of all sizes.

    Notable Project

    Barker & Christol developed a website and executed a rebranding campaign for a staffing and recruiting firm. The clients wanted to adjust the tone of their corporate identity and change some of the visual elements of their brand. With a comprehensive discovery process, Barker & Christol developed a good understanding of the client’s market position and values. Then, they designed consistent and clear visual properties to reflect their findings.

    "I was impressed by their willingness to listen, their creative designs, and their timely deliveries. I was satisfied with the process and the final product." — President, Staffing and Recruiting Firm

    Former clients
    Old Time Pottery
    Singer Sewing
    Linebaugh Public Library
    Consort Homes
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Murfreesboro, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    Zehnder Communications

    Zehnder Communications is a full-service marketing agency in New Orleans, La. Founded in 1996, they have about 82 employees that serve a range of businesses in the arts and entertainment, business services and financial services sectors. Services include web design, advertising, and branding. 

    Notable Project

    Zehnder Communications oversaw marketing strategies for a Chicago-based hotel. Zehnder Communications managed the hotel's social media campaigns and created its holiday card and website.

     

    Former clients
    Swerve
    Burger King
    Edgen Murray
    Entergy
    Farmers Insurance
    Origin Bank
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $75,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    BubbleUp

    BubbleUp is an award-winning, full-service digital marketing agency located in Texas, Tennessee, and Connecticut. Founded in 2004, it specializes in web design and development, online marketing, SEM, SEO, strategy, e-commerce and custom development. The versatile agency has worked with a myriad of businesses in the healthcare and entertainment industries. It creates websites for non-profits, brands, and entertainers with an international focus. BubbleUp helps strengthen its clients' online recognition and digital presence.

    Notable Project

    BubbleUp design a more accessible website to help Memorial Hermann Health System, the ninth largest hospital system in the country, to consistently garner more online traffic. This partnership attracted positive user feedback and expedited the client’s entire business processes. 

    "BubbleUp understands the importance of projects prior to actually executing them." – Director of Professional Services, Memorial Hermann Health System 

    Former clients
    505 Southwestern
    Zac Brown Band
    Luke Bryan
    Aerosmith
    Margaritaville
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Pyxl

    Pyxl is a digital agency based in Nashville, Tenn. that provides all-in-one digital marketing services and solutions across projects' lifecycles. Founded in 2008, the team of 30 creatives specializes in enterprise-level website development, UX/UI, digital strategy, and marketing services including branding, graphic design, content writing, social media, paid media, and SEO. 

    Notable Project

    A healthcare staffing agency originally recruited Pyxl to handle a high volume of content marketing. Pyxl now handles the agency's content marketing, PPC strategy, and social media, and is working on a rebranding campaign.

    " We have seen a dramatic increase in followers to our social channels across the board. We’ve seen more leads from a clinician engagement standpoint from our social spend...They’re very open and honest. We feel good after meeting with them about a project [and] we've seen tangible results." – Director of Digital Marketing, Healthcare Staffing Agency

    Former clients
    TeamHealth
    US Air Force Academy
    Fillauer
    Akima
    RazorSync
    QTS
    AC Entertainment
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.9
    4.9
    14 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    International MarCom Awards: Best Website Design (2020) (3) , Digital.com: Best Content Marketing Agency (2020) , Nashville Addy Award: Best Website Design (2020) (2) , W3: Best Website Design and Development (2019) (2020) , Impact Awards: Most Impactful Small Business (2015)

  • 8

    DePalma Studios

    Founded in 2012, DePalma is a UX/UI design and development shop headquartered in Nashville, Tenn. A team of 15+, DePalma is a veteran-owned small business (VOSB) with experience in industries including accounting and finance, electronics manufacturing, gas and oil, government, healthcare, insurance, music and entertainment, utilities, telecommunications, and transportation.

    Notable Project

    A shipping company that moves goods via waterways hired  DePalma Studios to design a web-based application to help captains safely navigate rivers. DePalma Studios launched a discovery phase for the app, speaking with employees at all levels of the shipping company to learn what features may be useful. Then, they transitioned to designing and prototyping the application. At the time of the review, the development process was about to begin. The shipping company is satisfied with the preliminary work and research that DePalma Studios completed. 

    "DePalma Studios understands how to communicate to individuals of varying levels of expertise. I can put them in front of executives, captains, or IT partners and be confident they'll speak appropriately." – Marketing Manager, Shipping Company 

    Former clients
    Deloitte
    Unum
    Edgenet
    Schneider Electric
    MAPCO Express
    Xima Software
    Corecivic
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    18 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Speak Creative

    Speak Creative, founded in 1999, is an agency that specializes in web design, digital strategy, mobile app development, and video production services. The company is headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., with an additional office in Nashville, Tenn. Their team of 39 employees  works with small businesses; they also work with some mid-market and enterprise businesses. They focus work with  non-profit, health care & medical, and education industries.
     

    Notable Project

    Speak Creative provided web development and digital marketing services for an animal rescue. The client had recently merged with another organization, and needed a website to represent the new merger. Speak Creative created a new website that is also mobile-friendly, and they were able to combine the organizations’ information to put on the site. They added multiple visual features and an “Adopt a Pet” button. The company and the client continue to work together on the site and on digital marketing initiatives.
     

    “People were impressed with the quality of work and creativity that they injected into the project. We've also seen an increase in traffic and an increase in adoptions since launching the new website.” — Digital Director, Animal Rescue 

    Former clients
    Graceland
    Gathering Place Tulsa
    Omaha Zoo
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    PointClear Solutions

    PointClear Solutions is a 50+ app and bespoke software developer founded in 2006. Highly experienced in the healthcare space, this Atlanta-based team also works from New York, Birmingham, AL, and Nashville, TN.

    Notable Project

    PointClear developed, designed, and provided UI/UX work for the client’s mobile apps. The team’s experience with healthcare, their expertise, and their functional end-product were appreciated.

    “Everyone that I’ve dealt with at PointClear has been very professional. They are very well credentialed.” – Project Manager, Healthcare Firm

    Former clients
    Nuance
    Philips
    St. Jude Medical
    Walgreens
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Brentwood, TN
    4.8
    4.8
    12 Clutch reviews
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    LSM

    LSM is a digital marketing agency, founded in 2006 and located in Nashville, Tenn. They employ 1,164 staff who work for local and multi-office companies, typically in retail and business services. They offer a range of digital services, including SEO, website design and development, advertising, analytics, and review marketing.

    Notable Project

    LSM provided website and rankings optimization for a health, wellness and fitness company. They focused on social media management, SEO, blog content, and general marketing consultation. With LSM’s assistance, scheduled consultations, traffic, and leads have increased for the client, attracting greater revenue and growing brand awareness.

    “Their suggestions led to greater recognition and more scheduled consultations. I applied to win a local quality care award and was selected as a finalist. They’ve helped us book more clients and gain more revenue through a solid increase in traffic and leads generated.” – Owner, Health, Wellness & Fitness Company

    Former clients
    Massage Envy
    Amazing Lash Studio
    CertaPro Painters
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Brentwood, TN
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2017 Google Premier Partner Award , 2017 Best Small PPC Agency - US Search Awards , 2017 Small Business Standard of Excellence - WebAwards , 2017 Gold Award - MarCom

  • 13

    GoHooper Web Design

    GoHooper Web Design is a web design firm founded in 2006. They are headquartered in Miami with an office in Nashville, Tenn. Along with web design and development, their team of approximately 10 also assists clients with graphic design and digital marketing.

    Notable Project

    GoHooper Web Design helped a marketing firm update their online presence. They developed the client’s website and provided video production. After the site’s launch, they continued to manage the client's social media branding.

    “GoHooper's project management is second to none. The team is just over a dozen strong, but they move like a single unit.” – VP of Sales, Marketing Firm

    Former clients
    Grace Pediatrics
    Prestige Pageantry Awards
    Hoop Tracker
    Legacy Industrial
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Moses Media Co

    Moses Media Co. ® is a creative agency founded in 2010 with more than two members. Based in Brentwood, Tenn., they specialize in web design, video production, and logo services for clients ranging from small businesses to large enterprises.

    Notable Project

    Moses Media Co. ® designed a website for a church organization. The organization wanted a clean website that was easy to manage and update. The organization was happy with the end result.

    “He was quick, and still is, to respond to emails or phone calls. He explained how to manipulate and update the website in layman’s terms.” - Communications Director, Church Organization

    Former clients
    Rockridge Venture Law
    Impact Stewardship Resources
    Lewis Roofing
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Brentwood, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    MedForward

    MedForward is a digital design agency founded in 2007 and based in Nashville, Tenn. Their team of about 5 employees specializes in web design, SEO, and marketing strategy, primarily for physicians and companies in the healthcare industry. 

    Notable Project

    MedForward provided digital marketing services for a medical company. The agency created online patient intake forms, which sped up patient visits. Their work has increased efficiency over 40 percent. 

    "We are impressed by the stable retention of their staff, high-level/responsive service, and staunch privacy regulation." — Co-founder, Medical Company

    Former clients
    Northwestern Surgical Associates
    Trinity Hand Specialists
    Skin and Laser Surgery Center of PA
    Princeton Dermatology
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    NBIC Award (2018)

  • 16

    Astute Communications

    Astute Communications is a full-service digital marketing agency based in Nashville, Tenn. that was founded in 2013. It employs a team of 6 that offers web design and SEO, as well as branding, UI/UX design, PPC, social media marketing, and strategy. Astute Communications specializes in the WordPress CMS.

    Notable Project

    A construction company hired Astute Communications to produce a new public image for the company. Astute Communications created a new logo, messaging, and marketing collateral.

    "The quality of the work was great. Astute was sharp and good to work with...They are a small boutique firm, which is what we wanted. We wanted someone that was a little bit of an outsider to give us a different perspective." - Marketing Director, Construction Company

    Former clients
    Genetics Associates
    Journeypure
    Fillstation pillows
    Vintage Millworks
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2016 Digital Media and Entertainment Finalist - NEXT Awards

  • 17

    Logic Cadence

    Logic Cadence is a digital innovation agency founded in 2019 and based out of Franklin, Tenn. Their team of fewer than 10 employees is experienced in UX/UI design, custom software development, and IT strategy consulting, catering to medium-sized companies across healthcare, IT, and advertising industries. 

    Notable Project

    Logic Cadence designed an online webinar platform for a travel website. They were involved in the whole process from whiteboarding to final designs, delivering a product that works seamlessly and gets constant visitors who speak positively about the platform.

    "They work quickly, and they’re a low-risk option." – Founder & CEO, Travel Course Website

    Former clients
    Bright Trip Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Franklin, TN
    4.5
    4.5
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Slingshot

    Slingshot is a software and app development company headquartered in Louisville, Ky. They were founded in 2005, and they have a team of over 25 people. The company mainly provides custom mobile app development, software development, and UX/UI design services.
     

    Notable Project

    Slingshot built an app for a pet insurance company to build their ability to deliver outstanding customer service. They implemented the ability to submit claims via a streamlined process from within the app, eliminated the need to fill out paperwork and track down information from vets, and allowed users to upload pictures of their pets and submit claims via a conversational interface. The client was impressed with their communication and ability to execute. 

    “Slingshot is highly communicative and requires minimal oversight. Their work is consistently high quality, resulting in increased retention rates and decreased claims processing time. They could provide more pushback when needed, but the team does phenomenal work.” — CEO, Pet Insurance Company

    Former clients
    Petfirst
    Metlife
    Petfirst Metlife Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
    Churchill Downs
    University of Louisville
    Texas Roadhouse
    Louisville Metro Government
    New Roots
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.9
    4.9
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Muletown Digital

    Muletown Digital is a digital firm based in Williamsport, Tenn. with no more than 10 members. They have offered SEO and web design solutions since their founding in 2018. They mainly work with small and mid-market businesses.

    Notable Project

    Muletown Digital provided web design solutions for a business coaching firm. The solution involved the design and development of a new website for the firm. The firm has received positive feedback from clients on the website.

    “They went beyond my expectations for our website.” - Owner & Business Coach, Business Coaching Firm

    Former clients
    Teresa White LLC
    eMeals
    Melon1
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Williamsport, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 20

    Render Results

    Render Results is a web development company with about 5 employees on board. Founded in 2020 in Nashville, Tenn., they specialize in web design, web development, and SEO. Their clients are mainly small-scale companies across several industries.

    Notable Project

    Render Results created an online presence for a catering and food truck company that needed a way to reach catering clients and showcase its menu. They also provided analytics and SEO, ultimately delivering a website that tripled the client's revenue and gets many compliments.

    "They made sure to update us on what they were doing and did their job quickly." – Founder, Catering & Food Truck Company

    Former clients
    SWT-LIVE
    The Feed Meal
    Velocity Strategy Soluions, LLC
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    FortyAU

    Founded in 2011, FortyAU is a development firm. Their team of around 65 employees is based in Nashville, with an additional office in Denver. They focus on custom software development, UI/UX design, and mobile app development, primarily for the healthcare and financial industries.

    Notable Project

    FortyAU developed software for a healthcare services practitioner. The system managed scheduling and automated processes for the client. The team also provided data migration services.

    "Our entire front-end revenue cycle process became paperless." – COO, Healthcare Services Practicioner

    Former clients
    Healthcare Corporation of America
    Smile Direct Club
    Connect Your Care
    Center for Medical Interoperability
    Vanderbilt University
    Parachute Media
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Peabody Communications

    Peabody Communications is a marketing agency founded in Nashville, Tenn. in 2020 with no more than 10 employees. They offer branding, digital marketing, and PR solutions to clients that range from small companies to large businesses.

    Notable Project

    Peabody Communications developed a website for a loan origination business. The website was part of the business’ marketing plan. Peabody Communications was able to meet every deadline for the business.

    “They listen, they’re flexible, and they bring ideas to the table.” - VP Marketing, Loan Origination Business

    Former clients
    Guaranty Home Mortgage Corporation
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 23

    ThinkThru, Inc.

    ThinkThru, Inc. is a learning and development agency in Nashville, Tenn. Founded in 2015, they have about 4 employees that serve midmarket and small-business clients in the IT, government, and business sectors. Services include video production, IT strategy consulting, and product design.

    Notable Project

    ThinkThru, Inc. provided business consulting and project management services for a financial services company. Their team consulted the partner on their learning management system and handled its implementation. The deliverables met expectations, and their team is exceptional at project management.

    "ThinkThru, Inc. is thorough and they have a deep understanding of our organization." – SVP of Education, Financial Services Company

    Former clients
    Cellebrite, Inc.
    Brainspace, Inc.
    ADMI Global
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 24

    Acquali

    Acquali is a Nashville-based web marketing company that was founded in 2018. The 2-person team offers conversion optimization, digital strategy, and web design.

    Notable Project

    Acquali pored over a medical marketing platform's website and created a list of recommendations to improve lead generation and conversion. They also developed mockups of content and design changes. The client was pleased with their recommendations and implemented them in-house.

    "It was nice to know that we could reach out at any point and ask questions of both founders." – VP of Marketing, Medical Marketing Platform

    Former clients
    Healthcare Bluebook
    Binary Fountain
    Juice Analytics
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Nashville, TN
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
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