The Best Graphic Design Consultants in DC

List of the Best Washington Graphic Design Consultants

Looking for top graphic design consultant in Washington?

Consistent imagery resonates to the public and great design plays a significant role in the decision-making process. Businesses with high quality graphics are perceived to be more reputable.

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

  • 1

    Beyond Definition

    Bates Creative is a branding agency located in Silver Spring, Md. Founded in 2003, Bates Creative's team of around 20 specializes in mobile app development, graphic design, and web development. Bates Creative works primarily with midmarket and small business clients in the business services, non-profit, and consumer products industries. 

    Notable Project

    Bates Creative refreshed a non-profit's design and branding, especially in the client's print magazine. Bates Creative provided updated branding and integrated the updated design elements into the print publication. Bates Creative also handles uploading magazine content to the client's Adobe app and website presence. The client found Bates Creative's new design to be clean and sophisticated.

    "They [Bates Creative] really understand branding and design, and caught the essence of our association and the commercial space we inhabit. They bring cutting-edge creative capabilities and ideas to their work, and make us look really cool." - VP of Publishing, Non-Profit 

    Former clients
    Exxon Mobil
    Atlas Brew Works
    Sage Water
    NPR
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Silver Spring, MD
    4.7
    4.7
    10 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    W3 Awards , ADDYS (2018) , Association Media & Publishing: EXCEL Awards (2017) , Muse Creative Awards: Gold (2016)

  • 2

    Grafik Marketing Communications

    Grafik Marketing Communications is a branding and marketing agency based in Alexandria, Va. Founded in 1978, with a team of more than 300 employees, they specialize in UX/UI design, branding, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    Grafik Marketing Communications completely remade and redesigned the website of a homebuilding firm to modernize its branding and to highlight their new homes division. They built a new website, incorporated unique themes for each section of the site, and used SEO best practices to drive traffic. The client appreciated the modern feel and easy navigation of the new site, and appreciated that it still showed that their company is a long standing member of the community. 

    “Everything they designed is an improvement upon the old site. People look at us differently, and recognize us as a stable company in our area. The site shows both our longevity and our local presence in the right way.” – VP of Marketing, Homebuilding Firm

    Former clients
    Carfax
    U.S. Census Bureau
    Honda
    WTOP
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Alexandria, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    REBRAND 100: Distinction (2018) , ADDY Award: Silver (2012)

  • 3

    Studio Center

    Studio Center is a marketing firm headquartered in Virginia Beach, VA, with offices in Richmond, VA, New York, NY, Washington, DC. Founded in 1966, Studio Center's team of almost 200 employees has over 50 years of experience in video production, print design, and web design. 

    Former clients
    Chipotle
    Disney
    McDonalds
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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  • 4

    Lounge Lizard

    With offices in New York and Los Angeles, Lounge Lizard has 25 years of experience in web design and development and mobile app development. The company and its team of 50+ works with clients across industries.

    Notable Project

    A candle company went to Lounge Lizard for a more modern, user-friendly, and sleek website. Lounge Lizard redesigned the site from top to bottom and audited the site for SEO performance. The client says that users love the graphics and functionality.

    “If one of my team members finds they need something, Lounge Lizard addresses it immediately. Their response has been spot on.” – E-Commerce Specialist, Candle Company

    Former clients
    Canon
    Broadway League
    Random House
    Missing Piece
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Washington DC, DC
    4.7
    4.7
    15 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    2014 W3 Awards: Gold, 2014 Interactive Media Awards: Outstanding Achievement Award , 2014 Interactive Media Awards: Outstanding Achievement Award

  • 5

    Henninger Media Services

    Henninger Media Services is a full video production and post-production company located in Arlington, Va. Founded in 1983, they have a team of about 26 individuals who specialize in broadcast television, documentaries, advertising, social media, and podcasts. They tailor services to clients in the media, advertising and marketing, and nonprofit industries.

    Notable Project

    Henninger Media Services filmed and produced videos for third-party clients of a strategic communications and PR agency. They provided full scale production services, dedicating team members who specialized in camera, light, and sound work to film and capture audio on location. After editing the footage, they delivered final products that satisfied multiple stakeholders and increased engagement for one client.

    “Their team is both talented and knowledgeable.” — CEO, Strategic Communications and PR Agency

    Former clients
    National Geographic
    PBS
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 6

    Xtreme Websites

    Xtreme Websites is a web and online marketing agency based in Kensington, MD. Founded in 2010, Xtreme Websites' team of 5 employees specializes in web design, SEO, digital strategy, and graphic design. 

    Notable Project

    Xtreme Websites was tasked with helping a gift shop redesign its website. Xtreme Websites completely redesigned the old website and featured social media integration and SEO. The client's site has increased in rank and the gift shop is very happy with the new website created by Xtreme Websites. 

    "I like the overall package of the frontend and backend, the user-friendliness of their website, and ease of use. The whole process and everything together have been remarkable." – Owner,Gift Shop 

    Former clients
    Fun Lifestyle Vacations
    Classic Custom Uniforms
    Hispanic;Chamber of Commerce
    Chicago Fire & Cop Shop
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Kensington, MD
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Unstuck Labs

    Unstuck Labs is a creative technology company headquartered just outside of Washington, D.C., in Arlington, Va. The company was founded in 2017, and has a team of 10 employees. Their team mainly does UX/UI design, mobile app development, web design, and web development. 
     

    Notable Project

    Unstuck Labs did mobile app development for a tech startup. The client wanted help developing and marketing their mobile app that would help businesses improve their productivity. The company developed an Android and iOS app that includes GPS technology and a timer. The company also provided the client with business advice, and helped them network. 

    “The platform is very user-friendly and appealing to our clients. They also helped us tell our story in a more investor-friendly way, giving us the tools to be able to speak to potential investors and grab their attention.” — CEO, Tech Startup 
     

    Former clients
    Rooam
    Traxyl
    Reyets
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Arlington, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    ReloadUX

    ReloadUX is a UX/UI design and development agency headquartered in Reston, Va. The company has a one-person team that provides product design, UX/UI design, graphic design, and web design services. For UI/UX, they focus on UX strategy, usability testing, and user research.

    Notable Project

    ReloadUX designed the UX/UI for a marketing lead management system. The client needed a platform that was user-friendly and easy for their marketing team to use. The new UX/UI improved the team's efficiency in processing leads, and the client was satisfied with the company’s work. 

    “Our marketing team is now managing all of the leads properly, which has increased their productivity. Our management is really happy with the results of the system.” — CTO, Game Development Company
     

    Former clients
    Groupon
    Honeywell
    NBCUniversal
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Reston, VA
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    MOS Creative

    MOS Creative is a mobile, web, and digital company located in Columbia, Md. Founded in 2005, they have six employees specializing in content marketing, website design and development, UX/UI design, video production, and digital marketing. They work with small and midmarket clients, particularly in business services and consumer products.

    Notable Project

    MOS Creative provided an IT services company with digital marketing and design services. Their work included trademark creation, collateral design, web development, and video production. MOS Creative’s products and effective workflow impressed the client.

    “I have used MOS Creative for a wide variety of creative, artistic and digital services. They have been very collaborative in executing the various projects they have participated in. I have and will continue use them and highly recommend them.” – CEO, IT Services Company

    Former clients
    LabRecyclers
    HealthReel
    Senseware
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Columbia, MD
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 10

    W Street Design

    W Street Design is a digital branding shop based in Washington, D.C. Since 2017, the 1-person team has provided branding, digital strategy, and graphic design to their clients. They specialize in corporate identity, brand messaging, and product branding.

    Notable Project

    W Street Design created a new brand for a pet care business, modernizing the feel while retaining their local identity. The result was a new line of brand materials, including a tagline, logo, messaging, clothing design, and website redesign. The client received more traffic to their new website and compliments on the new brand.

    "Since working with W Street, we have received countless positive remarks on our new logo and brand image." – Owner, Pet Care Business

    Former clients
    Equality Chamber of Commerce
    FORMA Design
    Skincando
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    groupFreelancer Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 11

    ESB Advertising

    ESB Advertising is a full-service advertising agency located in Falls Church, Va. Their small team of 17 specialists has been offering media planning and buying, advertising, and PPC to their clients since the founding of their company in 2012.
     

    Notable Project

    ESB Advertising provides advertising and branding for an HVAC contractor. They coined the tagline for the client’s business, and have managed all TV advertising services since 2013. The most recent project included a Super Bowl commercial that starred a major celebrity. The rapid growth of the company can be partially attributed to their cohesive marketing strategy.
     

    Former clients
    Michael & Sons
    Mattress Warehouse
    Long Roofing
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Falls Church, VA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 12

    DFFRNTWRLD®

    DFFRNTWRLD® is a lifestyle brand creative agency based in Washington D.C. with more than two employees. Since their founding in 2008, they have offered advertising, branding, and marketing strategy solutions for clients in the fields of advertising and arts.

    Notable Project

    DFFRNTWRLD® kickstarted a men’s grooming brand. DFFRNTWRLD® provided web and branding solutions to develop a product. The brand was impressed by DFFRNTWRLD®’s level of work.

    “I like everything that they did.” - Founder, Men's Grooming Brand

    Former clients
    CAVALHEIRO
    Nipsey Hussle
    Atlantic Records
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Dc, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 13

    Essence Studios

    Essence Studios is a video and animation production company based in Guragaon, India, with offices in Washington, D.C., and London. The company, founded in 2018, has more than 50 employees and provides video production and graphic design services to enterprise, midmarket, and smaller-sized companies and institutions.

    Notable Project

    A mobile app development company hired Essence Studios to produce app videos to generate traffic for its apps in Google Play. The video was to explain how the apps work and why customers should download the apps. The video increased the daily downloads of the apps by 15%-20%.

    "Their video quality and on time project delivery impressed us." - CEO, Moblie App Development Company

    Former clients
    Tesmus
    JC Academy
    Bombay Sappers
    MicroApps4u
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Washington D.C., WA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    The Brand Stand

    The Brand Stand is a design firm based in Washington, DC with over two employees. Founded in 2015, they specialize in branding, digital strategy, and web design services for small and medium-sized businesses across various industries.

    Notable Project

    The Brand Stand developed a brand for a beauty company. The company needed a brand that they could introduce to their local community. The company was satisfied with the branding look that The Brand Stand created.

    “The Brand Stand gave us a unique, fresh look in our industry. “ - Owner, Beauty Company

    Former clients
    CyFIR
    Clark Construction
    TopTrainer
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Sabra Creative

    Sabra Creative is a creative consultancy founded in 2012. Headquartered in Washington, D.C. and founded in 2012, their team of approximately 6 employees solely serves nonprofits. Their service offering includes print design, web design and development, and digital strategy. 

    Notable Project

    Sabra Creative designed, developed, and deployed websites for a veteran-based nonprofit. They conducted full-service branding to deliver a new logo and color scheme for the client. Their designs were enthusiastically received for their accurate portrayal of the organization's values.

    "They were always meeting deadlines on top of being consistently communicative and transparent." — Executive Director, Veteran-Focused Nonprofit

    Former clients
    Bread for the City
    Martha's Table
    Kids in Need of Defense
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Washington, DC
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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