The Best Logo Design Companies in The Bay Area

Looking for a top logo design company in San Francisco?

A logo is much more than an image, it's an important foundation for the branding of your business. Finding the right partner to design your logo, however, can be challenging.

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

List of the Best San Francisco Logo Design Companies

  • 1

    Emotive Brand

    Emotive Brand specializes in B2B strategy, working with high growth tech companies and professional services firms to deliver marketing and brand strategy, brand messaging, visual identity, and logo design.Founded in 2009 and based in Oakland, CA, Emotive Brand has a team of 15+ employees. A few of their specialized services include aligning leadership teams, designing brand experiences, and enabling sales teams with the tools they need.

    Notable Project

    A marketing automation platform hired Emotive Brand to refresh its brand image and marketing materials such as the company logo. The project not only included external branding but also internal branding to improve employee morale.

    “The biggest thing they helped us to do was talk in human terms. In ad tech and marketing tech, we tend to talk to ourselves instead of talking to the customer. Emotive’s work helped people truly understand our value proposition, how it was going to impact them, and why they should consider talking about it.” – VP of Corporate Communications, Marketing Automation Platform

    Former clients
    Facebook
    Rocket Fuel
    Cadence
    AppAnnie
    and Gibson Dunn
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Oakland, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    22 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Named a Top San Francisco Branding Agency

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  • 2

    Gershoni Creative Agency

    Gershoni is a creative agency that builds brands for century-old institutions, Fortune top-10 companies, startups, and nonprofits. They are located in San Francisco, CA and have a team of 15 employees that provides branding, content marketing, and advertising to clients across business, consumer, financial, and food and beverage industries.

    Notable Project

    When a local educational institution needed to rebrand, Gershoni Creative Agency took the lead, creating a rebranding campaign that included a toolkit and guidelines to document brand identity. Gershoni Creative Agency posted on social media, helped with fundraisers, and updated the organization’s website.

    “Gershoni's project management is one of their greatest strengths. … The relationship was very collaborative. Gershoni was able to respect the opinions of the many strong-willed, creative people who had input in the project.” – Content Lead and Product Manager, Educational Institute

    Former clients
    Google
    Women’s Media Center
    San Francisco Art Institute
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    iDesignAward

  • 3

    Global Brand Works

    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. 

    Notable Project

    Global Brand Works established a consultancy's new brand using research and information gathering practices. In order to meet the client's needs, Global Brand Works created strategic messaging and visuals that emphasized the rebrand. The client was very happy with the work done by Global Brand Works. 

    "We think their branding looks good and reflects our company values. They were mindful of our budget and worked within our means." – Co-Founder, Consultancy 

    Former clients
    Paypal
    LifeLock
    Kettle Brand Potatoe Chips
    Charles Schwab
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    BSTRO

    Digital marketing agency BSTRO is headquartered in San Francisco with satellite offices in Vancouver and New York.  Since being founded in 2004, their team has grown to 30 expert resources. BSTRO specializes in web development, UX/UI design, and digital strategy.

    Notable Project

    A pharmaceutical company hired BSTRO to provide digital marketing services. The company wanted to improve conversion rates and their engagement on social media. The agency worked on branding and content creation for them. 

    "BSTRO took content we had on our site and reworked it making it much more vivid and compelling, and it suited our consumer database more."–Brand Manager, Pharmaceutical Company

    Former clients
    Illumio
    Aveo Vision
    Johnson & Johnson
    BabyCenter
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    5 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    San Francisco Green Business , WEBIA: Award for Excellence

  • 5

    UNIT partners LLC

    UNIT Partners is a branding and graphic design agency based in San Francisco and founded in 1996. UNIT Partners' team of more than 200 employees has more than two decades of experience in web design, branding, and marketing strategy. The firm mainly works with small- and mid-sized businesses but has experience working with large enterprises as well. 

    Notable Project

    UNIT Partners was tasked with helping a restaurant group redo its branding. UNIT Partners designed new menus, a new logo, and websites in order to meet the client's needs and emphasize the rebrand. The team at UNIT Partners also initiated marketing messages that reflected the rebrand. The client was very impressed with the team at UNIT Partners professionalism and devotion to the project. 

    "I felt like they were always looking out for what was best for me as the client. UNIT's number one priority is not to get it done, but to get it done right, no matter if it takes twenty tries or if it takes two tries. "-CEO, Restaurant Group 

    Former clients
    Kia Motors
    Jamba Juice
    Mercedes-Benz
    Taiwanese Shaved Ice
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Razorfrog Web Design

    Razorfrog Web Design is a website development shop located in San Francisco, CA. Founded in 2008, Razorfrog's team of nearly 10 people specialize in WordPress web design and maintenance. They also offer logo, print, and graphic design, as well as SEO services. RazorFrog works with clients in the business, real estate, and legal industries. 

    Notable Project

    In May 2016, Razorfrog worked with a software firm to develop and manage a new website on WordPress. The team not only redesigned the website but also built additional features to improve the website's effectiveness and usability. The client praised Razorfrog for being easy to work with and efficient. 

    "I've worked with many different external vendors, and I'd have to say that Razorfrog was probably the easiest vendor I've ever worked with. They used a Trello board to manage the project, ... which made things much more efficient." – Marketing Director, Software Firm

    Former clients
    KZSC Radio
    Mighty PR
    Peets and Associates
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Design Proficient

    Digital agency Design Proficient is based in San Francisco. Since the company's founding in 2009, their team of over 250 specialists focus on logo and web design, web development, UX/UI design, and more.  

    Notable Project

    Design Proficient created a website for an independent life insurance broker. The website was built to serve as a portfolio for the client. The project allows potential clients to peruse past projects and learn more about the broker's offered services.

    "I was given an affordable cost structure and they delivered a very nice website." –Independent Life Insurance Broker 

    Former clients
    Elijah Excavation
    The Travel Wagon
    High End Movers
    X Time
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    2.8
    2.8
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Studio 22 Design

    Studio 22 is a design agency based in Santa Clara, Calif. Founded in 2001, the team of 11 specializes in web design, logo, branding, and more.

     

    Notable Project

    Studio 22 worked on branding and redesigned a website for an energy startup. They managed logo design, print design, industry marketing materials, and presentation templates as part of a rebrand. The client was impressed with their efficient project management.  

    “They were able to complete the project on our extremely aggressive timeline, which speaks volumes in terms of their management of the project.” – CEO, Energy Startup 

    Former clients
    Google
    Stanford University
    NASA
    San Francisco 49ers
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Santa Clara, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    9 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Theory SF

    Theory SF is a San Francisco-based creative agency. The agency was founded in 2015 and has a team of 2 that provides a variety of services including branding, marketing strategy, web design, advertising, digital strategy, and more.

    Notable Project

    A radio station was undergoing a rebranding of their entire network and needed to overhaul various parts of their online presence. Theory SF conducted market research in order to redesign their website as a fitting part of their overall rebranding.

    "They’re highly professional, but also down-to-earth people that feel like part of our team. The team’s industry knowledge is incredible and they’re not afraid to think outside the box." — Program Director, Radio Station

    Former clients
    Cisco
    SF Museum of Modern Art
    EcoTerra
    Net Gear
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    17 Clutch reviews
  • 10

    Good Stuff Partners

    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.

    Notable Project

    Good Stuff Partners revamped the brand messaging and in updating its marketing efforts, which included redesigning. 

    "They work with us directly to find unique solutions instead of providing generic templates or answers." – Partner, Architecture Firm

    Former clients
    Mental Health Association of NYC
    SEE International
    YMCA
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sausalito, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    6 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Graphis Merit Award , Maggie Award , Communication Arts Award of Excellence (2016)

  • 11

    McLean

    McLean is a branding agency based in Walnut Creek, CA. Founded in 1991, McLean provides packaging design, branding, and logo services for small and midmarket businesses primarily.

    Notable Project

    McLean worked with a company to update its brand and design its packaging for a new product. McLean presented the client's product at Expo West and received positive feedback on its new look.

    "The feedback from the general public that we got so far has been fantastic." – VP Sales & Marketing, Natural Sweetener Company

    Former clients
    Monster Energy
    Fresh Express
    Fresh Step
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Walnut Creek, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Pivot Design

    Pivot Design is a marketing agency with offices in Chicago, San Francisco, and Boston. Founded in 1992, the 40+ team works with a variety of clients on their branding, logos, graphic design, and advertising.

    Notable Project

    A real estate firm hired Pivot Design for marketing and branding help. The agency created a branding plan, which included refreshing their website, holding different events, and creating videos and other traditional marketing campaigns. The client prides Pivot Design on how they internalize customer feedback. 

    "Pivot is a rare breed — a turnkey business that can do anything. They offer a nice combination of being very creative, while running a successful business."- CEO, Real Estate Development Firm

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    Northwestern University
    Google
    American Library Association
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    CSS Design Awards

  • 13

    The Engine is Red

    The Engine is Red is a full-service digital agency with locations in Santa Rosa, Calif., and Minneapolis. The agency was founded in 2008 and has around 20 employees who specialize in marketing strategy, branding, web design and development, and mobile app development, among other services. It serves clients in the health care, nonprofit, retail, education, energy, and financial industries.

    Notable Project

    A midsized California vineyard hired The Engine is Red to help with its digital strategy when it participated in a Google pilot advertising platform. The Engine is Red helped the client learn how to use the platform successfully and also developed its digital assets and monitored its website performance and metrics.

    "The whole process has been so collaborative and open that their team feels like an extension of our own. With the bigger picture in mind, I appreciate their attention to future opportunities for our business to succeed." - Digital Marketing Manager, California Vineyard

    Former clients
    Medtronic
    Guide Dogs for the Blind
    Swinerton Builders
    United Way
    Swinerton PG&E
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Santa Rosa, CA
    4.8
    4.8
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Awwwards: Best in Category , Web Marketing Association Web Awards Winner

  • 14

    Definery

    Founded in 2016, Definery is a digital product design company based in Oakland, Calif. Their small team of 6 specializes in UX/UI design, product design, web design, and more for mainly small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Definery developed a web and mobile app for a small business banking startup, focusing on the UX design. The agency worked from start to finish. The finished work met every expectation that the banking startup had.

    "Since they are a small firm, you get very personal treatment from their managing director. It is a very personalized experience." – Head of Growth, Small Business Banking Startup

    Former clients
    BBVA
    Lucidworks
    Medrio
    Clora
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $50,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place OAKLAND, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    14 Clutch reviews
  • 15

    Bartlett Brands

    Bartlett Brands is a boutique branding agency based in San Francisco. Founded in 2011, Bartlett Brands' team of fewer than 10 employees provides branding, marketing strategy, web design, logo, and packaging design services.

    Notable Project

    Bartlett Brands supplied the client with a fully fleshed-out company identity in terms of branding, logo, website design, and paper packaging, among other elements. The client has been nominated for design awards, and constantly receives praise for its branding.

    "Not only did Bartlett Brands meet all of our branding requirements, but they also put something special out there, which we almost didn’t expect." – Partner, Cuban Social Outpost

    Former clients
    Patchology
    The Wine Group
    Ipsy
    Greenleaf
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    WWD Awards , Innovation by Design Awards Finalist , Beauty ID Awards , GDUSA Awards

  • 16

    The Savage Bureau

    The Savage Bureau is a design and branding agency located in San Francisco. Providing services related to branding, web design, and UX/UI design. The 6-person team has been in businesses since 2016.

    Notable Project

    Improving site architecture, The Savage Bureau created banners and landing pages for UI/UX software company. They also provide several digital marketing services. The changes helped grow their core audience. It was a collaborative process and the team was great to work with.

    “The Savage Bureau has a proven track record and they’re just very good at what they do.” – Senior Creative Director, UI/UX Software Company

    Former clients
    Topcon
    Kilroy Realty
    Align Real Estate
    CIM Group
    Salesforce
    Greystar
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 17

    Kwok Design

    Kwok Design is a creative agency that is based in Tracy, Calif. Kwok Design's small team of two employees specialize in web design, UI/UX design, and SEO.  

    Notable Project

    A private medical practice partnered with Kwok Design to design and maintenance a website. Using WordPress, the team at Kwok Design designed a website for the client and has continuously updated the website over a 15-year period. Kwok Design also managed content and some social media for the website. The client was impressed by the team at Kwok Design's responsiveness and professionalism. 

    "They were always very responsive to requests. Often in the same day, the project manager would update the website if I sent a request for a change or the posting of an article or a blog." – Surgeon, Private Medical Practice 

    Former clients
    DC Bees
    Aortica
    OmniPro
    University Art
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 18

    Plan Z

    Plan Z is a full-service agency founded in 2015 with a team of over 50 people. Based in Karachi, Pakistan, they are experts in social media marketing, mobile app development, and logo services. They work with small and mid-market firms in the fields of energy, consumer products, and education.

    Notable Project

    Plan Z provided digital marketing solutions for an online leather store. The client had a general idea but needed help fleshing it out and making it a reality. Progress with the project is going on smoothly and the client is satisfied with the work done so far.

    “The team is punctual and efficient. The logo was delivered in a week, and the website is currently still in progress.” - Owner, Online Leather Store
     

    Former clients
    LOOP
    Infinity Consultancy
    Kunde Consulting
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Be Unicorn

    Be Unicorn is a design and development company located in San Francisco. It was founded in 2017 and employs a small team of 2 that provides a range of services like mobile app development, UX/UI design, AI, AR/VR development, branding, and more for mainly small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    A parenting help platform wanted to branch out into apps but lacked an internal development team. Be Unicorn has designed and developed several mobile apps for both Android and iOS. They design the UX and UI, code the back end, integrate the apps with Amazon, publish the apps, and help market them.

    "We’re definitely happy. The products work well and are functional. We have 50-100 users every day. We have five applications for parents and one not for parents...The app looks perfect." — CEO, Parenting Help Platform

    Former clients
    Procter & Gamble
    Bacardi
    L'Oreal
    Heineken
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    THERMOSTAT

    Thermostat is a brand design consultancy based in Sausalito, Calif. With less than 10 employees, the small team has been providing branding, packaging design, logo design, and web design since 2008. 

    Notable Project

    A wine tasting room hired Thermostat to create marketing collateral. The client wanted collateral that would evoke elegance. Their commitment and dedication were shown in each detail of design.

    "They brought us design options and materials that are consistent with the vision we established for the project." – General Manager, Wine Tasting Room

    Former clients
    Purple Wine + Spirits
    DFV Wines
    Vision
    LeapFrog
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Sausalito, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 21

    Design Ocean

    Design Ocean was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in Cardiff, U.K. with other locations in Palo Alto, Calif. and Winnipeg, Canada. With about 10 employees, they provide web design, logo, and web development services for midmarket and small businesses. They focus on information technology, business services, and e-commerce industries.

    Notable Project

    Design Ocean developed and designed a website for a telecommunications company. The team built the website to ensure navigability for customers. The project manager took care of all communications.

    "The best part of working with Design Ocean was that the project manager (Enrique) took care of all the communications internally within Design Ocean." –CEO, Telecommunications Company

    Former clients
    Antithesis Foods
    Bloom Finance
    Senate Construction
    MorganLowe Homes
    TheraVape
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Palo Alto, CA
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 22

    Amasta Media

    Amasta Media is a web design and development company based in Dublin, Calif. Founded in 2012, the company focuses on web design, web development, and logo design.

     

    Notable Project

    Amasta Media worked on web development and CMS for an early development center. They redesigned the website using a CMS system that allows users to update content. They also developed a tutorial for managing the system. The client appreciated their responsiveness throughout the project.

    “Their responsiveness sets them apart from other vendors. They continue to maintain a strong relationship and make themselves available to us whenever we have any questions.” – Executive Director and Owner, Early Development Center 

    Former clients
    Priority One Jets
    Agora Media Solutions
    MLC Interiors
    EXO Skin Simple
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Dublin, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    7 Clutch reviews
  • 23

    Exposyour™ | Branding + Marketing

    Founded in 2005, Exposyour is a design and branding agency based in Santa Clara, Calif. They primarily work with small businesses in the financial services, IT, manufacturing, and medical fields. 

    Notable Project

    Exposyour provided graphic design and UX design services to a fitness tracking software company. Their work was high quality, and it helped save time. 

    "They’re a team of trusted professionals." – Founder, Software Company

    Former clients
    HiQ Solar
    Saykara
    Kangarootime
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Santa Clara, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 24

    Anastasia Salazar Ltd.

    Anastasia Salazar Ltd. is a freelance design studio based in San Francisco. Since 2009, they have offered branding, web design, and graphic design services to clients ranging from startups to large firms in the fields of retail, advertising, and arts.

    Notable Project

    Anastasia Salazar Ltd. rebranded a yoga company. The company was looking to do a complete rebrand with an accompanying new website. Anastasia Salazar Ltd. created a brand guide that the company was satisfied with.

    “When working with creatives, it can be difficult to find a combination of high level of artistic creativity paired with high level of professionalism and business acumen. Anastasia combines all those.” - CEO, Yoga Company

    Former clients
    Google
    Facebook
    Oculus
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place San Francisco, CA
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
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