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Your company’s packaging design is important because identifies your brand. An effective packaging concept can distinguish your product from your competition and drive up consumer interest. Searching for and vetting potential partners, however, is an exhausting process.

That's why we've created this list of the best packaging design companies 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 Packaging Design Agencies

  • 1
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Walnut Creek CA

    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.

    Clients
    Chevron Chiquita
    Chiquita Brands
    Clorox
    Coca-Cola
    Industries
    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

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  • 2
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boise ID

    SmashBrand is a branding agency based in Boise, Idaho, and was founded in 2009. Their team of 11 employees specializes in packaging design, branding, and market research.

    Clients
    Kraft Heinz
    Duracell
    7-Eleven
    PayPal
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SmashBrand did branding and marketing for a health food startup. They helped the client to choose their name, designed their bottles and boxes, and provided messaging for the new products. The client was very happy with the branding and says that their products are very competitive. 

    “They’re a great partner for new brands that haven't gone through this process before.” – Founder, Health Food Startup
     

  • 3
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Newtown Australia

    Depot Creative is a packaging design agency founded in 2002 in Sydney with more than two experts. They specialize in packaging design, graphic design, and logo solutions for small and mid-market businesses in the field of consumer products.

    Clients
    Baré Alchemy
    Wildheart Organics
    Hopapops
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Depot Creative provided branding and design solutions for a skincare company. The company wanted Depot Creative to design their brand from the ground up, including the packaging of their products. The designs ended up winning multiple awards globally.

    “She's a great person. Their quality of work is also impressive.” - Founder, Skincare Company

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    QNY Creative is a creative agency located in New York, NY. The team of about 15 employees specializes in brand development and packaging design for luxury, retail, and lifestyle brands. Founded in 2008, QNY Creative crafts modern, unique marketing campaigns that aim to resonate with clients' target audiences and stand out in a congested, competitive market. Other services offered include web design and social media marketing.

    Clients
    National Geographic
    National Geographic Expeditions
    Unique Lodges of the World
    InterContinental Hotels Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    QNY Creative worked with a hot sauce company. They designed its packaging and upgraded its label.

    “They’re respectful, communicative, and honest with their opinions." – Founder and CEO, Hot Sauce Company

  • 5
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Toronto Canada

    Reflective Media is a graphic design studio based in Toronto. Their team of fewer than 10 serves primarily small businesses in industries like consumer products, IT, and legal cannabis. Services include packaging design, branding, print design, and logo. They were founded in 1996.

    Clients
    Del Ray Marketing, Inc.
    Armor-Tile
    Elizabeth Arden
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Reflective Media was the long-term design partner for a marketing professional. The team provided a range of services, including branding, packaging design, and product literature creation. Their dedicated approach resulted in a successful partnership. 

    "When it comes to product management, Reflective Media was always considered part of the marketing team in terms of strategy." — Marketing Professional

  • 6
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sausalito CA

    DDW is a brand design consulting company based in Sausalito, Calif. Founded in 1997, the team of 35 specializes in packaging design, branding, logo services, and other design. They focus on consumer products and services.

    Clients
    AB-InBev
    Amazon
    Blue Point Brewing
    Clorox
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DDW worked on package design for a large coffee brand. They augmented the brand’s internal graphics team to redesign the packaging for a line of products. They were a part of the process from conception to review and assisted with multiple projects after. The client was impressed with positive feedback the project received.

    “Everyone loved the design. It was a great mix of our history and heritage in a more modern look and feel. We get compliments from the different teams.” – Brand Manager, Large Coffee Brand 

  • 7
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Founded in 1998, Prime Studio is a product design and branding agency based in New York City. Their team of approximately 11 employees mostly services small to midmarket clients in the consumer goods sector. While their specialty is packaging and product design, they also offer comprehensive branding services.

    Clients
    Harrys
    Welly
    Henkel
    Care/Of
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Prime Studio branded a men's care product and provided packaging and collateral design. They produced computer aided design (CAD) files and engineering drawings. Their work greatly facilitated the client's launch to market.

    "Without them, I don’t think that we would have a functioning product in the marketplace." — Co-Founder, Personal Care Brand

  • 8
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    MiresBall is a creative agency based in San Diego. Since 1985, the team of 20 works with a variety of clients on their branding, packaging and web design, and advertising needs. 

    Clients
    Global Tech
    Shure
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Sixteen years ago, MiresBall was hired by a global tech company for a variety of digital tasks. The work included global advertising, updating a website, content creation, and more. The client prides MiresBall on their quality of work and attention to detail.

    "The one thing I really enjoyed about them [MiresBall] was that they were never in a rush when thinking about a project. They were always very logical and analytical, thinking and asking the right questions. It was a great two-way conversation." – Former Marketing Program Manager, Global Tech Company 

  • 9
    $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

  • 10
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Beverly Hills CA

    Trixmedia is a Beverly Hills, Calif. digital marketing and web design agency with fewer than 50 employees on staff. Since its founding in 2003, the agency has specialized in web design, web development, and branding.

    Clients
    Coca Cola
    Hilton
    Urthbites
    BBCOM
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Trixmedia designed multiple websites for a health therapy company. Along with the websites, they provided design marketing collateral, including brochures and logo design. The client now relies on Trixmedia for all marketing projects. 

    "[Trixmedia] is great at communication and giving design advice while also being cognizant of our concerns. They’re undoubtedly creative and capable of getting things done fast." – SVP, Health Therapy Company

  • 11
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    BrandOpus is a brand-led creative agency based in London with offices in New York, Chicago, and Melbourne, Australia. The agency, founded in 2007, is comprised of more than 60 experts who provide branding and package design services to companies in the consumer products & services, business services, financial services, and retail industries.

    Clients
    Britvic
    McCain
    Molson Coors
    Kraft Heinz
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An herb and spice producer hired BrandOpus to design the packaging of its products in a way that is consistent with the producer's global brand while being relevant to the local market. BrandOpus completed the project and the products with the new package design was launched. The implementation of certain design elements were so successful that the producer will incorporate it in other products in 2021.

    "With a clear brief and a thorough timeline provided by BrandOpus we were able to ensure key milestones were met for a successful handover and launch." - Senior Brand Manager, Herb and Spice Producer

  • 12
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Deal Design is a branding agency based in Carlsbad, California. Founded in 1999, Deal Design's team of fewer than 10 employees provides packaging design, logo, web design, and branding services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Deal Design created U.S. market branding strategies for a car air freshener company. They supplied creative branding ideas, packaging, and logo design expertise that the client rated as high quality.

    "They are easy to work with and flexible." – CEO, Car Air Freshener Business

  • 13
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Lien Design is a creative agency in San Diego that was founded in 1998. It currently has 3 employees and offers services such as packaging design, branding, print and logo design, market strategy and research, and advertising.

    Clients
    CQ Infused Beverages
    AAA
    Raw Materials - Men's Health & Beauty
    Zero In Media
    Notable Project

    A beverage manufacturer had packaging issues and hired Lien Design for a rebrand. Lien Design redid the client's packaging and helped touch up the website and create new materials such as brochures and business cards.

    "It's really personal. Tom [Lien, owner] knows the brand inside and out, and I let him experience it. Essentially, he lives it like I do—our success is his success and vice versa. It really feels like he's part of our company." - CEO, Beverage Manufacturer

  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Arlington MA

    Ora is a brand strategy and design studio founded in 2015 and located in Arlington, Mass. The company is run by a freelancer who offers branding and web design services. Their clientele comprises midmarket businesses in the energy and natural resources, consumer products and services, and nonprofit industries.

    Clients
    Abilyn's Frozen Bakery
    Ampion
    DesignLights Consortium
    SoulBuffalo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ora designed a logo and a website for a renewable energy company. The team also provided naming services and redesigned marketing collateral. They were a responsive partner, and the partnership was successful.

    “We’ve gotten positive feedback on the website and logo from friends and clients.” – Partner, Renewable Energy Company

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2014, Fishfinger Creative Agency is a creative studio headquartered in London. Their small team of 4 specializes in branding, web design, graphic design, and packaging design for mainly small businesses. 

    Clients
    Google
    WWF
    Red Bull
    King
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A gelato manufacturer hired Fishfinger Creative Agency to design a new logo and packaging. They revamped their original designs, giving them a vintage feel. The team delivered design work that met client expectations.

    "They got the color combinations and designs on the packaging really well." – Founder, Gelato Manufacturer

  • 16
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    SGK is a global packaging and brand experience company based in London with offices in Amsterdam, Paris, Munich, and Chennai, India. The company, founded in 1953, has more than 5,800 employees and provides content marketing, branding, email marketing, event marketing & planning, packaging design, social media marketing, and video production services. SGK serves midmarket and other-sized companies in the consumer products & services, retail, financial services, and medical industries.

    Clients
    Amazon
    Air France
    American Express
    AstraZeneca
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A food & beverage company hired SGK to do packaging architecture and design work. SGK did prototyping, provided strategies and insights, and designed concepts. They also worked with the company's internal teams to explore different packaging ideas that would excite consumers and enhance consumer experience. SGK has been meeting the company's expectations in this ongoing engagement.

    "They’re very transparent regarding delivery time and have never gone past a deadline." - Innovation Manager, Food & Beverage Company

  • 17
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Geneva IL

    Rule29 is a creative strategy and design firm based in Geneva, Ill. Their 20-person team provides a wide range of creative services including branding, web design, and print design. Founded in 2000, they specialize in mid-market clients. 

    Clients
    Fellowes
    Make-A-Wish
    Cargill
    American Red Cross
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A multinational publishing firm hired Rule29 for comprehensive brand management: Advertising, outreach, market research, and other aspects of developing and maintaining a brand. They helped the client expand into digital content from print-only publications, and helped implement a direct publisher-based marketing approach. The new strategy expanded market share with every product launch.

    "They're a very talented agency. Their creative work is top-notch. Our relationship with their entire team was really solid. They were adaptive to different sorts of projects, and the project actually gained scope as a result of our ability to work together." – Chief Marketing Officer, Multinational Publisher

  • 18
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Florianopolis Brazil

    Di20 Design is a digital marketing company based in Florianopolis, Brazil. Founded in 2006, their fewer than 10 employees provide packaging design, architectural design, and branding services.

    Clients
    - OCP Ecuador
    - Ceramfix Argamassas e Rejuntes
    - Bilu Alimentos
    - Juréia Alimentos
    Notable Project

    Di20 Design developed packaging design and branding services for a vegan product company. They created a branding strategy based on their client’s needs to boost sales and garner more attention from nationwide distributors.

    "It was efficient and completely professional. The CEO was highly attentive, talking to everyone without any problems and addressing our doubts quickly and clearly. They did everything with great affection and dedication." – Executive Assistant, Vegan Product Company

  • 19
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Warszawa Poland

    PG Brand Reforming Company provides branding, package design, and market research services for midmarket and small businesses in the consumer products industry. Founded in 2010, the 15-person team is located in Waszawa, Poland.

    Clients
    Coca-cola
    Lactalis
    Heineken
    KFC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PG Brand Reforming Company designed labels for an international label material manufacturer. They worked on branding and designs and consistently met expectations. They established clear lines of communication, resulting in a smooth workflow.

    “They were forward-looking and willing to experiment and implement bold ideas on the market that needed some fresh air.” – Global Segment Manager, Label Manufacturer

  • 20
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Atlanta GA

    Vigor is a Philadelphia-based branding and marketing agency that was founded in 2003. The agency's team of 6 specializes in branding, marketing strategy, advertising, and packaging design for clients in the restaurant and beverage industries.

    Clients
    InterContinental Hotels Group
    Marriott International
    Elior North America
    Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A restaurant franchise hired Vigor for a complete brand overhaul that better aligns with current trends. Vigor helped the company with the rebranding, including a plan to create new logos, menu designs, company name, and a fresher look.

    "The greatest thing about Vigor is their passion for what they believe in. We completely rejected their first recommendations, but they kept at it, creating mockups for every aspect of the rebrand. They presented these designs to us, and we ultimately decided they had been right all along." - President, Restaurant Franchise

  • 21
    $1,000+
    Freelancer
    Dublin Ireland

    The Design Department is a freelance design agency based in Dublin, Ireland, and founded in 2019. They offer packaging, graphic, and logo design solutions to clients that work in the fields fo arts, advertiisng, and business services.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Kerry Foods
    Robert Roberts
    Chivers
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Design Department created a map design for a shipping company. The company wanted an easy-to-use map for their container base in Ireland. The map has helped with traffic flow in the base.

    “Everything in the brief was met.” - Safety Supervisor, Shipping Company

  • 22
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    København Denmark

    Founded in 2004, Lazy Snail Design is a marketing and advertising agency that offers branding, packaging design, and web design services to their enterprise, small business, and mid-market clients. Their `50 employees are based out of offices in Copenhagen, Denmark and Heraklion, Greece.

    Clients
    Danone S.A.
    Actimel France
    France Societe des Eaux Minerales d' Evian S.A.E.M.E. Volvic
    France Danone S.A.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lazy Snail Design recently worked on new designs for a non-profit organization. They implemented an exhibit and helped conceptualize a better identity and brand message for that client.

    “Because of Lazy snail Design’s work, we were awarded for our visibility and stand attendance at an exhibition in Berlin, and we received a second award from the Ministry of Agriculture for our innovative project.” — Communications Deputy, Non-Profit Organization 

  • 23
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Melbourne Australia

    Hunter is a creative branding agency in Melbourne, Australia and Wellington, New Zealand. Founded in 2010, Hunter has a small core team of 4 that works hands-on with clients – mainly CEOs, MDs, Founders, and in some instances, CMOs. Hunter's services include branding, strategic consulting, packaging design, PR, social media, and other solutions for brand communication.

    Clients
    Coors
    Maker's Mark
    Sensory Lab
    Hubbards
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Hunter assisted an Australian organic beverage firm in bringing their second product to the same level of visibility and prevalence as the first. They relaunched the brand with media outreach, a reimagined strategy, and several social media campaigns that prioritized the product. The launch event earned the client expanded partnerships with supermarkets to bring their secondary product to stores.

    "Hunter acted not just as a business partner, but as part of our team. Their cost structure was transparent throughout the project. We communicated regularly and they were always available for meetings." – Marketing and Export Manager, Australian Organic Juice Brand

  • 24
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Los Angeles CA

    Process AG is a digital agency based in Los Angeles, with an additional office in Sale Lake City. Founded in 2008, their team of around 10 employees specializes in contract management, packaging design, and branding.

    Clients
    Victoria's Secret
    Honest Co
    Nickelodeon
    Jaybird
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Process AG designed the packaging for a fragrance brand. The team ensured the materials met the company's aesthetic and environmental concerns. 

    "They also deliver outside-the-box thinking. Our packaging really stands out from the competition." – Executive, Fragrance Brand

  • 25
    $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
    Dom Perignon
    Samsonite
    Method
    Sunglasses Hut
    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

  • 26
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2010, Caava Design is a marketing and advertising agency that offers branding, packaging design, and graphic design services to their small business and mid-market clients in the marketing and advertising industry. Their 10 employees are based out of San Diego, Calif.

    Clients
    Union Cowork
    Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Co.
    Host & Porter
    Old Harbor Distillery
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Caava Design recently worked on branding for an entertainment company. They implemented a campaign which featured new icons and typography for that client.

    “All of our potential partners and investors love the branding. Internally, we’re incredibly pleased with the cost value benefit of the service. ” — CEO, Entertainment Company

     

  • 27
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    S2 Design Group is a branding firm and packaging design company based in New York, New York. The firm focuses on branding and packaging design and has a small team.The firm was founded in 2000.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    S2 Design Group was hired by a candy company to provide branding and redesign services. This involved restaging the packaging, creating new graphics, and doing new product photography.

    ‘‘When it comes to food and candy, they do a great job increasing the appetite appeal with each product.’’

  • 28
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brooklyn NY

    Founded in 2014, CityState Creative is a marketing and advertising agency that offers packaging design, branding, and social media marketing services to their clients. Their 10 employees are based out of Brooklyn, N.Y.

    Clients
    food
    beauty
    consumer products
    beer
    Notable Project

    CityState Creative recently worked on a branding campaign for a cannabis company. They rebranded that client to create cohesive designs across all channels.

    “The site has been live since June and we have received great feedback - from the industry as well as consumers.” — CMO, Cannabis Company

  • 29
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lviv Ukraine

    Linnikov Agency is a design and development vendor based in Lviv, Ukraine. Their team of fewer than five employees offers a combination of branding, package design, and web design services. They primarily service small businesses in a variety of industries, such as consumer products and services. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Linnikov Agency offered web-based design services to create a digital product catalog for an access scaffolding company. This involved producing the solution based on existing images and item codes. The catalog is fully functional, and the client is pleased with the quality of the agency's services. Customers can expect an affordable, efficient team. 

    "They answered quickly to my requests." – Vice President, Access Scaffolding Company

  • 30
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Founded in 1996, Conjure is a full-service design agency based in Chicago. Their team of approximately 15 employees mostly services midmarket and enterprise-level clients in a variety of industries. While branding is their main offering, they also provide graphic and collateral design.

    Clients
    Verso
    Blackwood BBQ
    Optimo
    Protein Bar & Kitchen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Conjure branded a newly-established brewing company. After narrowing down a brand identity, they materialized the brand through designs for merchandise and packaging. Their work resulted in the accrual of a social media following very early on in the engagement.

    "We’ve gained quite a few followers on Facebook and Instagram." — President, Brewery Startup

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