The Best Packaging Design Companies in The Windy City

Looking for a top packaging design company in Chicago?

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.

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

List of the Best Chicago Packaging Design Companies

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    crowdspring

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    AliExpress
    LG
    Barilla
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
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    Conjure

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Verso
    Blackwood BBQ
    Optimo
    Protein Bar & Kitchen
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    13 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Motion Agency

    The Motion Agency is a Chicago-based marketing firm specializing in branding, public relations, advertising, digital strategy, and graphic design enterprise, mid-market and small businesses in the retail, education, and manufacturing sectors. Founded in 2007, they employ around 50 people. 

    Notable Project

    The Motion Agency was hired by a large labor union to develop its website and handle its advertising and PR. They wrote editorials and ads in local media and planned and promoted an event, all of which improved engagement. 

    “The advertisement that the Motion Agency created for Labor Day became the theme for our advertising for the next calendar year. It is visually stunning and a great representation of the brand. The posts on social media throughout the weekend resonated with out followers and received some of the highest engagement numbers for posts on our page.” – Chief of Staff, Labor Union. 
     

    Former clients
    Adobe
    American Manufacturing Association
    The Home Depot
    Bed, Bath & Beyond
    Boys & Girls Club of America
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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    Yeah Design Works

    Yeah Design Works is a visual communications company headquartered in Chicago. Founded in 2007, the company has a team of one that specializes in packaging design, branding, and print design.

    Notable Project

    Yeah Design Works created packaging and messaging for a consumer product company. The client wanted to enter the dog treats market, which is very competitive, and they needed packaging that would best represent their brand. Yeah Design Works collaborated with the client to come up with ideas, and then they designed the packaging using the client’s feedback. The new packaging has received praise from customers and retailers, satisfying the client. 

    “I’ve worked with a lot of different agencies in my career, and none listen as well as Yeah Design Works. They made sure they understood what we wanted and delivered exactly what we asked for.” — Co-Founder, Consumer Product Company

    Former clients
    Cozy Spot
    Oster
    Synergenics
    CrockPot
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 6

    Popskull

    Popskull is an advertising agency located in Chicago. Since 2009, their team of fewer than 10 work with small businesses. They specialize in advertising, social media marketing, and PPC. 

    Notable Project

    Popskull completed the design of a transportation app. The agency also helped with advertising that would increase awareness of the app. They were responsible for the creative direction of the application.

    "They have been open to all feedback, changing their procedures, and digging in to make sure we are achieving what we need to do." — Marketing Manager, Transportation App

    Former clients
    SkinnyPop
    Tramontina
    Stolen Rum
    Devil Dawgs
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    Yorke Printe Shoppe

    Yorke Printe Shoppe is a mid-sized printer with about 30 employees based out of Lombard, Ill. They've been providing print design, graphic design, and packaging design since 1969.

    Notable Project

    Yorke Printe Shoppe provided printing services to a food ingredients distributor that needed a vendor change. Their work included printing business cards, corporate brochures, and graphic design. Results include significant savings for the client, who praised their work ethic, project management, and communication.

    "They’re great at communicating what their products are and what they can do with different paper stock." – Content Manager, Food Ingredients Distributor

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lombard, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 8

    Costello Communications

    Costello Communications is a corporate branding and communications design firm founded in 1998 in Chicago. With a team of fewer than 5 employees, they provide branding, web design, graphic design, and more to small and enterprise-sized companies in business services, healthcare, and financial services industries. 

    Notable Project

    Costello Communications provided graphic and web design services to an art studio. They worked on brand identity, the studio's website, catalog design, and more, all of which received positive remarks for its sophisticated aesthetic. Their understanding of project needs was also noteworthy.

    "Even the printing company I work with is impressed by their work." – Owner, Art Studio 

    Former clients
    Water Street Corporate
    National Tropical Botanic Garden
    Leucadia Pharmaceuticals
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Productivity Network (retouching and print services)

    Productivity Network (retouching and print services) is an advertising agency based in Chicago with more than two employees. They have offered corporate photography, print design, and graphic design solutions since their founding in 2020. They work with small and mid-market firms.

    Notable Project

    Productivity Network (retouching and print services) provided print and graphic design solutions for a startup advertising agency. The goal was to create print assets of high quality. The campaign is still currently underway.

    “There was so much attention to detail on the project from start-to-finish.” - Brand Manager, Startup Advertising Agency

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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