The Best Print Design Companies in The Windy City

List of the Best Chicago Print Design Companies

Looking for top print design company in Chicago?

A print design company can help create brochures, business cards, and other print collateral.

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

  • 1

    CUSHING

    CUSHING is a print design company located in Chicago. Founded in 1929, they have a team of about 62 employees who provide print and graphic solutions to large and small businesses. Their printing services include wall graphics, books, window graphics, office privacy film, acrylic, and canvas. 

    Notable Project

    CUSHING designed and produced proposal books to support bids on digital marketing projects for a web design agency. They guided the client through the print process and provided samples prior to creating the final set of books. The deliverables provided a competitive edge and facilitated successful bids.  

    "They always meet their commitments, even ones with ambitious timelines."—Co-Founder & President, Web Design Agency

    Former clients
    Chick-fil-A
    AON
    NHL
    Groupon
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 2

    Rule29

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    Fellowes
    McDonald's
    American Red Cross
    The Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Allstate
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Geneva, IL
    4.9
    4.9
    17 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    Graphic Design USA American Packaging Awards 2018 , Telly Award for Non-Broadcast Productions Film/Video - Charitable/Not-for-profit, 2011

  • 3

    Olive Street Design

    The Olive Street Agency is a Chicago-based company that provides design and marketing solutions to companies in a variety of industries – arts and entertainment, retail, advertising and marketing, and government. Founded in 2005, The Olive Street Agency has a small team of about 16 employees with capabilities in web design, SEO, digital strategy, branding, photography, content development, and social media.

    Notable Project

    A local interior design firm felt they were getting lost in the crowd and wanted to stand out. The Olive Street Agency redesigned the client's and continue to provide branding, marketing, and SEO analytics. The client noticed an increase in website traffic and plans to keep working with The Olive Street Agency in the future.

    "They do what I ask them to do, and they offer their input as well as suggestions. They are great and always efficient; they get things done. They are very agreeable to make changes. I throw a lot at them last minute, and they always respond quickly." – Marketing Director, Interior Design Company

    Former clients
    Sweet Baby Ray's
    The Seattle Times
    Harvard University
    Northwestern University
    Cafe Amano
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Villa Park, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    29 Clutch reviews
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  • 4

    PUREi

    PUREi is a web design company from Chicago with a second office in Batavia, Ill. It was founded in 2000 and now employs a team of 16. PUREi provides video production as well as print, web, and UX/UI design. 

    Notable Project

    An electrical manufacturing company wanted to rebrand a series of their products. PUREi created a print catalog and 3D renderings that created a new public image for the product line. They have continued to update the catalog as needed.

    "Since we first started working with PUREi, they’ve definitely helped us improve our website, our metadata, and the way we appear online. Our website metrics continue to go up year after year." — Director of Marketing, Electrical Manufacturing Company

    Former clients
    Seattle's Best Coffee
    Aquascape
    Kane County Bar Association
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 5

    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 Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    CSS Design Awards

  • 6

    Sharp Mill Graphics

    Sharp Mill Graphics is a graphic design company based in Tinley Park, Ill. Founded in 2013, this company has two employees. Services provided by Sharp Mill Graphics include signage, graphic design, logos, and print design for businesses of all sizes.

    Notable Project

    Sharp Mill Graphics provided signage design services for a non-profit organization. They designed and manufactured several signs for the client, including signs for a gym, a locker room, and the exterior of a building. The client reported that the results of the project exceeded their expectations.   

    "Their dedication, commitment, and follow-through were impressive. This contributed to having this project come to fruition." - Development Manager & Board Liaison, Non-Profit Organization

    Former clients
    Easterseals
    Chemex
    Environment Mechanical Services, Inc.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Tinley Park, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 7

    Torque Digital

    Torque Digital is a digital marketing firm based in Chicago with a team of about 30 employees. Since 1992, they’ve provided digital strategy, branding, content marketing, logo and print design, video production, and other web-based services.

    Notable Project

    Torque Digital provided a variety of branding services for a real estate firm. Their scope of work included graphics creation, website updates, and digital marketing strategies. The team’s efforts attracted new customers for the client.

    "They understand our business and help differentiate us by delivering high-quality products." — Leasing Agent, Real Estate Firm  

    Former clients
    Plansmith
    Lice-Nil
    Sensient Flavors
    Universal Security
    Expo Office Supplies
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.5
    4.5
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    VerdanaBold

    VerdanaBold is a presentation design and storytelling agency headquartered in Chicago. The company was founded in 2016, and their team of 4 people mainly provide graphic design services. 
     

    Notable Project

    VerdanaBold does presentation design and graphics for a food ingredient company. They work closely with the client to create presentations and infographics based on messaging, research, and data. The client is satisfied with VerdanaBold’s work, and is appreciative of how they polish their presentations. 
     

    “The overall look and feel are much better than what we were doing before. It's hard to say if there's a direct ROI, but having VerdanaBold as a resource to polish each presentation definitely makes us more efficient.” — Senior Marketing Specialist, Food Ingredient Company 
     

    Former clients
    Cardinal Health
    Kellogg School of Management
    Hyatt
    Dr Pepper
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    5 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    Design Womb

    Design Womb is a design agency headquartered in Chicago with an office in San Francisco. Founded in 2010, Design Womb provides branding, logo, packaging design, web design, and print design services.

    Notable Project

    Design Womb design packaging materials and assisted with the branding across a variety of different elements such as its website and the brand name. The client believes that without Design Womb's packaging design, the company would not be nearly as successful.

    "I'm happy with how the relationship worked, and we wouldn't have continued to hire Design Womb for other tasks otherwise." – Owner, Beverage Company

    Former clients
    California Olive Ranch
    Smyth & The Loyalist
    Jaali Bean
    Curry Up Now
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Chicago, IL
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
    Awards

    HOW International Design Awards Winner (2018) , GDUSA American Packaging Design Award (2018) , Communications Arts Award of Excellence (2012)

  • 10

    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
  • 11

    Artisan Launchpad

    Artisan Launchpad is a web and graphic design firm based in Westmont, Ill. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of less than ten that provides, among others, web design, graphic design, and social media marketing to small companies. 

    Notable Project

    A college consultancy business hired Artisan Launchpad to develop a user-friendly and attractive website to generate leads for the business. They also provided some SEO consultancy services. The engagement not only resulted in a website that met all eexpectations, but also more traffic to the website.

    "She was great at telling us what content we should be providing and how often to make sure we continued to get traffic to our site." - Founder, College Consultancy Business  

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Westmont, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 12

    Sandra Rust | BDD

    Sandra Rust, Bever Digital Design (BDD) is a digital services company, a solitary freelancer based in Joliet, Ill. Founded in 2010, they offer services in web design, content marketing, graphic design, SEO, video production, and more.

    Notable Project

    A glass manufacturer hired Sandra Rust, BDD to optimize and advertise their website. They made edits to the client’s website, managed the Google AdWords campaign, and operated the Facebook page. The client is pleased with the significant improvement in clicks and leads.

    “Sandra is very efficient and independently driven. We usually touch base only when necessary, and she's very accessible.” – Marketing Manager, Glass Manufacturer 
     

    Former clients
    Citywide Supply and Service
    Build a Bear
    Complete Woman Magazine
    Exxon Mobile
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Joilet, IL
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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