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List of the Best United Kingdom Design Companies

  • 1
    $100,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Dept is a web development firm that was founded in 2016. They have a team of over 1,300 employees, spread out over four offices in Boston, Amsterdam, Berlin, and Manchester, U.K. They offer web development, UX/UI design, and web design to midmarket and enterprise companies across the globe.
     

    Clients
    Sony
    Adidas
    Samsung
    Microsoft
    Notable Project

    Dept conducted an IT assessment for a facility services company. After experiencing complications regarding a large-scale e-commerce platform, the client reached out to Dept to conduct an assessment of their development infrastructure. The project resulted in over 100 pages of technical documentation from Dept and recommendations for improvements, leaving the client satisfied and willing to work with the developer on future projects.

    “We are starting to engage Dept to act on areas most important to our business strategy and the stabilization of the platform. Their detailed report and ability to bundle efforts into smaller projects is appealing for us to begin work and schedule against priorities and budget.” – Director of Digital Engagement for Universities, Facility Services Company
     

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  • 2
    $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
    Animal Spirits
    TwoTribes
    Solar Polar
    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

  • 3
    $10,000+
    10,000+ Employees
    Greater United Kingdom

    EPAM Systems is a software development, design and consulting company with their global headquarters in Newtown, Pa. They also has offices in Bellevue, Wash.; Boston; Conshohocken, Pa.; Los Angeles; New York; Philadelphia; San Francisco; Ottawa; Toronto; Guadalajara, Mexico; Vienna; Sofia; Prague; Paris; Sydney; Shanghai; Guangzhou; Hong Kong; Dubai; and multiple offices in Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, and Armenia. Founded in 1993, they have 36,568 employees specializing in product development, digital platform engineering, and digital and product design for Fortune 1000 companies.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    EPAM Systems developed a trading app to make money for an IT services company. They supplied two developers for the project and delivered high-quality work at a competitive price. 

    “I appreciated their sense of responsibility. Nice work for a fixed price.” – CEO, IT Services Company

  • 4
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Imaginary Cloud is a software development and UX/UI design company that helped companies of all sizes design, build, launch and scale web and mobile applications for over 10 years. Following an Agile approach, their multidisciplinary team of fewer than 50 are committed to developing digital products and services from scratch or assist clients' teams remotely. Their clients come from a variety of industries, including IT, financial services, and business services. 

    Clients
    Nokia
    Sage
    Ernst & Young
    BNP Paribas
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Imaginary Cloud worked on custom software development for an enterprise software platform. Using Angular and Node.js and working from designs, their team built the product with a configurable frontend. They continued to provide support and the client was very pleased with the team’s work.

    “Imaginary Cloud created the entire architecture for our app and designed it for large user populations. The platform helped us grow significantly, which led us to win millions of pounds worth of contracts. Their team is intrinsic to our success.” – Strategy Director, Enterprise Software Platform

  • 5
    $75,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    With a team of 50+, Fueled specializes in creating mobile apps and websites. The New York-based app development company aims to create easy-to-use and attractive products for customers, whether they are big or small brands.

    Clients
    Rite Aid
    Sunnycomb
    QuizUp
    Verizon
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Fueled designed a bidding-style app for a company that deals with nightlife reservations. They built the app from scratch, taking into consideration what the company wanted, as well as giving advice. The app had a lot of functions, such as a list of venues, submission options, and tools that allowed notifications to be sent from venues.

    “They’re incredibly efficient in the work that they do and know what they're doing in design, coding, and executing their ideas. They have a great understanding of what's current and get things done very quickly compared to others.” – Founder, Mobile App

  • 6
    $25,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    DMI is the world’s first end-to-end mobility company. Their services are extensive, ranging from mobile app development and web development to branding, marketing, and user experience design to big data management and analytics. The large team of 1,000+ is headquartered in Bethesda, Md. with satellite offices around the world. DMI’s focus on the quality of the product they develop and on its marketing potential highlights the benefits of working with a full-service company.

    Clients
    African Wildlife Foundation
    Rosetta Stone
    USDA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    DMI developed a mobile app on Windows for a large hotel group, providing extensive user experience research and design input such as wireframes and mood boards. Their work stands out for mobile, branding, and data management.

    “They tend to think about the end product as a more marketable product. They don't just look at achieving the KPIs [key performance indicators] of the product owner here internally, but also looking to provide fantastic feedback in terms of how certain features or functions can be marketed.” – User Experience Lead, Large Hotel Group

  • 7
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Cyber-Duck is a digital agency based in London, England, and was established in 2005. Their team of between 80 and 100 employees offers web design, web development, and mobile app development services.

    Clients
    European Central Bank
    Cabinet Office
    Bank of England
    Mitsubishi Electric
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cyber-Duck provides mobile app development for a government management agency. In efforts to increase demographic diversity, they built the app so users can work through a recruiting assessment exercise.

    "They’re flexible, fluid, and responsive to requirements as they arise.” – Chief Assessor, Government Leadership Management

  • 8
    $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
    ESPN
    Google
    WWF
    United Biscuits
    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

  • 9
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Ripon United Kingdom
    Established in 2002, Rebus Design is a graphic design agency. The company focuses on graphic design, logo, packaging design, print design, and more and has a small team. The company is headquartered in Ripon, United Kingdom.
    Notable Project

    Rebus Design helped a digital agency design a logo and brand materials. They had two initial meetings to figure out project requirements, delivered initial solutions, and incorporated feedback into updates.

    "Their attention to detail translates into professional, high-quality work."

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

    ustwo is a digital design studio based in London with around 250 employees. Since its start in 2004, the team has provided web design and development, e-commerce development, mobile development, and UX/UI design services for large companies in a variety of industries.  

    Clients
    Ford
    Google
    Lush
    NBC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ustwo partnered with a large bank to assist with a geolocation-based project. The team provided UX strategies to use in the development of the prototype. They pleased the client with their productive work ethic and range of skills.

    “Their ability to move very quickly was something that set them apart when we were observing how they work. They had a fantastic developer with us early who was great regarding business.” — Executive Manager, Large Bank

  • 11
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2017, LoveGunn is a London-based branding and design firm. Their team of fewer than 10 serves small to midmarket businesses across a range of industries. Services include branding as well as web, UX/UI, and graphic design.

    Clients
    Chelsea Football Club
    Jungle Creations
    Iconic Labs
    Jealous Sweets
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LoveGunn provided branding and design services to a plant-based candy company. After conducting a competitive analysis, the team began drawing up a brand look as well as packaging. Their efforts increased the candy company’s market reach and revenue.

    “As a result of working with LoveGunn, we’ve managed to get our products into one of the top two supermarkets in the UK. As a result, we’ve tripled our revenue in one year.” — Co-Founder, Plant-Based Candy Company

  • 12
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    vinille is a design agency based in Tallinn, Estonia with over 10 experts. Founded in 2019, they offer branding, business consulting, and product design solutions for mid-market and enterprise-level clients in the industries of financial services and e-commerce.

    Clients
    Bang & Olufsen
    Bocktailed
    Chopard
    Industries
    Notable Project

    vinille developed a mobile app for a business services company. The app was built to showcase the company’s vision and concept. The company is satisfied with the results.

    “Very effective and efficient.” - Account Director, Business Services Company

  • 13
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Method is a strategic design firm based in New York with offices in London; Denver; Atlanta; Charlotte, N.C.; and San Jose, Calif. The firm, founded in 1999, has more than 130 employees and provides UX/UI design, custom software development, digital strategy, web development, and branding services. Method serves enterprise and mid-market companies in the financial services, IT, arts & entertainment, customer products & services, medical, and e-commerce industries.

    Clients
    Ubisoft
    Manchester City
    Evry
    Clear
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A financial services company hired Method for an ongoing engagement to develop their web applications and mobile applications. Method used React for the front end and Java for the back end. They also do custom software development and prototyping. Method has been meeting the company's expectations throughout this ongoing engagement.

    "They’ve done a great job. We work in technology, nothing is really black and white. There are always potential problems, but I can’t really remember any time that we had any issues." - VP of Product & Innovation

  • 14
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Putney United Kingdom

    Founded in 2011, Pendulum Creative is located in Putney, United Kingdom. Their team of three employees provides UX/UI design, web design, and graphic design services for midmarket and small businesses.

    Clients
    London Sock Company
    Sipsmith
    The Luxury Villa Company
    Four Communications
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Pendulum Creative builds, hosts, and manages WordPress websites for a communications agency. They delivered a great product and go above and beyond for the client.

    "They’re good at delivering and often go above and beyond for us and our clients." – Director, Communications Agency

  • 15
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Beyond is a design and technology agency located in London, New York and San Francisco. Founded in 2010, they have over 150 employees that serve clients in a wide-range of industries. Services range from customer experience audit and user & market research to learning content creation, experience design and service design.

    Clients
    Google
    Facebook
    Virgin
    Novartis
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large, influential cloud services company hired Beyond for its content marketing and digital strategy expertise. The main project was a content hub that featured industry news and best practices for chief information officers (CIOs). They also designed a client-oriented newsletter for the company, which features vital industry and company information in a marketable format for users. The client praised Beyond's flexibility, noting that their projects included a number of pivots and last-minute changes that Beyond accounted for seamlessly.

    "Their enthusiasm for our projects is unparalleled, and it’s great to have a partner that’s optimistic about what you can create together." – Content Marketing Lead, Large Tech Company

  • 16
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Furthermore is a digital transformation agency located in London. Founded in 2013, they employ five staff specializing in service design and product strategy for small and midmarket companies, typically in education, health and hospitality. Services include business transformations, design experiments, content strategy, data analysis, and front-end and app prototyping.

    Clients
    GroHappy
    dormakaba
    JustGroup
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Furthermore provided branding and web development services for a government-owned IT and services company. They ran workshops to produce a brand profile, then supported efforts to develop the new site and add content. Users have been delighted with the easy-to-navigate site, remarking on its improved design for information gathering.

    “Everything was communicated clearly and Furthermore made sure to provide subject matter experts to work with our team. They presented information in a professional way, especially around content development.” – Head, IT and Services Company

  • 17
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Leicester United Kingdom

    BULB Studios is a digital design studio based in Leicester, England. They were founded in 2007 and have a team of 18 employees. They specialize in UX/UI design, graphic design, and web design for clients in the consumer products and services industry.
     

    Clients
    Opus Trust Marketing
    Jaguar
    Warner Bros.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BULB Solutions created a website and mobile app for a utility software company. They created an MVP for the clients that would be used to monitor buried sections of pipe or wiring. They did the logo design, UI, wireframing, and implementation of the public-facing website for the clients. The client was very happy with the MVP and said the team was very responsive to feedback.

    “We couldn’t have succeeded without their expertise. We’re now engaged with several large utility businesses.” – Owner, Utilities Software Company
     

  • 18
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Gailey United Kingdom

    Be Smart Design is a creative design agency based in Gailey, Staffordshire. They were founded in 1993 and have a team of around 5 people. They provide branding, email marketing, web design, print design, and packaging group. 

    Clients
    Awards City
    velolife
    Tommies
    midland heart
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Be Smart Design worked with a virtual challenge company on its branding. They helped create brand guidelines, including a logo, templates, and a new website. The final product pleased the client and met all their expectations. 

    "Be Smart Design wants to know everything we needed and they’d do it." – Director, Virtual Challenge Company

  • 19
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    CelerArt is a digital design agency founded in 2015 and based out of Kiev, Ukraine. They have a team of 7 who provide web design, branding, UX/UI design, and graphic design for clients.

    Clients
    Setai Television
    Peapods, Inc
    Schlumberger
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CelerArt partnered with a social media platform to help them with their design strategies for 25 different projects. The partnership was successful and the level of design exceeded the client’s expectation. 

    “Everything has been very intuitive, which is why we’ve done so many projects with them. They deliver everything we imagine even above our expectations. We will continue working with them.” –– CEO, Social Media Platform

  • 20
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Thoughtbot is a web and mobile app development company based in Boston, MA with offices in Austin, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Washington D.C, and London. Since 2003, this 50+ team has delivered empowering digital solutions to enterprise-level and small companies alike.

    Clients
    LOLA
    LevelUp
    Tile
    Code Climate
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thoughtbot’s team helped the client develop a custom software solution aimed at enhancing consumer advocacy. With deliverables mostly on the back-end, the client valued the estimable coding skills, rapid completion time, and commitment to quality.

    “They provide a consistent level of service that I haven’t seen from agencies or even our in-house team. Their engineering standards, development standards, and the way that they have that consistently through their team is very impressive.” – Head of Product, Consumer Interest Nonprofit

  • 21
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sevenoaks United Kingdom

    MobileCoderz Technologies Pvt Ltd is a development company with headquarters in Noida, India and offices in the U.K., Germany, and Saudi Arabia. The company, which has more than 100 employees, was founded in 2017. Their services span mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Flyin
    ZagTrader
    Nutripal
    Seen
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MobileCoderz Technologies Pvt Ltd did full-service app development for an event-based company. They built an app for iOS and Android from scratch and did database and backend development. They adhered to the technical requirements and delivered an app that was well-received by end-clients.

    “Even though our mobile apps are new into the market, we’re getting excellent response from customers ever since their launch. We’re sure about the success of this project as users are liking the concept behind the innovation of this mobile platform.” – Owner, Nightlife Startup

  • 22
    $75,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Lincoln United Kingdom

    Codal is a full stack agency located in Chicago, IL. Their 90+-person team works in mobile app development, strategy, e-commerce development, and UX design. Their clients include enterprise companies and startups. Over the years they have worked in consumer products, business services, health, and education.

    Clients
    Pepsi
    Stokkup
    United Airlines
    ShowroomSquared
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Codal worked with a gift-giving company on the UX and UI for their online and mobile platform. The company helps users manage outreach and donations for important family events such as birthdays, anniversaries, or holidays. Codal built a web application that tracked these events in the user’s life. Codal built and integrated wireframes for the app.

    “They have been my partner more than a developer. From early on, they have been focused on providing solutions across the board.” – Founder, Gift Service

  • 23
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Lighthouse is a specialist UX and UI design agency, founded in London but now working together from all over the globe.
    Founded in 2008, the Lighthouse team use cutting edge design, collaboration and experience to solve the most complex problems. Lighthouse partner with both well-established enterprise businesses seeking to inject life into under-performing applications, and funded startups ready to progress their product. These are typically headed up by seasoned founders who love the process as well as the outcome.

    Clients
    Total
    John Lewis
    PayPoint
    Investec
    Notable Project

    Lighthouse was hired by an educational resource company to rebuild their platform. They re-imagined the client's product, conducted customer research, designed the UI/UX, and supported the implementation. The outcome was well-received by the internal staff and customers alike.

    I would recommend Lighthouse without hesitation." - Director of Technology

     

  • 24
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Soho United Kingdom

    IdeaWork Studios is a full-service advertising, development, and design agency founded in 1999. Headquartered in New York City, the company also has offices in Santa Barbara, CA and Las Vegas, NV. The team of more than 20 employees offers branding, web design, web development, and other marketing and design services such as logo and packaging design and email marketing.

    Clients
    Hard Rock Cafe
    Caesar's Entertainment
    Yahoo!
    MGM Resorts
    Industries
    Notable Project

    After a wellness resort was acquired by another company, it needed to rebrand and hired IdeaWork Studios. The project included creating a new name and logo for the resort, updating its website to reflect the new branding, and launching an advertising campaign.

    "The level of creativity they showed for a complete rebranding was impressive. We needed to take the resort in a completely different direction, and they did it very quickly. It was impressive what they understood about the brand and what they put forward from a presentation standpoint." – Director of Sales and Marketing, Wellness Resort

  • 25
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Shoreditch Design Studio is a design agency based in London and founded in 2019. With over two employees, they specialize in UX/UI, web, and product design solutions for clients ranging from small firms to large companies.

    Clients
    TeamSportz
    Notable Project

    Shoreditch Design Studio produced videos for an AI sports platform. The videos were both long-form and short-form and were used for social media purposes. The platform is impressed with Shoreditch Design Studio’s creativity in capturing the vision of the platform.

    “Effective because they were available and embedded into our Slack.” - CEO, AI Sports Platform

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Momentum Design Lab is based in Silicon Valley, with offices also located in New York City and London. The approximately 30-person company, which was founded in 2002, principally works on UX/CX for digital product design. Momentum assists by delivering digital product innovation, customer experience management, and digital transformation programs using their design thinking and technology-driven approaches. Momentum specializes in financial services, healthcare, high technology and software startups, and cx/ad/marketing technologies.

    Clients
    SAP
    Oracle
    Facebook
    Fiserv
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Momentum worked with a large CX product company to develop UX designs and strategies that increased user engagement. They worked with their EVP of product management to understand the customer needs and delivered quick design prototypes within weeks. Momentum delivered high-quality ideas and responded with a quality product prototype.

    "They were highly responsive and delivered against a tight deadline." – EVP of Product Management, CX Company

  • 27
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Reactive Graphics is a web design and development agency based in London. Founded in 2004, the small team of 2 specializes in web, logo, and graphic design.  

    Clients
    Dairy UK
    Partridges
    Citibase
    Liberty Comms
    Notable Project

    Reactive Graphics worked with a publishing company on web and print design. Initially, they designed a website and logo, providing site maintenance and hosting. They then conceptualized and produced book covers and layouts. The client was impressed with the durability of the website.

    “Our website is nine years old and has served us well. They must have done a good job because that is extremely old in website terms.” – Publisher, Publishing Company

  • 28
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    The Big A Ltd is a digital agency based in London. Founded in 2007, their team of around 5 employees specializes in branding, web design, and marketing strategy.

    Clients
    Becks
    Universal
    Dawbell
    London Speakers Bureau
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Big A Ltd developed an e-commerce website for an organic wine retailer. The team built, designed, and provided layouts for the platform. The team also added new functionality, including a search feature.

    "We have received really positive feedback from our regular customers and we have increased traffic and sales through the site." – Director, Organic Wine Retailer

  • 29
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bournemouth United Kingdom

    3 SIDED CUBE is an accredited app development and digital product agency headquartered in Bournemouth, England with additional locations in London, Chicago, and Washington, DC. Since their ambitious beginning in 2009, the team of about 38 has collaborated with startups and international organizations, reaching over 87 countries and more than 100 million global downloads. In addition to mobile app development, they also provide UX/UI design services to inspirational organizations.

    Clients
    American Red Cross
    ASPCA
    LUSH
    Global Forest Watch
    Industries
    Notable Project

    3 SIDED CUBE developed a suite of disaster preparedness apps to help keep communities safe during natural disasters. Using location-targeting and emergency alerts to develop an app across iOS and Android that help people prepare for, respond to and recover from all kinds of natural disasters. The suite of apps has garnered over 10 million global downloads and delivered more than 500 million emergency alerts in a year. The team has been praised for their agility and knowledge while the suite of apps has been recognized for their reach and impact during times of crisis.

    “They’re very knowledgeable and often suggest additional functionality or features that you wouldn’t have thought of otherwise. They’re one step ahead of the game.” – Digital Manager, Civic Organization.

  • 30
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Solihull United Kingdom

    Jask Creative is a full-service creative marketing agency based in Solihull, U.K. The agency, founded in 2002, has a team of more than 25 that provides, among others, branding, SEO, and web design services to various companies and institutions.  

    Clients
    Quilter
    Barker Brettell
    Unity Trust Bank
    The Chartered Insurance Institute
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Jask Creative was hired by a Financial Planning Firm to create its brand, which includes the creation of a logo and a website. The Firm received compliments on the website and the branding among the Firm's clients. 

    "We were working to a very tight schedule up to launch and JASK were able to fulfil all their commitments in time." - Director, Financial Planning Firm

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