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Top 100 Design Agencies in South Africa

February 2023

Looking for a top design consultant in South Africa?

You need your design to be clear and reflective of your brand, and of course, of high aesthetic quality.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top design agencies in South Africa. 

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List of the Best South Africa Design Companies

  • 1
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    CubeZoo is a web development company. The small team is headquartered in Randburg, South Africa. Their services include web development, mobile app development, and enterprise app modernization.

    Clients

    • Allegra
    • BMW
    • Investec
    • Vodacom

    Industries

    Notable Project

    CubeZoo is working on a data development platform's UI design for their web-based app. They are also responsible for developing their backend. 

    "The respective teams communicate seamlessly with each other."

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  • 2
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.9
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Specno is a tech company based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company, founded in 2018, has a team of more than forty that provides, among others, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development solutions to businesses of all sizes.

    Clients

    • Old Mutual
    • Standard Bank
    • Wellness Warehouse
    • FinMeUp

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Specno developed a mobile application from scratch for a digital networking platform. They also devised two marketing campaigns to attack two different customer segments simultaneously.

    “They were personable, professional, and highly skilled. We were impressed by their effective communication.”

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  • 3
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Six Degrees Productions is a full-service media production agency headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, and with a second location in Bryanston, South Africa. Founded in 2005, their team of fewer than 10 employees offers video production, social media content creation, video ads, graphic design, and more mainly to mid-market clients across various industries.   

    Clients

    • Bananatag
    • Sporting Life
    • Standard Bank
    • Rand Merchant Bank

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Six Degrees Productions produced one recruitment and two marketing videos that were 2–3 minutes long for a project management company. They helped prepare production and handled the editing and audio mixing.

    “Their videos were high-quality. We were satisfied with their work.”

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  • 4
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $10,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    SIVOXI™ is a design and development agency based in Johannesburg. Founded in 2016, their team of fewer than 10 employees serves enterprise and midmarket businesses in industries such as business services, advertising and marketing, and consumer products. Services include custom software development, UX/UI design, and IT strategy consulting.

    Clients

    • Deloitte and Touche
    • iStore South Africa
    • Discovery | Khoury and Associates
    • Allied Paint Solutions

    Industries

    Notable Project

    SIVOXI™ developed an inventory tracking system for an adhesives company. The system is web-based and stores all of the raw materials in real-time.

    “Their ability to craft and implement their algorithms and formulas was fantastic.”

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  • 5
    • Undisclosed
    • 50 - 249 employees
    • Knysna, South Africa

    MAGNETIC Creative is a global branding agency that was founded in 2006. Headquartered in Temecula, Calif., MAGNETIC Creative has an additional office in Knysna, South Africa. They have about 47 employees that mostly midmarket clients, in addition to small businesses and enterprise firms. Services include branding, digital strategy, advertising, video production, and logo design. 

    Notable Project

    MAGNETIC Creative provides digital marketing services to a global beverage firm. They build a healthy email flow, optimize the client's website and SEO, launch global campaigns and products, and create content.

    "They are extremely thorough with project strategies, budgets, and reaching key marketing objectives."

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  • 6
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Linum Labs is a small Basel, Switzerland-based blockchain company. They specialize in blockchain, custom software development, and product design and were established in 2016.

    Clients

    • Deloitte
    • KPMG
    • Barclays
    • Nifty

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Linum Labs designed and developed an NFT marketplace for an NFT and blockchain startup. They used Solidity for smart contracts and React for the frontend. For payments, the team used Ethereum and Stripe.

    “Linum Labs went the extra mile to act like a member of our team.”

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  • 7
    • Scheduling

      4.3
    • Quality

      4.5
    • Cost

      4.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $25,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Other design company Formula D was established in 2007. They are headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa and have a small team. Formula D focuses on other design, out of home design, ux/ui design, product design, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Formula D made a production mapping and a digital interactive experience tool for a science museum. They used AR technology to build the software tool and design characters that the audience interacted with.

    "Formula D clearly understood what we wanted to achieve and worked closely with us to exceed our expectations."

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  • 8
    • Scheduling

      4.9
    • Quality

      4.8
    • Cost

      4.8
    • NPS

      4.8
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    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Melsoft is a website design and development agency located in Johannesburg. They have about 4 employees who provide web design, web development, and e-commerce development services to primarily small businesses in the business services, e-commerce, and education industries. They were founded in 2018.

    Clients

    • CIPS ISAF
    • ISAF Africa
    • Ikusasa Ikamva

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Melsoft provided development on an online learning system. 

    "The speed of delivery and innovation was quite unique."

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  • 9
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Hype Digital is a marketing firm based in Cape Town, South Africa, and founded in 2017. Their team of more than two provides social media marketing, conversion optimization, and PPC solutions for clients that work in the fields of e-commerce and education.

    Clients

    • Ollie Health
    • Gravvity
    • BMW
    • AND UNION

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Hype Digital developed an e-commerce website for a global sports brand conglomerate. The team also created an overall strategy for the brand that integrated with their social media presence.

    "The simplicity and efficiency Hype Digital demonstrates is certainly unique."

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  • 10
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Pretoria, South Africa

    Sand Dollar Design is a design agency based in Pretoria, South Africa, and founded in 2016. With over 10 members, they provide UX/UI design, product design, and digital strategy solutions for clients in the fields of health care, business services, and consumer products.

    Clients

    • Vodacom (Vodafone)
    • Mukuru Financial Services
    • Life Healthcare
    • Heineken

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Sand Dollar Design provided UI/UX design services to a telecommunications and technology company. They conducted user research, cognitive walkthrough, and other testings to optimize the user journey.

    "Their enthusiasm and eagerness to contribute, learn, and grow as designers impressed me."

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  • 11
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Capitalize Digital is a digital performance consulting agency based in Cape Town, South Africa with more than two members. Founded in 2010, they specialize in digital strategy, SEO, and PPC solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of e-commerce and real estate.

    Clients

    • Inospace
    • Experian
    • Altron Group
    • LightWare

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Capitalize Digital built a WordPress website from scratch for a freelance marketing consultant. The team also worked on the design, helped with the copy, and added various images.

    "They were very good at understanding and designing what we wanted."

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  • 12
    • $10,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    So Interactive is a strategic creative agency based in Sandton, South Africa. They were founded in 2007, and have since grown their team to 15 employees. They provide digital strategy, social media marketing, and web design for clients in the business, consumer products, and hospitality industries. 
     

    Clients

    • AIG
    • Intercare
    • Logitech
    • Ocean Basket

    Industries

    Notable Project

    So Interactive created content and managed messaging campaigns for a banking security firm. They managed accounts on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube and supported a microsite for one campaign.

    “We’re a small organization, and So Interactive has a personal touch that suits us.”

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  • 13
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Web design company Vegatech was launched in 2021. Their small team is based in Cape Town, South Africa. Their services include web design, search engine optimization, web development, e-commerce development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A construction company hired Vegatech to design and develop their website. After an initial meeting and a series of design prototypes, the vendor developed the website and implemented updates.

    "I'm blown away that they managed to get us ranked at the top of the search results in the area constantly."

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  • 14
    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    App Developer Studio is an app development compant based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2008, their team of 9 employees specializes in mobile app development and UI/UX design.

    Clients

    • Penguin Random House
    • MTN
    • Mukuru
    • Huawei

    Industries

    Notable Project

    An advocate for the High Court of South Africa partnered with App Developer Studio to create a solution that would help identify damage on cars. This would help help resolve vehicle disputes.

    "They are very professional, diligent and are aware of the services they render."

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  • 15
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    MakeReign is a digital design studio based out of Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2016, their team of about 20 employees mainly offers web design, UX/UI design, and logo design to mid-sized companies in industries such as retail, finance, e-commerce, telecommunication, and more.

    Clients

    • Woolworths
    • Weylandts
    • Pineapple Insurance
    • Sanlam Indie

    Industries

    Notable Project

    MakeReign provided web development for an insurance company. The team focused on updating the CI to match with the current personality and tone of the client's branding.

    "The team is incredibly professional when it comes to every project."

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  • 16
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa
    Moontu Digital Solutions is a web design agency. Launched in 2017, the team focuses on web design, mobile app development, ux/ui design, graphic design, and more. Their small firm is Cape Town, South Africa-based.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Moontu Digital Solutions has designed and developed an e-commerce sneaker store’s website using WooCoomerce. They also provide maintenance services, run the firm’s Google Ads, and manage their social media.

    “I’m impressed with their pricing and the fact that they deliver quality work.”

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  • 17
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.5
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • Undisclosed
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    BlueMagnet is a digital advertising agency that was founded in 2007. Headquartered in South Africa, the team of 15 works primarily in social media marketing, content marketing, and SEO for projects.

    Clients

    • African Pegmatite
    • Elingo
    • Softline VIP
    • Angor properties

    Notable Project

    BlueMagnet migrated content for a multilingual web platform to a new site. They identified issues with the existing strategy and conducted research.

    "They have such incredible people working at their company that you certainly feel that your website is in good hands."

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  • 18
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Pinetown, South Africa

    Web design agency B&E Design Firm is located in Pinetown, South Africa. Founded in 2019, the small team provides web design, search engine optimization, graphic design, branding, and more.

    Clients

    • Notefull Engineering
    • Pinto's Pizza

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A cupboard manufacturing and design company wanted to develop a professional website for their business to grow their market presence. They hired B&E Design Firm to be their partner for the project.

    "We are completely happy with their service."

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  • 19
    • Scheduling

      4.6
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      4.7
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $5,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Bermont is a web development company based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of less than ten that provides e-commerce development, web development, web design, UX/UI design, custom software development, and SEO services to midmarket and other-sized companies an institutions in the e-commerce and other industries. 

    Clients

    • Mana Creative
    • Covac Global
    • D-core Art & Soul Gallery
    • Smart Kitchen Co LLC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Bermont provides creative and design work for various projects including packaging, branding, and web design.

    "They knew our brand and knew exactly what we needed."

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  • 20
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa

    Modern Day Strategy is a web design company. The small Cape Town, South Africa-based firm was founded in 2016. Their team focuses on web design, custom software development, web development, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

    Modern Day Strategy provides a bathroom renovation company with website development and digital marketing services, including SEO optimization, search engine advertising, and social media marketing. 

    "They have delivered a beautiful website."

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  • 21
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Howick, South Africa

    Stone Hut Designs, a web design company and website development firm, was founded in 2002. The small Howick, South Africa-based team offers web design and web development.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A business development company hired Stone Hut Designs to develop and design a website. 

    "They were fast, reliable, and cost-effective."

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  • 22
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Johannesburg, South Africa

    Agent Orange Design is a creative agency based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 1997, it has a team of 5 employees that provide video production, branding, and web design for small and midmarket businesses. They specialize in video production, web design, and branding that focuses on corporate identity and brand strategy.

    Clients

    • Orlando Pirates Football Club
    • GIZ Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit
    • Volvo
    • HILTI

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Agent Orange Design updated a website for increased visual appeal and user interface. The project included web design and user interface functionality.

    "We are very satisfied with the work delivered by Agent Orange. They delivered accurate work on time and on budget. We made the right decision to hire them."

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  • 23
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Durban North, South Africa
    Web design company Select Web was established in 2012. In Durban North, South Africa, their small team offers web design, search engine optimization, content marketing, marketing strategy, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Select Web has redesigned a web and provided SEO services for an accounting firm. The goal is to update the website.

    "The results speak for their professionalism and expertise in the project."

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  • 24
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Benoni, South Africa

    The Wikid Agency is a digital agency based in Benoni, South Africa, and founded in 2012. Their team of over two offers web design, branding, and SEO solutions to both small and mid-market firms.

    Clients

    • Innovate
    • Anong Thai
    • Living Debt Free

    Notable Project

    The Wikid Agency developed a website for an accounting and auditing firm. The project entailed transferring all data from an old company website and tailoring the new one for web and mobile responsiveness.

    "They deliver on what they promise and they are very professional."

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  • 25
    • Scheduling

      5.0
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Randburg, South Africa

    SyberGrupe is a small e-commerce development company founded in 2012. Their services include e-commerce development, search engine optimization, web development, web design, and more. The agency is in Randburg, South Africa.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    A housing finance company asked SyberGrupe for new website ideas as their platform was already obsolete. The team discussed all project specifications through phone calls. 

    "Their brilliant communication was very compelling."

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  • 26
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Live Communications is a marketing and design agency founded in 2007 and headquartered in Johannesburg. Their team of about 15 employees specializes in marketing strategy, advertising, branding, digital strategy, email marketing, and much more. Their main clients consist of enterprise-level as well as small businesses in finance, automotive, and consumer products industries.

    Clients

    • ISUZU
    • FNB
    • NESTLE
    • CHOC

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Live Communications works with an automobile manufacturer on an ad hoc basis. They assist with marketing strategy and creative needs. They recently helped develop a new marketing plan in response to COVID-19.

    "They helped our dealerships across the country."

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  • 27
    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Sandton, South Africa

    Versys Media is a digital agency based in Sandton, South Africa. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides web design, graphic design, web development, SEO, and other digital marketing services. Versys Media serves small companies in various industries that include advertising & marketing, business services, and IT.

    Clients

    • Nissan
    • Issuzu
    • Carican Group
    • Boulder Group

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Versys Media developed a website for an electrical and lighting supplier. The client wanted to improve their online presence and a place where they could showcase their products and services. 

    "They gave us a website that aligns with our brand."

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  • 28
    • Scheduling

      4.3
    • Quality

      5.0
    • Cost

      5.0
    • NPS

      5.0
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    • $1,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Germiston, South Africa

    Akio Agency is a marketing and design firm founded in 2016 with fewer than 10 employees. They offer social media marketing, web design, and graphic design services from their office in Johannesburg, South Africa. They work with both small and mid-market businesses.

    Clients

    • Rudo

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Akio Agency handles web development, IT services, and social media marketing efforts for an accounting firm. Their team designs the partner's business cards and provides consulting services.

    “They continuously exceed our expectations and are committed to us.”

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  • 29
    • $5,000+
    • 2 - 9 employees
    • Somerset West, South Africa

    Launched in 2008, Pixel Perfect is a small web development firm based in Cape Town, South Africa. Their services include web development, graphic design, branding, e-commerce development, and more.

    Industries

    Notable Project

    Pixel Perfect created marketing materials and supported the development work of a technology holding company. The team continues to develop marketing materials and provide consulting services to the client.

    "Their team members are the most impressive thing about them."

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  • 30
    • $1,000+
    • 10 - 49 employees
    • Cape Town, South Africa
    FUTUREBORN® is a Cape Town, South Africa-based branding company. The small company was founded in 2021. Their services include branding, web design, product design, graphic design, and more.

    Clients

    • ClearSpace
    • Applied Solar Technologies
    • Joyride
    • Tasty Collective

    Industries

    Notable Project

    FUTUREBORN® is producing an animated trailer video for a CEO advisory company's new mobile game. They're tasked with handling the concept development and all pre- and post-production work.

    "They are a team of talented, diversified creatives who love building and story-telling."

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