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Top 20 Design Agencies Report Jun 2017

June 2017 | Agency Spotter

The top design agencies quarterly report evaluates more than 3,000 design agencies based on their credentials, focus and expertise in design, client feedback, and project work. This report takes a broad focus on design agencies which includes those who specialize in branding, communication design, innovation, industrial design, design strategy, user experience design, motion video, and packaging design. See how we rank agencies or check out more top reports.

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ArtVersion Interactive Agency
(3)
Verified

Web, User Experience, Branding

  • Chicago
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 23 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
  • Other locations (1)
Projects

Almost 8 years & I still love working with Artversion!
Over many years I have worked with Artversion on all types of projects for both my own company and on behalf of my clients. In every case they did a wonderful job and were a pleasure to work with. I have referred several other companies and the feedback has always been that the results went above expectations and the experience great. Having h... read full review

Kate Smith at Sensational Color
Kate Smith at Sensational Color
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Creative Tonic
(7)
Claimed

Branding

  • Austin
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 31 users
  • Women-owned
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

Fantastic engagement!
Message.io was in need of a branding relaunch as part of our coming out of a quiet stealth period. Creative Tonic got our mission, desire, and value and were able to quickly iterate through ideas on new brand and design guide in addition to getting their hands dirty with execution. In just a few weeks we were able to turn launch with a look that we ... read full review

Joe Lopez, CPO at Message.io in the Computer Software industry
Joe Lopez at Message.io
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Kworq
(3)
Verified

Motion / Video, Content Marketing, Digital Strategy

  • New York
  • Fewer than 10 Staff
  • Listed by 11 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

With Kworq, we have a partner that helps us tell moving, authentic and valuable stories.
We worked with Kworq to tell the stories of our players, not as basketball players, but as fathers, sons and brothers. This campaign is called Everyday Dad. Chris and Guy were there from the start, and the entire Kworq team delivered beyond our expectations. As with any great work, creative alignment, communication and an absolute obsession to ca... read full review

Nicholas Daniel-Richards, Chief Digital Officer at National Basketball Players Association in the Sports industry
Nicholas Daniel-Richards at National Basketball Players Association
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Primary Design
(1)
Verified

Web, Branding, Advertising

  • Boston
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 26 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
  • Other locations (1)
Projects

The multifamily's best agency, hands down.
I've worked with Primary Design for nearly 15 years, at both AVB and Bell, and have found them to be the best agency around, in terms of logo design, creative development, communication/media planning, promotional event marketing programs, and more. Great customer service, and an expert in my field (as well as some other "outside" industries). ... read full review

Kevin Thompson at Bell Partners, Inc.
Kevin Thompson at Bell Partners, Inc.
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RAXO
(1)
Claimed

Branding

  • New York
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 7 users
  • Minority-owned
  • Women-owned
Projects

Excellent Service, Creative with a Quick Turnaround
Oscar and Marla are excellent people to work with. Creative and passionate with a love of their craft. Always bringing 100%. Will definitely work with them again.... read full review

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Bruxton Group
(3)
Verified

Advertising, Branding

  • Santa Monica
  • Fewer than 10 Staff
  • Listed by 3 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

super creative and with great service!
Working with creative agencies can be challenging. Not many agencies have the ability to be creative while still meet your needs and requirements. Often times, they are late and the finishing touch can be questionable. This is not the case working with Bruxton Group! Our team loves working with them! e.g. the brand/logo and website creation process,... read full review

Maggie Shih, Co-founder at Embrace.io in the Internet industry
Maggie Shih at Embrace.io
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RNO1
(1)
Verified

Web, Digital Strategy, Branding

  • San Francisco
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 35 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
  • Other locations (2)
Projects

Brilliant brand and digital agency!
When you work with rno1, you get pure brilliance... As a CMO, it's something we hope for in partnering with an agency - but unfortunately, not always delivered. The rno1 team understands how to "connect", both online and offline, leveraging the power of design and technology at the core. We couldn't be happier in our partnership with rno1,... read full review

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John Hiegels, CMO (Head of Marketing)
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Matchstic
(1)
Verified

Packaging, Design Strategy, Branding

  • Atlanta
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 36 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

Matchstic tops at brand identity
Matchstic does tremendous work in brand ID. When we worked with them, they really sought to find the truth about Ripple and convey it, rather than just trying to do cool work. And they are upstanding people to boot. Here's the work they did for us: http://matchstic.com/blog/2012/03/ripple/... read full review

Mike Landman at Ripple IT
Mike Landman at Ripple IT
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Sir Isaac
(2)
Verified

Branding

  • Salem
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 16 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

Sir Isaac did far more work on their end than I anticipated, exceeding our expectations at every turn.
We hired Sir Isaac to redesign our website, which was the first “Destination” site Sir Isaac had worked on before. That didn’t hinder their ability to not only meet our expectations but exceed them. Their proposal was very detailed. They were enthusiastic and demonstrated that they really wanted and could do the job. After discussing the project ... read full review

Kate Fox, Executive Director at Destination Salem in the Leisure, Travel & Tourism industry
Kate Fox at Destination Salem
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Stressdesign
(2)
Verified

Graphic / Communication, Branding

  • Syracuse
  • Fewer than 10 Staff
  • Listed by 2 users
  • B2B focus
Projects

Excellent Re-branding for an 85 yr old Company
Working with Stressdesign was a pleasure. They came highly recommended and listened to our needs. They presented us with several branding options/directions to choose from and we couldn't have been happier. ... read full review

Katrina Russo at Seneca Federal Savings and Loan Association in the Banking industry
Katrina Russo at Seneca Federal Savings and Loan Association
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Yeah Design Works
(2)
Claimed

Branding

  • Chicago
  • Fewer than 10 Staff
  • Listed by 13 users
Projects

Creative and always goes above and beyond
I have worked with Yeah Marketing for 2 years now and I couldn't do my job without them. They do branding, packaging, videos, collateral material, ads and website development for us. They are extremely creative and very flexible. They have never missed a deadline even when I call with a "fire drill" they will make it happen. Their creative ideas... read full review

Jennifer Courington, VP Marketing/Product Development  at Lifespan Brands  in the Consumer Goods industry
Jennifer Courington at Lifespan Brands
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Burnt Creative
(5)
Claimed

Design Strategy

  • Richmond
  • Fewer than 10 Staff
  • Listed by 6 users
  • B2C focus
Projects

Professional, creative team that delivers!
A friend of mine referred me to Ben from Burnt Creative early this year when I was looking for someone to create a website for our new company, Bebe Maven. Not only did Ben and his team help us to build a beautiful website, they were able to help us with our branding and marketing strategies which is so vital when you start a new business online for... read full review

Shelley Moon Hayes, Owner at Bebe Maven, LLC. in the Consumer Goods industry
Shelley Moon Hayes at Bebe Maven, LLC.
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Black Bear Design
(9)
Claimed

Graphic / Communication

  • Chamblee
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 10 users
  • Women-owned
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

Amazing service, support, and responsiveness!
Over the last six years my company has engaged several different agencies from Georgia and North Carolina to help with a variety of digital and print marketing needs. I've worked with Black Bear off and on throughout that time on various print marketing projects and have always been very happy with their work process, responsiveness to feedback, and... read full review

Samantha Hardwick, Communications Director at Convergent Nonprofit Solutions in the Fund-Raising industry
Samantha Hardwick at Convergent Nonprofit Solutions
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The Content Mine
(3)
Claimed

Motion / Video

  • Atlanta
  • Fewer than 10 Staff
  • Listed by 19 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

Critical thought leadership marketing for my consulting company
Michael and the rest of the Content Mine team are stellar at getting to the core of what makes you different and special. And then taking those insights and turning them into a steady stream of cross-channel assets, experiences, and tools. They're a must for a modern brand that does social media marketing, thought leadership, and/or lead nurturin... read full review

Zach Pousman, Principal at Helpfully, LLC in the Marketing and Advertising industry
Zach Pousman at Helpfully, LLC
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Open Mind Studios
(3)
Claimed

Graphic / Communication

  • Sheboygan
  • Fewer than 10 Staff
  • Listed by 6 users
  • Women-owned
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

Open Mind Studios is fantastic at creating graphic design that fit the bill exactly of how we want our brand represented. They just get it immediately.
We have worked with Jodi at Open Studios for a few projects now relating to new programs launching at mass merchant retailers in the US. With each project, she listened intently to what our objectives were for the product - what type of image we wanted to project, what type of design aesthetic and feel we were looking for - and she was able to crea... read full review

Betty Gallistel, Vice President at Golden Tadco Int'l Corp - LIfestyle Home | 88 Main in the Consumer Goods industry
Betty Gallistel at Golden Tadco Int'l Corp - LIfestyle Home | 88 Main
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Maycreate
(3)
Verified

Branding, Graphic / Communication, Advertising

  • Chattanooga
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 6 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

Great agency - very innovative and professional
The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport Authority chose Maycreate as our new marketing and advertising agency last summer, prior to the launch of new non-stop service from Chattanooga to Chicago and Newark/NYC. Brian May and his team at Maycreate delivered an excellent product, especially give the compressed timeframe they were given. They have been ... read full review

Blake Poole, Vice President - Air Service and Economic Development at Chattanooga Airport Authority in the Airlines/Aviation industry
Blake Poole at Chattanooga Airport Authority
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Eastmont Group
(4)
Claimed

Branding

  • Atlanta
  • Fewer than 10 Staff
  • Listed by 15 users
Projects

Fast, professional, and easy to work with
The team responds quickly to any emails or tickets. They also are tuned into what we're looking for as a brand and can translate that into great functionality on the site. I've managed front end developers at large organizations in the past and none of them were able to translate initial ideas and mock-ups and put them into production more efficient... read full review

Will Devlin, Director of Marketing at MessageGears in the Marketing and Advertising industry
Will Devlin at MessageGears
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97 Degrees West
(1)
Claimed

Branding

  • Austin
  • Fewer than 10 Staff
  • Listed by 17 users
  • Women-owned
  • B2B & B2C focus
Meers
(4)
Claimed

Branding

  • Kansas City
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 13 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
Projects

Meers Advertising - Top Dogs!
As an organization with a new name, but decades of a long standing history in the community, we had our work cut out for us to establish our new brand. The team at Meers did an outstanding job with the creative elements to "tell our story" in the community. Their team executed creative genius, while working hard to stay on track with our agency's ... read full review

Courtney Thomas at Great Plains SPCA
Courtney Thomas at Great Plains SPCA
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BrandPie
(1)
Claimed

Branding

  • New York
  • 10 - 49 Staff
  • Listed by 6 users
  • B2B & B2C focus
  • Other locations (1)
Projects

Brilliant creative execution. Fantastic team.
Our new brand is exactly what our business needed to tell our story with conviction, clarity, and purpose. What BrandPie crafted is relevant, original, and focused and has really elevated our positioning. Most importantly, it is resonating with our clients - and we've grown rapidly since. They are exceptional people to work with, good times and good... read full review

Linnea Jungnelius, Marketing Manager at Acertitude in the Staffing and Recruiting industry
Linnea Jungnelius at Acertitude
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