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The right brand can speak to potential customers. It tells the right story and personifies a company’s voice and vision.

That's why we've created this list of the best branding companies for you to review. Read through company descriptions, former clients, and notable projects to find the best fit for your business. (And, if you want personalized recommendations, tell us about your project.)

List of the Best Branding Companies

  • 1
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Indore India

    Founded in 2015, Aarts Creative Consultancy Pvt Ltd is a brand consultancy and design studio headquartered in Indore, India, with an additional office in Florida. With its focus on strategy, branding, UI/UX, and development, Aarts has served clients in 14 countries across 16 industries.

    Clients
    ICICI Bank
    Bosch
    Frost & Sullivan
    Patanjali Ayurveda Ltd.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Aarts designed a rolling paper retail company's branding strategies. Their scope of work includes package design and an all new brand identity.

    "The way they think, design, and present, is second to none."

  • 2
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Irvine CA

    500 Designs is a design agency based in Irvine, California, that was established in 2014. Their team of 44 employees offers UX/UI design, branding, and marketing strategy services.

    Clients
    Google
    Cisco
    3M
    KBS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    500 Designs was hired to develop a career assessment e-learning platform's UI/UX design. The client hired them from colleague referrals. 

    "We can only hope other additional partners of ours would be able to produce such high-quality designs."

  • 3
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Starfish is a marketing and creative services firm based in New York City. They were established in 2002, and have 23 employees. Starfish's services include marketing strategy, branding, logo design, media planning, web design, and more.

    Clients
    PwC
    Weight Watchers
    Vornado
    AST
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Starfish did market research for a fitness company to help them with their strategic transformation. They also provided a clear roadmap for such transformation and helped them with a brand campaign.

    “They were very communicative and timely, and their work was really well done.”

  • 4
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Grand Rapids MI

    DEKSIA is a branding agency that’s been serving small business to enterprise clients for over a decade. Based in Grand Rapids, MI, the team of 20+ employees offers branding, web design, and marketing strategy.

    Clients
    Uber
    Visa
    Cotton Inc
    Twitter
    Notable Project

    DEKSIA is developing a real estate company's website. The client had been looking for an established company that could give a different take on the client's field.

    "They're very hands-on and communicative."

  • 5
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    C42D is a branding agency based in New York. Since 2010, the agency and its team of eight have been specializing in web design, branding, and UX/UI design. 

    Clients
    Kindbody
    YouTube
    Shazam
    Ogilvy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    C42D provided branding and development services for an executive coaching and leadership company. First, they created the brand guideline, and then they proceeded to build the website.

    "We got an excellent project for a good value."

  • 6
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Francisco CA

    Evviva Brands is an international branding agency with offices in San Francisco, CA and Edinburgh, UK. Founded in 2009, Evviva Brand's team of nearly 10 employees specializes in branding and marketing strategy. Other services include web and logo design.

    Clients
    ABInBev
    Alaska Airlines
    Amazon
    Atlassian
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Evviva Brands has rebranded a city government’s logo and tagline. This involves researching the community via interviews. They’ve also helped the city government distribute annual reports to 33,000 households.

    “Evviva is one of the best professionals I worked with in my career.”

  • 7
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Atlanta GA

    Matchstic is a brand identity house that was founded in 2003 in Atlanta, GA. The team of about 20 employees focuses on branding, specifically brand strategy, visual identity, naming and brand messaging. Operating at the intersection of art and commerce, Matchstic aims to solve complex problems using strategy, creative thinking, and smart design.

    Clients
    Chick-fil-A
    Steelcase
    Publix
    Boys & Girls Clubs of America
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Matchstic helped a commercial real estate developer rebrand a mixed-use project in North Carolina. After travelling on site to do research, they came up with verbal and visual assets for the brand.

    “They had a great understanding of how branding was used and how important it was to have concise, defined messaging.”

  • 8
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Brevard NC

    Tungsten Branding is a global naming firm based in Brevard, N.C. that serves clients worldwide. They specialize in company naming, rebranding and repositioning services. Their client base ranges from multinational organizations to mid-market companies, representing financial, IT, medical and industrial businesses.  

    Clients
    PODS
    Johnson Controls
    Benjamin Moore
    HITACHI
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TUNGSTEN led the branding efforts of a car competition platform. They conducted trademark research to identify brand strategies and devised the client's brand message, logo, color scheme, and style guide.

    "TUNGSTEN gave us a good working experience by handling every task with confidence and leading us to success."

  • 9
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Scottsdale AZ

    AtticSalt Branding is a creative agency based in Scottsdale Ariz. and founded in 2014. Their team of 5 employees specializes in branding, graphic design, and logo design.

    Clients
    Google
    Enterprise Rent-A-Car
    Red Rover
    The Joint Chiropractic
    Notable Project

    AtticSalt Branding is an education management company’s branding partner. After a thorough study of the client’s identity and values, they’ve created a new logo, color scheme, and design assets.

    "We’re impressed with their attention to detail and genuine interest in our company."

  • 10
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Omaha NE

    Daake is a national design company based in Omaha, Neb. Founded in 2001, this company has 14 employees. Services provided by Daake include branding and logos.

    Clients
    First National Bank
    Children's Hospital & Medical Center
    Union Pacific
    TBS
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Daake provides branding services for a real estate development firm. They are responsible for the client's entire brand essence including the name, logo, content, and brand architecture.

    "They will reach into your mind and pull out the brand essence that you are unable to formulate yourself."

  • 11
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cincinnati OH

    BS LLC is a Strategy, Branding, and Marketing agency focused on helping clients discover their place in the world and build from purpose. 

    With science and art, we create timeless solutions for brands in transition. We help our clients grow from the inside out.

    Clients
    Kroger
    Rhinegeist Brewery
    Standard Textile
    Empower MFG
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BS LLC was tasked with redesigning a lobbying firm's website, with the goal of improving its user experience. They also upgraded its existing features and improved its search visibility.

    "BS LLC spent time getting to know our business and industry in order to put us in the best position."

  • 12
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Lewiston ME

    Founded in 2013, Anchour is a branding, web development, and logo design agency based in Lewiston, ME. A small team of about 20 employees runs the company, and they mainly work with small and mid-market businesses. Their branding offerings include visual identity, brand strategy and messaging, and naming.

    Clients
    Apple
    Ubisoft
    TaskRabbit
    Sappi
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Anchour partnered with a dog daycare to build a WordPress website and create a complementary brand strategy and logo and perform SEO maintenance. This step was crucial to helping the owner launch the new business.

    “Anchour's team seemed interested in getting to know me and the story behind my company, compared to other agencies, which treated it as a job. … I wanted my story and mission to be reflected in the brand.” – Founder, Dog Daycare

  • 13
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Miami FL

    Levie Branding is an independent branding and design agency based in Miami, Fla. Since 2014, the firm and its team of fewer than 10 has specialized in with emerging brands and midmarket clients in the real estate, hospitality and leisure, and consumer products industries. 

    Clients
    A+ Storage
    Brookfield
    Boeing
    Coconut Cartel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Levie Branding developed a website and a full brand for an arts residency. They delivered collateral like business cards, newsletter templates, integrating copy provided by the client but crafting the image.

    "Levie doesn’t get proud with their creative and fight you on changes; they’re adaptable and flexible." 

  • 14
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    Cultivate is a brand agency based in Chicago that was founded in 2005. Their team of 92 employees offers a range of services including branding, mobile app development, UX/UI design, digital strategy, web development, and video production.

    Clients
    Ozinga
    The Chicago International Film Festival
    SAIC (School of the Art Institue of Chicago)
    Diadem
    Notable Project

    Cultivate produced a corporate overview video for a construction company. The video was used in a global virtual event that the firm headlined, and it was put on their website to entice prospective clients.  

    “The Cultivate team did a great job understanding the emotional and human side of our cold industry.”

  • 15
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    BrandExtract is a brand experience firm that is located in Houston. Founded in 2005, BrandExtract's team of 35 employees has over a decade of experience, specializing in branding and marketing strategy. The firm primarily works with clients from the energy, legal, and education industries. 

    Clients
    ABS Group
    Chemstations
    Marathon Oil
    Murphy USA
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BrandExtract partnered with a chemical process software supplier to increase market share through expanded brand awareness. After thorough research, they planned out a relatable message and a corresponding strategy, which led to improved visibility and sales.  

     

  • 16
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bend OR

    Z'Onion Creative Group is an advertising company. Their small team is based in Bend, Oregon. The firm specializes in advertising, branding, pay per click, search engine optimization, and more. The firm was established in 2013.

    Clients
    Deschutes Brewery
    University of Idaho
    Superbia
    Poppits
    Industries
    Notable Project

    zo agency provided digital marketing, market research, and SEO services for an eye center. The client had been looking for an agency that would help elevate their marketing exposure.

    "I love that there's a team of people to work with and that I can rely on for individual components of our campaign."

  • 17
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edmonton Canada

    Lift Interactive is a creative agency that is located in Edmonton, Canada. Founded in 2002, they have over 20 employees who specialize in web design, digital strategy, and branding. Most clients are small and midmarket businesses in the nonprofit, hospitality, and consumer products sectors. 

    Clients
    USAFActs.org
    Tourism Jasper
    Amplifier Giving
    Business in Vancouver
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Lift Interactive Inc. promoted a tourism group's international accreditation through designing a marketing campaign and a landing page. The team's project involvement also covered the conceptualization phase.

    "It’s pretty rare to come across an agency with such a high-caliber team."

  • 18
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Laguna Beach CA

    Robyn & Robyn is a creative branding agency that was founded in 2015. Headquartered in Laguna Beach, Calif., they focus on brand strategy, messaging, and naming. 

    Clients
    Holcomb Petersen
    Stand For Vets
    Norman Covan
    Notable Project

    Robyn & Robyn provided branding services for a staffing and recruiting startup. Their work allowed the client to expand their business and move forward. 

    "I’ve received good feedback from clients and potential clients about the quality of my branding and messaging." – CEO, Staffing & Recruiting Startup 

  • 19
    $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
    Google
    WWF
    Red Bull
    King
    Industries
    Notable Project

    In need of a brand new look for their products, a sports nutrition company hired Fishfinger Creative Agency. The team designed 12 tub labels and 12 packet labels for the client's product lineup.

    "The personal touch that was given to this project from our designer was next level."

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  • 20
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    WANT Branding is a strategic agency with offices in New York City, Miami, FL, and Denver, CO. Since 1999, the firm and its team of about 4-10 employees has specialized in all things branding and advertising. 

    Notable Project

    A venture studio hired WANT Branding for branding services. They helped select a name for one of the client’s initiatives, presented visual concepts, and created a brand manifesto with mission and vision.

    "I can't say enough good things about WANT Branding — they were fantastic, and I'm so glad we found them."

  • 21
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Oakland CA

    Catchword is a trusted leader in naming and branding that’s been creating impactful identities for clients worldwide since 1998. From offices in the San Francisco Bay Area, New York, and Denver, Catchword helps clients express who, what, and why they are. Industry-leading brands such as TikTok, Intel, Allergan, Boston Scientific, Starbucks, HBO, and VW turn to Catchword for creativity and strategic insight delivered with expert guidance.

    Clients
    Aetna
    Allergan
    Amazon
    Corning
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Catchword provides ongoing creative services to one of the world’s largest professional services networks, including product and service naming, naming strategy, and copywriting for the US, European, and other regional groups.

    “What keeps us coming back to Catchword is the ease of working with them. … I wish I could have somebody at Catchword on call at all times.” – Brand Manager, PwC

  • 22
    $100,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    San Diego CA

    Founded in 2005, Traina is a premier branding agency based in San Diego that is reimagining the way brands are built. By unifying strategy, design, and digital expertise under one roof, their team creates market-leading brands that are driven by data, fueled by design, and built for digital from day one.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Facebook
    Umo
    Brooklyn Brewery
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Traina developed a guitar manufacturer's WordPress website. They've used Adobe Photoshop and XD to create the site's design. They've implemented initial on-page SEO, and they're providing routine maintenance.

    "We feel like they're coming with a lot of intelligence in their design iterations."

  • 23
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    New York NY

    River + Wolf is a naming agency based in New York, N.Y. with clients around the world. Its team of 6 or more provides all services relevant to brand naming, from strategic positioning and name development to brand linguistic checks, trademark screening, and design.

    Clients
    Maison Ferrand
    Philips
    Calvin Klein
    CapGemini
    Notable Project

    Wanting to break away from usual company names, a wealth management firm relied on River + Wolf's services. They presented a list and explained each name's meaning and branding impact to help the client choose.

    "I understood through their work why a lot of companies with naming and branding needs continue to approach them."

     

  • 24
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Geneva IL

    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. 

    Clients
    Fellowes
    Make-A-Wish
    Cargill
    American Red Cross
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Rule29 was hired by a SaaS company to help develop their brand identity. They've developed a defining brand guide and implemented it throughout the client's organization digitally and in print.

    "R29 has a consistent work ethic and communication cadence."

  • 25
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Austin TX

    NameStormers is a brand naming agency that was founded in 1985 and based in Austin, Texas with team members extending to Los Angeles and Boston. Their 11+ employees deliver company and product name services to include name ideation, preliminary trademark screening, linguistic and cultural screening, domain status checks, naming architecture and strategy, and name testing.

    Clients
    7-Eleven (Brazilian Bold)
    Aetna (Practice iQ)
    Affinia (The Liaison Hotel in DC)
    AICPA (Privacy Check)
    Notable Project

    NameStormers was hired by a manufacturing company to help them name their new product. They led naming workshops to develop possible product names and to refine and test the final list.

    "Their commitment to understanding our business and its specific needs was exceptional."

  • 26
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Denver CO

    FlowState Marketing is a digital and branding agency located in Denver. Since 2016, their team of 19 has specialized in branding, content marketing, digital strategy, and more. They mainly serve small businesses in various industries: advertising, manufacturing, ecommerce, entertainment, and others.

    Clients
    Subaru
    MillerCoors
    T-Mobile
    SketchUp
    Notable Project

    FlowState Branding was an IT services company’s branding partner. After a series of thorough interviews, they created the client’s brand identity and digital strategy and redesigned the company’s website.

    "They were very detail-oriented, ensuring we understood the process and purpose along the way."

  • 27
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    New York NY

    Tenet Partners is a branding and marketing firm that's headquartered in New York; they have another office in Rochester, N.Y. Founded in 1973, they have approximately 40 employees that do branding, digital strategy, and print design. Clients are mostly enterprise and midmarket businesses. 

    Clients
    Mastercard
    Gore
    Spectrum Enterprise
    Edwards Lifesciences
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Tenet Partners is a transportation company’s marketing partner. Their team has led several marketing projects to promote the company's services, including branding, messaging, and content development. 

    “They can distill down complex topics to create 2–3 key points and articulate them powerfully in their content.” 

  • 28
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Chicago IL

    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.

    Clients
    Verso
    United States Steel
    Sodexo
    Fairmont Hotels
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Conjure helped establish the brand identity of an energy provider during a period of rapid growth. They managed communications, public relations, and the brand’s reputation and sustainability.

    “They are small, agile, and confident.”

  • 29
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Addison TX

    Working exclusively with B2B clients, Spire creates positive interactions between their clients' brands and audiences. Spire Agency’s ultimate goal is to elevate B2B client brands; creating positive interactions between the brand and its audiences. Founded in 2005, the 15+ member team is primarily headquartered in Texas with offices in Dallas and Austin.

    Clients
    TrinityRail
    American Airlines
    Dynata
    Airbus
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Spire Agency outlined the brand messaging and positioning and proceeded to redesign and enhance the UI of the business’ website. The team also designed marketing collateral and put together branded slide decks.

    "Spire Agency definitely helped us step up our game."

  • 30
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Berkeley CA

    Zinzin is a naming agency located in Berkeley, Calif. It was founded in 2011 and has fewer than 5 employees.

    Clients
    Clutch
    3M
    ABC
    Alcatel
    Notable Project

    Zinzin provides naming and content generation services for a storytelling company. Their deliverables include brand identity, architecture, and project names, along with project briefs and client reports.

    "They’re keen on identifying what names would and would not work for a project or business, and that sets them apart."

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