Top Branding Agencies
List of the Best Branding Companies
Clients like Gillette, Time Warner Cable, and Bose trust WANT to help their brands get their share of attention, competitive advantage, and growth. They work with clients of all sizes across a wide range of industries.
As an example, when HP decided to split their PC business from their enterprise business and retain the HP name for their PC business, they turned to WANT for a new name for the enterprise business. WANT recommended appending a simple descriptive name to HP. Eventually, “Enterprise” was selected, resulting in the new name “Hewlett Packard Enterprise”.
Tenet Partners integrates the disciplines of branding and innovation into human-centered design to create value for their clients. Businesses ranging from thriving enterprises to budding startups come to them for their branding, user-experience design, and digital strategy needs.
One of their long-term relationships is consulting with Mastercard on their brand needs. From logo design to the day-to-day tasks of brand management, Tenet Partners helps them make strategic decisions to move their company forward with purpose.
With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Verifone and ICF, DeSantis empowers brands with creative branding techniques. Founded in 2002, this New York-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.
One example of DeSantis Breindel’s experience is their branding work for Stephens, one of the world’s most respected middle-market investment banks. DeSantis Breindel helped them target their audience of C-level executives with a branded invitation-only summit for CEOS. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for Stephens.
$200 - $300/HR
10 - 49
New York, NY
“We get regular compliments on the design, which is well laid out, thoughtful, and easy to use." - IT Director, Grant-Making Nonprofit
DEKSIA has been honored at events like the Creativity International Awards and the How International Design Awards for their work in brand design. They focus on brand identity and non-print advertising for small businesses.
Bike accessory brand Sta-fast tasked DEKSIA with a brand redesign that called for a new logo and typography. The resulting tool-kit brought new life to Sta-fast’s brand—from interactive web and mobile sites to trade show booths to apparel, the redesign resulted in a consistent look and feel for the brand at every touchpoint.
Anchour has provided branding solutions for huge names like Sony and Apple as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. They pride themselves on their tucked-away location in Maine, which allows them the focus to provide groundbreaking work without any distraction of big-city hustle and bustle.
When the City of Portland needed a powerful way to supercharge interest in audiences and get them to give it a chance, they turned to Anchour. Anchor completely revamped their Visit Portland campaign to highlight some of Portland’s most appealing elements and drive tourism to the city.
What do YouTube and Reebok have in common? They’ve both turned to C42D for branding expertise. This New York-based agency was founded in 2010 and has already made major waves with branding for enterprise clients and startups alike.
When Shazam launched a platform targeting brands, C42D analyzed the entirety of their content to refine their brand story, create key visuals and design a system that would bring together all elements of the Shazam brand. The campaign was a huge success and continues to drive progress for the brand today.
BatesMeron Sweet Design
Their clients include major enterprise clients like IBM Watson and Coca Cola, but Paragraphs is a branding agency that hasn’t lost it’s focus on innovation or creativity. This Chicago-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their brand message for greater success.
If you want to see how Paargraphs helps brands communicate with their audiences, look no further than their work for Coca Cola. Paragraphs helped them define a communication strategy for their audience of stateside investors to improve their reach.
$150 - $199/HR
10 - 49
"BatesMeron Sweet Design under promised and over delivered, and we had a lot of fun along the way." - Co-Founder, Happy Work Spectacular Life
With a passion for both strategy and design, Webster has provided branding work for clients like Union Pacific and Boston Properties. Based in Omaha and founded in 1982, Webster brings a long history of success to each project they complete.
When Corvium was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Webster created not only their most recognizable logo but the entirety of their branding and customer-facing presence. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated entirely by Webster designers and strategists.
$100 - $149/HR
2 - 9
"The response we got from our customers and competitors proves that they did a fantastic job." - Owner, GP Industries
BrandTuitive is a branding and advertising agency that blends smart strategy and captivating creativity to help businesses reach their objectives. The majority of their work involves branding for mid-sized companies in the consumer products and services industry.
One of BrandTuitive’s standout portfolio pieces is their brand positioning and activation project for wine delivery company Simply Wine. They created a marketing campaign that spanned several channels, ranging from posters, to a website, to truck wraps. Their strategies brought the new brand to wine lovers across the country.
DMI (Digital Management, Inc.)
Named one of the Top 100 Private Job Creators by Inc. Magazine, DMI (Digital Management Inc.) serves hundreds of Fortune 1000 clients. They’re an end-to-end mobile design and branding firm established in 2002 with a focus on tech.
One example of DMI’s work includes an innovative Apple Watch app for Addison Lee, the first transport company in London to offer mobile apps. DMI helped them redesign their watch app from top to bottom to focus on tasks optimized for the smaller screen, resulting in 50% higher conversion rates compared to other apps.