September 2021

Best Naming Agencies in Canada

Having a good business name provides a company with a host of advantages. The most substantial benefits include having strong brand awareness, brand recognition, brand loyalty, online searches and SEO, and encapsulation of the company’s purpose of values.

The cost of naming an agency can be nonexistent if a company handles it in-house. We advise consulting with a branding and naming agency before making a decision. The cost of consulting for the initial naming and branding of a company usually costs between $15,000 and $45,000.

We compiled and vetted a list of naming agency in Canada to help you find a naming firms. Each company has a portfolio of work and is ranked based on client reviews, market leadership, and work experience. Hire the naming firms that aligns with your business goals, project management style, budget, and timeline.

List of the Top Naming Firms in Canada

  • 16
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Edmonton, Canada

    Ford Canada counts Savian as their dependable web design and video production experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Canada-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    Station on Jasper is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Savian has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Web Design
    • 20% Video Production
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 45% Other
    The Six-66 DIY Fantasy Console

    The Six-66 DIY Fantasy Console

    Overview Schadenfreude is a game development studio currently developing their first game: Little Hellions. In order promote the uniqueness of their brand, and create a portable 'mascot' of their company, we came up with...
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    KMC Mining

    KMC Mining

    Overview KMC Mining is one of Alberta's oldest mining companies. They were in need of brand consulting and a new website to strengthen their position in the marketplace. Challenges As a large, established brand in the...
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    Throw No More

    Throw No More

    Overview Throw No More is a new application being developed and launched in Norway and Canada. They hired us to provide web design and development services and to come up with marketin strategies to launch the app...
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    Branding and Website...

    Branding and Website...

    Aspen Land Group is an environmental consulting group that works in the sand and gravel industry. It was our goal to build a consistent brand that properly reflects the industry they work in, that was to be delployed...
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  • 17
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Waterloo, Canada

    This established UX and branding company counts major brands like IKEA among their clients. Based in Waterloo, Bedouin brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Sony creates tech products for customers around the world. They turned to Bedouin for a focused branding strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Bedouin delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 30% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Mobile App Development
    • 30% Other
    Bandy

    Bandy

    This is a bartering app that allows merchants to exchange items with other merchants. We were responsible for developing the UX and interface of the app, along with development.
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    IBM

    IBM

    We collaborated with IBM to work on their project, 'Smart money', an ed-tech platform that enables youth and millenials to learn about finance and economics.
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    Foodplus

    Foodplus

    This is a project we worked on where we created the entire identity of a chain-deli based in Dubai, UAE. We further worked on their identity by producing designs for their letterheads, grocery bags, and store sign.
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    Layloh

    Layloh

    This is a community music iOS application, built on APIs that pulled music from Spotify and Soundcloud, that we were tasked with designing and developing.
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  • 18
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Montréal, Canada

    Many enterprise clients count Expandify Marketing as their dependable social media marketing experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Canada-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Expandify Marketing client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Expandify Marketing has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Branding
    • 40% Other
    BMO - Graphic Design

    BMO - Graphic Design

    Robert at BMO was seeking an effective graphic design agency to create business cards used for communication and promotional purposes. We delivered a fast, reliable, and aesthetic turn key solution, and in turn created a...
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    Rock'N Deli x Coca Cola - Content...

    Rock'N Deli x Coca Cola - Content...

    Our trusted Franchise client Rock'N Deli was looking to create a contest in collaboration with Coca Cola for Summer 2019. These brands relied on us to consult and conceptualize their contest and use paid distribution to...
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    Big Brother Security - Web Design

    Big Brother Security - Web Design

    Big Brother Security had an outdated website and required external help to conceptualize and create a modern website. We sat down with the team and the believed in our abilities to design them a stunning website built for...
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    Le Club Dome - Web Design

    Le Club Dome - Web Design

    Le Club Dome had an outdated website and required external help to conceptualize and create a modern website. We sat down with the team and the believed in our abilities to design them a stunning website built for today's...
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  • 19
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Arnold Street Media, Inc. specializes in establishing your brand’s identity. Through crafting powerful digital strategies rooted in social media marketing, digital advertising, and customized creative content, our team of passionate specialists ensure that your story is heard.

    We create content that enables you to tap into undiscovered audiences and stay connected with your loyal customers. Whether you’re looking to generate more leads with Google/Social Ads, grow your presence on social media or do a complete rebrand, you can count on us to deliver.

    We’re experts in all things digital and know how to navigate this ever-evolving landscape. From inception to delivery and beyond, we’ll take you there seamlessly and with ease.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 20% Pay Per Click
    • 30% Other
    Carvalo on College

    Carvalo on College

    Introducing The Carvalo on College – the ultimate curated condominium in Toronto’s popular west end. With 23 luxurious and modern two-storey suites surrounded by rich history, the city comes to life at the Carvalo...
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    Osmows

    Osmows

    The premiere fast-casual Mediterranean restaurant, Osmow’s, came to us looking for original branded content in the form of food photography for all of their over 40 Ontario locations. Presently, our photography is used...
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    T2H

    T2H

    Since 1985, TUBS: The Ultimate Bathroom Store has been a trendsetter in providing innovative kitchen and bathroom fixtures to homeowners and professionals. We not only worked on a rebrand for the current chain of...
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    MUNDO

    MUNDO

    Global leaders in user acquisition and monetization, MUNDO was looking to modernize their look with a full-scale rebrand that involved updating their website, logo, colours, fonts, and business cards. Primarily, the...
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  • 20
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Mississauga, Canada

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Bold x Collective to bring their video production needs to the next level. Based in Canada, Bold x Collective was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Bold x Collective provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Digital Strategy
    • 25% Marketing Strategy
    • 20% Branding
    • 30% Other
    Using CRO and Digital Marketing...

    Using CRO and Digital Marketing...

    OVERVIEW Love My Mat is a Hamilton-based e-commerce business that produces beautiful yoga and meditation products that are all handcrafted, made with reclaimed fabrics.   Their brand is focused on keeping all their...
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    Enhancing Conversions for...

    Enhancing Conversions for...

    OVERVIEW     Since 1989, The Pasta Corner has been servicing some of the top restaurants in Toronto, with their extraordinary line of cut and stuffed pastas. They have always had a loyal customer base, with their...
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    Marketing a Celebrity and...

    Marketing a Celebrity and...

    OVERVIEW     BeautyX2 was launched by Orbiiit, a well-known brand that releases contests with celebrities and influencers. Their contests help individuals showcase their talent to millions of people, through different...
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    Enhancing and Marketing an...

    Enhancing and Marketing an...

    OVERVIEW Your home should be the most beautiful place in the world, and that is where KARE comes in. Since 1981, The KARE brand has 100 shops in 50 different countries. They stand for unique furnishing ideas, and stylish...
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  • 21
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    My Left Foot counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Toronto-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted UX and UI design work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. My Left Foot helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Web Design
    • 20% Web Development
    • 30% Other
    Showcasing the brand and growth...

    Showcasing the brand and growth...

    An annual report is a company’s yearly report to shareholders, documenting its activities and finances in the previous financial year. But it is also a key medium to share the company’s mission and values to its...
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    WISE Trust Website Design and...

    WISE Trust Website Design and...

      The Trustees of the WSIB Employees’ Pension Plan Fund made a bold decision by changing to a Jointly Sponsored Pension Plan (JSPP) to improve the long-term sustainability of the plan and better serve its members. The...
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    Kings Club - A next-generation,...

    Kings Club - A next-generation,...

    Kings Club is a development in Liberty Village that offers one, two, and three bedroom suites, with upscale amenities, in-suite laundry, and a rooftop pool. View creative here:  https://www.myleftfoot...
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    Canaccede Financial Group

    Canaccede Financial Group

    Canaccede Financial Group is a leading full-service partner and provider of purchasing and servicing debt solutions for financial institutions managing receivables in Canada. The company manages over 4 billion in...
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  • 22
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Canada

    Wild Mind Brand Studio helps build businesses turn their startup status into trusted brands that align with their strategies and identity. They offer various services, ranging from branding and advertising to direct marketing, with their branding services focused on brand strategy and corporate identity.

    As an example of their work, Wild Mind Brand Studio once partnered with Pineapple, a legal cannabis retail brand. Wild Mind Brand Studio helped develop a brand identity for the company, including logos, product packaging, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 10% Advertising
    • 5% Content Marketing
    • 60% Other
    Corporate Brand Design

    Corporate Brand Design

    At Wild Mind Brand Studio a talented team of creative professionals and brand managers collaborate to build comprehensive brand identity strategies for businesses of all sizes, start-ups, entrepreneurs and influencers. We...
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    Legal Cannabis Promotional Item...

    Legal Cannabis Promotional Item...

    Pineapple is a concept, legal cannabis retail brand poised to open a high number of locations across Alberta and in the Greater Toronto Area. We developed a brand identity concept that included logos, motto, storefront...
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    Legal Cannabis Retail Marketing...

    Legal Cannabis Retail Marketing...

    Pineapple is a concept, legal cannabis retail brand poised to open a high number of locations across Alberta and in the Greater Toronto Area. We developed a brand identity concept that included logos, motto, storefront...
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    Retail Branding Design and Strategy

    Retail Branding Design and Strategy

    Pineapple is a concept, legal cannabis retail brand poised to open a high number of locations across Alberta and in the Greater Toronto Area. We developed a brand identity concept that included logos, motto, storefront...
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  • 23
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Vancouver, Canada

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Agency Madison has provided branding work for clients like KMELLO. Based in Florida, Agency Madison brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Genacol was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Agency Madison crafted the entirety of their experience in this distinct area. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Agency Madison designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Branding
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 70% Other
    Alleanze Branding

    Alleanze Branding

    branding creation.
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    KMELLO Branding

    KMELLO Branding

    Branding Creation
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    Genacol Ads

    Genacol Ads

    Print Ads
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    Kaizen Folder

    Kaizen Folder

    Print Communication Folder
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  • 24
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Adrenaline Agency to bring their branding needs to the next level. Based in Atlanat, Adrenaline Agency was founded with a focus on helping brands evolve into their best, most user-friendly selves.

    When their client needed a more impactful and effective strategy for reaching goals nationwide, Adrenaline Agency provided them with focused service that continues to this day. Their strategy involved refining their client’s distinct voice as well as their visual profile to become more effective in a crowded digital space.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 15% Advertising
    • 15% Graphic Design
    • 9% Other
    Credit Union of Texas

    Credit Union of Texas

    After our team established the look and feel for Credit Union of Texas' prototype branch, the task was bringing this idea to life at its high-profile, new-build flagship on a prominent corner in a trendy Dallas...
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    Citizens National Bank

    Citizens National Bank

    After years without any notable branch or brand updates, Citizens National Bank had begun to experience lower consideration from retail and commercial customers. As competition in the market increased, CNB felt they...
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    Citizens National Bank

    Citizens National Bank

    After years without any notable branch or brand updates, Citizens National Bank had begun to experience lower consideration from retail and commercial customers. As competition in the market increased, CNB felt they...
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    Origin Bank

    Origin Bank

    The bank had three main goals. The first was to create a new brand that still retained the organization’s legacy culture and values. This brand needed to be new and fresh, but at the same time, reflect more of an...
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  • 25
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Many enterprise clients count Shift8 Web as their dependable branding experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this Toronto-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    One Shift8 Web client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Shift8 Web has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Web Design
    • 40% Other
    Fulton Umbrellas

    Fulton Umbrellas

    We created a beautiful custom e-commerce website for Fulton Umbrellas.
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    University of Toronto

    University of Toronto

    We were approached to develop a brand new informative parallax website for UofT's "Global Citizen" school.
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    Canada Lands

    Canada Lands

    We were approached to develop a custom website using the Drupal Content Management System for Canada Lands Company Limited, a federal crown corporation.
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    The Pointer

    The Pointer

    Custom platform design and development for a local Canadian news website, thepointer.com, using the Laravel PHP framework
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  • 26
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Jacknife has provided branding solutions for huge names like Kilberry as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Toronto based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Solei needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Jacknife. Jacknife completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Branding
    • 15% Logo
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 35% Other
    Nike Canada HQ Branded Environment

    Nike Canada HQ Branded Environment

    Nike’s Workplace Design team out of Beaverton, Oregon approached Jacknife to help envision Nike Canada’s brand new headquarters. The brief? Bring to life a workspace that inspires creative thinking and connects staff...
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    Kilberry Leadership Advisors...

    Kilberry Leadership Advisors...

    The Kilberry team approached Jacknife to help elevate their identity to reflect their premium clientele—which included C-Suite management at companies such as the NBA, Under Armour, RBC, amongst many others. The ask was...
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    Solei Cannabis Branding

    Solei Cannabis Branding

    Aphria, one of the largest Licensed Producers of cannabis in Canada, approached Jacknife to create its first recreational cannabis brand. Working with consumer data and segmentation reports, we quickly understood that our...
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  • 27
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    Cedar Creative has provided branding solutions for huge names as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This Canada-based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When their client needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Cedar Creative. Cedar Creative completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Branding
    • 15% Marketing Strategy
    • 15% Video Production
    • 15% Other
    Looking for Dreamers

    Looking for Dreamers

    Cedar Creative shot, produced, and edited this video to showcase their client's belief in the power of dreamers, creating an emotionally resonant piece that continues to make an impact to this day.
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  • 28
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Calgary, Canada

    Hill&Foster counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Canada-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted branding work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Hill&Foster helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Branding
    • 35% Web Design
    • 30% Graphic Design
    Union Seafood

    Union Seafood

    An overarching brand identity that portrays a strong west coast vibe. The Union identity symbol uses a circle with the to U inside to represent peeking out of a lighthouse window.
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    Real Worth

    Real Worth

    We worked with Real Worth to create an engaging, relevant brand that combines serif typography with clean, bold colours.
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    Car2Go x KLM

    Car2Go x KLM

    Collaboration between Car2Go and KLM for there Calgary - Amsterdam Drive, Fly, Amsterdam marketing campaign.
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    Antler Lofts by Pacific West

    Antler Lofts by Pacific West

    We worked with AntlerLofts to develop an appealing, relevant brand. We used clean typefaces, bold lines and beautiful photography to represent a luxurious, upscale brand.
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  • 29
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Toronto, Canada

    What do several enterprise clients all have in common? They’ve all turned to MBLM for logo design expertise. This New York-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When their client launched a platform targeting their unique users, MBLM analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 15% Logo
    • 10% Branding
    • 10% Graphic Design
    • 65% Other
    Sizzle

    Sizzle

  • 30
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Montréal, Canada

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Colorbeam, but Featuring is a branding agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Canada-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

    If you want to see how Featuring helps brands communicate with their audiences in a unique and crowded space, look no further than their work for Equal-Salary. Featuring helped them define a strategy for their audience to improve their reach.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 15% Graphic Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 45% Other
    Electrik Kidz

    Electrik Kidz

    Featuring collaborated with Electrik Kidz to establish the children’s clothing brand’s new positioning. The opening of its flagship store, Le Petit Magasin, on Saint Laurent Boulevard marked a turning point that the...
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    Colorbeam

    Colorbeam

    Colorbeam, a lifestyle and wellness lighting and reliable LED company enlisted Featuring to rethink its positioning and brand universe. The agency  established a clear positioning statement that promotes Colorbeam’s...
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    Equal-Salary

    Equal-Salary

    Featuring Agency recently revamped the visual identity and website of EQUAL-SALARY, a Swiss foundation whose mission is to promote equal pay for women and men at companies around the world through certification. The...
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