October 2021

Top Graphic Designers in New York City

Graphic designers are responsible for creating effective digital messaging, so potential customers understand the values behind a business. Graphic design combines images, ideas, language, and logos to transmit a specific message. The benefits of graphic design are substantial. Customers and potential customers want to engage with and ultimately hire firms that exude and embody professionalism. Having well-made images helps ensure a professional appearance and carries a specific message. Graphic designers can often be found at agencies that provide other digitally-focused services, with an emphasis in logos and branding.

Luckily, New York City has some of the best graphic design company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with graphic design company in NYC. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Graphic Design Companies in NYC

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    DBC has delivered branding results to brands like American Express, still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This New York-based firm helps companies focus their brand strategy to improve their ability to reach customers through their brand platform.

    If you want to see how DBC helps brands meet their goals in a crowded space, look no further than their brand development work for Leaf Logistics. DBC helped them define and execute a strategy that would help them meet their goals.

    SERVICES
    • 55% Branding
    • 30% Graphic Design
    • 15% Logo
    The 18 Months We Worked With...

    The 18 Months We Worked With...

    From an increase in customer engagement and satisfaction, to a decrease in call volume, our engagement with American Express saw us empower both Card Members and the organization through clear visual and written...
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    Using Clean Visual Communication...

    Using Clean Visual Communication...

    The Ms. Foundation for Women is taking bold steps forward for women across the globe. Our work broadcasts their impact to current and potential donors who can exponentially increase their reach and results. We helped Ms...
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    The Project We Established A...

    The Project We Established A...

    The NBPA Foundation had existed for 20 years without a brand identity or any formal way to garner recognition for its members' work.  Our solution to this challenge was to team the identity with its organizations and...
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    Activating The Growth Of A...

    Activating The Growth Of A...

    Optimizing Leaf’s brand for a relaunch was a short turnaround goal that paid big results. From logo cleanup efforts to a sticky launch video, each deliverable was driven by customer intelligence. We helped Leaf with...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Column Five has provided branding work for clients like Pacific Life and Visage. Based in SoCal and founded in 2009, Column Five brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Applied Innovations was just a new unit of the University of California looking to make an impact, Column Five created not only their recognizable logo but the entirety of their branding and customer-facing presence. The result was a splashy entrance into the university space orchestrated entirely by Column Five designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 15% Branding
    • 15% Content Marketing
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 55% Other
    VideoAmp Website Design &...

    VideoAmp Website Design &...

    The Client VideoAmp, a software and data platform for marketers to optimize their media investment. Their mission is to empower the world’s largest marketers to give them the information that they’ve always wanted...
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    Annual Report - Pacific Life

    Annual Report - Pacific Life

    For the past two years, we’ve partnered with Pacific Life to develop their annual reports. Our goal was to position Pacific Life as a living, breathing, energetic entity and to remind the audience that Pacific Life is...
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    Anatomy of a Breach - Microsoft

    Anatomy of a Breach - Microsoft

    This HTML native site analyses the various stages of a company security breach from the hacker’s POV. Highlighting the systemic weaknesses hackers look for most, the site presents Microsoft’s solutions to avoiding and...
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    Applied Innovation Brand Identity...

    Applied Innovation Brand Identity...

    UCI Applied Innovation is a unit of University of California, Irvine with an exciting mission “to bring campus-based discoveries together with Orange County’s vibrant business community to support job creation and...
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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    Columbia University and Eventbrite count Radish Lab as their dependable branding experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With over 6 years of branding experience, this New York-based agency is certainly here to stay.

    Culture Track is a globally recognized leader in cultural innovation, and Radish Lab has provided focused and wide-reaching branding services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes logo design, iconography, overall brand voice and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Web Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 30% Other
    The Tobacco Atlas (6th Edition)...

    The Tobacco Atlas (6th Edition)...

    The Tobacco Atlas has grown to become one of the leading resources on tobacco use and its impact on world health and is now in its sixth edition. After five editions of consistently high-quality publications, the...
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    New Media Advocacy Project...

    New Media Advocacy Project...

    The New Media Advocacy Project (aka NMAP) combines legal expertise with cutting-edge communication tools to strengthen human rights and social justice work. NMAP came to Radish with a need for a new brand identity and...
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    Culture Track Website

    Culture Track Website

    Culture Track is a research study on the ever-evolving behaviors and interests of cultural audiences nationwide. Since 2001, LaPlaca Cohen (an advertising, research, and design agency that works with cultural and creative...
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    Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung...

    Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung...

    Deutsche Stiftung Weltbevölkerung (DSW) is a Berlin-based international development and advocacy organization focused on universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights. In 2017, DSW engaged Radish to help...
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Known for exceptional storytelling, companies like the NBA Players Association and Lokai trust Kworq to build awareness and engagement. Their team of designers, strategists, and producers work across industries to deliver top-level graphic, video, and social media advertising.

    Kworq partnered with Verizon to create an activation in NFL stadiums that fans would never forget. The responsive experience used life-sized 3D players to introduce viewers to Verizon NFL Mobile while giving them one-of-a-kind shareable experiences with virtually signed autographs delivered to their phones.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Graphic Design
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 15% Video Production
    • 40% Other
    Bond

    Bond

    In anticipation of launching their new personal security app, BOND approached us for a broadcast spot and a multitude of other digital content. They had to show consumers that their security service is more than a new...
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    Not Another Sexy Perfume Ad

    Not Another Sexy Perfume Ad

    Let's Get Risky, Not Risqué We sourced authentic bad reviews of all Etat perfumes from different online platforms, discovering in the process that these perfume reviewers all have a career in copywriting. We matched the...
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    SugarBearHair Rapunzel Series

    SugarBearHair Rapunzel Series

    Challenge SugarBearHair, a brand that burst to life with viral appeal on social media, needed a fresh campaign to turn heads and boost sales of their little blue gummy bear multivitamin.   Solution In a trilogy of...
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    Ray Ban

    Ray Ban

    Challenge With RXM Creative, produce original content for the Ray-Ban RELOADED campaign.   Solution Produce a campaign that felt like the 60's vibe the glasses conveyed - fun, bright, classic.
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like 4Ocean, North Street Creative empowers brands with branding and design. Founded on design-first principles, this New York-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of North Street Creative’s experience is their work for American Express, one of the world’s respected brands. North Street Creative helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them. 

    SERVICES
    • 30% Branding
    • 30% Web Design
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 20% Other
    Boston Trust Walden

    Boston Trust Walden

    We partnered with Boston Trust & Investment Managment Company and Walden Asset Management to develop a visual identity system that brings the two practices together under a new Boston Trust Walden brand. Through...
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    Boston Trust Walden

    Boston Trust Walden

    We partnered with Boston Trust & Investment Managment Company and Walden Asset Management to develop a visual identity system that brings the two practices together under a new Boston Trust Walden brand. Through...
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    Boston Trust Walden

    Boston Trust Walden

    We partnered with Boston Trust & Investment Managment Company and Walden Asset Management to develop a visual identity system that brings the two practices together under a new Boston Trust Walden brand. Through...
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    Ruby-Collins General Contractors

    Ruby-Collins General Contractors

    Ruby-Collins is an award-winning design-build construction firm with more than six decades of experience and $1.2B in completed projects. Despite their experience and success, Ruby-Collins’ existing branding and...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    noformat is a New York-based strategic design agency that solves problems for their clients by developing out-of-the-box solutions. They are experts in web design, UX/UI design, and web development for small and mid-market firms in the fields of advertising, arts, and business services.

    One of noformat’s projects involved working with Heineken, an international brewery. noformat provided various web solutions for the company, including web design and development, as well as an information architecture solution.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Web Design
    • 15% UX/UI Design
    • 15% Mobile App Development
    • 50% Other
    Heineken New Star Bottle

    Heineken New Star Bottle

    INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE WEB DESIGN WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT Heineken Arrival is a content platform that was built in partnership with UrbanDaddy to promote the global launch of Heineken’s Star Bottle. The new bottle was...
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    Coca-Cola Happy Moves

    Coca-Cola Happy Moves

    ACTIVATION SWEEPSTAKES BRAND GUIDELINES BRANDING CONTENT STRATEGY CONTEST STYLE GUIDE CREATIVE DEVELOPMENT DEVELOPMENT IOS APP TAGLINE CREATION UX / UI VIDEO PRODUCTION     We partnered up with Coca-Cola to gamify and...
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    Grand Marnier website

    Grand Marnier website

    CONTENT STRATEGY INFORMATION ARCHITECTURE VIDEO EDITING WEB DESIGN WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT   Grand Marnier wanted to update their website to a sleek, sophisticated experience that matched the rich tradition and legacy of the...
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    Capital One Spark

    Capital One Spark

    BRANDING UX / UI WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT Capital One wanted to build a site that would allow it to offer an array of targeted resources to small business owners, in an easy-to-navigate format. Given the complexity of their...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Greybox Creative helps brands adapt to a change market with expert branding design, having done so for companies like Novo Nordisk and other notable organizations. Focused on helping expand brands’ ability to attract their target audience, this New York-based firm offers an emphasis on brand identity.

    One example of Greybox Creative’s experience is their work for Geoffrey Beene, who needed to improve their branding within a tight budget and turnaround. Greybox Creative helps them target their weak points with the assistance of a keen eye for detail and years of expertise in branding.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Branding
    • 20% Logo
    • 10% Graphic Design
    • 10% Other
    ETRM Services

    ETRM Services

    ETRM Services is a trading technology IT service provider for the global energy industry and other commodities. GreyBox created a dynamic logo that conveys a sense of complexity and order. The mark has a continuous flow...
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    Verify Financial

    Verify Financial

    Verify’s on-line forum of vetted credit graders provide issue-specific, peer-sourced credit information previously unavailable on any industry platform. Their patent-pending process takes place on a secure platform...
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    Luxury Big Island

    Luxury Big Island

    Exclusive print package targeting high-net-worth individuals interested in exclusive listings on the Big Island. The custom mailing package design was printed with silver foil stamping and metallic silver and housed a...
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    Union Burger Bar

    Union Burger Bar

    Union Burger Bar is a creative burger experience that is a modern take on a classic idea. Their difference starts with quality enabling them to deliver a unique take on the classic burger and creating more of a delicacy...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Since 1998, Lounge lizard has designed award-winning websites for startups to fortune 100 companies across industries. The team boasts of a variety of industry leading specialists, mainly developing websites, mobile apps, brand strategies, and digital marketing strategies.

    For example, Duggal wanted a complete brand image, voice, and development make-over. They created a new responsive website that drives home Duggal’s unique positioning as a printing, digital imaging, multimedia, wide format graphics, and graphic display services leader.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% Branding
    • 40% Other
    Mott Corp

    Mott Corp

    MOTT works with the world's top companies to establish new standards of 'normal' in Medicine, Computing Power, Sustainable Energy, & Space Exploration. MOTT hired Lounge Lizard to create their new corporate Website....
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    Whelen

    Whelen

    Whelen Engineering –a global leader in the emergency warning industry hired Lounge Lizard to create their new B2B Website.Whelen designs and manufactures reliable and powerful warning lights, white illumination...
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    LOOP-LOC Backyard Accents

    LOOP-LOC Backyard Accents

    LOOP-LOC, the industry leader in pool safety covers and designer pool liners and long-term client of Lounge Lizard partnered with Lounge Lizard to create “Backyard Accents” a new line of luxury poolside accessories.
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    A List

    A List

    From music festivals to nightclubs, banquets to political functions, sporting events to group outings, and everything in between, A LIST allows you to fully organize the people, materials, and equipment related to your...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Kleeen Studio has provided UX and UI design work for clients like Mist-Juniper Systems. Based in California, Kleeen Studio brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

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

    SERVICES
    • 30% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Graphic Design
    • 30% Web Design
    • 10% Other
    Cumulus Networks

    Cumulus Networks

    PROJECT: NetQ was already a highly-scalable modern network operations toolset that provided visibility and troubleshooting into networks in real-time. When we came aboard, we set out to address the needs of a broader...
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    Teridion

    Teridion

    PROJECT: We worked with Teridion to design and build their first product with a UI. We did this by designing a high-level information architecture and general monitoring-style dashboard that tracked specific data which...
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    Aruba Introspect

    Aruba Introspect

    PROJECT: We designed the architecture, UX flow, navigation, data visualization, and design language for Aruba’s Introspect product. Through the use of auditing, user research, investigating the root cause of defined...
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    Aruba Website

    Aruba Website

    PROJECT: With the primary goal of creating a unified language and design framework, we worked alongside the wireless networking leader’s marketing and product teams to design a modular, scalable website. Flexible...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $50,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Tile, Noise 13 empowers brands with branding. Founded on design-first principles, this San Francisco-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Noise 13’s experience is their work for Pacific Catch, one of the world’s respected brands. Noise 13 helped them target their audience of customers with a complete reevaluation of their strategy. This resulted in powerful engagement and an increase in perceived authority for them.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Branding
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Graphic Design
    • 30% Other
    A Fork Full of Earth

    A Fork Full of Earth

    A Fork Full of Earth is an organic catering company based in Marin County, California. Since 2015, they have crafted fresh, seasonal menus for important milestones and casual gatherings alike, partnering closely with...
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    Mobiliti

    Mobiliti

    Mobiliti is a vehicle subscription service that offers drivers choices and flexibility. Not ready to purchase or lease? No problem. You can pay one monthly fee and drive until you’re ready to decide. The creative...
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    Sysdig

    Sysdig

    Sysdig, an open source company that provides monitoring and security for data containers, has rapidly evolved from a startup to an established company with a growing suite of enterprise products. With this expansion, they...
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    Instacart

    Instacart

    Instacart is a North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart's same-day delivery and pickup services bring fresh groceries and everyday essentials to busy people...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    BuzzFlick has offered animation-based media solutions to businesses since 2016. They are experts in graphic design and video production for small and medium-sized businesses, producing videos such as commercials, explainers, branded videos, and more.

    One of BuzzFlick’s projects involved working with Button Smasher, a gaming platform. BuzzFlick developed a demo video to showcase the services of the platform.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Video Production
    • 30% Graphic Design
    Teaser Video

    Teaser Video

    Button Smasher Teaser Video
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    Demo Video

    Demo Video

    Demo Video, Button Smasher
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    Explainer video

    Explainer video

    Compt, Explainer Video
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    Explainer Video

    Explainer Video

    CydoMedia Explainer Video
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    SmartNet Solutions’ design and development skills are recognized around the world, most notably by The Webby, Davey, and The Communicator Awards. The website design and creative digital agency work with clients of all sizes, mainly in the business services, nonprofit, and legal industries.

    They have a long-standing partnership with Oved & Oved LLP, having created three band identities, seven website designs, and countless collaterals. Their work enhances the law firm’s identity through confident positioning, a recognizable visual identity, an engaging website, and sleek print materials.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Web Design
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 30% Other
    Web Design for AFGO

    Web Design for AFGO

    SmartNet Solutions designed a new responsive website for AFGO that runs on a WordPress CMS platform. The team built the site with a mobile-friendly design that works across all smartphone mobile devices. The website also...
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    Web Design for Sparkling Nuvo

    Web Design for Sparkling Nuvo

    SmartNet Solutions worked with Sparkling Nuvo in the past with the web development of Hpnotiq, a new company beverage. The creator of Nuvo was so pleased with the initial web design concept and direction, that when the...
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    Web Development for Paula McDonald

    Web Development for Paula McDonald

    SmartNet Solutions took on the challenge of building a custom website for New York City DesignBuild company, Paula McDonald. The team designed and developed this custom responsive website design on a WordPress CMS...
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    Oved & Oved LLP Website

    Oved & Oved LLP Website

    Oved & Oved LLP has been one of our most prominent and successful clients since 1998. Our relationship with this Tribeca based Law Firm has been nothing more than a privilege in having designed each and every one of...
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Stamford, CT

    Taylor Design is dedicated to helping brands break through the market and make a name for themselves on and offline. They are experts in graphic design, web development, and other digital marketing services mainly catered towards midmarket firms in the fields of advertising, business services, and healthcare, among many others.

    Starwood Capital Group, a multi-billion dollar real estate group, subcontracted Taylor Design to develop a modern look for their corporate website. The design featured the extent of the group’s overall assets as well as systems such as easy navigation for desktop and mobile phones, SEO, and mapping tools.

    SERVICES
    • 25% Graphic Design
    • 25% Web Development
    • 20% Other Digital Marketing
    • 30% Other
    Starwood Capital Group Website

    Starwood Capital Group Website

    Starwood Capital Group is a private investment firm with $37 billion worth of global real estate assets under management. Looking to attract young talent and distinguish the firm from its more conservative Wall Street...
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    Konica Minolta Healthcare...

    Konica Minolta Healthcare...

    After years of research, Konica Minolta Healthcare Americas planned to unveil a new product at the 2019 annual US radiology trade show. Called Dynamic Digital Radiography, the technology gives clinicians up to 20 seconds...
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    Connecticut Department of Mental...

    Connecticut Department of Mental...

    When the Southwest Regional Mental Health Board received a grant from the state’s Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services to develop a website for young adults dealing with mental health issues, the board...
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    Ideal Fish Website

    Ideal Fish Website

    Ideal Fish is a land-based aquaculture company in Waterbury, Connecticut, that raises an ocean-going fish, branzino, in a close-containment, recirculating aquaculture system. The company’s entrepreneurial leadership...
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  • 15
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    RMX Creative’s work with big brands like Under Armour, Tabasco, and Sunglasses Hut made headlines in publications like AdWeek and Fast Co. They specialize in blending aspects of branded content such as social media marketing, graphic design, and video production into integrated campaigns.

    Their team worked with Ray-Ban to create a strategy and launch a campaign for a new online customization tool, Ray-Ban REMIX. They created the “Do You” campaign to invite sunglasses fans to come to their website and create their own one-of-a-kind pair of shades.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Advertising
    • 25% Content Marketing
    • 15% Marketing Strategy
    • 30% Other
    Loro Piana - Nature Parallels

    Loro Piana - Nature Parallels

    Loro Piana is one of the world leaders in fashion sustainability, producing 45% of its annual electricity internally and reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 30%. The brand’s care for nature and constant pursuit of...
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    Holiday Campaign

    Holiday Campaign

    ‘A Very Practical Guide to Winter’ A content campaign, focused on the art of gifting, as well as tips and rules for making the most of the cold season. A campaign that celebrates Loro Piana’s practical heritage and...
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    Ray-Ban Remix - Do You

    Ray-Ban Remix - Do You

        The Brief: Ray-Ban asked us  to develop a strategy and a launch campaign for Ray-Ban REMIX, an online tool that allows you to customize your own pair of sunglasses from hundreds of options. The Strategy: We...
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