October 2021

Top Graphic Designers in Washington DC

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, Washington DC has some of the best graphic design company to hire. Use our list to find and connect with graphic design company in DC. 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 DC

  • 1
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Alexandria, VA

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Grafik Marketing Communications to bring their UX and UI design needs to the next level. Based in Virginia, Grafik Marketing Communications 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, Grafik Marketing Communications 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
    • 20% UX/UI Design
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 40% Other
    Vantage Data Centers

    Vantage Data Centers

    Data centers are just big rooms with racks of servers, right? Wrong, that’s like saying a Lamborghini is a fast car. Data centers today are the superstructure enabling the technology that flows out to consumers and...
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    Northbank

    Northbank

    Philadelphia has more rowhouses than any city in America; more than 400,000. But when two renowned builders came together to breathe new life into a former industrial site on the Delaware River, it was with a vision to...
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    Tower Oaks

    Tower Oaks

    For over 15 years, we’ve worked with regional builder EYA to bring dozens of walkable urban developments to market in the DMV.  Most recently, EYA’s leadership came to us with a unique challenge: to create a visual...
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    Intelsat: "Imagine Here"

    Intelsat: "Imagine Here"

     In 1965, Intelsat launched the first commercial global satellite communications system. Since then it’s been transmitting some of the greatest moments in history for everyone in the world to share. With countless...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $25,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Holbrook, 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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  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Arlington, VA

    This established video production company counts major brands like National Geographic among their clients. Based in Virginia, Henninger Media Services brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    Tangled Bank creates products for clients around the world. They turned to Henninger Media Services for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Henninger Media Services delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Video Production
    • 20% Graphic Design
    National PTA: Dues Increase...

    National PTA: Dues Increase...

    National PTA needed to inform its nationwide membership about an upcoming dues increase and help people understand how the increase would be used.
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    CTA Foundation: Helping Improve...

    CTA Foundation: Helping Improve...

    Two videos were created to introduce the CTA Foundation’s work helping seniors and people with disabilities improve their quality of life using technology and to help drive donations to the organization.
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    National PTA: Back to School with...

    National PTA: Back to School with...

    Part of a series of three filmed around the country, this video helps celebrate the back-to-school partnership between Office Depot and National PTA.
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    Zebrafish: Practically People –...

    Zebrafish: Practically People –...

    Award-winning documentary on the lifesaving biomedical research being done with zebrafish, the humble aquarium fish.
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    LAI Live has been helping out events and conventions manage effectively since 2013, with some of their projects even winning awards. The firm specializes not only in event marketing and planning but also branding and marketing strategy assistance, mainly targeted towards mid-market businesses.

    As an example of their work, LAI Live once helped host the 50th anniversary of The Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN). The goal was to let attendees experience an event that the organization has never held before, and with the help of their chosen liquid gold theme, the whole event was a success, leaving the client more than satisfied with the results.
     

    SERVICES
    • 40% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 20% Other
    IFA 2019: Creating A Buzz in Las...

    IFA 2019: Creating A Buzz in Las...

    Wanting to play off one of the hot event trends this year, FOMO, LAI Live designed a Media Booth that played host to a variety of activities. The main events each day were dedicated to in-depth interviews with key...
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    Behind-The-Look: The Association...

    Behind-The-Look: The Association...

    Having tapped into the colorful landscape of Phoenix for their previous event last year, they were concerned that their upcoming event in our nation’s capital would become dominated by traditional red, white, and blue...
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    Reaching for the Stars to...

    Reaching for the Stars to...

    We started by taking an overall look at the space and how we could create areas in the open courtyard based on the client’s need for receptions, dinner programming, and an after party.  Focusing on the main stage, we...
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    Employee Owned 2019

    Employee Owned 2019

    When LAI Live client, The ESOP Association, was transforming their annual Las Vegas conference into a new, engaging experience for its attendees, they looked to us to design a visual brand that would capture the energy of...
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Kensington, MD

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Xtreme Websites has provided web development work for clients like Chicago Fire and Cop Shop. Based in Washington, Xtreme Websites brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When Classic Custom Uniforms was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Xtreme Websites created not only their most recognizable web presence but the entirety of their customer-facing web experience. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Xtreme Websites designers and strategists.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Web Design
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Other
    Puntzan Canopy

    Puntzan Canopy

    Overview Puntzan Canopy is an outdoor adventure company that specializes in Canopy Tours. With an amazing landscape and a variety of adventures, they have become the favorite place for adventure seekers in Baños Ecuador...
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    Fun Lifestyle Vacations

    Fun Lifestyle Vacations

    Overview Fun Lifestyle Vacations is the online marketing platform for members of the famous Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Club & Resort. Problem LHVC website was an informational overload. With over 20 separate...
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    G&L Trophies & Gifts

    G&L Trophies & Gifts

    Overview G&L Trophies & Gifts is a store founded by a retired firefighter and a retired police officer. With over 30 years in existence, they have been serving the community by providing quality fire and police...
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    Classic Custom Uniforms

    Classic Custom Uniforms

    Overview Classic Custom Uniforms provides high quality security uniform and equipment to government agencies and private security companies. Problem CCU had had exponential growth, however their workload became...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    Freelancer
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    W STREET DESIGN has provided branding solutions for huge names like the Equality Chamber of Commerce as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This DC-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 W STREET DESIGN. W STREET DESIGN completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Branding
    • 20% Digital Strategy
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 25% Other
    Equality Chamber of Commerce...

    Equality Chamber of Commerce...

    The Equality Chamber of Commerce wanted a look that reflected their bold new vision for the organization. That vision centered on equality as the core principle. We created a logo that spoke to this vision, and to ECC’s...
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Washington, DC

    DFFRNTWRLD® specializes in lifestyle branding and offers solutions for brands that are plant-based, ethical, and eco-friendly. They are experts in advertising, branding, and marketing strategy for both small firms and mid-market businesses.

    One of DFFRNTWRLD®’s projects involved working with CAVALHEIRO. DFFRNTWRLD® provided brand identity services and designed their website. The entire project was completed in only 30 days.

    SERVICES
    • 10% Advertising
    • 10% UX/UI Design
    • 10% Branding
    • 70% Other
    Creative Consulting for...

    Creative Consulting for...

    Brand Strategy, Creative Consulting
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    The Waterhole Community Juice Bar...

    The Waterhole Community Juice Bar...

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Packaging Design, Web, Merch/Apparel Design, Interior Design
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    Siguri International Branding

    Siguri International Branding

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity, Web
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    Eat For Beauty Brand Identity

    Eat For Beauty Brand Identity

    Brand Strategy, Brand Identity Design, Merchandise/Apparel Design
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $250,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Bethesda, MD

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

    One August Jackson client is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and August Jackson 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% Branding
    • 25% Event Marketing & Planning
    • 25% Graphic Design
    • 25% Other
    Northwell Health 'Outpacing the...

    Northwell Health 'Outpacing the...

    In planning the public launch of Northwell Health’s ‘Outpacing the Impossible’ Campaign, our challenge: How will we inspire loyal supporters of Northwell’s 23 community hospitals and research institutes to invest...
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    Constellation Brands: Wine &...

    Constellation Brands: Wine &...

    AJ developed a theme and produced Constellation Brands National Sales & Marketing meeting to align and rally audiences to “Rise to the Occasion” for the upcoming year, a nod to meeting the consumer at the...
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Annapolis, MD

    With experience from various industries, Pomerantz Marketing knows the ins and outs of B2B marketing in different environments. The agency specializes in branding, marketing strategy, and content marketing primarily catered towards mid-market businesses in the government and IT sectors, using their extensive knowledge of WordPress.

    The LiRo Group is just one of many clients that worked with Pomerantz Marketing. The group needed a website for their leading architecture, engineering, and construction ventures. The website was given an upgrade by Pomerantz Marketing with content development, site design, and graphic design as part of the project.
     

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 20% Graphic Design
    • 40% Other
    The LiRo Group Website Design and...

    The LiRo Group Website Design and...

    The LiRo Group (LiRo) is one of the leading Architecture, Engineering & Construction (AEC) companies in the U.S. With recent acquisitions and the creation of new business units, LiRo is growth-focused. The company...
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    DS Smith Trade Show Design and...

    DS Smith Trade Show Design and...

    Pomerantz developed messaging strategy, content and designs to support the promotion of DS Smith’s Greencoat® product as well as other offerings in North America. Trade show design and management included messaging...
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    IST Marketing Campaigns

    IST Marketing Campaigns

    Pomerantz developed campaigns to promote IST and their events, including campaign strategy, content development, graphic design, campaign management and deployment, and monitoring, analytics and refinements.
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    Gray & Son Brand & Identity

    Gray & Son Brand & Identity

    As a leading regional provider of construction products and services, Gray & Son recognized the need to elevate their brand in order to attract a wider range of customers. Pomerantz worked closely with this...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    Bethesda, MD

    BoBella Brands counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this Maryland-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. BoBella Brands helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Branding
    • 20% Marketing Strategy
    • 15% Digital Strategy
    • 45% Other
    Nutrition Website

    Nutrition Website

    Socila Media - Service Focused

    Socila Media - Service Focused

    Fitness Marketing Collateral

    Fitness Marketing Collateral

    Responsive Website

    Responsive Website