It takes at least five impressions for a consumer to remember your brand, but DesignRush rounded up the leading branding companies from around the world who can create successful identities that facilitate brand awareness and business growth.
Research shows that it takes consumers approximately five to seven impressions to finally remember a brand.
However, brand visibility and awareness are crucial for developing trusted relationships with customers. Without them, most businesses will struggle to build a returning consumer base and foster revenue growth over a long period of time.
DesignRush.com, a B2B marketplace connecting brands with agencies, uncovered the best branding firms from around the world. Each branding agency has experience developing cohesive and successful brand identities across a variety of channels and in many industries.
DesignRush’s Agency Listing section features the best local and global branding companies. Some of the top branding agencies from around the world, in alphabetical order, include:
It’s a cliché perhaps, but Allinclusive is in a people business and is proud to employ some of the best and brightest talents in the industry. With a mixture of client-side and agency-side experience, they have a real understanding of the client’s perspective and how they can deliver and surpass client expectations. Their experienced team includes digital and marketing strategists, creatives (offline and online), web developers, producers, account managers, project managers, marketers and they have over 280 years of combined experience.
2. Big Duck
Big Duck helps nonprofits experiencing significant growth and change to develop smart brands, powerful campaigns, and build strong communications teams that advance their mission. They work with national, international, and large local organizations and are a certified woman-owned business.
3. Brand You Development & Coaching Limited
Brand You Creative, based in Dublin, is the brainchild of Lee Kavanagh, who recognized the importance of branding and marketing from concept to the final product. As a result of a fast-growing market Brand You Creative was created in 2009. Since then, Brand You has continued to thrive thanks to Lee’s drive and vision. Brand You Creative is a market leader when it comes to branding and marketing.
They help clients in developing a company concept with the expertise of their professional team of designers who will, with a full consultation, help businesses create a campaign to enhance and develop their brand into the correct market place giving them maximum exposure to both potential and existing customers. Brand You Creative is a company that has developed and grown over time. Launched in Ireland before the dot com bubble, the company started offering a range of marketing services just when companies discovered the need for a website.
Brand You Creative also began scripting and producing videos for the web embracing new technology in order to maximize the exposure of new businesses. Through this innovation, Brand You has established itself as one of Ireland’s leading digital agencies of today.
Domino has been proudly interactive since 1996. Domino is captivated when their customers are narrating their businesses. They are those who are looking for the results as soon as they begin to design solutions. When Domino faces a challenge, they don’t chicken out. They are composed of simple ingredients that they take care of every day, with passion and lightness. That is who Domino is.
5. Don’t Panik!
Don’t Panik! is an award-winning, full-service, cleverly-hyphenated marketing agency located in sunny Oceanside, California. They provide full-service campaign concepts, video production, post-production services, graphic design, and social media marketing for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Pinterest.
6. E29 Marketing
For years, businesses could only get a few key qualities from their marketing agency. But those days are over. The new agency is a partner. One that creates great work at the speed of the marketplace, all at an efficient cost. E29 Marketing is a full-service, strategic marketing agency that delivers measurable results. An independent and woman-owned shop, E29 is comprised of a seasoned team of marketing specialists that are focused on ELEVATING the agency experience. This means delivering not only extraordinary products and services but most importantly value.
They dig deep, taking the time to understand underlying challenges; then provide strategic solutions and bold creative ideas that deliver results. They keep it simple, convenient and transparent, relying on data to provide proof of the value they deliver. E29 offers a full suite of integrated marketing capabilities, including marketing strategy, digital and social media marketing, shopper marketing, creative services, digital media planning and buying, including programmatic. The agency is committed to delivering work of unparalleled quality, with positivity and enthusiasm.
7. Eberly & Collard Public Relations
Eberly & Collard Public Relations is a national firm specializing in integrated marketing communications, corporate branding, product positioning, media relations, digital media, and social media. Grounded by their expertise in business-to-business and business-to-consumer marketing, and earned mastery of unified public and media relations, and trusted positions in the industry sectors in which Eberly & Collard Public Relations specializes, they help their clients engage with their marketplaces and leverage publicity into results and revenue.
Grow is a brand development consultancy founded in Sweden in 2004. From the start, their focus has been on merging strategic and creative thinking to help executives identify and take advantage of growth opportunities. They have been a part of the Digitalist Group since 2018.
With their expertise spanning insight, strategy, culture, innovation, communication, design, and tech, Grow is uniquely positioned to deliver holistic brand experiences that generate demand and create real business value — today and tomorrow. With their base in Scandinavia, Grow works with local and global clients, ranging from large corporations to ambitious start-ups. Together they create engaging experiences in close partnership with their colleagues from the Digitalist network, with offices in Stockholm, London, Vancouver, San Francisco, and Helsinki.
9. Halo Media
Halo Media is a corporate Brand and Marketing agency. Working with global giants such as Rio Tinto, Nestlé, Unilever, Absa, and Google has allowed Halo Media’s specialist team the knowledge and insights to produce exceptionally high standards of work. Although they work with all B2B companies, Halo Media has specialist experience in the Investment (banking and private) and Mining sectors.
10. Ideas On Purpose
Ideas On Purpose solves communications challenges with exceptional design and effective content — whatever the media. A visually savvy strategic partner, they help their clients express their purpose, engage audiences, build belief, strengthen brands and spur action. Since 2000, they have earned the trust of Fortune 100 companies and start-ups, foundations and NGOs — including some of the world’s most recognized brands. Their ideas will further their clients’ purposes. Ideas On Purpose’s core capabilities include branding; corporate, sustainability, investor and employee communications; digital; print; and more.”
11. JaxonLabs Brand Innovation
JaxonLabs Brand Innovation’s purpose is to help businesses understand the core concepts behind intelligence, strategy, branding, innovation and how to deploy them throughout their organization. The ideas they follow are founded on the core principle of balancing creative energy with technological advancement to drive innovation.
They also believe each brand must be built off of their OWN fundamental truths. JaxonLabs Brand Innovation’s platform is adaptive by nature. Their approach is continuous learning, experimenting, and delivering key insights & assets that drive actionable results. They believe in surrounding themselves with talented people – those with a drive to create a better future for themselves and the world at large.
Kidstudio has more than 20 years of experience in true Italian design, in the center of an environment rich in arts and crafts, history and culture. Their core team comprises several designers, along with a multitude of collaborators from across Europe. Their job is to pour beauty into the world, across branding, packaging, web and editorial design.
13. Neostalgia Design
Neostalgia Design has been working with small business owners at various intervals between full-time employment for the past eight years since graduating from the Corcoran College of Art + Design in 2010. The team lives, works, and plays in Washington, D.C., but the type of work that Neostalgia Design does have allowed them to work with anyone from anywhere in the world. Neostalgia Design can design logos, websites, social media integrations, business cards, inbound marketing campaigns, and automated email sale sequences.
14. PACO Collective
PACO Collective is a full-service, cross-cultural, marketing agency specializing in providing a range of services targeting the emerging cross-cultural consumers. They help brands embrace the changing dynamics of American life and they are invested in creating meaningful connections with consumers through their unique cultural messaging and insight.
PACO Collective is a scrappy agency that is small, nimble and efficient. Culture is the language they speak. As such, they represent the markets that their clients serve. PACO Collective believes in partnership. They do their best work when they become an extension of each brand’s team.
15. Pretty Lethal Designs
Pretty Lethal Designs helps brands grow boldly through strategy, messaging and design that works in harmony. Their team of fearless female creatives works collaboratively from across the Midwest to help artisan cannabis businesses build a brand that can compete with the “big guys” gobbling the market. They are based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and work with cannabis, food and hemp businesses across the globe.
PriceWeber understands that things like awareness, clicks, and shares are table stakes for any agency. Their focus is on helping a select group of clients measurably impact sales, margin and shareholder value because that’s each business’s real goal. They achieve this by using their agency insight engine to create unique consumer-centric strategies to drive each business and then executing these strategies across traditional and digital platforms.
17. Pulp & Pixel
Pulp & Pixel is a small Montreal-based graphic design studio specialized in visual identity, print, and packaging—though they offer a lot more! Pulp & Pixel tackles print and digital designs, shapes new visual identities and logos from scratch, and refreshes existing identities for those looking for something new.
They put their heart and soul into every project they take on. Through partnerships with some of the best commercial printers coast-to-coast, Pulp & Pixel is happy to offer print services to their clients, including business cards, posters, brochures, and more. They love to work with non-profits and community organizations, both locally and around the world.
18. Pushkin PR
Some agencies sell the sizzle. Pushkin PR sells the steak. Pushkin PR was started because they wanted to build an agency with a little less flashy and a lot more substance. They believe in authentic, straightforward communication. They believe that strong, long-lasting brands are built on the core values of respect, trust, ethics, and integrity. That’s how Pushkin PR has operated for the past 20 years and those are the types of organizations that they like to work with.
Organizations hire Pushkin PR to develop and launch local and national campaigns; help coordinate, promote and run annual events; re-brand their organization or develop brands for specific product lines or programs; improve their image or increase visibility and proactively manage the negative press.
Pushkin PR’s services include media relations, crisis communications, reputation management, brand strategy, and digital marketing. They work with clients on a retainer basis or at an hourly rate, depending on which payment structure works best for their organization. Regional and national clients call on Pushkin PR to deliver rock-solid results.
19. Relish Creative
Relish Creative provides services including brand audit, brand identity, creative strategy, copywriting, design, digital marketing campaigns, print design, event design, digital design, digital campaign build, web build, media schedule management, illustration, animation, and video editing.
20. Roycroft Design
Everything Roycroft Design does, from a single logo to entire brand identity, incorporates what they call “Smart Design.” So just what is Smart Design? It’s a collaborative approach that gives Roycroft Design’s clients not only exceptional design solutions but also an advantage over their competition. To put it another way, it’s bringing together a keen business sense with all the elements of effective design.
It’s Roycroft Design’s promise to never design in a vacuum, but instead to take a holistic look at each company’s needs before ever putting pencil to paper. It’s the belief that without a strategic vision, the design is just design for design’s sake. To say it simply, Roycroft Design’s clients expect the best from them, and that’s what they receive.
21. Spin350 Creative
Spin350 Creative sees companies not investing in professionally designed and well-managed graphics and visual communications all the time. Their brand looks cheap and homemade and it’s not memorable — at least not memorable in a good way. Spin350 is a Boston based graphic design and branding studio owned and operated by award-winning Creative Director, Joe Lyons. For almost 20 years, Joe has specialized in working with businesses that want to maintain a professional appearance that is brand consistent, impactful and memorable.
StellaPop is a management and creative consulting company focused on business solutions, creative results-oriented growth for the past seventeen years. StellaPop has a collaborative, innovative, community approach, and culture. They drive growth, build audiences, develop processes, leverage technology, and connect the brand message. Their client base has provided StellaPop the opportunity to serve a diverse group of sectors including public, private, manufacturing, retail, financial, science, medical, pharmaceutical, engineering, aerospace, real estate, educational, for-profit, and not-for-profit.
23. Studio Red
Founded in California’s Silicon Valley in 1983, Studio Red is an award-winning Product Development consultancy located in Menlo Park. Their mission is solving Product Design problems in highly innovative, financially feasible ways that create powerful client brands and end-user excitement. Studio Red’s specialties include; Industrial, Ergonomic, User Experience and Graphical User Interface Design, Mechanical Engineering, Prototyping, and low quantity Production Services.
24. Tidbit Creative
Branding is a need. It’s a plan. It’s creativity. It’s a strategy. It’s a combination of captivating visuals and concise working on the right platform to convey a specific message. Every brand’s customers should feel empowered inspired and ready to make a purchase after interacting with a brand.
Tidbit Creative’s branding and website packages serve as a foundation for their clients to ensure a well-developed brand from the ground up. However, many clients continue on with additional marketing and design services after their brand completion. Custom packages are tailored based on the needs and budgets of clients so brands can get a custom strategy that is right for their needs.
25. Weight Creative
Weight Creative Communications Agency harnesses the power of design skills combined with academic expertise. Founded in 2014 in Vancouver B.C., Canada by Sarah Turton and Sheldon Stenning, Weight Creative is the product of two decades of the collective experience and a proven track record of delivering serious results. Sarah and Sheldon believe that when companies refine and stay true to their mission, they will surpass their goals. Weight Creative builds thoughtful, holistic and insight-driven creative strategies to help them get there.
26. What a Story
What A Story helps entrepreneurs, brands, and businesses take their business to the next level by making the best quality explainer videos, websites, logo – branding materials, and everything else businesses need to build a digital presence, market products and get more sales! They are a full-stack design team that clients love to work with because of reliability, quality of work and speed of delivery. What A Story has been incredibly happy to have helped over 500+ clients over 18 countries.
They believe that their quality of work directly impacts the success of a business which is why they work with the top talents and constantly keep up with the latest tools, design trends and techniques. When it comes to the quality of work, clients can rest assured that What A Story treats every business like their own. They work hard every single day in delivering their best work to clients.
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