September 2022

Graphic Designers

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. Read More

18 Firms

List of the Best Graphic Design Companies in The Windy City

  • Chicago, IL
    $25,000 +
    10 - 49
    Chicago, IL
    $25,000 +
    10 - 49
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Graphic Design
    Market Research
    Marketing Strategy
    Branding Graphic Design Market Research Marketing Strategy
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Graphic Design
    Market Research
    Marketing Strategy
    Branding Graphic Design Market Research Marketing Strategy
    “They agreed on that velocity and performed according to the timeframes."
    • CEO & Co-Founder, Smartsub
    • “They agreed on that velocity and performed according to the timeframes."
      • CEO & Co-Founder, Smartsub
    Chicago, IL
    $25,000 +
    10 - 49
    ABOUT

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed Pocket Rocket Creative to bring their branding needs to the next level. Based in Minsk, Pocket Rocket Creative 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, Pocket Rocket Creative 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.

    “They agreed on that velocity and performed according to the timeframes."
    • CEO & Co-Founder, Smartsub
    • “They agreed on that velocity and performed according to the timeframes."
      • CEO & Co-Founder, Smartsub
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  • Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Web Design
    Graphic Design
    Search Engine Optimization
    Web Design Graphic Design Search Engine Optimization
    Service Areas
    Web Design
    Graphic Design
    Search Engine Optimization
    Web Design Graphic Design Search Engine Optimization
    “They understood what we required from them, which enabled them to deliver according to our requirements."
    • Managing Partner, Aurick Partners
    • “They understood what we required from them, which enabled them to deliver according to our requirements."
      • Managing Partner, Aurick Partners
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    Recognizable brands worldwide have employed 1Brand Design to bring their web design needs to the next level. Based in Chicago, 1Brand Design 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, 1Brand Design 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.

    “They understood what we required from them, which enabled them to deliver according to our requirements."
    • Managing Partner, Aurick Partners
    • “They understood what we required from them, which enabled them to deliver according to our requirements."
      • Managing Partner, Aurick Partners
  • Chicago, IL
    $10,000 +
    50 - 249
    Chicago, IL
    $10,000 +
    50 - 249
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Public Relations
    Advertising
    Digital Strategy
    Branding Public Relations Advertising Digital Strategy
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Public Relations
    Advertising
    Digital Strategy
    Branding Public Relations Advertising Digital Strategy
    “They were easy to work with and receptive of my comments and feedback."
    • Chief of Staff, Chicago Federation of Labor
    • “They were easy to work with and receptive of my comments and feedback."
      • Chief of Staff, Chicago Federation of Labor
    Chicago, IL
    $10,000 +
    50 - 249
    ABOUT

    This established branding and PR company counts major brands like Adobe among their clients. Based in Chicago, Motion Agency brings a bright and impactful approach to each unique enterprise project they take on.

    The Home Depot has home improvement retail locations for customers around the world. They turned to Motion Agency for a focused strategy that would highlight their unique brand voice and audience. Motion Agency delivered with highly modern and striking approach focused on making an impact.

    “They were easy to work with and receptive of my comments and feedback."
    • Chief of Staff, Chicago Federation of Labor
    • “They were easy to work with and receptive of my comments and feedback."
      • Chief of Staff, Chicago Federation of Labor
  • Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Web Design
    Graphic Design
    Branding Web Design Graphic Design
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Web Design
    Graphic Design
    Branding Web Design Graphic Design
    “Ridha nailed our brand identity and created the perfect website for our company."
    • Operations, Dan Rak Design
    • “Ridha nailed our brand identity and created the perfect website for our company."
      • Operations, Dan Rak Design
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    When a company like Simply Smita needs branding design work, they engage with Twelve and Twenty Eight. Founded in Illinois and featuring a range of branding professionals, Twelve and Twenty Eight helps brands create a unique identity with expert brand development and execution.

    Twelve and Twenty Eight also prides themselves on bringing clients the brand identity results they need in a timely and affordable manner. That’s why they’ve become a go-to name in branding that continues to expand their client list to include brands like Splendid and others across a range of industries and client specialties.

    “Ridha nailed our brand identity and created the perfect website for our company."
    • Operations, Dan Rak Design
    • “Ridha nailed our brand identity and created the perfect website for our company."
      • Operations, Dan Rak Design
  • Chicago, IL
    $10,000 +
    10 - 49
    Chicago, IL
    $10,000 +
    10 - 49
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Graphic Design
    UX/UI Design
    Web Design
    Branding Graphic Design UX/UI Design Web Design
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Graphic Design
    UX/UI Design
    Web Design
    Branding Graphic Design UX/UI Design Web Design
    “The team's executive and project management staff were outstanding, and I would not hesitate to work with them again."
    • CEO, Passport Enterprises LLC
    • “The team's executive and project management staff were outstanding, and I would not hesitate to work with them again."
      • CEO, Passport Enterprises LLC
    Chicago, IL
    $10,000 +
    10 - 49
    ABOUT

    Artversion counts Volvo among its key clients and has delivered branding results in a variety of industries. The result is that this Chicago-based firm has achieved widespread acclaim for their targeted branding work.

    One example of their branding success comes from a globally recognized brand that found itself in need of refreshed brand identity. Artversion helped them revitalize their existing strategy to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    “The team's executive and project management staff were outstanding, and I would not hesitate to work with them again."
    • CEO, Passport Enterprises LLC
    • “The team's executive and project management staff were outstanding, and I would not hesitate to work with them again."
      • CEO, Passport Enterprises LLC
  • Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Public Relations
    Graphic Design
    Content Marketing
    Email Marketing
    Public Relations Graphic Design Content Marketing Email Marketing
    Service Areas
    Public Relations
    Graphic Design
    Content Marketing
    Email Marketing
    Public Relations Graphic Design Content Marketing Email Marketing
    Worked with this company?
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    Winger Marketing clients include Alter, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to public relations for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Winger Marketing was founded on forward-thinking principles in America.

    When American Craft Exposition needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Winger Marketing. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

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  • Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Advertising
    Video Production
    Web Design
    Graphic Design
    Advertising Video Production Web Design Graphic Design
    Service Areas
    Advertising
    Video Production
    Web Design
    Graphic Design
    Advertising Video Production Web Design Graphic Design
    “Their project management is comprehensive."
    • Senior Producer, Backstage Chicago
    • “Their project management is comprehensive."
      • Senior Producer, Backstage Chicago
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    Muse Duran works closely with their clients, leading them through the stages of video production as they go along. They also offer advertising and web design solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of automotive, business services, and advertising.

    As an example of their work, Muse Duran produced a funny commercial for Biggers Mitsubishi. Muse Duran added some comedic elements to the commercial to get the message across better.

    “Their project management is comprehensive."
    • Senior Producer, Backstage Chicago
    • “Their project management is comprehensive."
      • Senior Producer, Backstage Chicago
  • Chicago, IL
    $250,000 +
    50 - 249
    Chicago, IL
    $250,000 +
    50 - 249
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Event Marketing & Planning
    Graphic Design
    Video Production
    Branding Event Marketing & Planning Graphic Design Video Production
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Event Marketing & Planning
    Graphic Design
    Video Production
    Branding Event Marketing & Planning Graphic Design Video Production
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    Chicago, IL
    $250,000 +
    50 - 249
    ABOUT

    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.

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  • Chicago, IL
    $75,000 +
    10 - 49
    Chicago, IL
    $75,000 +
    10 - 49
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Graphic Design
    Web Design
    UX/UI Design
    Branding Graphic Design Web Design UX/UI Design
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Graphic Design
    Web Design
    UX/UI Design
    Branding Graphic Design Web Design UX/UI Design
    Worked with this company?
    Chicago, IL
    $75,000 +
    10 - 49
    ABOUT

    Ankara SEO has provided search engine optimization solutions for huge names like Yapmak as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This USA 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 Fiyatlari needed a powerful way to supercharge their strategy, they turned to Ankara SEO. Ankara SEO completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    Worked with this company?
  • Morton Grove, IL
    $50,000 +
    10 - 49
    Morton Grove, IL
    $50,000 +
    10 - 49
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Graphic Design
    Social Media Marketing
    Email Marketing
    Branding Graphic Design Social Media Marketing Email Marketing
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Graphic Design
    Social Media Marketing
    Email Marketing
    Branding Graphic Design Social Media Marketing Email Marketing
    Worked with this company?
    Morton Grove, IL
    $50,000 +
    10 - 49
    ABOUT

    When companies in every industry from pet care to food, agriculture, and manufacturing need an effective path to B2B marketing, they enlist the services of Celtic. The U.S.-based marketing agency has provided services for brands throughout the world and has established itself as an agency that delivers consistent results.

    When a company in agriculture, chemistry, food, insurance, manufacturing, or pet products wants to engage a larger audience, they turn to Celtic to leverage digital channels to bring in more business.

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  • Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    10 - 49
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    10 - 49
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Advertising
    Graphic Design
    Web Design
    Branding Advertising Graphic Design Web Design
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Advertising
    Graphic Design
    Web Design
    Branding Advertising Graphic Design Web Design
    Worked with this company?
    Chicago, IL
    $5,000 +
    10 - 49
    ABOUT

    Add Chapter clients include Boston Biopharma, and they specialize in providing a design-centric approach to branding and advertising for their clients. With a focus on emphasizing the most vital elements of brand messaging, Add Chapter was founded on forward-thinking principles in America.

    When Honey Flowers needed a complete overhaul of their brand approach, they turned to Add Chapter. The agency provided them with an end-to-end analysis of how they could make their approach more targeted, impactful and successful.

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  • Wilmette, IL
    $10,000 +
    2 - 9
    Wilmette, IL
    $10,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Video Production
    Advertising
    Branding
    Broadcast Video
    Video Production Advertising Branding Broadcast Video
    Service Areas
    Video Production
    Advertising
    Branding
    Broadcast Video
    Video Production Advertising Branding Broadcast Video
    Worked with this company?
    Wilmette, IL
    $10,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    Coat of Arms has worked diligently to provide creative design and media solutions to clients since 2010. They are experts in video production, advertising, and branding services for clients that range from small firms to large businesses in the fields of arts, advertising, and IT solutions.

    One of Coat of Arms’ projects involved working with Lullaby Theories. Coat of Arms helped produce a series of videos that aim to inspire women to engage in the field of science and discovery.

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  • Arlington Heights, IL
    $1,000 +
    Freelancer
    Arlington Heights, IL
    $1,000 +
    Freelancer
    Service Areas
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Branding
    Business Consulting
    Web Design Web Development Branding Business Consulting
    Service Areas
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Branding
    Business Consulting
    Web Design Web Development Branding Business Consulting
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    Arlington Heights, IL
    $1,000 +
    Freelancer
    ABOUT

    With a passion for both strategy and design, Kredo Design has provided web design work for clients around the globe. Based in Illinois, Kredo Design brings a long history of success to each project they complete.

    When their client was just a new brand looking to make an impact, Kredo Design crafted major elements of their user engagement strategy in an emerging market. The result was a splashy entrance into the market orchestrated by Kredo Design designers and strategists.

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  • Grayslake, IL
    $25,000 +
    2 - 9
    Grayslake, IL
    $25,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Logo
    Graphic Design
    Marketing Strategy
    Branding Logo Graphic Design Marketing Strategy
    Service Areas
    Branding
    Logo
    Graphic Design
    Marketing Strategy
    Branding Logo Graphic Design Marketing Strategy
    “They were extremely friendly, easy to work with, and brought fresh ideas to the project."
    • Director, Office Products Company
    • “They were extremely friendly, easy to work with, and brought fresh ideas to the project."
      • Director, Office Products Company
    Grayslake, IL
    $25,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    With an impressively robust client list that includes names like Abbott Labs, Mock Design Group empowers brands with branding services. Founded on design-first principles, this Illinois-based firm offers an emphasis on helping brands drive change.

    One example of Mock Design Group’s experience is their work for Novare, one of the world’s respected brands. Mock Design Group 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.

    “They were extremely friendly, easy to work with, and brought fresh ideas to the project."
    • Director, Office Products Company
    • “They were extremely friendly, easy to work with, and brought fresh ideas to the project."
      • Director, Office Products Company
  • Valparaiso, IN
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Valparaiso, IN
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Digital Strategy
    Marketing Strategy
    Advertising
    Web Design
    Digital Strategy Marketing Strategy Advertising Web Design
    Service Areas
    Digital Strategy
    Marketing Strategy
    Advertising
    Web Design
    Digital Strategy Marketing Strategy Advertising Web Design
    “I consider Barbauld Agency more than just a vendor: they’re my business partners and friends.”
    • President, Heinold & Feller Tire & Lawn Equipment
    • “I consider Barbauld Agency more than just a vendor: they’re my business partners and friends.”
      • President, Heinold & Feller Tire & Lawn Equipment
    Valparaiso, IN
    $5,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    Barbauld Agency strives to help out local businesses in Illinois reach out to their target market as effectively as they can with the help of their services. The agency offers marketing strategy, digital strategy, and graphic design services to small and mid-sized businesses alike.

     

    As an example of their work, Barbauld Agency worked with Tour of Terror, a haunted house entertainment group. Barbauld Agency used cheap and efficient marketing strategies to reach out to a relatively remote location, and ticket sales went up by 76.8% with the help of the campaign.

    “I consider Barbauld Agency more than just a vendor: they’re my business partners and friends.”
    • President, Heinold & Feller Tire & Lawn Equipment
    • “I consider Barbauld Agency more than just a vendor: they’re my business partners and friends.”
      • President, Heinold & Feller Tire & Lawn Equipment
  • Crystal Lake, IL
    $1,000 +
    2 - 9
    Crystal Lake, IL
    $1,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Search Engine Optimization
    Graphic Design
    Web Design Web Development Search Engine Optimization Graphic Design
    Service Areas
    Web Design
    Web Development
    Search Engine Optimization
    Graphic Design
    Web Design Web Development Search Engine Optimization Graphic Design
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    Crystal Lake, IL
    $1,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    Their clients include major enterprise clients like Ruffatti, but Baldwin Web Design is a web design agency that hasn’t lost its focus on innovation or creativity. This Illinois-based firm helps organizations around the world focus their strategy for greater success.

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

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  • Johnsburg, IL
    $1,000 +
    2 - 9
    Johnsburg, IL
    $1,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Web Design
    Graphic Design
    Branding
    Email Marketing
    Web Design Graphic Design Branding Email Marketing
    Service Areas
    Web Design
    Graphic Design
    Branding
    Email Marketing
    Web Design Graphic Design Branding Email Marketing
    “MyDesignSpace did excellent work and made whatever revisions I needed.”
    • President & Owner, Midwest Revolving Door Company
    • “MyDesignSpace did excellent work and made whatever revisions I needed.”
      • President & Owner, Midwest Revolving Door Company
    Johnsburg, IL
    $1,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    MyDesignSpace, Inc. has delivered web design and graphic design results to brands like McHenry Riverwalk Foundation, still expanding on its list of success for brands in a wide range of industries. This U.S.-based firm helps companies focus their web development strategy to improve their ability to reach their target audience more effectively online.

    If you want to see how MyDesignSpace, Inc. helps brands meet their goals in a crowded space, look no further than their website design work for Kumbaya Inc. MyDesignSpace, Inc. helped them design and execute a responsive WordPress website that would help them meet their unique CMS goals for better engagement online.

    “MyDesignSpace did excellent work and made whatever revisions I needed.”
    • President & Owner, Midwest Revolving Door Company
    • “MyDesignSpace did excellent work and made whatever revisions I needed.”
      • President & Owner, Midwest Revolving Door Company
  • Kenosha, WI
    $1,000 +
    2 - 9
    Kenosha, WI
    $1,000 +
    2 - 9
    Service Areas
    Branding
    E-Commerce Development
    Graphic Design
    Logo
    Branding E-Commerce Development Graphic Design Logo
    Service Areas
    Branding
    E-Commerce Development
    Graphic Design
    Logo
    Branding E-Commerce Development Graphic Design Logo
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    Kenosha, WI
    $1,000 +
    2 - 9
    ABOUT

    Custom Logo Experts, as their name suggests, consists of a team of experts in the field of logo design. They also offer various other services, such as branding, graphic design, and web development solutions for small businesses in various fields, ranging from advertising to business services and IT.

    One of Custom Logo Experts’ projects involved work with Turtle Logistic Service. Custom Logo Experts designed a logo for the logistics company, which features a turtle shell in the shape of a shield.

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