Best Branding Agencies in San Francisco

Why These Branding Agencies?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored San Francisco Branding Agencies on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

Emotive Brand

Emotive Brand in San Francisco is a strategy and design agency that helps companies transform through growth of business, brand, and culture. The agency has a formal methodology for articulating brand purpose, strategy, and positioning. The Emotive Brand philosophy involves creating brands that people can relate to in order to build long-term customer relationships. Philosophically, the agency thinks each brand should be meaningful, purpose-led, authentic, empathetic, consistent, and emotive. The firm has completed creative campaigns and brand work for companies in the technology, legal, food and beverage, and financial services industries.

Oakland, CA 94607

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Hatch Design

Located in San Francisco, Hatch Design helps its clients grow by crafting brands that appeal to people on an emotional level. Hatch is located in The Rialto on New Montgomery, a historic landmark that survived the 1906 earthquake and fire. In the area of brand development, the agency team brings a client's strategy to life through naming, logo, message development, and visual identity. Through communications initiatives, the firm creates experiences, collateral, press kits, sales materials, and corporate communications. Hatch Design works with businesses in the beauty, healthy lifestyle, fashion and retail, food and beverage, travel, and technology industries.

San Francisco, CA 94105


Project6 Design, Inc.

Project6 Design, Inc., is an award-winning graphic design firm located in San Francisco. The agency works with businesses of all sizes and has designed work for some of the largest companies in the world. Some of the tactics created for clients include logo design, infographics, marketing collateral, trade show booth designs, mobile app design, websites, UI/UX design, and custom graphics. Project6 Design is a recipient of the Rose Gold Muse Award for its work in Fintech web design and development as well as several awards from the Annual Horizon Interactive Awards Competition.

Emeryville, CA 94608


Strohl, Inc.

Strohl, Inc., is a San Francisco design studio that creates brands for companies in the food and beverage, technology, health care, clothing, automotive, and retail industries. The agency was founded by husband and wife team of Christine Celic Strohl and Eric Janssen Strohl, who continue as principals and active designers today. The agency creates brands for its clients that avoid the expected and reach people emotionally. Strohl has received many awards for its work, including the Type Directors Club, Wired magazine, Communication Arts magazine, HOW magazine, and Print magazine, as well as nominations for three James Beard Awards.

San Francisco, CA 94016



Wunderdogs is a brand consultancy and accomplice to high-growth companies who want to shake up their industry. We specialize in fast and focused research, strategy, graphic and web design and development.

315 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94104

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