Apr 29, 2017



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Lounge Lizard
Top web design and development firm. Specializes in online marketing.

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Cuban Council

Cuban CouncilCC is a small independent design firm composed of 4 partners, and homes in both New York and San Francisco. Their projects all begin with a quirky edge, and their specialty is crafting pixel-tight designs and small, compartmentalized modules. They are the developers behind K10k, but their work is not just limited to this specialized field of "design for other designers"... their projects are fun, friendly and their thoughtful little additions to each site make their work a joy to view and visit.... More

Cuban Council

Joey's Corner

Joey's CornerUnique in this U.S. culture of greed and materialism, Joey's Corner is a non-profit design studio dedicated to providing pro-bono, strategic creative services to non-profit groups focusing on health care, children's and social well-being issues. And they deliver the goods, offering targeted design solutions, from corporate identity to marketing materials to website design and product development. Joey's Corner was founded by Michael Osborne Design (http://www.modsf.com/). Inspiring!... More

Joey's Corner


Also

AlsoAlso was formed when an animator, an illustrator and a graphic designer joined forces, so their services cover the spectrum from interactive Flash websites to animated commercials to some hip and trendy print ads. While you may not recognize many of their clients, you should be jealous of their unique and attractive approach to designing websites... it's an artistic approach that many larger firms can no longer sell to their clients – even though deep down inside, it's what they all wish they could do.... More

Also posted under graphic design, illustration.

Also

Ultra16

Ultra16Ultra16 is an interactive multimedia company with offices in NYC and San Francisco. Their strategy is: "Communicate, Relate, Succeed," and underneath each of those headings one can find a specific plan... in fact, their rules are so well honed, they've painted them on the walls in their hallways. Their specialties right now are web design for the media/entertainment and fashion/beauty industries—and this work for clients in the public eye will continue to push Ultra16 into the limelight as they continue to grow.... More

Also posted under best of breed, multimedia.

Ultra16


Method

MethodWhen you're doing work for the premiere graphic design/multimedia software companies, you gotta have the skills to push their software to the limits... so it's no surprise that Method has top of their class portfolio that includes a variety of big names in addition to Adobe and Macromedia. Their other clients range from the artistic (Lincoln Film Society) to the corporate (Merril Lynch), and they cover everything from website design and branding to printing and user research. One-stop shopping, right here.... More

Also posted under best of breed, Flash specialists.

Method

R/GA

R/GAThese guys have been playing the digital branding game since 1992. They use words like "segmentation," "methodology," and (our favorite) "solutions," and talk about things like "work flow" and "implementation"... but what it all boils down to is that they are a very technology savvy firm. They have a winning roster of corporate websites and advertising campaigns, for clients ranging from IBM to Bed, Bath And Beyond. If you dig a little deeper into their site, you'll learn that before they got into online material, they pioneered motion graphic technology for films like Superman and Alien. Currently, their showcase work (and largest exclusive client) is the interactive Nike+ site for runners.... More

Also posted under best of breed, Flash specialists.

R/GA


HUGE Inc.

HUGE Inc.HUGE has been the central planning and product definition hub for some of the largest and most complex projects online. This includes brand, technology and design for clients such as JetBlue, IKEA and AOL. Ultimately, this has led to a whole different kind of agency culture. Simply banging out seductive visual design doesn’t count as a job well done here. It's all part of a meta-process and management culture. We like the philosopy, and the results speak for themselves.... More

Also posted under best of breed, multimedia, Sweden.

HUGE Inc.

Fitch

FitchHow do you sum up a company like Fitch? For over 30 years, with 20 studios in 12 countries, Fitch is a true globe-trotter with an extraordinary range of design capabilities. Their online home base is a powerhouse worth an extended visit. Projects range fom developing an Automatic Public Toilet with a self-cleaning floor (for Adshel) to an award-winning recruitment film for the British Army to the packaging design for Ben&Jerry's.... More

Also posted under best of breed, international firms, multimedia, branding & advertising.

Fitch


IconNicholson

IconNicholsonFounded in 1987, IconNicholson (at the time, NicholsonNY) was the first big interactive agency in New York City. Today, the firm is part of the larger IconMedialab umbrella which also includes Lost Boys and Metadesign. Among their many interactive ventures, their offerings also include in-store services for the new Manhattan Prada (with Rem Koolhaas), an online store for the Museum of Modern Art, and the Rebirth Project—tracking the ongoing reconstruction at Ground Zero. A solid new media and interactive design firm.... More

Also posted under best of breed.

IconNicholson

Hello Design

Hello DesignHello Design doesn't present a box overflowing with bells and whistles, but who needs them when your works is as clean and accessible as this? They do have a list of impressive clients, SONY, National Geographic, The Smithsonian, Neutrogena, and others among them, and it also has a hand in AIWA TV. Say "Hello" to great design. Pull up a seat and sit a spell.... More

Also posted under best of breed.

Hello Design


Juxt Interactive

Juxt InteractiveIn this version of Juxt Interactive's site, or of their many refined Flash projects, it's obvious there is a meticulous attention to detail—and, hence, design. Which is probably why, year-after-year, we list a hefty postion of their portfolio in our webdesign gallery. Whether you seek web design or Juxt's individual brand of art, you'll find high quality, awarded, fun Flash design and interactive promotions. Great stuff. Again: Great. Stuff.... More

Also posted under best of breed, Flash specialists.

Juxt Interactive

FDTdesign

FDTdesignDesigners of intricate frameworks, branding and interfaces, FDT is a classy design-minded firm with some contemporary clients. Strong in identity and web building, they are self-ascribed communication architects... which is all too true of a description when you see the details they build into their work.... More

FDTdesign


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