We are a brand strategy
design consultancy
in digital.

About us

We create brands that people love

Design Bureau is a full-service boutique design firm based in Cape Town. We are a team of multi-skilled digital specialists who are always up for a challenge and learning as fast as digital is changing.

We work closely with startups, corporates and advertising agencies all over the world to create iconic brands and engaging experiences that connect people to brands and organizations.

We combine strategy, research, design and technology to create unique experiences that inspire, engage, and convert effectively and tirelessly.


What we do

As a full-service, boutique design agency we offer through-the-line solutions for branding, digital, and user experience.

  1. Branding

    Branding isn’t just about looking good. We understand that your brand is your most valuable asset. It speaks on every level of interaction with your customers, and in the competitive marketplace, making an impact means the difference between being leader and a follower.

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  2. Digital

    Your website is the modern consumer’s first stop when researching your offering. That’s why your online presence needs to deliver a slick and immersive user experience. Whatever online platform you’re looking to create, we’ll ensure that it is captivating and optimized to deliver.

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  3. User Experience

    Our goal for User Experience (UX) design is to improve customer satisfaction and loyalty and exceed your business goals by applying best practices for good usability and interaction design.

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  4. Marketing

    If you’re not marketing your business consistently and effectively, you’re not making progress. Every type of business can benefit from the increased sales and heightened brand awareness that a great marketing campaign can offer.

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Brands we’ve worked with
What clients are saying
  1. You guys have provided some fantastic insight for us, and the solutions are ones
    that I have wanted for the past two years, but couldn’t articulate so eloquently and
    with such specific data and examples. Outstanding work on this.

    Daniel Gillespie

    Website/Portals Editor
    Cape Nature

  2. The advice has not only vastly improved the usability of the module, but it has also significantly cut our development time by eliminating unnecessary design iterations and user training.

    Johan van Noordwyk


  3. Absolutely fantastic work. It has been a real pleasure working with you.

    Chris Pilling

    CEO and Founder

  4. Bloody brilliant. I love it. Well done, and bravo!

    John Young

    Young and Enterprising

  5. I have worked closely the Design Bureau team for over a year I have had nothing short of a fantastic experience!

    The Faircape Group is a diversified company consisting of 10 business units – each of which demand a different focus and a lot of patience. Design Bureau have managed to deal with each of our services individually, providing detailed specifications and exceeding expectations with output.

    The Design Bureau team are reliable with project and development timelines – communication is clear and expectations managed. I highly recommend their service!

    Kate Lighton

    Marketing Manager
    Faircape Group

  6. We are so inspired by the new design for our publications. Brilliant work!

    Clive During

    Managing Director
    Global Africa Network

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How can we help?

If you’re interested in working together or would like to know more, drop us a message.

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