8 Graphic Design Studios for Social Media Platforms
- 17 November 2020
Graphic designs have become such a staple for businesses as it is no longer about being aesthetic — it is also important to be able to communicate your brand message with your designs.
As Massimo Vignelli says, “Good design is a language, not a style.”
Graphic designs can be implemented in almost every aspect of business and marketing. Be it flyers, name cards, emails or sales pages, a good design is a must. After all, to capture the heart of your audience, you first need to capture their attention.
Particularly if you are looking to market yourself on social media, graphic design is all the more a necessity. Different social media platforms serve different purposes, so you have to be aware of such nuances.
Just as a benchmark, Facebook sends more website referral traffic than any other social media outlets. Since they are geared towards news and entertainment, this would be a great platform for semi-casual posts and designs.
Twitter on the other hand is just as much a news platform as it is a social network, so they are great for brands who are sharing blog posts or promoting their website content. This is more so since retweets and threads are highly encouraged.
Instagram is a highly visual network for either static images or short videos, so it might be the best platform for your graphic designs to get the attention they deserve. It is great for brands with a strong visual but not as good for driving blog or website traffic.
So how should you go about creating a stunning design for your brand? Follow the footsteps of these 8 graphic design studios in Singapore and you will come to understand why their works are so successful. As a design studio, they are brands who rely on strong visuals — therefore their Instagrams would best reflect their works. Just take a look at their Instagram page for reference!
1. Work Pte Ltd
Don’t be fooled by their straightforward brand name. Work Pte Ltd is best known for their unorthodox graphic designs that stand out from the crowd. What’s truly impressive is that they have made a name for themselves by collaborating with huge fashion brands such as Comme des Garçons and many more. Indeed, they live up to their name by showing the best work that they do.
2. Practice Theory
Best known for their timeless black-and-white designs, Practice Theory’s art no doubt steals the attention of anyone who catches a glimpse of it. They are skilled in many aspects of design — from wayfinding to spatial design to signage, Practice Theory goes all out in the work that they do. Their clients include Uniqlo, The Arts House, and many more.
3. Kinetic SG
Nike, Facebook and Unilever are but just a small handful of the bigwig clients they have worked for. Taking the world by storm, Kinetic knows how to have a good time with their designs, while at the same time maintaining a level of professionalism. Their website itself, with an 80s design and aesthetic, draws out fun and lively vibes — just like their designs do! Kinetic knows just how to find that right balance between play and work and incorporate it into their designs.
4. The Workbench
Beyond just the basic graphic designs, The Workbench also specialises in unique illustrations that retain their vibrant style. Run by Ryan Len and Ellaz Zheng, the designer and illustrator respectively, the Workbench has gained much reputation for their custom services. These include not only graphic design but books and publications as well, amongst others. With clients such as the National Heritage Board and Artseen, you are bound to have seen their graphics around Singapore.
Their breathtaking design knows no bounds — in fact, their website has given away just how stunning their graphics can be! Pushing the limits of graphic design, Bureau caters to businesses looking for creative services such as graphic and product design. Say no more: we know how hard it can be to come up with a unique yet original design for your brand, so why not look for a specialised graphic design studio?
This graphic design studio has taken on plenty of projects for renowned brands all around the world and is greatly recognised at design competitions, including the British Design & Art Direction Award as well as the Tokyo Type Directors’ Club. Fable’s graphics are often clean, crisp and consistent, and they even have an eCommerce shop where their custom-designed merchandise are being sold.
7. Foreign Policy Design
One of their most renowned projects include Gallery & Co., a quaint little shopping space inside of the National Gallery Singapore. However, Foreign Policy does not just focus on graphic designs alone — they have branched out and even launched their biannual zine, Critical Mass. The zine is filled with graphically distinct artworks that explore a brand’s ripple effect across the globe. The first issue even touches on Yayoi Kusama, a Japanese contemporary artist known for her dotted art and pumpkin symbols.
Founded by Larry Peh who left Neighbour Studio in 2001, &Larry has become the fastest-growing design company in Singapore. With 15 years under the leadership of Peh, &Larry has made a name for itself with its services such as design consultancy, branding and identity design, and many more. Perhaps you might want to see for yourself just how and why this studio has been extremely successful.
Internet consumption has drastically increased in 2020 alone. With eCommerce spending on the rise, social media is all the rage right now when it comes to marketing and branding your business. Knowing that images and videos work best on such platforms is a good start — but do you know how to capitalise on that knowledge?
It isn’t enough to just come up with designs on the whim. While they may work better than text, you need to make sure your designs are able to capture the attention of your target audience. Moreover, different social media platforms provide different benefits. So why not turn to MIU if you’re looking for a graphic design studio to embellish your brand for you?
With our unlimited design package, we guarantee to create as many graphics for you as you request. Take a look at our portfolio to get an idea for our sense of style, and if you like it, hit us up for a free consultation today.
- 05 November 2020