Workhorse is an independent design & branding agency with offices in Capitol Hill, Washington, DC and Upper King, Charleston, SC

We partner with people we believe in to bring visionary brands to life.

What we do.

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Strategy

One size does not fit all. Our whole team, from design to editorial, builds strategies that are custom-fitted to where you’re at and where you’re heading.

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Branding

We’re of the mind that ‘authenticity’ isn’t a destination, it’s the point of departure. We combine exploration, strategy, and design thinking to build real brands for real people.

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Design

To us, good design is good business. We craft intelligent design systems that work across platforms and technologies to convey your brand beautifully.

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Digital Marketing

We’re not just ideas— we’re execution, too. When it comes to getting your brand in front of the right people on a daily basis, we have your back.

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Engineering

Our in-house team builds products using the latest technologies. We don’t just create beautiful design, we develop solutions that function beautifully.

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Content Production

Equipped with a full photo studio and a little ingenuity, our creative team works tirelessly to keep your content fresh. Get in touch and let's figure it out together.

We define and build brands, execute campaigns, and activate communities.

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